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Tourist recalls being chased by a white rhino on South African safari
Binty/iStock (NEW YORK) -- A South African safari turned into a terrifying high speed chase through the brush with one of the area's largest animals. Rian Boshoff, who was with his tour group to photograph leopards last month, told ABC News they first spotted the white rhino in the road and slowly tried to pass it when the animal charged. "At first, I just thought it's going to be like a short charge and then it would stop," Boshoff said. "The road had a lot of turns in it which made it difficult for us to get away."But even the...
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50 Cent says he never planned for 'Power' to end after its sixth season
50 Cent and Omari Hardwick; ABC/Fred Lee (NEW YORK) -- The sixth and final season of Power debuts Sunday on Starz, but if you ask series co-creator and star Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, the show was never supposed to end so soon. "I did intend for it to continue," the rapper-turned-executive producer tells ABC Radio. "I didn't think it had to end. I said season seven and season one. I was using the success of The Sopranos, the success of The Wire." And, Courtney was adamant about season six and a half, season seven, because you want to put a...
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Severe storms targeting Midwest, Northeast as West stays hot
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More than 140 damaging storms were reported on Monday from Georgia up to Maine. New Jersey and Delaware experienced gusts of 75 mph, and wind speeds in Long Island, New York, reached 67 mph. Parts of Massachusetts saw hail larger than golf balls as areas around Philadelphia had trees knocked onto power lines and cars. Severe weather in the Midwest on Tuesday -- including potential storms all the way from Nebraska to Ohio -- is likely to make its way to the Northeast by Wednesday. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes are the biggest threats.The...
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15-year-old tennis star Coco Gauff says she hopes 'to be the greatest of all time'
ABC News (NEW YORK) -- At just 15 years old, Coco Gauff has become a household name in the tennis world after becoming the youngest qualifier in history to make the main draw at Wimbledon -- and the youngest woman to win a Wimbledon match in nearly 30 years. At her first round match at the Grand Slam tournament last month, the teen defeated one of her tennis role models, five-time Wimbledon champ Venus Williams."I feel it's harder to kinda wrap my head around it because I just looked up to her for so long," Gauff told ABC News' Robin...
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Target to roll out new food and beverage brand next month
Jorge Villalba/iStock (MINNEAPOLIS) -- In an effort to further make its stores a one-stop shop for customers, Target announced on Monday it is launching a new food and beverage brand next month.The brand, called Good & Gather, is the retailer's largest owned brand launch and is expected to roll out in stores and online starting Sept. 15. It will include a wide array of products "from dairy to produce, ready-made pastas and meats to granola bars and sparkling water" as well as "product extensions including kids, organic, seasonal and signature lines," Target said in a press release.The retailer said Good...
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Chrissy Teigen claims swollen lip caused by altitude sickness
Trae Patton/NBC (NEW YORK) -- Chrissy Teigen sent social media ablaze when she shared with her more than 11 million social media followers a photo of her extremely swollen bottom lip.Teigen, a mom of two with husband John Legend, said she was in Utah attending a wedding and blamed her swollen lip on altitude sickness."did u know angioedema can be triggered from altitude sickness? learn something new every day! my lip about to explode. goodbye world," she captioned a photo of her lip. did u know angioedema can be triggered from altitude sickness? learn something new every day! my lip...
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Reps. Omar and Tlaib call on colleagues to visit Israel without them
pawel.gaul/iStock (WASHINGTON) -- Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar called on their congressional colleagues to visit Israel despite the country's decision to ban the two of them from visiting this week."The decision to ban me and my colleagues -- the first two Muslim American women elected to Congress -- is nothing less than an attempt by an ally of the United States to suppress our ability to do our jobs as elected officials," Omar, D-Minn., said Monday.At the urging of President Donald Trump, Israel denied entry last week to the two Muslim representatives over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott...
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