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Tennessee woman nearly dies trying coat hanger abortion — and then gets jailed for attempted murder

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A Tennessee woman who tried to abort her own pregnancy in September has been charged with first degree attempted murder.

According to the Murfreesboro Post, Detective Tommy Roberts determined that 31-year-old Anna Yocca attempted to “self-abort” her pregnancy in September.

Police said that Yocca filled her bathroom tub with hot water, got in and then “took a coat hanger and attempted to self-abort her pregnancy.”

Roberts wrote that Yocca became “concerned about her safety” after she lost a lot of blood. She was taken to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital by her boyfriend.

Doctors at the hospital said that Yocca stated that she wanted to end her pregnancy. However, doctors were able to save the baby, which weighed only 1.5 pounds at birth. It will reportedly need medical care for the rest of its life because of damage done to the lungs, heart and eyes during the abortion attempt.

Yocca, who is employed at an Amazon fulfilment center, was indicted on charges of first degree attempted murder by a grand jury last week. She was being held at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center in lieu of $200,000 bond.

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CNN’s Brooke Baldwin stunned that Trump fans don’t care how many women accuse him of assault

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CNN's Brooke Baldwin on Monday expressed astonishment that journalist E. Jean Carroll's rape allegations against President Donald Trump haven't gotten more attention.

During a discussion with CNN's Gloria Borger, Baldwin broke down how a shocking number of women have made allegations of sexual misconduct against the president, who was also caught on camera bragging about sexually assaulting women in the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape from 2006.

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Restaurant refuses to act as food and slurs are hurled at Black couple

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A trip to a suburban Detroit restaurant ended with a couple having food and the N-word thrown at them, according to a WJBK report cited by The Grio.

Jerrick Jefferson told local reporters that a customer hurled the slur at him and his wife while visiting the J. Alexander restaurant in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

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Sarah Sanders nowhere to be seen as Steve Mnuchin holds first White House briefing in over 100 days

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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin delivered a White House news briefing on new sanctions imposed on Iran, but outgoing Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was nowhere to be seen.

Mnuchin took questions from reporters in White House briefing room, which has gone unused for more than 100 days, but Sanders did not take part in the event.

The White House imposed sanctions against Iran and its ruler in retaliation for shooting down a U.S. drone last week.

President Donald Trump implemented the sanctions Monday by executive order, and briefly took questions from reporters in the Oval Office.

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