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Police don’t believe a Minnesota synagogue fire was motivated by hate

Police don’t believe a Minnesota synagogue fire was motivated by hate

Police do not believe the burning of a nearly 120-year-old synagogue in Duluth, Minnesota, was a hate crime. Investigators have no indication that the suspect arrested, Matthew Amiot, was motivated by hate or bias, Duluth Police Chief Mike Tusken said in a Sunday news conference. He did not provide an alternative motive but said the…MORE

Michel Pereira was basically flying in his UFC fight against Tristan Connelly

Michel Pereira was basically flying in his UFC fight against Tristan Connelly

Michel Pereira may have lost to Tristan Connelly at UFC Fight Night in Vancouver on Saturday night, but he certainly won the crowd — and the internet. The 25-year-old Brazilian fighter put on a wild show during his fight against 33-year-old Canadian native Connelly, with a performance that featured backflips, superman punches, and flying knees.…MORE

Braves player Charlie Culberson was hit in the face with a 90 mph fastball

Braves player Charlie Culberson was hit in the face with a 90 mph fastball

Atlanta Braves outfielder Charlie Culberson was taken to the hospital after being hit in the face by a 90 mph fastball on Saturday night. Braves Manager Brian Snitker said the 30-year-old was “alert” and “aware” in the hospital. “I think it was bones around his eye, and the report I got is that when they…MORE

Google Doodle celebrates Mexican-American botanist and explorer Ynés Mexía

Google Doodle celebrates Mexican-American botanist and explorer Ynés Mexía

Google kicked off the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month with a Doodle tribute to Mexican-American botanist and explorer Ynés Mexía. In the Doodle, created by Los Angeles-based artist Loris Lora, Mexía is depicted with short gray hair and glasses and is surrounded by a collection of plant specimens that loosely spell out the word…MORE

Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

Tropical Storm Humberto is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane Sunday

The Bahamas missed the brunt of Tropical Storm Humberto, which is expected to become a hurricane Sunday. Humberto is moving away from the Bahamas and is about 180 miles (290 km) northwest of Great Abaco Island and 165 miles (270 km) east of Cape Canaveral, Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm’s maximum…MORE

Panic breaks out after reports of a shooter at a movie theater in Virginia

Panic breaks out after reports of a shooter at a movie theater in Virginia

Reports of a possible shooter at a mall in Virginia sparked panic Saturday night as people hid in stores and officers searched for a gunman. Hours later, police said they’d found no evidence of a shooting inside the Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington. The incident started shortly before 9 p.m. when the Arlington County Police…MORE

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