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New York police deploy helicopters and K-9 units to find teen who skipped $2.75 subway fare

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New York police launched an overnight aerial manhunt Monday night in search of a boy who skipped paying $2.75 to ride the subway, the New York Daily News reports.

But even after police brought helicopters and scent dogs out to search for him, the 16-year-old ended up turning himself in a few hours later, according to the Daily News. He’s been charged with escape and theft of services.

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The teenager slipped out through a back door at Transit District 32 headquarters at about 9:45 p.m., where police had brought him for processing, the Daily News reports. He surrendered about 4 and a half hours later at a different station.

According to the Daily News, the boy is just one of a string of escaped detainees to leave the New York Police Department embarrassed, angering Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, the Daily News reports. He has vowed to “severely discipline” police officers whose prisoners escape from custody.

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Bizarre Trump fan has dreamed of sitting on president’s gold toilet since she was a child

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An event held at the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. earlier this year featured a group of fanatical Trump supporters, including one who said she has dreamed for years of sitting on the president's gold toilet.

As the Washington Post reports, a June 22nd gala at Trump's D.C. hotel thrown by the organization Virginia Women for Trump to celebrate the president's birthday included a talk delivered by a woman named Lucretia Hughes, who said she has been fascinated by Trump ever since seeing a "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" that showed off a solid-gold toilet in his home.

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Republican John Kasich comes out in favor of Trump’s impeachment

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Pompeo now regrets not defending Ukraine ambassador as scandal ensnares the State Department: report

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Sources are saying Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has become frustrated by the loss of some top officials and regrets his failure to defend the former ambassador to the Ukraine from a smear campaign.

One source said Pompeo failed to get involved because he was afraid of upending U.S.-Ukraine policy and be pushed out of the administration like former national security adviser John Bolton, reported CNN.

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