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Sergeant Daniel D. Vogel with the Warrington Township Police Department and a member of the South Central Emergency Response Team exits a M113 A2 Armored Personnel Carrier during a demonstration for the Associated Press in Richboro, Pa., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007. The Defense Department gives away free military equipment including helicopters, weapons, armored personnel carriers, bulletproof vests, and more to state and local government agencies, mostly police departments, under its surplus-supplies program operated by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency.    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Stolen military armored vehicle leads police on chase down I-95, through streets of Richmond

A man stole a military armored vehicle and drove it through the streets of Richmond, Virginia, and on one of the nation's busiest interstate highways Tuesday evening. According to WWBT, the Richmond NBC affiliate, the driver surrendered around 9:40 p.m. at East Broad and 11th streets. But the spectacle of a "tank" being driven on Interstate 95 North, and on one of a state capital's major thoroughfares, caused eyes to pop. Published June 5, 2018

Unidentified man takes knee during anthem at Trump's 'Celebration of America'

An unidentified man was photographed while taking a knee during "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Tuesday's "Celebration of America," which was set up after President Trump disinvited the reigning Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles over the team's plan to send only a small delegation. Published June 5, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens reads from a prepared statement as he announces his resignation during a news conference, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at the state Capitol, in Jefferson City, Mo. Greitens resigned amid a widening investigation that arose from an affair with his former hairdresser. Greitens said his resignation would take effect Friday. (Julie Smith/The Jefferson City News-Tribune via AP)

Missouri's embattled Republican governor resigns

Missouri's embattled Republican governor suddenly resigned Tuesday afternoon, saying that while he did nothing wrong, he could not allow "the forces opposed to us" to damage his family. Published May 29, 2018

Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who served about seven years in federal prison for leaking government documents to Wikileaks, speaks at the C2 business conference Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Montreal. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) ** FILE **

Chelsea Manning drops suicide hints on Twitter

Chelsea Manning hinted at suicide Sunday night on Twitter, the convicted spy and Democratic Senate candidate in Maryland saying "I'm not really cut out for this world." Published May 28, 2018


15 to 20 injuries reported in Mississauga, Ontario, restaurant explosion

An Indian restaurant west of Toronto was hit by an explosion Thursday evening, causing numerous injuries, some of them critical. Officials told Canada's Global News that 15 to 20 people were injured, three of them critically after the blast in Mississauga, Ontario. Published May 24, 2018

Executive producer Harvey Weinstein participates in the "War and Peace" panel at the A&E 2016 Winter TCA on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Harvey Weinstein reportedly to be charged with first-degree rape

The charges that disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will face reportedly include first-degree rape. CNN reported late Thursday evening, citing "a source familiar with the investigation," that Mr. Weinstein will turn himself in to authorities Friday morning on charges of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another. Published May 24, 2018

Actor and director Robert De Niro at the Nobu Shoreditch hotel in London, Tuesday, May 15, 2018, gestures as he answers a question during a press conference at the hotel's official launch. De Niro is a co-owner of the Nobu chain. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Robert De Niro bans Trump from his restaurants

Legendary Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro, who co-founded the Nobu restaurant and hotel chain with renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, said in an interview that President Trump is barred from the establishment. Published May 23, 2018

Mark Penn, a supporter of the Clinton campaign, as he responds to questions in the "Spin Room" following the debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., on the University of Texas-Austin campus, in this, Feb. 21, 2008 file photo. Penn, the pollster and senior strategist for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential bid, left the campaign Sunday April 6, 2008, after it was disclosed he met with representatives of the Colombian government to help promote a free trade agreement Clinton opposes.  (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Larry Kolvoord, file)

Mark Penn turns on Clintons, denounces Mueller probe as 'deep-state' quasi-coup

As a former chief pollster and campaign strategist for Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mark Penn has a long history of railing against special prosecutors and political investigations of the president. But even though it's 2018 and the partisan shoe is on the other foot, Mr. Penn hasn't changed. Published May 21, 2018