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House prepares for impeachment vote

(NBC News) Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has been called to testify next week as part of the ongoing impeachment inquiry. Witnesses say Bolton repeatedly raised concerns about the president’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, pressuring Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Bolton’s lawyer says he won’t talk without a subpoena. Top Russia advisor Tim Morrison is expected…

New wildfire threatens Reagan Library

(NBC News) New wildfires forced another round of evacuations Wednesday in Southern California. Flames erupted in Simi Valley, burning dangerously close to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and threatening another 6,500 homes. “Be ready and prepare to leave, and when we ask you to leave, please leave immediately,” Ventura County Fire Department Chief Mark Lorenzen warned. Hundreds of miles to…

Impeachment Inquiry: More damaging testimony

(NBC News) Foreshadowing the fight to come over the impeachment inquiry, members of the House Rules Committee debated language Wednesday set to be voted on by the entire House. The resolution formally sets the next steps in the investigation, including open hearings with more extensive questioning from both parties. “We are taking our responsibility seriously and this resolution proves that,”…

Prosecutors: Discovery of missing money triggered wife’s murder

(KWWL/NBC News) An Iowa man has been charged with murder in the April stabbing death of his wife. Roy Browning, Jr., 67 is being held on a $5 million cash bond. His wife, JoEllen Browning, was found dead in their home on April 5th. According to a criminal complaint, Iowa City Police Investigators found blood evidence outside of the master…

K9 heroes in training

(KHQ/NBC News) Fairchild Air Force Base recently gave reporters a behind-the-scenes look at the training that military K9s and their handlers undergo. The dogs are highly-trained and selected before being deployed. Most of them are either German Shepards, Dutch Shepards or Belgian Malinois. Senior Airman Christopher Maldonado is a handler of one of the dogs on Fairchild Airforce Base. “The…

Purr-fect Pairing: Kids Read To Cats

(KARE) Samantha Sebok, used to feel self-conscious when reading aloud in class. The seventh grader at John Glenn Middle School in Maplewood, Minnesota says she always thought she was horrible at it. But in May 2018, Sebok started going to Caring for Cats, an all-volunteer, no-kill shelter in North St. Paul. “I hated reading out loud so I didn’t want…

DNA Cracks Cold Case: Jane Doe Identified

(KGW) Four decades after remains were found in a rural area near Amboy, Washington, the victim now has her name back. It’s a cold case homicide in which the victim has been known only as “Fly Creek Jane Doe” since 1980. On Tuesday detectives revealed she’s Sandra, or “Sandy”, Morden, born in 1962. They believe she was killed sometime between…

NBC to broadcast 18th Annual ‘National Dog Show presented by Purina®’

John O’Hurley and David Frei return to co-host the celebrated canine competition

NEW YORK – Oct. 30, 2019 – NBC will celebrate man’s best friend in the 18th anniversary edition of the family-favorite holiday special “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®,” airing Thanksgiving Day (noon-2 p.m. in all time zones), Nov. 28, following the telecast of NBC’s “Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.” “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina®” will be hosted…

Lucky dog survives wild ride

(WNYT) When the Hernas Veterinary Clinic in Schenectady, New York got a call for a dog hit by a car, they were ready for anything. When they heard the special circumstances of the case, they feared the worst. However, little Coco defied the odds. The young Shiba Inu has a shattered elbow, but her injuries could have been much worse….