All female surfing competition hosted in Wrightsville Beach

The Wahine Classic is back for another year of women’s surfing, and day 1 is complete.

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on

Firefighters unfurled a huge French flag from the Eiffel Tower, recreating the moment when a French tricolor stitched together from sheets was hoisted atop the monument 75 years ago to replace the swastika flag that had flown for four years.
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Texas boy, mother found dead after kidnapping warrant, Amber Alert issued

A warrant for kidnapping had been issued for the 6-year-old's mother, who did not have custody of her son and was estranged from the boy’s father and custodial parent.

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  Sheriff’s office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper

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  Death of veteran at W.Va. VA hospital ruled homicide

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  All female surfing competition hosted in Wrightsville Beach

2019 high school football weekly schedule

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Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

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