ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018


Trump's border wall GoFundMe

A GoFundMe campaign claiming to raise money for President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the Southern U.S. border has raised millions of dollars as of Thursday morning.

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Around the country:

  • Montana: A Montana man told authorities Monday that he had been shot at while doing target practice because a man mistook him for Bigfoot. Read more.
  • Vermont: For the second time in a week, a potential school shooting was thwarted by a tipster who gave authorities a heads up -- this time in the town of Middlebury, Vermont. Read more.
  • Florida: A Florida sheriff's deputy confessed via police radio to killing his three family members before taking his own life. Read more.
  • Ohio: An African-American man who couldn't cash his paycheck and had 911 called on him at a Huntington bank in Brooklyn, Ohio, says the staff was "judging" him. Read more.

US leads the world in child gun deaths

Death by gunshot was the second-highest cause of death in the United States in 2016 among children and adolescents ages 1 to 19, according to a study released Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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POLITICS headlines:

Weinstein's pivotal day in court

Harvey Weinstein, the disgraced movie mogul whose downfall helped launch the #MeToo movement, is due back in New York court on March 7 after a judge Thursday morning ordered a pretrial hearing in the rape case.

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