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Men arrested after one killed, multiple shot, including clerk at gas stations in Gastonia Video included

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According to the Gastonia Police Department, 21-year-old Alonte Marqasian Cousar and 27-year-old Andre Lavern Isaac were arrested and charged with first degree murder and attempted murder in connection with the shootings.

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Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info Video included

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President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president wants details on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the FBI investigation into Russian election meddling before deciding on an interview with the special counsel.

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Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

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President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he'll never sign another trillion dollar plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March.

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Civil Rights Historians tell little known story of WWII vet

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The brutality inflicted against African American World War II veteran Sgt. Isaac Woodard by a Southern police chief is credited with inspiring President Harry Truman to integrate the military, but few people know his name.

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Forgotten WWII battle raged 75 years ago on Alaska island

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One of the bloodiest World War II battles in the Pacific was waged 75 years ago this month on Attu Island in Alaska's Aleutian Islands.

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US Gulf Coast braces for impact as Alberto approaches Video included

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The governors of Florida, Alabama and Mississippi all declared states of emergency ahead of the storm.

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Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

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The Trump administration's harsh rhetoric and tougher policies toward immigrants have made some Spanish speakers self-conscious about speaking other languages in public.

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More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

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A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

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US Marines' bravery celebrated 100 years after French battle

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High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany have taken part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in northern France to mark the centennial of the battle of Belleau Wood, a key moment in Marine Corps history.

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Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US Video included

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A Utah man has been released from a jail in Venezuela after spending nearly two years behind bars on weapons charges.

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Man arrested after forcing way into home, holding woman hostage in Gaston County

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Police say 48-year-old Scott Warren Flow was arrested and charged with first degree burglary, first degree kidnapping and violation of a domestic violence protective order.

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President George H.W. Bush back in hospital

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According to post-White House spokesman, Jim McGrath, former President George H.W. Bush was taken to Southern Maine Health Care today after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue.

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Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning Video included

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Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.

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Brown University to give Sting honorary degree

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Ivy League school Brown University will bestow an honorary degree to English musician Sting.

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S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization Video included

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At the White House, President Trump said negotiations over a potential June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he had earlier canceled are "going along very well." 

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Medic: Injuries reported after incident involving aircraft and house in Mint Hill

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According to Medic, the incident happened in the 9300 block of Morgan Glenn Drive.

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Dog dies in Charlotte house fire

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According to the Charlotte Fire Department, the incident happened in the 9300 block of Hanworth Trace Drive.

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Oklahoma restaurant shooting victims recovering Video included

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Authorities say a Facebook page in which a man claims his television is possessed by the devil belongs to the man suspected of shooting three people at an Oklahoma City restaurant before being killed by two armed bystanders. More>>

The Latest: Rep: "Hero teacher" released from hospital

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The family of a student wounded during a school shooting in Indiana says she is in critical but stable condition.

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Four people injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-77 North in Charlotte

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According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Interstate 77 northbound between 5th Street and Brookshire Boulevard.

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The Latest: Trump says Korea talks "going along very well'

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have met for the second time in a month to discuss peace commitments they reached in their first summit and Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump.

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Player from Charlotte AAU team dies after collapsing during game

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James Hampton, a senior at Liberty Heights, a private school in Charlotte, collapsed on the court during a game against Nike Phamily, the AAU team in which Marvin Bagley Jr., the father of former Duke star Marvin Bagley III, is the director.

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The Latest: Spain rescues 366 migrants in Mediterranean

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Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 366 migrants attempting the dangerous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea this weekend.

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Why did Willie Nelson abruptly walk off the stage during his Charlotte show?

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Fans are asked to please hold on to their tickets until the new date is announced.

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Longtime race fans honored at Charlotte Motor Speedway

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From Charlotte Motor Speedway: Charlotte Motor Speedway honored its newest group of 50-year race fans on Saturday with an induction into the speedway’s Wall of Honor.

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McDonald's customers sue over paying for cheese on burgers

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The plaintiffs claim McDonald's has been "unjustly enriched" because customers have been paying for cheese they don't want.

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Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

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Congo says confirmed Ebola cases rise to 35, with 10 deaths, as vaccinations continue.

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'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland Video included

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Official counting is set to begin in Ireland's historic abortion rights referendum, with two exit polls predicting an overwhelming victory for those seeking to end the country's strict ban. More>>

Grieving couple unable to cremate stillborn, conjoined infants due to NC law Video included

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A North Carolina law on cremation procedures forbids the cremation of more than one person within the same cremation chamber.

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US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north Video included

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A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

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Ways to stay safe on the lake this Memorial Day weekend Video included

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This means its time to look at a safety checklist emergency and wildlife officials want you to go over to make sure you're safe. 

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Defendant in statutory rape of child gets 90 days detention

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The sentence upset the parents after they gave emotional testimony at the hearing.

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Officer fights off driver after being pulled into moving car, assaulted in Stanly County

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According to Norwood Town Administrator John Mullis, the incident started after a traffic stop in front of Norwood Elementary School.

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Hormel Foods recalls SPAM after pieces of metal found in some cans

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The US Department of Agriculture says the products in question were produced from Feb. 8 - 10 of this year.

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Ramp reopened after tractor trailer overturns, spills gallons of paint on I-85

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North Carolina state troopers said the incident happened near exit 39 on I-85 southbound.

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Scouts place 1000's of flags at National Cemetery

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Boy and Girl Scouts from all over Rowan County helped honor fallen soldiers on Saturday morning. 

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Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info Video included

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President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers. More>>

Groundbreaking ceremony set for pre-Civil War, African-American cemetery memorial

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The city’s Dixonville-Lincoln Memorial Project Task Force is set to hold a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, May 31, at 10 a.m., at 210 Old Concord Rd. to celebrate the start of construction of a project to honor a pre-Civil War African-American cemetery. 

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DOT: Brantley Road bridge reopens

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The N.C. Department of Transportation has opened a bridge carrying Brantley Road over Interstate 85 in Cabarrus County, as part of the Interstate 85 widening project.  

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Video game shows player as school shooter Video included

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A planned video game in which a player can be a school shooter draws outrage 

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Scenes cut from 'Show Dogs' over resemblance to sexual abuse

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Two scenes are being cut from the family comedy "Show Dogs" after complaints that they resemble real-life sexual abuse.

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VIDEO: Unruly passenger removed from plane Video included

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After the flight landed in Miami, officials boarded and escorted him off.

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FIRST ALERT: First Alert Day for a wet Memorial Day

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A First Alert Day has been declared because it will feature the best chance for heavy rain that could affect outdoor plans for a longer period of time.

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He loved his country so much he died for it, here's how NASCAR is honoring him

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Chris' name will be front and center on Brad Keselowski's windshield for the race, with stars and stripes adorning the rest of the car.

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Three people, including Charlotte man, charged for robbery of armored vehicle in Maryland

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The charges come after an FBI investigation into the robbery that took place in January of 2018.

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10-year-old expected to be OK after 'accidental discharge' at Iredell Co. bowling alley Video included

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The incident happened around 8 p.m. at George Pappas’ Victory Lanes bowling alley on the 100 block of Morlake Drive in Mooresville.

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Driver killed after fleeing deputies, crashing into tree in Cabarrus County

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According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Flowes Store Road near the intersection with Sam Black Road.  

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