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Connecticut police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store

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Connecticut police find abandoned newborn behind grocery store

- Officials say a newborn baby was found behind a Connecticut grocery store, and they are searching to locate the baby's mother.

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Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

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Trump hopeful for Israel-Palestine peace

- BETHLEHEM US President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians yesterday, saying he believed both sides were committed to a historic deal. After an hour of talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Mr Trump said: "I am committed to trying to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I intend to do everything I can to help them achieve that goal

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Death toll rising on Connecticut highways

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Death toll rising on Connecticut highways

- As the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaches, motorists are seeing a sobering message on Connecticut highway message signs. In capital letters, the message reads “102 TRAFFIC DEATHS IN CT THIS YEAR.” That number is lastest count from the Connecticut Crash Data Repository, run by the University of Connecticut. That 102 death toll number, however, is as of May 18, before a series of accidents claimed several lives last weekend

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Boston police have new plan to curb violence

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Boston police have new plan to curb violence

- WEBVTT CE IN ROXBURY. THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES. RANDY: THAT COMES AS BOSTON POLICE GET READY TO ANNOUNCE A NEW PLAN TO CURB VIOLENCE IN THESTREETS. THEY ARE STEPPING UP PATROLS IN SOME CITY NEIGHBORHOODS. THE EYEOPENER'S KATIE THOMPSON IS AT BOSTON POLICE HEADQUARTERSTO EXPLAIN THE NEW EFFORT. REPORTER: GOOD MORNING. BPD SAYS 56 OF ITS NEWEST RECRUITS WILL HIT THE STREETS NEXT MONTH IN SOME OF THE CITY'SBUSIEST DISTRICTS, INCLUDING RIGHT HERE IN ROXBURY

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1 Seriously Injured After Car Strikes Pedestrian in East Granby

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1 Seriously Injured After Car Strikes Pedestrian in East Granby

- A car struck a pedestrian in East Grandby on Tuesday night. One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. 'Darkest of Nights': 22 Dead in Manchester Concert Attack Connecticut State Police said the accident happened on Spoonerville Road but NBC Connecticut crews at the scene said it appears the accident happened where Hatchett Hill Road meets Seymour Road

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Concert venues in southern New England extra vigilant after Manchester attack

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Concert venues in southern New England extra vigilant after Manchester attack

- MANSFIELD, Mass. (WJAR) — Concert venues in southern New England are on high alert after a deadly terrorist attack outside an arena in Manchester, England. While 22 people were killed, including 12 children, 59 were hurt during an Ariana Grande performance Monday night. The youngest victim was an 8-year-old girl. Police named the bomb suspect as Salman Abedi. However, officials said investigators are also hunting for possible accomplices

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Wyoming basketball signee Hunter Thompson wraps up high school career

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Wyoming basketball signee Hunter Thompson wraps up high school career

- For more than a year now, the majority of the talk surrounding Hunter Thompson has been about where he will go to college. The Pine Bluffs center, jumper, thrower and wide receiver/defensive end initially committed to Creighton on a basketball scholarship, but decommitted and chose to stay home and attend Wyoming as a basketball walk-on. When a scholarship became available, the Cowboys gave it to Thompson, a four-star recruit per ESPN

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Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill

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Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill

- Connecticut’s top Republican is caught in a bear trap. When Senate Democrat Mae Flexer jestfully offered an amendment to protect Yogi Bear and Winnie-the-Pooh from a bear-hunting bill, state GOP boss J.R. Romano admonished the state legislator for “making a mockery of our government” in a fundraising email Tuesday morning. “Democrats in this state have completely lost their minds,” he wrote with the subject line “Maeday!” “They are too busy filing amendments referencing fictional characters to solve the state’s real budget crisis

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Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing

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Random Acts of Kindness Followed UK Concert Bombing

- Sam Arshad, who co-owns a taxi firm in Manchester, England, happened to be driving past the city's biggest arena on his way home Monday night when he heard screams, NBC News reported. It was the suicide bombing that left at least 22 people dead outside an Ariana Grande concert. Arshad, who is 35 and Muslim, asked his drivers not to charge families, teenagers and children hoping to get home through the chaos to be reunited with their loved ones

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New NJ Roller Coaster Replaces One Hurricane Plunged Into Sea

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New NJ Roller Coaster Replaces One Hurricane Plunged Into Sea

- Nearly five years after Superstorm Sandy plunged a roller coaster into the sea in what became one of the storm's most enduring images, the ride has been replaced — safely inland this time.

