‘I like killing people’: Man accused of killing 3 allegedly said he ‘wants to be a serial killer’

Polk County Sheriffs Office(POLK COUNTY, Fla.) — A man accused of slaying three people across two states allegedly told a victim who survived he wanted to be a serial killer. “I like killing people,” Stanley Mossburg alleged told the victim, according to authorities. Mossburg, 35, was arrested Tuesday and charged with killing two people in …

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Prince William and Kate follow in Princess Diana’s footsteps in mountains of Pakistan

KeithBinns/iStock(ISLAMABAD) — Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, spent day three of their five-day tour of Pakistan visiting the country’s mountainside to talk about climate change. William and Kate visited Chitral in the Hindu Kush region, a place that William’s late mother Princess Diana also visited during her first solo visit …

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Coupon queen: How one woman is using TikTok to share tips on couponing

mphillips007/iStock(NEW YORK) — What do TikTok and couponing have in common? For Katie Swanson, TikTok has become a platform to offer lessons on how to save a few bucks on store purchases. “I was very surprised,” she told ABC News’ Good Morning America. “I thought Tik Tok was for teenagers and they could care less …

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Meet the woman behind Jeep’s new pickup truck, the Gladiator

FCA(NEW YORK) — Elizabeth Krear was just beginning her career at Chrysler when the Detroit automaker decided to cease production of its Jeep Comanche truck in 1992. Now, both Krear and Jeep are forever entwined: Krear oversaw the engineering team behind the all-new 2020 Gladiator ($35,545), Jeep’s long-awaited return to the truck segment. Krear, a …

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Hong Kong’s leader heckled, annual policy speech disrupted

sezer ozger/iStock(HONG KONG) — All eyes were on Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Wednesday morning where the island’s embattled leader Carrie Lam was scheduled to deliver her annual policy speech. Outside Hong Kong’s Government complex, armed riot police stood guard though very few protesters could be seen from inside. But as Lam entered the chamber of …

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DC sniper asks Supreme Court to invalidate juvenile life sentences for murders

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Lee Boyd Malvo, one of the two “D.C. snipers” whose murderous seven-week rampage terrorized the nation’s capital region in 2002, wants a chance at getting his life back. Malvo, who is serving life without parole in a Virginia prison, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to order that he be re-sentenced in light …

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Officer presumed murdered instead fatally shot himself in garage, police say

amphotora/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A manhunt spawned by the death of an on-duty police officer, including a SWAT team and highway closures, has been suspended after the medical examiner’s office on Tuesday ruled that he had died of a self-inflicted wound. Police in Maryland are working to piece together the events that led to the death of …

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NCGA not pleased with EPA biofuels proposal

The National Corn Growers Association’s 1st Vice President says the EPA biofuels blending proposal released Tuesday is not what they were hoping for.  John Linder tells Brownfield the EPA didn’t deliver what President Trump promised. “The President said it, so we need to try to engage and get him to hold the EPA accountable on …

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Wisconsin crops, harvesting slowed by cold, wet weather

Some Wisconsin farmers finished some fieldwork ahead of the cold and wet weekend weather.  USDA reporters say there were four days suitable for fieldwork last week.  Forty-one percent of the state reported surplus topsoil and subsoil moisture, and everywhere else had adequate moisture.  Several reporters say it was difficult to get equipment into fields, and …

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US demonstrates ‘show of force’ after Turkish militia gets too close to base

Christopher Drzazgows/U.S. Air Forces(WASHINGTON) — American F-15s and Apache helicopters carried out a “show of force” in Syria on Tuesday after Turkish-backed militia fighters “came very close” to a U.S. base, according to a U.S. official. The incident underscores the complex battlefield in Syria as 1,000 American troops are withdrawing from the country in the …

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Three Leopold finalists are conservation practice early adopters

Three finalists have been named for the 2019 Leopold Conservation Award in Missouri. Tom Steever spoke with Ashley McCarty, Executive Director, Missouri Farmers Care, who says what the finalists – Brinker Farms, Oetting Homestead Farms and Joshlin and Addie Yoder have in common is that they’re conservation practice early adopters. To find out more, visit mosoy.org. …

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Illinois soybean harvest passes the one-quarter mark

Soybean harvest in Illinois is more than one-quarter complete. As of Sunday, 27% of the crop was harvested up 15 percentage points from the previous week. The USDA rates Illinois soybeans 43% good to excellent. Corn harvest is not far behind at 23 percent complete up 10 percentage points from the previous week. The crop …

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South Dakota soybean harvest 44 percentage points behind normal

South Dakota corn is 67 percent good to excellent. The crop is 53 percent mature, well behind the 90 percent average. Five percent of South Dakota corn is harvested. Nineteen percent is normal. Soybeans are 62 percent good to excellent. Combining is 13 percent complete, 44 percentage points behind normal. Winter wheat is 87 percent …

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Low test weights could drag down corn yields this fall

Low test weights could be a real drag on corn yields this fall. University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Dave Nicolai says premature development is likely in areas that experienced spring planting delays and a recent hard freeze. “Once you get down below 28 (degrees), that really shuts things off and you have what you …

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Authorities release sketch of ‘possible witness’ in case of missing 5-year-old

New Jersey State Police(NEW YORK) — Authorities released a sketch on Tuesday of a man they believe may have information on 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, whose disappearance nearly a month ago from a New Jersey park has left few answers. Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae identified the man in the sketch as a “possible witness” …

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16-year-old Ohio boys charged in deadly log tossing incident

Kuzma/iStock(NEW YORK) — A pair of Ohio teenagers have been charged in a deadly log tossing incident that claimed the life of a photography teacher last month. The 16-year-old boys were arrested and charged with reckless homicide in the death of Victoria Shafer, a 44-year-old teacher in southern Ohio who died after being hit by …

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Somalian restaurant opens ‘window to Africa’ in central Ohio

Janet Weinstein/ABC News(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Hoyo’s Kitchen is a newcomer to Columbus, Ohio’s bustling North Market — an old warehouse filled with food stalls by local restaurants. This new vendor is exposing Central Ohioans to African fare by serving up classic Somalian dishes in a fast-casual style. “People have been very welcoming. And slowly people …

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Prince Harry and Meghan talk baby Archie at gala for kids with serious illnesses

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made their first joint appearance since their South Africa tour to attend the WellChild Awards, an awards ceremony for kids with serious illnesses and their caregivers. Harry and Meghan met one-on-one with three of the night’s winners, a 16-year-old boy who cares for …

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Nephew tells investigators aunt retrieved gun before being shot by cop: Warrant

Tarrant County Sheriffs Office(FORT WORTH, Texas) — An 8-year-old boy who witnessed his aunt being fatally shot by a Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fired through a window of their house told investigators she had retrieved a handgun from her purse and pointed it toward a window when she was killed, according to an …

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Authorities release sketch of ‘possible witness’ in case of missing 5-year-old

New Jersey State Police(NEW YORK) — Authorities released a sketch on Tuesday of a man they believe may have information on 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alavez, whose disappearance nearly a month ago from a New Jersey park has left few answers. Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae identified the man in the sketch as a “possible witness” …

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