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Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claimed in a letter he wrote to a South Carolina newspaper that he killed more than the seven people he was convicted of murdering. "Yes there is more than seven," Kohlhepp wrote in the eight-page letter. "I tried to tell investigators and I did tell FBI, but it was blown off.
In the interview, Moore again denied the allegations of sexual misconduct against him, and said that he did not know the women who have accused him of sexual assault or molestation. Moore, 70, has been accused by eight women of actions ranging from inappropriate behavior to sexual assault when he was in his 30s and, in most of the cases, the women were in their teens.
Protesters took to the streets of several Middle East cities Sunday in response to President Donald Trump's declaration that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, rather than Tel Aviv, and move the U.S. embassy there. The move has been criticized by numerous countries including the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, which are all seeking a reversal of the decision.
A champion professional wrestler was arrested Saturday night in Gainesville, Florida, for allegedly falsely imprisoning and battering his newlywed wife, who is also a professional wrestler. WWE, World Wrestling Entertainment, said in a statement Sunday that Rich Swann, 26, is suspended indefinitely following his arrest. Swann was driving with his wife of nine months, Vannarah Riggs, after she had just been in a match when they got into an argument, the Gainesville Police Department stated in an arrest document.
Actress Connie Britton is the latest celebrity to endorse Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones, who is up against Republican candidate Roy Moore, who has denied multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Alabama voters will head to the polls on Tuesday to decide which man represents them in Washington. Jones tweeted a video Saturday of Britton, who previously starred in the TV series "Nashville," expressing her support for the former U.S. Attorney for Alabama.
Justin Bieber wants to help his neighbors rebuild after six major wildfires in Southern California that have burned over 175,000 acres of land. The blazes, still being battled by approximately 8,500 firefighters on Saturday, have been fanned by fierce Santa Ana winds, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
After a winter storm dumped the white stuff on parts of the Gulf Coast and Southeast on Friday, the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England were hit with heavy snow on Saturday. Final snow totals in northern Georgia approached nearly one foot, while more than 10 inches of snowfall was reported in western North Carolina. Farther north, in the Washington, D.C area, 2 inches of snow was reported at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 2.6 inches was reported at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, and 4 inches was reported at Washington Dulles International Airport.
Puerto Rico's official death toll from Hurricane Maria -- which slammed into the U.S. territory September 20 as a Category 4 storm -- has risen to 64, the island's Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Saturday. The announcement came the same day that the Federal Emergency Management Agency said federal assistance in Puerto Rico has topped $1 billion. "These deaths that are certified today as indirect deaths related to Hurricane Maria are the result of investigations into cases that have been brought to our consideration," DPS secretary Hector M. Pesquera said in a statement.
Alec Baldwin didn't reprise his role as President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, but that doesn't mean that the show steered clear of poking fun at the president and other controversial lawmakers. This week's cold open featured cast member Kenan Thompson playing a mall Santa -- whose elf sidekick was played by Kate McKinnon -- who fielded a series of awkward questions from curious children. "Is President Trump on the naughty list?" a little girl asked Thompson's Santa.
One California family has lost two homes within two months to devastating wildfires across the state. Antonio and Pratima Wong, along with their 19-year-old son, were among thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes in Northern California two months ago when deadly wildfires erupted in Sonoma County. The family's house in Santa Rosa's Fountain Grove neighborhood burned to the ground, according to ABC station KGO-TV in San Francisco.
The head of the NAACP and two black congressmen, including prominent civil rights leader John Lewis, say they were not present for Saturday's opening of the nation's newest civil rights museum because President Donald Trump was there. “We take this stand out of respect for our heroes and ancestors who, often at the cost of their lives, paved the way for the ending of segregation and racial discrimination in Mississippi,” NAACP President Derrick Johnson said in a statement Saturday. Instead of attending the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Johnson held a "separate event" with local leaders at the Smith Robertson Museum in the state capital to "pay homage to those who have dedicated their lives to the civil rights of Mississippians, without the presence of President Donald Trump," according to a press release.
The South was turned into a winter wonderland on Friday when a storm moved through the region, shrouding it in snow. While children may have enjoyed playing in the white stuff, the storm caused thousands of power outages, hundreds of flight delays and cancellations and roadways to be littered with automobile accidents. Snow reached as far south as Brownsville, Texas, which experienced its first measurable snow since December 2004.
A chartered bus overturned Friday night in San Francisco injuring 29 passengers, four of them seriously, officials said. The accident took place shortly after 8 p.m. on Highway 101 Southbound near Cesar Chavez Street in San Francisco, forcing the closure of three southbound lanes and a traffic back-up that stretched for miles. The bus -- which was chartered for an event taking the passengers from San Francisco to the Bay area's Peninsula region -- hit the center median wall and ricocheted crashing on the right side of Southbound 101, according to California Highway Patrol, reported ABC San Franciso affiliate KGO-TV.
President Trump declared a state of emergency in California, where thousands of firefighters continue to battle the unrelenting flames.
Director Bryan Singer has been sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy more than a decade ago, ABC News has learned. Cesar Sanchez-Guzman claims in a new court document that in about 2003, during a party on a yacht in Washington State, Singer lured him into a bedroom and demanded sex from him. When he refused, Singer pushed him on the bed and sexually assaulted him, the lawsuit says.
One of the women accusing Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct, Beverly Young Nelson, told ABC News it “sickens” her to think what might happen if Moore is elected to the U.S. Senate. “It sickens me to wonder what may go on with him if he gets into office,” Nelson told ABC News’ Tom Llamas in an interview that aired on “Good Morning America” today. Nelson has accused Moore of groping her in the 1970s when she was a 16-year-old waitress at a restaurant in Gadsden, Alabama and he was the deputy district attorney of Etowah County and in his 30s.
Al Aqsa Mosque was packed today. Thousands of worshippers prayed in Jerusalem's Old City, entering smoothly on the third so-called day of rage.There were few additional security restrictions, no metal detectors, no metal barriers on the way in, and no age restrictions imposed by the Israeli authorities.Two days after President Donald Trump announced the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian anger was palpable. But the turnout was smaller than expected.With no age restrictions, #alAqsa was packed. #Jerusalem pic.twitter. ...
Tom Gross of West Des Moines, Iowa, built a 14-foot-tall “A Christmas Story” leg lamp in his front yard. “Nothing says Christmas like the soft glow of electric sex,” he jokingly told ABC News, quoting the movie. The giant leg lamp is made from a pool pole, Christmas lights, wood, cardboard, a volleyball net, fabric and old curtains.
A breast cancer survivor organized a breast milk donation drive that has so far netted more than 4,000 ounces of breast milk for a woman diagnosed with breast cancer just weeks after giving birth. Ashli Brehm, of Omaha, Nebraska, put out a call to her Facebook followers last month for women who wanted to donate breast milk. Within one week, Brehm had collected 4,500 ounces of breast milk.