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  • France Wins World Cup, Beats Croatia 4-2

    MOSCOW (CBSNews) — Kylian Mbappe and France put on a thrilling show in winning the World Cup title. All Russian President Vladimir Putin might remember is the Pussy Riot protest. The 19-year-old Mbappe became only the second teenager after Pele to score in a World Cup final, helping France beat Croatia 4-2 on Sunday (July 15). Mbappe had just shown his electrifying speed in the 52nd minute when play was held up by four protesters. About 12 minutes after play […]

  • Man Nabbed In Wife’s Chain Saw Attack Was Deported 11 Times

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Officials say a man accused of attacking his wife with a chain saw in front of their children at their Los Angeles-area home had been deported from the U.S. 11 times. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman Lori Haley says 32-year-old Alejandro Alvarez-Villegas is a “serial immigration violator.” Alvarez-Villegas was arrested on Thursday (July 12) in a stolen vehicle in Chula Vista, a few miles from the Mexican border. Police said Alvarez-Villegas is suspected of attacking his […]

  • OK State Rep. Claudia Griffith Dies From Heart Attack

    OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS) — State Representative Claudia Griffith died Saturday (July 14) afternoon from a heart attack, according to reports. Griffith was a 67-year-old Democrat representing Norman. Griffith was first elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives in 2014. She was described as an advocate for education and health in Oklahoma. In June, Griffith received 32.84 percent of the votes in the primary election for Senate District 16 and was slated as a runoff with candidate Mary Boren in August. […]

  • Kylie Jenner To Become Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Ever, Forbes Says

    (CBS) — Kylie Jenner might be known to some as Kim Kardashian West’s younger sister, but the social media star and cosmetics mogul’s net worth is more than twice that of her sister’s. Jenner, who graces the cover of Forbes for its annual list of richest self-made women, is on track to soon be the youngest self-made billionaire ever. Jenner, who turns 21 in August, is the youngest woman on the list, making her debut along with West. Forbes reports that Jenner has […]

  • 3-Year-Old Child Drowns In Delaware County

    DELAWARE COUNTY, Okla. (CBS)  — The Grand River Dam Authority Police Department is reporting that a 3-year- old child died Saturday (July 7) night, after being pulled from the water at the popular Flint Creek Water Park, near the Oklahoma-Arkansas border, in Delaware County. According to officials around 7:30 p.m. GRDA received a report of a possible drowning at the location. Upon arrival, they were informed that two siblings, ages three and two, had both been recovered after being underwater for an […]

  • Police Say They Found Body Of Baby Whose Mother Said She Couldn’t Remember Last 4 Days

    JAMESTOWN, N.D.  (CBSNews) — Authorities in central North Dakota have found the body of a 4-month-old boy whose mother told law enforcement officers she couldn’t remember the last four days or where she left the baby. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser told CBS Fargo affiliate KXJB an autopsy will be performed to determine how long the baby had been dead. No other details about the baby’s death were released. Kaiser told KXJB the family had been notified. The sheriff says a farmer on […]

  • What You Need To Know About Trump’s Top SCOTUS Contenders

    WASHINGTON (CBSNews) —  President Trump has narrowed his shortlist of possible picks to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, and whoever he ultimately chooses Monday (July 9) night, it will be a relatively young and conservative nominee. The president’s top contenders — Amy Coney Barrett, Brett Kavanaugh and Raymond Kethledge — have distinct records and focuses from which Mr. Trump can weigh his decision. Barrett has the least experience on the bench and has emphasized social issues; Kavanaugh has extensive experience working in […]

  • FBI: Georgia Landfill To Be Searched For Evidence In Case Of Missing Nassau County Mom

    FOLKSTON, Ga. (CBS) — The Federal Bureau of Investigation will begin searching a remote Georgia landfill for evidence related to the May 12 disappearance of Nassau County mother Joleen Cummings. The mother of three and a popular hairstylist in Fernandina Beach, is not thought to be alive. The agency will begin a 7 a.m. search on Saturday (July 7) of the Chesser Island facility in Folkston, Ga. The search will happen every day for seven days. Officials said they will have to comb through a […]

  • NATO: U.S. Service Member Killed, Two Hurt In “Apparent Insider Attack” In Afghanistan

    AFGHANISTAN (CBSNews) —  A U.S. service member was killed and two others were injured in an “apparent insider attack” in Afghanistan on Saturday (July 7), according to the NATO Resolute Support mission. The U.S. service members who were wounded are being treated and are in stable condition, according to a statement, which also said the incident in southern Afghanistan is being investigated. The name of the service member who was killed will be withheld until 24 hours after next of […]

  • Dogs Steal Mail Carrier’s Lunch, Then Their Apology Note Goes Viral

    SMITHFIELD, Va. (CBSNews) —  For decades, students across the country have offered up the classic excuse, “Dog ate my homework.” But now, a letter carrier in Smithfield, Virginia is saying, “Dogs ate my lunch.” And the story that unfolded has amused thousands of people on social media. In June, Carol Jordan, who owns a five-acre farm in Isle of Wight, Virginia, stopped at her mailbox and discovered a handwritten note there from the woman who delivers her family’s mail. “Our immediate […]

  • Feds Cracking Down On Gas Pump Card Skimmers This July Fourth

    (CBS ) –With more than 44 million Americans expected to hit the road for Independence Day travel, federal agents took part in a nationwide effort to find and remove illegal credit card skimming devices from fuel stations in 21 states, the Secret Service said Tuesday. The card-reading devices called “skimmers” are installed by would-be thieves either outside or inside a fuel dispenser, capturing information that can then be used by scammers. Agents from 36 field offices this week were inspecting pumps […]

  • U.S. Hunter Responds To Her Critics After Killing Giraffe In South Africa

    (CBS) — An American hunter is pushing back against her critics, after photos of her next to a giraffe she killed in South Africa triggered outrage. Tess Thompson Talley told CBS News in a statement she killed the old bull giraffe to prevent it from attacking younger giraffes. She said, “This is called conservation through game management.” This situation is being compared to Cecil the lion, the iconic big cat hunted down by a Minnesota dentist in 2015, reports CBS News’ […]