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Richard Lee was the police chief of Croydon, New Hampshire for 20 years. The town's selectboard eliminated his one-man department Tuesday night.
- U.S.The Independent
A video circulating on Twitter shows US military forces in Syria running a Russian military vehicle off the road.
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Trump repeatedly struggles to pronounce words during conspiracy-laden rally, before suggesting he'll pardon Roger Stone in late-night tweet
Donald Trump delivered a stumbling, incoherent and at times outright fictitious re-election rally addres in which he complained about a dog’s media coverage and appeared to approve calls to imprison Hillary Clinton.The dark, grievance-filled speech to supporters, delivered at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Arizona, was followed by a tweet which appeared to suggest he may pardon convicted friend and former advisor Roger Stone.
The two animals met at the Mia Foundation, a nonprofit in Rochester, New York, that helps animals with disabilities.
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Chinese health officials expressed new optimism Thursday over a deadly virus outbreak while authorities in South Korea’s fourth-largest city urged residents to hunker down as fears nagged communities far from the illness’ epicenter. The confidence voiced by China’s government came as it reported a reduced number of new infections. “The downward trend will not be reversed,” insisted Ding Xiangyang, deputy chief secretary of the State Council and a member of the central government’s supervision group.
A toddler from Rhode Island unintentionally made a grieving pizza delivery man’s night when he rushed to hug him on February 15.Footage by Lindsey Sheely, from West Warwick, shows the moment her two-year-old son Cohen ran out to embrace delivery man Ryan Catterson.The hug meant more to Catterson than Sheely could ever have imagined: he’d lost his teenage daughter.“We found out that Ryan unexpectedly lost his daughter recently, and that hug from Cohen was a little blessing from God. I believe in divine appointments and know that Ryan was the one to deliver our pizza for a reason,” Sheely wrote on Facebook.A GoFundMe page has since been set up to help with funeral expenses for Catterson’s daughter. Credit: Lindsey Sheely via Storyful