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McDonald’s Secret Big Mac Sauce Recipe Allegedly Leaked Online

McDonald’s “secret” Big Mac sauce recipe has reportedly been leaked online – and it contains a staggering 33 ingredients. The allegedly authentic list has been shared on Pinterest, but the fast food chain has yet to confirm if it is the real deal. The leaked recipe lists the ingredients as follows: Soybean Oil, Pickle Relish (Diced Pickles, High Fructose Corn…

Pregnant Fargo Woman Disappears, Infant Found

She was reported missing Saturday, Aug. 19

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption UPDATE 8/28: The body of Savanna Greywind was discovered on Sunday, Aug. 27 in the Red River near Harwood, N.D. More: http://www.fox21online.com/2017/08/28/fargo-police-body-missing-woman-found-river/ FARGO, N.D. – Fargo police are continuing to search for a 22-year-old pregnant Fargo woman, who was last seen…

Franken, Klobuchar Deny Blocking Trump’s Federal Nomination

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) _ Minnesota Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken say they’re still considering the nomination of a state Supreme Court justice to a federal post. President Donald Trump nominated Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras in May for the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Stras, a state Supreme Court justice since 2010, was also on Trump’s…

Massachusetts Hospital Worker Claims Record Lottery Jackpot

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — A 53-year-old Massachusetts hospital worker stepped forward Thursday to claim the biggest undivided lottery jackpot in U.S. history — $758.7 million — after breaking the news to her employer the way the rest of us only dream of: “I called and told them I will not be coming back.” “The first thing I want to do…

Former CIA Agent Wants to Buy Twitter to Kick Trump Off

AP File Photo: Valerie Plame Wilson WASHINGTON (AP) – Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so President Trump can’t use it. Wilson launched the fundraiser last week, tweeting: “If @Twitter executives won’t shut down Trump’s violence and hate, then it’s up to us. #BuyTwitter #BanTrump.” The GoFundMe page for the…

Terror Suspect Killed in Spain

Thirteen People Killed in Original Terror Attack

Candles and bunches of flowers placed by people rest on the ground in Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 (AP | Francisco Seco) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -Regional police in Spain have confirmed that fugitive Barcelona van suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub has been shot dead in a small town outside the city. Police say he wore what appeared to be…

Trump to Outline Afghan Strategy in National TV Address

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost. The speech Monday night will also give Trump a chance for a reset after one of…

At Least Five Dead in India Train Derailment

Investigators Don't Know What Caused Train to Go Off Tracks

LUCKNOW, India (AP)  Officials say six coaches of a passenger train have derailed in northern India, killing five people and injuring at least 30. Neeraj Sharma, a railway spokesman, says the accident took place Saturday near the small town of Khatauli in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh. Railway police and local volunteers helped pull passengers out of the upturned…

More than Two Dozen Arrested in Boston Protests

President Trump Applauded Protestors for Speaking Out "Against Bigotry and Hate"

BOSTON (AP) Boston police say 27 arrests were made during the conservative activist rally and counterdemonstration on Boston Common. Commissioner William Evans says Saturday’s events went off “as planned,” with no one hurt or killed. Most of the arrests were for disorderly conduct. Some were for assaulting police officers. Thousands of demonstrators chanting anti-Nazi slogans converged Saturday morning on downtown…

Steve Bannon Out as White House Chief Strategist

His resignation was effective Monday

WASHINGTON (CNN) – President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon is out at the White House, two administration officials told CNN on Friday. The President has privately stewed over Bannon in recent days, including Thursday night from his golf course in New Jersey. He was furious with his chief strategist after he was quoted in an interview with the American…

Van Plows into Crowd in Barcelona; Police View it as Terror

DEATH TOLL RISES TO 13

An injured person is treated in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, after a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists and injuring several people and killing 13, police said. (AP) BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped the sidewalk Thursday in Barcelona’s historic Las Ramblas…

Mom of 22-Year-Old Who Died after OD has Important Warning

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DETROIT (WJBK) – Desperately holding onto her daughter, Cheryl Tower, of Howell, looked out the window of Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit Monday wondering how she got here. “She’s my only daughter, my best friend,” Cheryl, 49, said. “She was supposed to start her new job today, now she’s on life support. Outside the hospital is the Burger King on McNichols…

