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  • Memorial Day Weekend tropical system likely, flooding main impact

    Memorial Day Weekend tropical system likely, flooding main impact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:54:36 GMT
    WPC Rainfall ForecastWPC Rainfall Forecast

    90L has a high chance to become a depression or storm in the Gulf by Monday,

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    90L has a high chance to become a depression or storm in the Gulf by Monday,

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  • National Seashore Islands closing for Memorial Day Weekend due to approaching storm

    National Seashore Islands closing for Memorial Day Weekend due to approaching storm

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:57:24 GMT
    West Ship Island will be closed in preparation for Memorial Day Weekend's incoming tropical weather system. (Photo Source: WLOX)West Ship Island will be closed in preparation for Memorial Day Weekend's incoming tropical weather system. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    West Ship Island will be closed in preparation for Memorial Day Weekend's incoming tropical weather system. (Photo Source: WLOX)West Ship Island will be closed in preparation for Memorial Day Weekend's incoming tropical weather system. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    Gulf Islands National Seashore officials have announced that West Ship Island will be closed during Memorial Day Weekend in preparation for incoming severe weather. 

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    Gulf Islands National Seashore officials have announced that West Ship Island will be closed during Memorial Day Weekend in preparation for incoming severe weather. 

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  • MS soldier surprises daughter at graduation practice

    MS soldier surprises daughter at graduation practice

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:49:55 GMT
    Leslie Martinez's dad, who was stationed Afghanistan, showed up to cheers as his daughter was rehearsing on stage. (Photo source: Lamar County School District Facebook)Leslie Martinez's dad, who was stationed Afghanistan, showed up to cheers as his daughter was rehearsing on stage. (Photo source: Lamar County School District Facebook)

    An Oak Grove senior received quite the surprise at her graduation practice on Thursday.  Leslie Martinez's dad, who was stationed Afghanistan, showed up to cheers as his daughter was rehearsing on stage. Juan Martinez embraced his surprised daughter as the emotional moment was caught on camera.  Lamar County School District Copyright WDAM 2018. All rights reserved.

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    An Oak Grove senior received quite the surprise at her graduation practice on Thursday.  Leslie Martinez's dad, who was stationed Afghanistan, showed up to cheers as his daughter was rehearsing on stage. Juan Martinez embraced his surprised daughter as the emotional moment was caught on camera.  Lamar County School District Copyright WDAM 2018. All rights reserved.

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  • Highway 57 bridge construction on schedule

    Highway 57 bridge construction on schedule

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:52:37 GMT
    Construction on the new Highway 57 bridge should be finished by June 2019. (Photo source: WLOX)Construction on the new Highway 57 bridge should be finished by June 2019. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Construction on the new Highway 57 bridge should be finished by June 2019.Construction on the new Highway 57 bridge should be finished by June 2019.

    Stephen Trochesset spends a lot of time on his leased property just north of Red Creek and within yards of the Highway 57 bridge construction area. For him, there's no problem, only benefits.

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    Stephen Trochesset spends a lot of time on his leased property just north of Red Creek and within yards of the Highway 57 bridge construction area. For him, there's no problem, only benefits.

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  • Anticipation grows for start of 2018 shrimp season

    Anticipation grows for start of 2018 shrimp season

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:32:42 GMT
    The Gulf Coast shrimp fleet is in harbor waiting for the start of the 2018 shrimp season. (Photo Source: WLOX)The Gulf Coast shrimp fleet is in harbor waiting for the start of the 2018 shrimp season. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    All eyes are on the Department of Marine Resources as the agency considers when to open the 2018 shrimp season.

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    All eyes are on the Department of Marine Resources as the agency considers when to open the 2018 shrimp season.

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  • Red Creek Off Road cancels Memorial weekend event

    Red Creek Off Road cancels Memorial weekend event

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:32:41 GMT
    This weekend, nearly all 120 RV sites and 17 cabins were reserved.This weekend, nearly all 120 RV sites and 17 cabins were reserved.
    (Photo source: Google)(Photo source: Google)

    The stormy weather forecast prompted officials at Red Creek Off Road to cancel the Memorial weekend event. 

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    The stormy weather forecast prompted officials at Red Creek Off Road to cancel the Memorial weekend event. 

