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  • Three ways Mexico could pay for the wall

    LOS ANGELES — President Trump‘s long-promised border wall is sure to have a steep price tag. And time and again, he’s vowed Mexico will pay for it. Officials south of the border say they’re not interested in shelling out a single peso for the structure, which could cost more than $20 billion. The President’s latest budget proposal earmarks $1 billion for the wall, a first installment that Trump has said will get things going before Mexico eventually chips in. Lately […]

  • Dramatic rescue: Firefighters pull elderly Massachusetts man from burning building

    BROCKTON, Mass. — Two Brockton, Massachusetts firefighters suffered second degree burns Tuesday after pulling an elderly man out of a burning apartment, FOX25 reports. Crews first responded around 4 p.m. to the home and were told a man was trapped on his balcony. Battling heavy flames, Lieutenant Christopher O’Reilly and Firefighter Zachery Davis rescued the man from the third floor, lifting him over a railing. Firefighter Benjamin Denny then carried the man to the ground. Read more here.

  • 7-year-old boy gives his Wii to grieving cops to ‘make them feel better’

    Most kids struggle when they’re asked to share their toys. Not 7-year-old Brady Duke. Brady loves reading, throwing around the football and — most of all — playing with his Nintendo Wii. After learning that the nearby Everest Metropolitan Police Department in Wisconsin lost one of its own when Detective Jason Weiland was killed last week in the line of duty, Brady donated his most prized possession to the Wausau Police Department. The departments’ headquarters are about 12 miles apart. […]

  • CT college student leading movement, founding march against revenge porn

    DANBURY – In between her classes at Western Connecticut State University, Leah Juliett is starting a movement. The 20-year-old is single handedly fighting to end revenge porn starting with a march this weekend in New York City. Revenge porn is the sharing of sexually explicit images online without a person’s consent with the purpose of shaming, exploiting or extorting its victims. Juliett, 20, is a victim of revenge porn herself and said it continues to affect her every day of […]

  • ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ cast poses for photo, stoking fans’ reunion hopes

    HOLLYWOOD — Now this is a story all about how the stars of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” thrilled fans with a single photo. Tatyana M. Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, Karyn Parsons, Will Smith, Daphne Maxwell Reid and Joseph Marcell appear in a picture that was posted Monday night to Ribeiro’s Instagram account. The brief reunion of the surviving cast is just the latest morsel to stoke fans’ hopes that there will be some type of follow-up to the hit 1990s […]

  • London attack: Khalid Masood’s wife condemns his actions

    LONDON — The wife of Khalid Masood, who killed four people and injured dozens in an attack outside the British parliament last week, has described her shock at his actions and condemned the outrage. Rohey Hydara also expressed her condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to those who were injured. In a statement released to the UK’s Press Association via the Metropolitan Police on Tuesday, Hydara said: “I am saddened and shocked by what […]

  • Domestic abuse survivor marries the first responder who came to her rescue

    When Melissa Dohme Hill was 20 years old, she received a call from her high school ex-boyfriend asking to meet up one last time to gain closure. When she arrived, he pulled out a switchblade, stabbed her 32 times and left her bleeding by the side of the road. She would have died there had it not been for Cameron Hill who was one of the first paramedics to arrive. Five years later, the two are married. “I would never […]

  • Representatives from sanctuary cities meet in NY as US Attorney General threatens funding

    NEW YORK – Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined Monday how the Trump administration will use federal funds to crack down on “sanctuary cities” and states that choose not to comply with federal immigration laws, as it has threatened to do since January. Sanctuary jurisdictions, including New Haven and Hartford, have policies in place that limit cooperation in enforcing federal immigration laws and protect local immigrant populations. One of the biggest areas of disagreement between cities and the federal government is over […]

  • Should you give your kids access to your credit card?

    NEW YORK — Handing over your credit card to your teenager might not seem like a good idea but it might actually be a smart financial move. Not only can it help kids learn money management skills, it can also help their credit score. Adding a child as an authorized user on a parent’s credit card can give the child a boost when it comes to establishing a strong credit profile. That is, as long as the parents are in […]

  • More controversy over Rep. Nunes; Himes calls his actions were ‘bizarre, loopy’

    WASHINGTON — It has been something of a mystery, the whereabouts of House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes on the day before his announcement that he saw information suggesting that communications of then-President-elect Donald Trump and his advisers may have been swept up in surveillance of other foreign nationals. The California Republican confirmed to CNN in a phone interview Monday he was on the White House grounds that day — but he said he was not in the White […]