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Man accused of groping: Trump ‘says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts’

Man accused of groping: Trump ‘says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts’

ABC News(HOUSTON) — A man arrested for allegedly touching a woman’s breast on an airplane, according to court documents, told authorities “the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.”Bruce Alexander was on a Houston-to-Albuquerque flight on Sunday when he twice leaned forward and touched the breast of…

‘Go back to your f—— country’: Woman verbally attacks Spanish-speaking group

‘Go back to your f—— country’: Woman verbally attacks Spanish-speaking group

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A woman verbally attacked a group speaking Spanish in a Virginia restaurant, telling them to “go back” to their country and “don’t freeload off America.”The video of the verbal altercation was first shared on Spanish-language station Telemundo 44.The news site reports that the main person on the receiving end of the rant…

How to know when a hurricane is coming and other key facts to know

How to know when a hurricane is coming and other key facts to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Willa is churning north toward Mexico as a Category 4 storm and is expected to make landfall Tuesday, bringing with it dangerous storm surge and heavy rain.This hurricane season has already seen other major storms. Hurricane Florence brought torrential flooding to the Carolinas and Hurricane Michael tore into the Florida Panhandle,…

Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor

Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor

Christine Courtney(SYLVANIA, Ohio) — An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor and longtime family friend will give him her kidney on “Good Morning America” today.Nancy Seigneur, 52, surprised Dave Courtney, 63, her decades-long neighbor in Sylvania, Ohio, with the news…

Suspect in fatal University of Utah shooting found dead after manhunt

Suspect in fatal University of Utah shooting found dead after manhunt

iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) — The University of Utah community is grieving after an “accomplished” student athlete was shot dead on campus Monday night, the school said.Lauren McCluskey, of Washington state, was found dead in a parked car on campus, witnesses told police, who have not announced a motive for the killing.McCluskey, a senior majoring in…

Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight

Historic $1.6 billion Mega Millions drawing set for tonight

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history could be decided tonight.The prize is an estimated $1.6 billion, which a single winner could choose to take as a lump sum of more than $900 million.Are you going to win?Probably not.Your odds are about 1 in 302.5 million.But someone, or a group of someones,…

Christie’s auctions 1st piece of art created by artificial intelligence

Christie’s auctions 1st piece of art created by artificial intelligence

Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It took 15,000 paintings and more than eight centuries to produce the Portrait of Edmond Belamy, but the artist’s signature is the big reveal: a mathematical algorithm.Conceived by the Paris-based Obvious Collective, the resulting image — a blurry face of a European man that evokes centuries past — is…

9-year-old battling cancer gets to be NYPD chief officer for a day

9-year-old battling cancer gets to be NYPD chief officer for a day

New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Childrens Hospital(NEW YORK) — After a grueling two-year cancer battle, an inspiring young patient had her lifelong wish come true to become an honorary chief officer of the New York Police Department.Aniya Ardon, 9, left New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in September after fighting medulloblastoma, a type of brain…

South Carolina officer dies from wounds suffered in Oct. 3 ambush

South Carolina officer dies from wounds suffered in Oct. 3 ambush

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A South Carolina police officer died on Monday, succumbing to injuries she sustained in a deadly standoff earlier this month.Farrah Turner, a Florence County Sheriff’s Office investigator, died after spending nearly three weeks in critical condition, battling to recover from an Oct. 3 incident in which a man opened fire with a…

Boy, 13, stabs teacher with butcher knife at Georgia middle school: Principal

Boy, 13, stabs teacher with butcher knife at Georgia middle school: Principal

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A 13-year-old boy stabbed his teacher with an 8-inch butcher knife at his Georgia middle school on Monday, according to the principal.The student was taken into custody after the incident in an eighth-grade language arts classroom at Trickum Middle School, Gwinnett County Public Schools spokeswoman Sloan Roach told ABC News.The assault began…

Man accused of groping: Trump ‘says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts’

Man accused of groping: Trump ‘says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts’

ABC News(HOUSTON) — A man arrested for allegedly touching a woman’s breast on an airplane, according to court documents, told authorities “the president of the United States says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.”Bruce Alexander was on a Houston-to-Albuquerque flight on Sunday when he twice leaned forward and touched the breast of…

‘Go back to your f—— country’: Woman verbally attacks Spanish-speaking group

‘Go back to your f—— country’: Woman verbally attacks Spanish-speaking group

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A woman verbally attacked a group speaking Spanish in a Virginia restaurant, telling them to “go back” to their country and “don’t freeload off America.”The video of the verbal altercation was first shared on Spanish-language station Telemundo 44.The news site reports that the main person on the receiving end of the rant…

How to know when a hurricane is coming and other key facts to know

How to know when a hurricane is coming and other key facts to know

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hurricane Willa is churning north toward Mexico as a Category 4 storm and is expected to make landfall Tuesday, bringing with it dangerous storm surge and heavy rain.This hurricane season has already seen other major storms. Hurricane Florence brought torrential flooding to the Carolinas and Hurricane Michael tore into the Florida Panhandle,…

Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor

Woman reveals she is a perfect match, will donate kidney to her neighbor

Christine Courtney(SYLVANIA, Ohio) — An Ohio father and grandfather who is in desperate need of a new kidney was surprised with the news that his neighbor and longtime family friend will give him her kidney on “Good Morning America” today.Nancy Seigneur, 52, surprised Dave Courtney, 63, her decades-long neighbor in Sylvania, Ohio, with the news…

Suspect in fatal University of Utah shooting found dead after manhunt

Suspect in fatal University of Utah shooting found dead after manhunt

iStock/Thinkstock(SALT LAKE CITY) — The University of Utah community is grieving after an “accomplished” student athlete was shot dead on campus Monday night, the school said.Lauren McCluskey, of Washington state, was found dead in a parked car on campus, witnesses told police, who have not announced a motive for the killing.McCluskey, a senior majoring in…