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  • Animals recovering after rescue from George Co. fighting ring

    Animals recovering after rescue from George Co. fighting ring

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:31 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:31:13 GMT
    Dixie Adoptables is caring for the dozens of dogs rescued from a fighting ring in George County. (Photo Source: WLOX)Dixie Adoptables is caring for the dozens of dogs rescued from a fighting ring in George County. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    More than 20 dogs used in a George County dog fighting ring are getting the attention and care they need. 

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    More than 20 dogs used in a George County dog fighting ring are getting the attention and care they need. 

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  • George County man accused of running dog fighting ring appears in court

    George County man accused of running dog fighting ring appears in court

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:20:56 GMT
    Riley was charged with felony Receiving Stolen Property, misdemeanor Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Ecstasy). (Photo source: Southeast MS Narcotics Task Force)Riley was charged with felony Receiving Stolen Property, misdemeanor Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of Controlled Substance (Marijuana), and Possession of Controlled Substance (Ecstasy). (Photo source: Southeast MS Narcotics Task Force)

    Kofi B. Riley, 38, of George County made his initial appearance in court Thursday. 

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    Kofi B. Riley, 38, of George County made his initial appearance in court Thursday. 

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  • Long Beach loads sandbags ahead of weekend rains

    Long Beach loads sandbags ahead of weekend rains

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:14:06 GMT
    Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. (Photo Source: WLOX)Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. (Photo Source: WLOX)Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. (Photo Source: WLOX)

    With possible heavy rains on the way, many Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. 

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    With possible heavy rains on the way, many Long Beach residents aren't taking any chances with potential flooding issues. 

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  • Sandbags available ahead of weekend storm alert

    Sandbags available ahead of weekend storm alert

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:10:36 GMT
    Sandbags will be offered to residents ahead of a tropical disturbance set to bring lots of rain to South Mississippi over Memorial Day weekend. (Source: WLOX)Sandbags will be offered to residents ahead of a tropical disturbance set to bring lots of rain to South Mississippi over Memorial Day weekend. (Source: WLOX)

    Cities around the Coast are getting ready for severe weather that is expected to roll into South Mississippi over the Memorial Day weekend. 

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    Cities around the Coast are getting ready for severe weather that is expected to roll into South Mississippi over the Memorial Day weekend. 

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  • West Harrison student arrested for having pocket knife, officials say

    West Harrison student arrested for having pocket knife, officials say

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:11:13 GMT
    A student at West Harrison High School was arrested today after school officials found out that he was carrying a small pocketknife. (Photo Source: West Harrison High School)A student at West Harrison High School was arrested today after school officials found out that he was carrying a small pocketknife. (Photo Source: West Harrison High School)

    A student at West Harrison High School was arrested today after school officials found out that he was carrying a small pocketknife.

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    A student at West Harrison High School was arrested today after school officials found out that he was carrying a small pocketknife.

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  • Senior citizens spend day fishing in Harrison County

    Senior citizens spend day fishing in Harrison County

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:07:57 GMT
    140 seasoned Coasties made the pondside in Harrison County their home away from home for the day. (Photo source: WLOX)140 seasoned Coasties made the pondside in Harrison County their home away from home for the day. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The senior citizens of our community enjoyed a nice day at the pond. After a few minutes around the water, these residents were feeling young at heart.

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    The senior citizens of our community enjoyed a nice day at the pond. After a few minutes around the water, these residents were feeling young at heart.

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  • Authorities release photo, details about weapons brought to West Harrison High

    Authorities release photo, details about weapons brought to West Harrison High

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:28:50 GMT
    Authorities say these are the weapons a West Harrison High student brought to school Tuesday. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Office)Authorities say these are the weapons a West Harrison High student brought to school Tuesday. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Office)
    Authorities say these are the weapons a West Harrison High student brought to school Tuesday. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Office)Authorities say these are the weapons a West Harrison High student brought to school Tuesday. (Source: Harrison Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Harrison County Sheriff's Office released more details Thursday about the weapons brought by the student on Tuesday.

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    Harrison County Sheriff's Office released more details Thursday about the weapons brought by the student on Tuesday.

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  • Afroman agrees to pay fan he punched on stage at Biloxi concert

    Afroman agrees to pay fan he punched on stage at Biloxi concert

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:21:24 GMT
    In 2015, Afroman plead guilty to punching a woman in the face on stage during a Mardi Gras performance. (Photo Source: Biloxi Police Dept.)In 2015, Afroman plead guilty to punching a woman in the face on stage during a Mardi Gras performance. (Photo Source: Biloxi Police Dept.)

