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TongRo Images/Thinkstock(BEIJING) -- A toddler running in the middle of a road was swept up by a nearby traffic cop today in southwest China.

As seen in surveillance video footage, a toddler jumps off a motorcycle and runs into the busy intersection.

A black car can be seen driving down the street in the direction of the 2-year-old boy. As the video shows, a traffic policeman runs toward the toddler and grabs him before the car gets there, possibly preventing a tragic crash. The car does slow down as the driver sees the policeman running.

Long Guangliang, the policeman who saved the child, said he didn't even think before he hurried to help.

According to the Tongren Public Security Bureau, the 2-year-old boy ran into the road because he thought he saw his mother across the street.



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IPGGutenbergUKLtd/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Madison Welch, who fired shots in a Washington D.C. pizza restaurant in December, was sentenced to four years for federal and local crimes.

Welch, 29, was arrested for firing an AR-15 inside the D.C. restaurant Comet Ping Pong, as he investigated an unfounded conspiracy theory dubbed "Pizzagate" that the restaurant was involved in a child sex-trafficking ring connected to Hillary Clinton.

Welch "carried a loaded AR-15 assault rifle and a revolver into a Northwest Washington pizza restaurant, scattering employees and customers, and fired his assault rifle into a door," the U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C. said in a statement announcing the sentence.

Welch received four years for a federal charge of interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition and two years for a District of Columbia charge of assault with a dangerous weapon, to be served concurrently. He was also sentenced to 36 months of supervised release after pleading guilty to the charges in March.

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson called “the extent of the recklessness" of the defendant's actions "breathtaking" as she sentenced Welch Thursday.

Upon his release from prison, Welch will receive a mental health assessment and will be placed on supervised release for three years. He was further ordered to stay away from Comet Ping Pong.

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 ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- Ariel Winter is not giving her new boyfriend a free ride and she took to her Instagram account on Wednesday to shoot down the rumor.

The Modern Family star was responding to a story in Star magazine claiming that she gives her boyfriend, Levi Meaden, an allowance.

Winter, 19, opened by calling the tabloid “trash,” adding, "Seriously, how dare you make up stuff that you have no idea about?"

"I have a BOYFRIEND and a PERSONAL ASSISTANT who are NOT the same person,” she continued. “I would NEVER pay my boyfriend ANY sort of allowance, nor would he EVER accept if I offered."

"He BUYS his own stuff whether it's for me or himself, and he more than pulls his weight for our life,” she insists. “I HATE fake news, but I guess that's what our world has come to. Get your s*** straight. I don't support anyone, and I don't need anyone to support me."

Finally, she writes, "He's got a full career (including something huge that's new) and works hard for it. He's not just someone's boyfriend," Winter concluded. "So if you don't know us, don't comment. Xoxo."

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BrianAJackson/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced a $120 million fine against a Miami man accused of making more than 100 million spoofed robocalls in a three-month span.

According to the FCC, Adrian Abramovich used those spoofed calls to trick consumers into listening to his advertising messages. Approximately 80,000 spoofed calls were verified by the agency.

According to a press release from the FCC, consumers reported receiving calls that they believed to be originating from local phone numbers. Once answered, however, an automated message encouraged them to "Press 1" to hear about travel deals. Those individuals who pressed the button were transferred to foreign call centers and operators attempted to sell them vacation packages, and often timeshares.

The call centers were not affiliated with the comnpanies mentioned in the recorded message.

TripAdvisor contacted the FCC regarding the calls in 2016, following complaints from customers who believed the company was responsible for the robocalls. Medical paging provider Spok also issued a complaint to the FCC, saying that the calls disrupted its network.

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Creatas Images/Thinkstock(MANNFORD, Okla.) -- One Oklahoma couple learned the sex of their baby through a new twist on a Southern tradition -- catching a catfish by hand.

“It is definitely out of the box, to say the least,” mom-to-be Shelby Moore, of Mannford, told ABC News of their catfish-noodling reveal party.

Her husband, Colt Moore, caught a 28-pound catfish to which a friend had attached a pink tag for the parents to learn their baby's sex.

“I was really excited it was a girl! I’ve always wanted one!,” Colt Moore, 26, wrote to ABC News. “I’m looking forward to having her in my arms for the first time! And a few years after that she’ll be in the water noddlin’ with me!”

Shelby Moore said noodling is a hobby she and her husband enjoy doing together.

“It is hand-fishing catfishing. You catch catfish with your hands," she said. "You go to the lake or a river or wherever and you work the banks to find these catfish in the rocks.”

Her husband caught the catfish a week before the reveal and had a friend tag it-- without telling the couple-- whether it was pink or blue.

