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Dierks Bentley's new song honors fallen hotshots

Country music singer pays tribute to fallen firefighters with new song.

FBI warns of new virtual kidnapping scam

Law enforcement offers tips to avoid falling victim to telephone scam that claims a loved one is being held for ransom.

Vegas guard shot by Paddock vanishes before TV interviews

A union official representing the Las Vegas hotel security guard shot by Stephen Paddock before he rained gunfire on a music festival says the guard disappeared last week before he was scheduled for TV interviews

Attorney threatens to sue Ohio State over white…

An attorney has set a new deadline for his threatened lawsuit against Ohio State University over a demand it allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus

Lawyer: Chinese mom's confession should be kept…

A defense attorney argues that a police interview in which a Chinese woman acknowledged killing her 5-year-old daughter should be excluded from her Ohio murder trial because a Chinese translator wasn't present at that point

Israel says no talks if Hamas in Palestinian government

Israel says it will not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes a role for the militant Hamas group, laying down a significant potential roadblock to already complicated Palestinian reconciliation efforts

ACLU seeks to ban transgender bathroom initiative in Montana

The ACLU of Montana has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a proposed ballot initiative that would require transgender residents to use public bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth

Pixel 2 camera boss explains the phone's new HDR…

Read the Pixel 2 CNET Editors Take - http://cnet.co/2g6nYs0 Camera team leader Tim Knight explains how new HDR+ photo technology and image stabilization lift the new Google phone over last year's model.

No, IS has not been defeated

US-backed forces may be celebrating after taking back another city, but fighting will not end soon.

The New York Times - Saltwater Baptism

From The New York Times: What do you do when your relationship conflicts with your church?By: By JARED CALLAHAN and RUSSELL SHEAFFER. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2zgxj8c

British Intelligence Chief Says the Country's…

Britain's domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faces has accelerated at an alarming pace and is worse now than at any time in his 34-year career

Lawmaker slams 'bigoted' response to Puerto Rico

NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito discusses relief efforts in Puerto Rico after Maria and why she says they are insufficient, Trump's response and an upcoming rally in DC.

Matthews: Trump never takes responsibility

Today in the Rose Garden, the president blamed all the failures on the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, none of it on himself. He accused the major press of putting out "fake news."

Harvey Weinstein Accusations: Will it Lead to a…

As Hollywood deals with the fallout from allegations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein, Kim Strassel, Heather McGee and Kasie Hunt discuss the implications for campuses and the halls of Congress.

Ariana Grande Responds to her Tiny Stool Photo…

Ariana Grande became a meme and instead of ignoring it, she laughed with her fans. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

Slain Maltese reporter crusaded against corruption

The Maltese reporter who was killed by a car bombing in Malta spared no vested interest in her crusade to root out corruption

Ex-Chicago detective refuses to answer murder case questions

A former Chicago police detective who a judge ordered to testify in a decades-old homicide investigation is refusing to answer questions

Female stars celebrate change in Hollywood

During the 'Elle Women in Hollywood' awards actresses speak about a possible new beginning in Hollywood . Sarah Mills reports.

Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate

An Iowa Republican says he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel

Murder charge filed in case of missing Nebraska student

Nebraska's top prosecutor has announced a murder charge in the case of a missing Peru State College student who disappeared nearly seven years ago

Florida Governor Prepares For Violence Before…

White nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak Thursday in Florida, his first speech since the protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Univision goes dark for Verizon's cable customers

Univision channels have gone dark for Verizon's 4.7 million Fios cable customers because of a contract dispute