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Hits & Misses: 12/16/17

The panel calls out the week's best and worst.

Rep. Robert Pittenger talks final push for tax…

North Carolina congressman weighs in on 'America's News HQ' after the final version of the GOP bill is released.

Autopsies underway for Canadian billionaires found dead

Investigators are awaiting the results of autopsies performed on Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife before determining next steps in the ongoing probe into their suspicious deaths

Residents flee as flames approach wealthy…

Residents pile into cars and flee as surging winds drove one of the biggest fires in California's history toward the wealthy coastal enclave of Montecito northwest of Los Angeles

Sex Harassment Investigation Prompts Move by…

Another lawmaker has announced a career shift in the wake of sexual harassment allegations. CNN reports Rep. Ruben Kihuen said Saturday he won't run for re-election in 2018. The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into the Democrat from Nevada on Friday over allegations of sexual harassment from two women....

After Nearly 100 Years, Vatican Returns Shrunken…

For nearly a century, the Vatican has been in possession of a shrunken head the size of a fist that once belonged to the Shuar, an indigenous people of Ecuador. In an unlikely move Saturday, the Vatican returned it, AFP reports. It's "very rare" for the Vatican museums to return...

9 burros beloved by visitors burned in Custer park wildfire

Nine Custer State Park burros that were reported missing in a South Dakota wildfire have been found, but they all suffered burns

Does the US need more minority gun clubs?

Meet the US woman who is backing African American gun clubs.

The New York Times - Trump’s Judicial Nominee…

From The New York Times: Matthew S. Petersen, a U.S. District Court judge nominee, failed to answer several questions about the law when asked by Senator John Kennedy at a hearing.By: By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2jYBCQ7

New York Woman Accused of Laundering Bitcoin to…

A woman from Long Island, New York has been charged with trying to fund ISIS using bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

Is This Pup The World's Most Pampered Christmas…

Could this pup be the world’s most pampered pooch? Buzz60's Nick Cardona (@nickcardona93) has that story.

Special counsel obtains thousands of Trump transition emails

Several people familiar with President Donald Trump's transition say Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has gained access to thousands of private emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration

Florida woman arrested after 3 dogs found in freezer

Sheriff's deputies checking the home of a Florida woman and her small child made a gruesome discovery: three dead dogs in her freezer, and a house covered in filth and cockroaches

Police: man injured in officer-involved shooting in Virginia

Police in Newport News, Virginia, say a man faces life threatening injuries after being shot by police

Roy Moore Isn't Giving Up On Alabama's US Senate…

Moore says the fight is "not over" and is raising money to investigate voter fraud.

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged…

Inflammatory letter sheds light on Uber's alleged misconduct

Tillerson walks back comments about talks with…

Secretary of State says North Korea must stop nuclear tests before talks can take place.

Rep. Rokita on how finalized tax bill will impact…

Indiana congressman shares insight on 'America's News HQ.'

Ski lift malfunction strands dozens, 5 have minor…

Police say a ski lift malfunction at a Pennsylvania ski resort had stranded dozens of people and left five with minor injuries.