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New York police to release 911 calls in cold case Long Island serial killer investigation

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Shannan Gilbert was a 24-year-old escort advertising her services on Craigslist when she visited a client at an oceanfront home in Oak Beach on May 1, 2010, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. She was ...

Sri Lanka president declares new state of emergency as protests roil island

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Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency on Friday, after prolonged protests and a general strike shuttered schools, businesses, and transport services. The state of emergency will all...

Rhode Island teacher told ‘all 5’ classes how Musk’s Twitter buyout is worst thing ever

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"Of course I explained to my students in all five of my classes today why Elon Musk buying off Twitter is the worse [sic] thing that could have happened," Enrique Sanchez tweeted Monday afternoon. "No individual and ...

Why Australia and the US care so much about China’s security pact with a tiny Pacific island nation

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When China announced it had inked a security pact with a tiny Pacific island nation this week, there was little fanfare -- at least from Beijing. As China put it, it was a mutually beneficial agreement aimed at crea...

Two people are dead and two others are in critical condition after a boat capsized in Long Island Sound

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Two men have died and two others were in critical but stable condition after being rescued from the cold waters of Long Island Sound, where their boat capsized Sunday morning, local fire officials said. Rescuers i...

Baby seal rescued after it was found wandering the streets of Long Island

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Police were called to assist a wayward traveler in Southampton, New York, Sunday after a baby seal was spotted scooting through a traffic circle. "Some of our officers responded and found a baby harbor seal in the ...

‘Gilligan’s Island’ star Dawn Wells ‘embraced her character Mary Ann,’ pal says: ‘She adored her fans’

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"That’s the easiest question," TV producer Lloyd J. Schwartz told Fox News Digital. "Dawn Wells, who played Mary Ann, got five times the fan mail than everybody else. "She was the only normal person in the show," the...

First on CNN: Damage to Snake Island, where Ukrainian troops defiantly rejected surrender, seen in satellite photo

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The first clear satellite image has emerged of Snake Island, where Ukrainian defenders famously responded to the threat of Russian invasion with the words: "Russian warship, go f*** yourself." The image, taken on Su...

Snake Island defenders who defied Russian warship captured alive, not killed: Ukraine Navy

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Ukraine's military lost contact with the 13 marines and border guards on Zmiinyi Island, or "Snake" Island, after a Russian attack, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said each of them would be posthumously ...

The defiant soldiers of Snake Island are actually ‘alive and well,’ says Ukraine’s navy

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The Ukrainian defenders of Snake Island -- who were all feared dead after their defiant response to threats from a Russian warship -- are actually "alive and well," according to the Ukrainian Navy. All of the soldi...

Snake Island border guards who defied Russia warship ‘may be alive’: report

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"The SBGSU and the Armed Forces, like the whole of Ukraine, have received hope that all of Zmiiny's defenders are alive," the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine said in a Facebook post on Saturday, noting that Rus...

Snake Island soldiers who defied Russian warship will receive heroism award posthumously, Zelenskyy says

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The guards will posthumously receive the "Hero of Ukraine," the highest honor Ukraine can bestow, Zelenskyy said. The border guards, stationed on Snake Island, also known as Zmiinyi Island, were told by the Russians,...

Ukrainian soldier livestreamed from Snake Island during heroic stand against Russia

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Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine Thursday local time. World leaders and diplomats widely condemned the attack and promised strong sanctions in response. A Russian warship issued a warning to the Ukrai...

‘Exceedingly rare’ fossil of giant flying reptile discovered on Scottish island

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Sign up for CNN's Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Winged reptiles known as pterosaurs -- airplane-size creatures that s...

Station nightclub fire: 19 years later, Jimmy Gahan’s father recalls Rhode Island tragedy that killed 100

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But what should have been a joyous night ended in tragedy. On Feb. 20, 2003, The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, burst into flames when pyrotechnics from the rock band landed on flammable foam instal...

Four-story high rogue wave breaks records off the coast of Vancouver Island

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A rogue wave measuring 58 feet (17.6 m) tall was recorded off the coast of Vancouver Island, breaking the record for proportionality at three times the size of surrounding waves. "Only a few rogue waves in high sea...

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