    A settlement, not a trial, will put an end to the negligence and defamation lawsuit against rapper Afroman.

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    A settlement, not a trial, will put an end to the negligence and defamation lawsuit against rapper Afroman.

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  • UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Pascagoula Money Mart robbery

    UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Pascagoula Money Mart robbery

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:25:51 GMT
    Bryan Davis is charged with robbing a check-cashing service in Pascagoula at knifepoint earlier this week. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff Dept)Bryan Davis is charged with robbing a check-cashing service in Pascagoula at knifepoint earlier this week. (Source: Jackson Co. Sheriff Dept)

    Pascagoula Police are thanking the public for their help after multiple tips led to the arrest of a suspect in an armed robbery this week.

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    Pascagoula Police are thanking the public for their help after multiple tips led to the arrest of a suspect in an armed robbery this week.

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  • Dogs, drugs, weapons seized in alleged dogfighting ring in George County

    Dogs, drugs, weapons seized in alleged dogfighting ring in George County

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:41:11 GMT
    More than 20 dogs, including this one, were seized after authorities found what they believe to be a dogfighting ring in George County. (Source: WLOX)More than 20 dogs, including this one, were seized after authorities found what they believe to be a dogfighting ring in George County. (Source: WLOX)

    A man is behind bars after authorities in George County found more than 20 dogs, as well as drugs, believed to be involved in a dogfighting ring.

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    A man is behind bars after authorities in George County found more than 20 dogs, as well as drugs, believed to be involved in a dogfighting ring.

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  • Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Trump awards Medal of Honor to Navy SEAL in Afghan assault

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:12:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:25:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump stands with Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt K. Slabinski during a ceremony to award him the Medal of Honor in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Slabinski o...
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
    President Donald Trump has awarded the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL who oversaw a daring assault and rescue mission on a snowy Afghanistan mountaintop in 2002.More >>
  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:02:28 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:17:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
  • Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Jury recommends $25M in Johnson & Johnson lawsuit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:42:21 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:17:39 GMT
    Johnson & Johnson said it's disappointed in the decision and will appeal. (Source: AP Photo/Tony Dejak)Johnson & Johnson said it's disappointed in the decision and will appeal. (Source: AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.

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    A Southern California jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $25 million to a woman who claimed in a lawsuit that she developed cancer by using the company's talc-based baby powder.

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  • Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:52:19 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:17:28 GMT
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
    A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)A woman says her Amazon device recorded a private conversation and sent it out to a random contact. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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    Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle.

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  • Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:32:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:14:17 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >>
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >>
  • Carrie's 10 PM First Alert Weather

    Carrie's 10 PM First Alert Weather

    We are going to see an increase in rain over the next few days. Invest 90-L will get better organized once it pulls away from land. We will be tracking this system. It looks like we are going to see scattered showers and thunderstorms like we've seen all week for the next couple of days. Depending on track and intensification, we could start to see more widespread rain later on Sunday.

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    We are going to see an increase in rain over the next few days. Invest 90-L will get better organized once it pulls away from land. We will be tracking this system. It looks like we are going to see scattered showers and thunderstorms like we've seen all week for the next couple of days. Depending on track and intensification, we could start to see more widespread rain later on Sunday.

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  • 4 injured in Oklahoma City shooting; gunman killed by armed civilian

    4 injured in Oklahoma City shooting; gunman killed by armed civilian

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:28 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:28:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:20 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:20:52 GMT

    Four people were injured, and the suspect is dead.

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    Four people were injured, and the suspect is dead.

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  • Trump cancels summit with Kim, North Korea says 'world's desire' that it go on

    Trump cancels summit with Kim, North Korea says 'world's desire' that it go on

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:50:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-05-24 23:44:50 GMT

    The world was losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth," Trump said.

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    The world was losing a "great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth," Trump said.

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  • 4th person charged in connection to body found in Lamar Co. freezer

    4th person charged in connection to body found in Lamar Co. freezer

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:50:04 GMT

    Three suspects have been charged in connection with a body found stuffed inside a chest freezer Tuesday in Lamar County.

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    Three suspects have been charged in connection with a body found stuffed inside a chest freezer Tuesday in Lamar County.

