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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 7:53 pm
An Illinois judge has determined a former student who was sexually abused by Dennis Hastert breached an unwritten $3.5 million hush-money deal with the former U.S. House Speaker by telling family members and a friend about it.
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Recalled Contigo kids' water bottles
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Caitlin Lally
August 27, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Contigo has received 149 reports of the spout detaching including 18 spouts found in children’s mouths.
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peter fonda
Getty Images
August 16, 2019 - 5:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right both writing and starring in counterculture classics like "Easy Rider,'' has died. His family says in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79. The official...
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tv remote
Michael Calhoun
August 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
(KMOX) — Do you share your Netflix password with friends, family, or your ex? About 15% of Netflix and Hulu viewers admit sharing a password, and while those services don't seem to mind, your cable company doesn't like it. Charter, which does business as Spectrum and was formerly based in St. Louis...
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avocado cutting
August 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
(KMOX) — Avocados send nearly 9,000 Americans to the emergency room every year, according to a recent article by INSIDER . After reviewing injuries reported to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) national injury database , INSIDER found 152 mentions of avocados in 2018, and 117...
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 14, 2019 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Raising the stakes in a standoff over women's health, Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it will leave the federal family planning program within days unless a court puts a hold on Trump administration rules that bar clinics from referring patients for abortions. Spokeswoman Erica...
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Joe Rogan
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August 12, 2019 - 3:20 pm
(KMOX) — Thousands of people have signed an online petition Monday to have podcast host and cultural commentator Joe Rogan moderate a 2020 presidential debate. The Change.org petition, "Get Joe Rogan to Moderate the 2020 Presidential Debate," was created about three months ago, however, it gained...
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August 10, 2019 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Financier Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York, a former law enforcement official said Saturday. He was found in his cell at the Manhattan Correctional Center Saturday morning, according to the official, who was briefed on the...
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Time magazine
Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for TIME Inc.
August 08, 2019 - 2:44 pm
(KMOX) — St. Louis is among the hundreds of cities mentioned on TIME magazine's latest cover that lists the locations of 253 mass shootings in the United States since January. TIME's new cover: "We are being eaten from within." Why America is losing the battle against white nationalist terrorism...
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