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Farewell 007: Moore Was a Gentleman's James Bond

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Farewell 007: Moore Was a Gentleman's James Bond

- With all due respect to the great Roger Moore, he couldn't quite live up to the theme-song lyrics of his James Bond mid-career thriller "The Spy Who Loved Me," which declared of the super spy: "Nobody does it half as good as you/Baby you're the best." Sean Connery emerged for many as the first and the greatest Bond. But Moore proved himself the most pivotal player to pick up 007's Walther PPK: Not only could his Bond save the day, he saved the franchise

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These cabin lodgings are the best-kept secrets inside Connecticut’s state parks

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These cabin lodgings are the best-kept secrets inside Connecticut’s state parks

- An authentic rustic-cabin experience in the middle of the woods may be the best kept secret of Connecticut’s state parks. The state rents out more than 30 two-bedroom cabins, many just steps away from beaches, ponds and lakes. Situated in the heart of eight scenic state parks and forests, these rustic getaways give access to backcountry trails, swimming or fishing activities

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President Trump condemns Manchester terrorist attack as work of ‘evil losers’

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President Trump condemns Manchester terrorist attack as work of ‘evil losers’

- While speaking in Bethlehem, President Trump condemned the terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. He said, “So many young, beautiful, innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. I won’t call them monsters, because they would like that term.”

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Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

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Rapper Meek Mill, theater sued over concert fatal shooting

- WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Rapper Meek Mill and a Connecticut theater are being sued over a fatal shooting outside the venue following a concert in December. The shooting outside the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford killed 31-year-old Travis Ward and 20-year-old Jaquan Graves, both of New Haven. Two others were injured, including 25-year-old Nathan Mitchell, of Hartford. Lawyers for Ward's family and Mitchell filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Waterbury Superior Court accusing the Philadelphia-born rapper and theater of negligence and misconduct for alleged inadequate security measures

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Donald Trump calls Manchester bomber (and many, many other people) 'losers'

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Donald Trump calls Manchester bomber (and many, many other people) 'losers'

- Speaking in Bethlehem after a deadly bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, President Trump called the terror attack the work of "evil losers." USA TODAY. President Trump on Tuesday insisted that "evil losers" was the best way to describe those responsible for the bombing that killed some 22 people at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. "I won’t call them monsters because they would like that term," Trump said in Jerusalem on Tuesday

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Crews Respond to 2-Alarm Fire in Ansonia

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Crews Respond to 2-Alarm Fire in Ansonia

- Firefighters are battling a two-alarm house fire on Hubbell Avenue in Ansonia Tuesday morning. Heavy smoke could be seen pouring from the roof and windows of the house. Firefighters have been ordered out of the home for their safety. Ansonia and Derby firefighters both responded to the scene. More information was not immediately available. NBC Connecticut will provide updates as they come into the newsroom

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Ariana Grande Says She's 'Broken' After Deadly Manchester Arena Attack

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Ariana Grande Says She's 'Broken' After Deadly Manchester Arena Attack

- Ariana Grande said she was "broken" in her first statement since the deadly attack at Manchester Arena that followed her performance on Monday. The pop star released the following statement on social media: "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words." Her official team shared a lengthy message via Twitter, sending support to the victims' loved ones

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James Bond Actor Roger Moore dies at 89

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James Bond Actor Roger Moore dies at 89

- Sir Roger Moore, who played the iconic role of James Bond in the 1970's and 1980's, has died, according to a statement from his children on the actor's official twitter. "It is with a heavy heart that we must announce our loving father, Sir Roger Moore, has passed away today in Switzerland after a short but brave battle with cancer. With the heaviest of hearts, we must share the awful news that our father, Sir Roger Moore, passed away today

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  • Farewell 007: Moore Was a Gentleman's James Bond
    Farewell 007: Moore Was a Gentleman's James Bond

    , nbcconnecticut.com

    With all due respect to the great Roger Moore, he couldn't quite live up to the theme-song lyrics of his James Bond mid-career thriller "The Spy Who Loved Me," which declared of the super spy: "Nobody does it half as good as you/Baby you're the best." Sean Connery emerged for many as the first and the greatest Bond. But Moore proved himself the most pivotal player to pick up 007's Walther PPK: Not only could his Bond save the day, he saved the franchise

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  • Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill
    Yogi Bear makes repeat appearance in hunting bill

    , ctpost.com

    Connecticut’s top Republican is caught in a bear trap. When Senate Democrat Mae Flexer jestfully offered an amendment to protect Yogi Bear and Winnie-the-Pooh from a bear-hunting bill, state GOP boss J.R. Romano admonished the state legislator for “making a mockery of our government” in a fundraising email Tuesday morning. “Democrats in this state have completely lost their minds,” he wrote with the subject line “Maeday!” “They are too busy filing amendments referencing fictional characters to solve the state’s real budget crisis

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