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  • Eric's 5 PM First Alert Forecast 5-24-18

    Eric's 5 PM First Alert Forecast 5-24-18

    The WLOX First Alert Weather Team continues to track invest 90L. The exact track of this area of low pressure will ultimately determine who sees the greatest impacts. The main concern will be the potential for flooding rains. Everyone from New Orleans to the Big Bend of Florida needs to pay attention to the changing forecast. 

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    The WLOX First Alert Weather Team continues to track invest 90L. The exact track of this area of low pressure will ultimately determine who sees the greatest impacts. The main concern will be the potential for flooding rains. Everyone from New Orleans to the Big Bend of Florida needs to pay attention to the changing forecast. 

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  • Netflix: What's coming and going in June

    Netflix: What's coming and going in June

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:30:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:30:57 GMT

    Marvel titles "Thor: Ragnarok," the fifth season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and the second season of "Luke Cage" all arrive this month.

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    Marvel titles "Thor: Ragnarok," the fifth season of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and the second season of "Luke Cage" all arrive this month.

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  • Harvey Weinstein to turn himself in to New York Police on sex crime charges

    Harvey Weinstein to turn himself in to New York Police on sex crime charges

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:06:24 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 20:32:44 GMT

    The disgraced former movie mogul also is under investigation in London and Los Angeles.

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    The disgraced former movie mogul also is under investigation in London and Los Angeles.

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  • Bank employee's 'Walking Dead' toy called racist by customer

    Bank employee's 'Walking Dead' toy called racist by customer

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:35:32 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:40:22 GMT

    A black customer took offense to “Walking Dead” toys on the desk of a white employee.

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    A black customer took offense to “Walking Dead” toys on the desk of a white employee.

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  • Eric's Midday Tropical Update 5-24-18

    Eric's Midday Tropical Update 5-24-18

    The WLOX First Alert Weather Team continues to track invest 90L. The exact track of this area of low pressure will ultimately determine who sees the greatest impacts. The main concern will be the potential for flooding rains. Everyone from New Orleans to the Big Bend of Florida needs to pay attention to the changing forecast. 

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    The WLOX First Alert Weather Team continues to track invest 90L. The exact track of this area of low pressure will ultimately determine who sees the greatest impacts. The main concern will be the potential for flooding rains. Everyone from New Orleans to the Big Bend of Florida needs to pay attention to the changing forecast. 

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  • NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

    NOAA predicts near- or above-normal 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:03:47 GMT

    The organization predicted 10 to 16 tropical systems, with five to nine becoming hurricanes. One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. 

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    The organization predicted 10 to 16 tropical systems, with five to nine becoming hurricanes. One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. 

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  • Biloxi Fire shows off new life-saving equipment

    Biloxi Fire shows off new life-saving equipment

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:12:02 GMT
    Biloxi Fire Department has two new life-saving pieces of equipment, including this air supply truck and a smoke trailer. (Source: Biloxi Fire Dept)Biloxi Fire Department has two new life-saving pieces of equipment, including this air supply truck and a smoke trailer. (Source: Biloxi Fire Dept)
    Biloxi Fire Department has two new life-saving pieces of equipment, including this air supply truck and a smoke trailer. (Source: Biloxi Fire Dept)Biloxi Fire Department has two new life-saving pieces of equipment, including this air supply truck and a smoke trailer. (Source: Biloxi Fire Dept)

    Biloxi firefighters have two innovative new tools that can be used to help train the firefighters and to teach the public. It's a move that can only mean more lives across the coast being saved. 

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    Biloxi firefighters have two innovative new tools that can be used to help train the firefighters and to teach the public. It's a move that can only mean more lives across the coast being saved. 

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  • SPECIAL REPORT: Banking on NASCAR

    SPECIAL REPORT: Banking on NASCAR

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:26:34 GMT
    Six figure crowds. Speeds of 200 miles per hour. And Jackson city leaders see it right off I-55. Source: WLBTSix figure crowds. Speeds of 200 miles per hour. And Jackson city leaders see it right off I-55. Source: WLBT

    Banks is steering the project for the city of Jackson. They envision a wooded area off I-55 south near the Elton Road Exit backing up to the Pearl River as the future home of a NASCAR track. Banks tells MSNewsNow the area is designated as a flood zone.

