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A local news photographer was filming a car accident when an 18-wheel truck lost control and slammed into the scene

A local news photographer was filming a car accident when an 18-wheel truck lost control and slammed into the sceneThe truck hits two vehicles before jackknifing and landing on a pickup before sliding and finally coming to a halt.



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Banksy takes politically charged Nativity scene to Bethlehem

Banksy takes politically charged Nativity scene to BethlehemThe mysterious street artist known as Banksy has displayed a politically charged Nativity scene in Bethlehem, the town revered as Jesus’ birthplace, just in time for the busy Christmas season. The artwork, named “Scar of Bethlehem,” depicts the birth of Jesus under Israel’s West Bank separation barrier with a bullet hole shaped like a star. The piece is displayed at the “Walled Off Hotel,” a Palestinian guesthouse in Bethlehem that was designed by Banksy and is filled with his artwork.



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Fox News Contributor Causes Scene When She Names Alleged Whistleblower on Air

Fox News Contributor Causes Scene When She Names Alleged Whistleblower on AirFox News contributor Mollie Hemingway caused a scene on Sunday morning when she purposely named the alleged whistleblower at the center of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, seemingly breaking the network’s policy of identifying the person.Amid a concerted effort by Trump’s allies to publicly out the whistleblower who filed the complaint about Trump’s infamous July 25 call with the Ukrainian president, right-wing media outlets have touted an online report purportedly sharing the identity of the person. Mainstream media outlets and social media platforms, meanwhile, have refrained from spreading the person’s name.Fox News had reportedly also instructed its employees to not name the alleged whistleblower. CNN reported that the network had instructed staffers that it had not "independently confirmed [the] name or identification of the anonymous whistleblower." Additionally, a network executive informed production staffers to “NOT fulfill any video or graphic requests” surrounding the whistleblower’s identity.We reached out to Fox News for comment, but did not hear back by time of publication.During Sunday’s broadcast of Fox News media analysis show MediaBuzz, Hemingway—who is also the senior editor of right-wing website The Federalist—took part in a panel discussion on whether or not the press should reveal the alleged whistleblower’s name and identity.After noting that the New York Times had provided a lot of identifying details on its report about the whistleblower, Hemingway went on to point to the online article naming the person while explaining that the whistleblower’s name’s “already out there.”“We could be talking about this reporting and talking about whether that’s accurate reporting or not,” Hemingway added. “So I feel a little confused why we are pretending it hasn’t already been reported.”Host Howard Kurtz, clearly startled, immediately shot back that he didn't know if that person was actually the whistleblower. Former Clinton adviser Philipe Reines, who was also on the panel, said that this “might be the first time that the name has been mentioned on Fox News, and not by a Fox News reporter.”Reines, however, is incorrect. While Hemingway is the first paid Fox employee to name the whistleblower on air, during a segment last week with Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner, conservative radio host Lars Larson blurted out the name. Faulkner, for her part, didn’t react at all or push back in him identifying the person. Larson would later justify his actions by saying the “American people deserve to know the name of the man making the accusation that the Democrats hope to use to remove an American president.”“I don’t know whether this is actually the person or not and I don’t want to speculate about that,” Kurtz, who has previously said outing the whistleblower would send a “chilling message” to other whistleblowers, went on to state. “But there have been a few conservative outlets and commentators who have floated that name.”Hemingway concluded by claiming it is “clearly wrong” for media organizations and tech platforms like Facebook to say that “you’re not allowed to talk about what’s reported out there,” adding that the person’s name “has been reported.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Get our top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside goes deeper on the stories that matter to you. Learn more.



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Family traveling to victims' funeral stop at scene of Mexico ambush, find bullet casings

Family traveling to victims' funeral stop at scene of Mexico ambush, find bullet casingsFamily members scouted the site, locating several bullet casings they believe were from the attack, in which gunmen killed nine people on Monday.



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Chaotic scene as DNC votes down climate change debate at San Francisco meeting

Chaotic scene as DNC votes down climate change debate at San Francisco meetingThe move sparked loud and angry backlash from climate change activists who believe the Democratic Party should change the rules to allow for a debate focused solely on climate issues.



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In chaotic scene, ex-judge dragged from Cincinnati courtroom, sentenced to jail

In chaotic scene, ex-judge dragged from Cincinnati courtroom, sentenced to jailChaos erupted in a Cincinnati court when a former judge had to be dragged from the room as she was sentenced to a six-month jail term.



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Investigators scour scene of Bahamas chopper crash for clues

Investigators scour scene of Bahamas chopper crash for cluesAccident investigators in the Bahamas are going well below the surface of the water to try to figure out what went wrong in the moments before a helicopter crashed after takeoff and killed seven people, including West Virginia coal magnate Chris Cline. The Air Accident Investigation Department of the Bahamas said via Twitter late Friday that salvage teams were conducting “underwater surveying and mapping of debris field.” The department said the operation has been underway since the crash of the Augusta AW139 chopper, which went down Thursday in waters just off Grand Cay after departing for Fort Lauderdale, Florida.



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At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'

At scene of South Sudan mass rape, 'no one could hear me'NHIALDIU, South Sudan (AP) — Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns.



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Photos Show Scene Outside Thousand Oaks Bar After Mass Shooting Leaves 13 Dead

Photos Show Scene Outside Thousand Oaks Bar After Mass Shooting Leaves 13 DeadA gunman killed 12 people including a sheriff's sergeant late Wednesday at the



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Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in Kashmir

Blast kills five civilians at scene of shootout in KashmirIndian police said “leftover explosives” were responsible for a blast in Kashmir that killed at least five civilians Sunday as they protested against government forces shooting dead three alleged militants. Protesters had surged the site of a shootout in southern Kulgam town, chanting slogans against Indian rule and hurling rocks at troops as they fired at unidentified gunmen. Three alleged rebels were shot dead in the exchange but a subsequent explosion at the scene killed five demonstrators, said inspector-general of police Swayam Prakash Pani.



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