“My husband actually went and noodled this fish last Monday and our reveal was Sunday,” Shelby Moore, 25, said of the Father’s Day surprise. “They kept it in a live well in one of our friends’ house for the week. My appointment to find out what we’re having was Wednesday and they gave the envelope to our best friend who had kept the catfish alive all week. He went out on his boat and found a hole an hour before we came out. He tagged the fish blue or pink and stuck it in the hole and stayed at the hole for about an hour.”

Colt Moore was less nervous about what the baby’s sex would be than about “losing the fish in front of all my buddies,” he said with a laugh. “They wouldn’t have let me hear the end of it.”

The parents are over the moon to be having a baby girl, due on Dec. 2, whom they plan to name Collins Taylor Moore.

“We have always talked about kids and wanted a girl,” said Shelby Moore. “We have always felt like we’re supposed to be a girl parent. I had a gut feeling it was a boy but we all wanted a girl so bad. I had mentally prepared myself for a boy because obviously I’d never be disappointed. We just want a happy, healthy baby, but when it came up with a girl I was beyond excited. It just made my heart so happy that it was pink.”



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ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday to call Russian interference in the 2016 election a "big Dem hoax" and slammed the Democratic National Committee over how it dealt with the hacking of its email systems last year.

“Why did the DNC REFUSE to turn over its Server to the FBI, and still hasn't?" Trump wrote on Twitter. "It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!”

 

...Why did the DNC REFUSE to turn over its Server to the FBI, and still hasn't? It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 22, 2017



On Wednesday, former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testified at a House Intelligence Committee hearing about what his agency knew about Russian interference and how it attempted to prevent it during the campaign season. Jeh also answered questions about what then-President Barack Obama knew, as well as coordination between the DNC and the DHS.

Specifically, Johnson was questioned about whether the DHS helped the DNC after learning about possible Russian hacking.

“The FBI and the DNC had been in contact with each other months before about the intrusion,” said Johnson, adding later, “the DNC did not feel it needed DHS’s assistance at that time.”

Trump seized on Johnson's comments, blasting the Democrats in an additional tweet for not working with the DHS to prevent the hacks.

"Why did Democratic National Committee turn down the DHS offer to protect against hacks (long prior to election). It's all a big Dem HOAX!” he wrote.

The tweet appeared to answer a question that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer couldn't during Tuesday’s press briefing. Spicer was asked whether Trump stands by the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia tampered with the 2016 election and said only that he hadn't "sat down and asked [Trump] about his specific reaction."

 On Thursday, Principal Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders attempted to clarify Trump's use of the word "hoax" during the press briefing.

"I believe that the reference to the hoax is about the fact that they're trying to delegitimize his win," she said of the Democrats.

Former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz contradicted Johnson, issuing a statement Wednesday which claimed: “At no point during my tenure at the DNC did anyone from the FBI or any other government agency contact or communicate with me about Russian intrusion on the DNC network.”

"It is astounding to me that the chair of an organization like the DNC was never contacted by the FBI or any other agency concerned about these intrusions," she added.

In a third tweet Thursday morning, Trump asked: “By the way, if Russia was working so hard on the 2016 Election, it all took place during the Obama Admin. Why didn't they stop them?”

At a forum hosted by the House Homeland Security Committee on Thursday, Johnson responded to Trump’s tweets but did not say whether he felt the president had twisted his words, adding that he would “leave that to the journalists." He also advised people to focus on the current administration's actions around Russian interference rather than past efforts by the DNC or Obama administration.

"The larger question that we need to address is, now that we know what happened, what are we going to do about it...to stop a foreign superpower from interfering in our democracy," Johnson said.

He added that he believes that America remains "exposed."

Johnson said the U.S. "has not done much to harden" its cyber defense systems, and stressed that a more robust defense would make hacking the U.S. "cost-prohibitive” for other countries in the future.

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Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(CHICAGO) -- Just seven months after winning their first World Series in more than 100 years, the Chicago Cubs are in the midst of a rough patch, and on Thursday, they announced the demotion of one of their big sluggers.

Outfielder Kyle Schwarber is being sent to Triple-A Iowa, the team said, ahead of an 11-game road trip. Schwarber is hitting just .171 this season -- that after putting together a strong .412 batting average in last year's World Series.

Schwarber played in the Fall Classic last year without having registered a single hit in the regular season, having torn his ACL in the year's third game.

The fourth pick in the 2014 draft, Schwarber burst onto the scene in 2015 with 16 home runs in 69 games. While his power has remained this year -- slugging 12 homers in 64 games -- the rest of his game has seen a dramatic slip.

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