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Sun, 28 May 2017 02:48:19 -0400
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Full Kelly Interview: Every Single Day Terrorists Are Plotting Against U.S.

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Sun, 28 May 2017 01:48:26 -0400
Young Boy Thrown Off Slide At Dublin's New Water Park

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Rolling Thunder, French Open, Manchester tribute and more it happened today: May 28 in pictures

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Sun, 28 May 2017 16:31:24 -0400
2 Men Charged After Allegedly Forcing An Alligator to Drink Beer And Then Posting Snapchat Videos of It

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Defense secretary Mattis says US policy against Isis is now 'annihilation'

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Sun, 28 May 2017 14:08:25 -0400
Australian trafficker Corby back home amid media storm

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Portland attack: Man slits throats of would-be heroes who stepped in to stop Islamophobic abuse on MAX train

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