Wisconsin Parents of Student Who Died in Rome Sue University

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – A Wisconsin couple whose son died in Rome last year is suing the university he planned to attend in Italy, alleging it didn’t warn students about previous deaths near campus. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Nick and Jodi Solomon filed a federal lawsuit against John Cabot University. The lawsuit alleges the American university student was…

Florida Couple Transporting Grill Injured after SUV Explodes when Woman Lights Cigarette

(Orlando Police Dept.) (FOX NEWS) – A Florida couple transporting a propane barbecue grill inside their SUV was injured Sunday after a woman lite a cigarette, sparking an explosion. The grill was turned on and the propane tank was open in the back of the red Kia Sorento, when the couple left a barbecue at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, Orlando…

Trump Names Hate Groups, Denouncing Charlottesville Violence

(AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Under relentless pressure, President Donald Trump on Monday named and condemned “repugnant” hate groups and declared that “racism is evil” in a far more forceful statement than he’d made earlier after deadly, race-fueled weekend clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump’s initial failure on Saturday to denounce the groups by name — instead he bemoaned violence on “many…

Man who Drove into Crowd in Custody

Witnesses Say He Drove into Group Protesting Rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)  A state official said the driver of a car that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody. Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran said the driver, a man, has been arrested. Moran did not immediately provide a name of the driver. Witnesses say a car plowed into a crowd of people…

Heavy Rains Damage Mount Vernon

George Washington's Estate Hit by More than 5 1/2 Inches of Rain in an Hour Friday

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) Heavy rains have caused major damage at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia. Mount Vernon CEO Curt Viebranz said about 100 feet of a brick wall located between Washington’s iconic mansion and the Potomac River fell over after the estate was hit by more than 5 1/2 inches of rain in a single hour…

House Conservatives Seeking Fresh Health Care Repeal Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Hard-line conservatives began an uphill fight Friday to force a fresh House vote this fall on erasing much of President Barack Obama’s health care law without an immediate replacement, the latest instance of Republican rifts in what’s been a fractious week for the GOP. The effort by the House Freedom Caucus seemed to have no chance of…

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a ‘National Emergency’

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) – President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a “national emergency.” Trump made the announcement before holding a security briefing Thursday at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. He tells reporters the drug crisis afflicting the nation is a “serious problem the likes of which we have never had” and says he’s drawing up…

In New Threat, Trump Demands NKorea ‘Get Their Act Together’

  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Issuing a new threat to North Korea, President Donald Trump demanded that North Korea “get their act together” or face extraordinary trouble. He said his previous warning of “fire and fury” if Pyongyang threatened the U.S. again might have been too soft. “Maybe that statement wasn’t tough enough,” Trump said on Thursday….

Postal Service: More Red Ink, Missed Payments as Mail Slumps

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Postal Service is warning that it will likely default on up to $6.9 billion in payments for future retiree health benefits for the fifth straight year. It is citing a coming cash crunch that could disrupt day-to-day mail delivery. The post office says it expects cash balances to run low by October. Postmaster General Megan…

Disney Unveils New Streaming Services

Says goodbye to Netflix

(FOX NEWS) – Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it will launch a pair of video-streaming services in the next two years, ending a distribution deal with Netflix as it responds to the cord-cutting trend pressuring the cable industry. The company plans to an ESPN video-streaming service early next year and a Disney-brand streaming service in 2019. In making these moves,…

Trump Warns North Korea of ‘Fire and Fury’ if It Threatens US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned North Korea it could face “fire and fury” if it threatens the United States, after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence officials believe Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington’s alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s pursuit of a nuclear capability has intensified…

Trump gets Briefing on Opioid Drug Epidemic

First lady Melania Trump listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP) BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending a briefing on the country’s opioid drug epidemic during his break from Washington. The session is being held at Trump’s private…

Dems Seek Federal Payments to Trump Business

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is spending at his for-profit properties. Democrats on the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday asked departments to hand over information about their Trump-related spending…

9-Year-Old Wants to be NASA’s ‘Planetary Protection Officer’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 9-year-old New Jersey boy who described himself as a “Guardian of the Galaxy” is hoping to add the real-life NASA title “Planetary Protection Officer” to his resume. NASA received an application for the position from fourth-grader Jack Davis, who asked to apply for the job. In a letter the agency posted online , Jack acknowledged his youth,…

