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Iran attempted to shoot down US drone over tanker attack site in Gulf of Oman

iStock(TEHRAN, Iran) -- Iran attempted to shoot down a U.S. drone that was surveilling the attack on one of two tankers hit in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday morning, U.S. Central Command said. The attempt missed the MQ-9 Reaper by "approximately 1 kilometer."The Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous, along with another tanker, the Front Altair, were damaged by mines that the U.S. said Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) had placed on the ship's hulls."According to our assessment, a modified Iranian SA-7 surface-to-air missile attempted to ...

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Man arrested for trespassing into Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's New York office

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An unidentified man trespassed into Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's district office in Queens on Saturday, sprayed a fire extinguisher and then hid in a closet until police were able to detain him, according to New York's ABC7.Police were alerted to the incident by building security, and the man is in police custody, the station reported, citing the New York Police Department.There was no one at the office at the time.Ocasio-Cortez was in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. She is due to appear ...

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O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, says he's 'got a little getting even to do'

Jason Bean-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of his arrest on charges he murdered his ex-wife and her friend, O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account and says he’s "got a little getting even to do."The inaugural post of the 71-year-old NFL Hall of Famer, who was famously acquitted of the murder charges in the "Trial of the Century" only to be sent to prison a decade later over a botched robbery, was a shaky video titled “Coming soon,” in ...

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Notre Dame Cathedral holds first mass since devastating fire

iStock(PARIS) -- Notre Dame Cathedral held mass on Saturday, its first since a devastating fire tore through the building two months ago on April 15.Only a small group of about 30 people attended the mass, including the church’s clergy, worshipers, media and construction workers. The mass was also transmitted live on a French Catholic TV station, and dozens of other Catholics attended the service from outside the cathedral, watching on their phones.The small group convened in a chapel behind the large gold-covered cross that was ...

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ESPN: Los Angeles Lakers agree to trade for New Orleans Pelican star Anthony Davis

Photo by Joshua Gateley / ESPN Images(LOS ANGELES) -- After months of waiting, the Los Angeles Lakers have acquired superstar Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans, ESPN reports.Davis, a six-time All-Star, requested a trade in January. He has just one season left on his contract, but he has privately indicated that he would sign a long-term extension in Los Angeles.In return, the Lakers sent young players Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart to the Pelicans. The Lakers also sent three first-round draft picks, ...

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When supercars go electric: The $2M Battista is faster than any current Formula 1 car

Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- When Indian auto and tractor maker Mahindra & Mahindra launched Automobili Pininifarina in April 2018, executives were charged with developing a line of extreme performance cars that would establish the nascent carmaker as the world’s newest, sustainable luxury brand.A year later, the marque's first vehicle -- the $2.2 million all-electric Battista GT hypercar -- is already on track to shatter industry records before production begins in late 2020."The instructions were clear," Luca Borgogno, design director of Automobili Pininfarina, told ABC ...

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Black Boeing employee sues company after finding noose at desk

iStock(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- A black employee at Boeing who says that he has found a noose hanging near his desk, signs near his workspace saying "n-----" and urine covering his desk on separate occasions says his work life remains "degrading" even after he complained to management, he told ABC News.Curtis Anthony, a quality inspector since 2011 at the 787 Dreamliner at Boeing's North Charleston, South Carolina, plant, is suing the company for an alleged "racially hostile" work environment and for alleged retaliation after he complained ...

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The media never remarks upon President Trump’s performances at big events in front of world audiences.

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