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5 dead, 29 wounded in weekend shootings across Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) – At least five people are dead and 29 others were wounded following weekend shootings in the city. At least two under the age of 18 were killed and six more were injured. The first shooting of the weekend happened on the 4300 block of West Adams in West Garfield Park.Police said around 6:50 p.m. Friday, a 16-year-old girl was inside a residence when she suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital and initially reported in critical condition. A person of interest was taken to the area for questioning. A 17-year-old...
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Rapper Lil Keed Dead at 24

Rapper Lil Keed, a rising star from Atlanta and member of Young Thug's controversial YSL label, is dead ... according to his reps and family members. His brother, Lil Gotit, said, "Can't believe I seened u die today bro I did all my cries I know what u want me to do and that's go hard for Mama Daddy Our Brothers Naychur and Whiteboy."

Cat's Reaction to Mom Picking Him Up From the Cat Hotel Couldn't Be Sweeter

Like any parent who goes away on vacation or a work trip, leaving their child is the hardest part. As much fun as it might be to be childless for a few days, the reunion with your little one is always so great. That goes for pet parents, too. And it's not just a one-way street. Our kids and pets are over the moon when they see we've returned for them.

Russia’s Vladimir Putin ‘very ill’ with blood cancer: secret recording

Russian President Vladimir Putin is “very ill with blood cancer,” an oligarch close to the Kremlin said in a secret recording obtained by New Lines Magazine. The type of cancer was unspecified, New Lines reported in a story discussing myriad rumors about Putin’s health. “The recording represents rare testimony by someone with proven ties to the Russian government that its fanatical dictator may well be seriously unwell,” the magazine stated of the comments made during a mid-March discussion with someone described as a “Western venture capitalist.” “He absolutely ruined Russia’s economy, Ukraine’s economy and many other economies — ruined [them] absolutely,”...

The highest point in Kentucky may be prone to collapse

Black Mountain in Kentucky is the tallest point in the state. Its summit elevation is 4,145 feet. The mountain peak is located in Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky. The peak is about 500 feet taller than any other mountain in Kentucky. The summit lies above the towns of Lynch, Kentucky and Applachia, Virgina.
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Woman, Man Killed in DC Shootings: Police

A woman and a man were killed and another man was injured in three separate shootings Friday in Washington, D.C., police said. The Metropolitan Police Department was called to the first shooting in the 200 block of Upshur Street about 5:25 p.m. Officers initially found evidence of a shooting but no victim, police said.

Drag queen crowned prom king at Indiana high school

The category is high school prom king realness. When Cristian Hernandez was named prom king of his Indiana high school, the 18-year-old senior — standing next to his four suit-wearing competitors — barely missed a beat before strutting down the red carpet in a black sequined gown, blond wig and feather boa to collect his crown.

Ukraine news – live: Ukrainian band Kalush Orchestra wins Eurovision as Russia threatens UK

US Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell made a surprise visit to Kyiv to meet Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky.President Zelensky said the visit “is a strong signal of bipartisan support for Ukraine from the United States Congress and the American people,” according to a post on his Instagram account. “Thank you for your leadership in helping us in our struggle not only for our country, but also for democratic values and freedoms. We really appreciate it,” Mr Zelensky said. Mr McConnell was joined by three Republican senators.Earlier, a Russian defence chief warned Britain and the US again of Moscow’s new...

The Nike Air Max Pre-Day Returns In A Clean “Black/Gum” Look

The Nike Air Max Pre-Day may not be the most technologically-advanced footwear proposition from the Swoosh, but that hasn’t stopped the Oregon-based company from offering it in refreshing styles. Recently, the stripped-down model appeared in a simple “Black” and “Gum” color combination. Similar to other Nike Sportswear options prepped...