Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday December 22 1. Lakeisha Holloway, 24, Was Driver in Deadly Las Vegas Strip Crash, Police Say  A 24-year-old woman accused of driving a car through a crowd on the Las Vegas Strip, killing one and injuring over 30 others, wouldn’t tell police why she drove on the sidewalk, but did say…

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If ideas died with people, America would have won the fight against modern-day terrorism by killing al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden. If killing people were the only answer , then America would have won the day with the invasion of Iraq, or the war in Afghanistan, or with drone attacks. Ending terrorism isn’t just about killing…

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ON SUNDAY, my son and I and watched President Obama speak from the White House in the wake of the deadly San Bernardino attacks that killed 14 and wounded 17 others. I was numb as I listened. Perhaps I was still trying to grasp the reality. After all, the fact that Syed Rizwan Farook, 28,…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Friday November 27 1. Obama ‘Deeply Disturbed’ By Video of Laquan McDonald Shooting President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he was “deeply disturbed” by video released a day earlier showing the deadly police shooting of a black man in Chicago last year, and thanked protesters for remaining peaceful. “Like many Americans, I…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Monday November 16 1. Terror in Paris  Investigations into the series of terrorist attacks that killed more than 120 people in Paris are moving forward, with people taken into custody and one of the gun-wielding suicide bombers identified. French President Francois Hollande has blamed the Islamic extremist group ISIS for the wave…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday August 26 1. White House jumper killed after pulling knife at Pennsylvania court A man who once jumped a fence at the White House was shot and killed at a Pennsylvania courthouse Tuesday after slashing a sheriff’s deputy with a knife, an official said. Curtis Smith, 34, attacked the deputy at…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Thursday August 6 1. Criminal charges expected against Kane  Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman has decided to bring criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for allegedly leaking confidential documents and then lying about it under oath. After nearly six months, Ferman has endorsed a grand jury’s recommendation that…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday July 28 1. Farewells to Bobbi Kristina Brown flood social media  Bobbi Christina Brown, the only child of the late Whitney Houston and ex-husband Bobby Brown, died Sunday at the age of 22. Her death came nearly six months after she was found unresponsive and not breathing in the bathtub at…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Wednesday July 15 1. Whoopi Goldberg changes stance on Bill Cosby  “The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg has been outspoken in her support of comedian Bill Cosby. On Tuesday, she said on the show that she can no longer say “innocent until proven guilty.” “If this is to be tried in the court of…

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Top 5 Live-WURD Monday July 6 1. U.S. Women win World Cup Title  Carli Lloyd scored twice in the first five minutes on the way to the fastest hat trick in World Cup history and the U.S. made the margin stand up, defeating Japan 5-2 to win the 2015 Women’s World Cup. With the victory,…

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