GM Recalling Roughly 800,000 Pickups for Steering Defect

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. is recalling roughly 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks worldwide. The company says the vehicles can temporarily lose electric power steering assist, especially during low-speed turns. If that happens, the driver could lose control of the steering wheel. The recall affects trucks from the 2014 model year. Most of the…

Trump Awards Medal of Honor to Army Medic 48 Years Later

(AP | Alex Brandon) WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army medic who “ran into danger” to save wounded soldiers during a Vietnam War battle despite his own serious wounds on Monday became the first Medal of Honor recipient under President Donald Trump, 48 years after the selfless acts of bravery for which James McCloughan is now nationally recognized. McCloughan mouthed “thank…

Trump Tweets He is Naming Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as Chief of Staff, Ousting Reince Priebus

(FOX NEWS) – President Trump announced Friday that he is naming Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as his new White House chief of staff, ousting Reince Preibus. The president made the announcement on Twitter. I am pleased to inform you that I have just named General/Secretary John F Kelly as White House Chief of Staff. He is a Great American…….

President Trump gets His First 2020 Challenger

AP (FOX NEWS) – The next presidential election is still 1,194 days away, but President Trump already has his first challenger in the 2020 race. “I’m running for President,” Maryland Democratic Rep. John Delaney tweeted Friday. Delaney, a wealthy former bank executive who represents Maryland’s sixth district in the Washington suburbs but is not known nationally, was elected to Congress…

House GOP Passes $788B Bill for Pentagon, Border Wall

(AP) WASHINGTON (AP) – The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon. The 235-192 vote both eases a large backlog of unfinished spending bills and gives Trump and his House GOP allies political wins heading…

ObamaCare ‘Straight Repeal’ Fails on Senate Vote

(FOX NEWS) – A conservative-backed plan to repeal the bulk of ObamaCare and give lawmakers a two-year window to replace the struggling health law failed on a Senate vote Wednesday, in the latest setback for the repeal push. The vote was 55-45 against the amendment, with seven Republicans opposing. The chamber’s 46 Democrats and two independent senators all voted against…

Senate GOP Gets New Pressure from Trump on Health Care

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) – A peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week’s planned faceoff vote is their “last chance to do the right thing” and erase his predecessor’s signature overhaul. Trump’s prodding of balking GOP senators came a day before leaders planned a pivotal vote that seemed…

Trump Names Lawyer as New Acting Ethics Chief

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump has named a veteran lawyer to oversee the government’s ethics agency until a new permanent chief is selected. The Office of Government Ethics confirmed Friday that Trump designated the agency’s general counsel, David J. Apol, to become its acting director. Apol worked on ethics programs for several federal agencies before he joined the OGE….

Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary

(Evan Vucci, AP Photo)   WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s embattled spokesman during the first six months of his presidency, is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. Spicer’s decision appears to be linked to the appointment of a new White House communications director, New York financier Anthony…

Lincoln Park Restoration Receives $750,000 from Department of Interior

The grant will help undeserved communities looking to plan, build, and enhance parks and other outdoor recreation facilities

DULUTH, Minn. – The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced today that $750,000 was awarded to Minnesota through the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership program. The City of Duluth will now receive these funds for the Lincoln Park Restoration. The grant is part of $13.3 million, helping 22 cities in 17 states with projects looking to…

World’s Plastic Waste Could Bury Manhattan 2 Miles Deep

WASHINGTON (AP) – A cradle-to-grave study of global plastics finds the industry has made more than 9 billion tons of plastic since 1950. The research shows there’s enough left over to bury Manhattan under more than two miles of trash. Plastics don’t break down like other man-made materials, so three-quarters of the stuff ends up as waste in landfills, littered…

Minnesota Teen Missing for 40 Years Identified as Victim of John Wayne Gacy

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CHICAGO (AP) – An Illinois sheriff’s office said Wednesday that it has identified a Minnesota runaway as one of the victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy. Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said in a news release that the remains of a person whose body was found under the crawl space of Gacy’s Chicago area home in 1978 were those…

Father Calls for Justice in Police Shooting Death of Justine Damond

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MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – The family of Justine Damond made their first public comments in Sydney Tuesday after their daughter was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend. John Ruszczyk, Justine’s father, said the family is still trying to come to terms with what has happened. “Justine, our daughter, was so special to us and to so many others,”…