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    Banks is steering the project for the city of Jackson. They envision a wooded area off I-55 south near the Elton Road Exit backing up to the Pearl River as the future home of a NASCAR track. Banks tells MSNewsNow the area is designated as a flood zone.

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  • Wesley's Thursday First Alert Forecast

    Wesley's Thursday First Alert Forecast

    Widespread rainfall could overtake our region starting Sunday as the Gulf tropical system approaches the coast. Click and watch the forecast video for details.

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    Widespread rainfall could overtake our region starting Sunday as the Gulf tropical system approaches the coast. Click and watch the forecast video for details.

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  • Biloxi man arrested for Robbery, police searching for second suspect

    Biloxi man arrested for Robbery, police searching for second suspect

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:51:42 GMT
    Warrants were obtained for both Richburg and Robertson for Robbery. (Photo source: Biloxi PD)Warrants were obtained for both Richburg and Robertson for Robbery. (Photo source: Biloxi PD)
    Warrants were obtained for both Richburg and Robertson for Robbery. (Photo source: Biloxi PD)Warrants were obtained for both Richburg and Robertson for Robbery. (Photo source: Biloxi PD)

    Biloxi police arrested Brandon Lee Robertson, 27, for Robbery Wednesday. 

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    Biloxi police arrested Brandon Lee Robertson, 27, for Robbery Wednesday. 

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  • 93-year-old veteran to say pledge at Sounds by the Sea

    93-year-old veteran to say pledge at Sounds by the Sea

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:38 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:38:11 GMT
    David Potts is one of the last remaining members from a special unit called the Montford Point Marines, an all-black Marine Corps unit that served in World War II. (Photo Source: WLOX)David Potts is one of the last remaining members from a special unit called the Montford Point Marines, an all-black Marine Corps unit that served in World War II. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    David Potts is one of the last remaining members from a special unit called the Montford Point Marines, an all-black Marine Corps unit that served in World War II.  He will say the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening of the Sounds by the Sea concert.David Potts is one of the last remaining members from a special unit called the Montford Point Marines, an all-black Marine Corps unit that served in World War II. He will say the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening of the Sounds by the Sea concert.

    On Saturday, 93-year-old veteran David Potts will say the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening ceremony for the Sounds by the Sea Concert Saturday in Gulfport. 

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    On Saturday, 93-year-old veteran David Potts will say the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening ceremony for the Sounds by the Sea Concert Saturday in Gulfport. 

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  • Pedestrian struck by truck on Highway 90

    Pedestrian struck by truck on Highway 90

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:29:23 GMT
    A pedestrian was hit by a truck while attempting to cross the road near Highway 90, police say. (Photo source: File)A pedestrian was hit by a truck while attempting to cross the road near Highway 90, police say. (Photo source: File)

    A person was hospitalized after being struck by a car near Highway 90. 

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    A person was hospitalized after being struck by a car near Highway 90. 

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  • Gulfport High student to represent MS Gulf Coast in Iceland

    Gulfport High student to represent MS Gulf Coast in Iceland

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:52:04 GMT
    Antonio Green prepares for week long trip to Iceland to study environment. (Photo Source: WLOX)Antonio Green prepares for week long trip to Iceland to study environment. (Photo Source: WLOX)
    Antonio Green prepares for week long trip to Iceland to study environmentAntonio Green prepares for week long trip to Iceland to study environment

    From Gulfport, to Reykjavik. Gulfport Junior Antonio Green is set to take the trip of a lifetime, all thanks to the NAACP. 

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    From Gulfport, to Reykjavik. Gulfport Junior Antonio Green is set to take the trip of a lifetime, all thanks to the NAACP. 

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  • City of Gulfport prepares for heavy rainfall

    City of Gulfport prepares for heavy rainfall

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:26:48 GMT
    The city has also set up self-serve sandbag stations at several locations. (Photo source: WLOX)The city has also set up self-serve sandbag stations at several locations. (Photo source: WLOX)
    The city has also set up self-serve sandbag stations at several locations. (Photo source: WLOX)The city has also set up self-serve sandbag stations at several locations. (Photo source: WLOX)

    The City of Gulfport is taking no chances with the predicted heavy rains this weekend. In fact, they've already set up several areas where residents can fill sandbags. 

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    The City of Gulfport is taking no chances with the predicted heavy rains this weekend. In fact, they've already set up several areas where residents can fill sandbags. 

