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Harlem Deer Sentenced to Death by Bill de Blasio Found Dead

Friday morning while on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show , the mayor said that the deer's chances of survival would be slim if it was moved. A white-tailed deer found wandering the streets of Harlem died Friday afternoon while awaiting transportation upstate.

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Fox's Monica Crowley Tapped by Trump Admin

Crowley's contract with Fox News had been terminated following her appointment to Trump's cabinet, a spokesperson confirmed to International Business Times. So, who is Monica Crowley? She's the second Fox News employee to join the council. The role Crowley is expected to fill is now occupied in Obama's White House by Ben Rhodes , who has been an influential player on foreign policy issues and a close adviser to the president.

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Risky wind chills move in Wednesday night

The forecast calls for temps to drop below freezing overnight Wednesday and to stay there until Saturday . One round of snow showers is possible Wednesday night , another Thursday afternoon and evening. It will likely continue through Saturday , possibly mixing with a combination of freezing rain and sleet south of Interstate 80 and could even transition to rain in far southern counties and in northwest in for a time.

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Attorney general: Hate crimes are stain on America's 'soul'

She will leave the Department of Justice next month, at the end of President Obama's second term. Still, on Monday U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch chose to speak at a mosque, focusing once again on hate crimes against Muslims but not against Jews.

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Former top jockey Walter Swinburn dies, aged 55

No age at all. He was an absolutely gifted rider, you never saw any horse pulling with him or having their head in the air. "Not only a supreme horseman with wonderful hands and balance but a quiet poise on horseback which delivered the goods when it mattered".

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Dylann Roof's Confession and Journal Detail Racist Beliefs

Dylann Roof is on trial for shooting nine black worshippers to death during a church bible study in Charleston, S.C. Yesterday, jurors heard Roof's videotaped confession. On what he would say to families of those he killed: "I couldn't even look at them". "Well, it makes me feel bad", said Mr Roof. A "Secret Santa" paid off 194 Wal-Mart accounts, giving a gift of joy worth $46,000 to shoppers with layaway accounts at the retailer.