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  • Revitalization work on Courthouse Rd passes halfway point

    Revitalization work on Courthouse Rd passes halfway point

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:19 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:19:46 GMT
    Work on Courthouse Rd expected to finish in October. (Photo source: WLOX)Work on Courthouse Rd expected to finish in October. (Photo source: WLOX)
    Work on Courthouse Rd expected to finish in OctoberWork on Courthouse Rd expected to finish in October

    It’s been nearly a year into improvement work on Courthouse Road in Gulfport. While construction is still evident, work is progressing. Business owners in the area believe while it's a nuisance, it's unavoidable.

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    It’s been nearly a year into improvement work on Courthouse Road in Gulfport. While construction is still evident, work is progressing. Business owners in the area believe while it's a nuisance, it's unavoidable.

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  • Change of command at Seabee Base

    Change of command at Seabee Base

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:12:43 GMT
    He says character and competency are two mainstays to his command philosophy. (Photo source: WLOX)He says character and competency are two mainstays to his command philosophy. (Photo source: WLOX)
    He says character and competency are two mainstays to his command philosophy. (Photo source: WLOX)He says character and competency are two mainstays to his command philosophy. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Wednesday morning, the 10,000 or so at the Naval Construction Training Center witnessed a change of command as outgoing Seabee commander Anna Franco transferred the flag to incoming Commander Russell Bates.

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    Wednesday morning, the 10,000 or so at the Naval Construction Training Center witnessed a change of command as outgoing Seabee commander Anna Franco transferred the flag to incoming Commander Russell Bates.

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  • Police: two men arrested for assaulting a Gulfport police officer

    Police: two men arrested for assaulting a Gulfport police officer

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:01:36 GMT
    Police say officers struggled with Robinson and Holmes until they were secured and arrested. (Photo source: Gulfport PD)Police say officers struggled with Robinson and Holmes until they were secured and arrested. (Photo source: Gulfport PD)

    Gulfport police arrested two men after police say they assaulted one of their officers Wednesday. 

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    Gulfport police arrested two men after police say they assaulted one of their officers Wednesday. 

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  • Long Beach residents to vote on $20 million bond issue for new high school

    Long Beach residents to vote on $20 million bond issue for new high school

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-05-23 22:09:15 GMT
    In the statement, the Long Beach School District addressed the need for enhanced security due to the school being built in the 1950’s. (Photo source: Facebook)In the statement, the Long Beach School District addressed the need for enhanced security due to the school being built in the 1950’s. (Photo source: Facebook)

    Soon, Long Beach residents will vote on a $20 million bond issue the school board approved. 

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    Soon, Long Beach residents will vote on a $20 million bond issue the school board approved. 

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  • Firefighters battling house fire in Gulf Park Estates

    Firefighters battling house fire in Gulf Park Estates

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:44:27 GMT
    Firefighters in Jackson County are working to put out a house fire in Gulf Park Estates. The fire is on Cavalier Circle. (Source: WLOX)Firefighters in Jackson County are working to put out a house fire in Gulf Park Estates. The fire is on Cavalier Circle. (Source: WLOX)

    Firefighters in Jackson County are working to put out a house fire in Gulf Park Estates. The fire is on Cavalier Circle. 

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    Firefighters in Jackson County are working to put out a house fire in Gulf Park Estates. The fire is on Cavalier Circle. 

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  • Mississippi Red Snapper season opens Friday

    Mississippi Red Snapper season opens Friday

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:22:47 GMT
    Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 25, for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters. (Photo source: WLOX)Red snapper season begins this Friday, May 25, for recreational fishermen in Mississippi waters. (Photo source: WLOX)

    Mississippi's Red Snapper season opens Friday, May 25, for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels in state and federal waters.

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    Mississippi's Red Snapper season opens Friday, May 25, for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels in state and federal waters.

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  • Police: Man arrested after assaulting officers in Crossroads Shopping Center

    Police: Man arrested after assaulting officers in Crossroads Shopping Center

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:26 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:26:08 GMT
    Raphael Parkman was arrested Tuesday after attacking two police officers in a Gulfport shopping center. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)Raphael Parkman was arrested Tuesday after attacking two police officers in a Gulfport shopping center. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)
    Raphael Parkman was arrested Tuesday after attacking two police officers in a Gulfport shopping center. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)Raphael Parkman was arrested Tuesday after attacking two police officers in a Gulfport shopping center. (Source: Gulfport Police Dept)

    A man is behind bars after reportedly assaulting police and yelling at them, "Why don't you just shoot me?" and "Pull the trigger."

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    A man is behind bars after reportedly assaulting police and yelling at them, "Why don't you just shoot me?" and "Pull the trigger."

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  • UPDATE: Man in critical condition after overnight shooting in Gulfport

    UPDATE: Man in critical condition after overnight shooting in Gulfport

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:20:28 GMT
    Gulfport Police are searching for two suspects after a man was critically injured in a shooting early Wednesday morning.Gulfport Police are searching for two suspects after a man was critically injured in a shooting early Wednesday morning.

    Gulfport Police are searching for two suspects after a man was critically injured in a shooting early Wednesday morning.

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    Gulfport Police are searching for two suspects after a man was critically injured in a shooting early Wednesday morning.

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  • Waiting on Justice: Pretrial detention in Mississippi

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:27:19 GMT
    Innocent until proven guilty, but for thousands of pretrial detainees currently in county jails across Mississippi, it can seem the other way around. (Photo source: WDAM)Innocent until proven guilty, but for thousands of pretrial detainees currently in county jails across Mississippi, it can seem the other way around. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Innocent until proven guilty, but for thousands of pretrial detainees currently in county jails across Mississippi, it can seem the other way around. "In our constitution, we're not guilty until proven guilty or they plead guilty," said circuit judge    "Pretrial detention is a problem set across the state of Mississippi,"  it's not a new problem, defendants sitting in jails waiting for their cases to make it through the court system. a list of pi...

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    Innocent until proven guilty, but for thousands of pretrial detainees currently in county jails across Mississippi, it can seem the other way around. "In our constitution, we're not guilty until proven guilty or they plead guilty," said circuit judge    "Pretrial detention is a problem set across the state of Mississippi,"  it's not a new problem, defendants sitting in jails waiting for their cases to make it through the court system. a list of pi...

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  • Fiat Chrysler recalls thousands of Jeep Cherokees

    Fiat Chrysler recalls thousands of Jeep Cherokees

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:39:08 GMT
    2018 Jeep Cherokee (Source: Jeep)2018 Jeep Cherokee (Source: Jeep)

    The company is recalling the vehicles due to a potential problem with fuel lines. 

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    The company is recalling the vehicles due to a potential problem with fuel lines. 

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  • Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Trump administration defends Keystone XL pipeline in court

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:52:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:25:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, file). FILE - This March 24, 2017, file photo shows President Donald Trump, flanked by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, left, and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, announcing the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, c...
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.More >>
    Attorneys for the Trump administration are due in a Montana courtroom Thursday to defend the approval of TransCanada's disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline project.More >>
  • Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; civilian kills gunman

    Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; civilian kills gunman

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:02:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:22:32 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.
    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.More >>
    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.More >>
  • Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 01:02:28 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:17:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...(AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File). FILE - In this March 20, 2017, file photo, Rachel Dolezal poses for a photo with her son, Langston, at the bureau of The Associated Press in Spokane, Wash. Dolezal, a former NAACP leader in Washington state whose ...
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
    A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.More >>
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  • Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:32:04 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:25:11 GMT
    The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based...

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    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit.

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  • $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

    $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:03:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, speaks to media as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appeared again for questioning at t...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, speaks to media as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appeared again for questioning at t...
    Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million.More >>
    Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million.More >>
  • N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:25:02 GMT
    Journalists took a long journey up to North Korea to witness the destruction of what North Korea said were nuclear sites. (Source: CNN)Journalists took a long journey up to North Korea to witness the destruction of what North Korea said were nuclear sites. (Source: CNN)

    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

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    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

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  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:22:30 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:23:59 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...
    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.More >>
    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.More >>
  • Rose McGowan on Weinstein: 'One win is a win for all of us'

    Rose McGowan on Weinstein: 'One win is a win for all of us'

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:02 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:02:32 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:17 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:17:23 GMT
    Actress Rose McGowan says she's 'still in shock' that Harvey Weinstein will finally be appearing in court in New York City, and she sees it as a win for all of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct.More >>
    Actress Rose McGowan says she's 'still in shock' that Harvey Weinstein will finally be appearing in court in New York City, and she sees it as a win for all of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:32:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:14:17 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >>
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >>

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