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June 10, 2020 - 8:43 am
By CONOR FINNEGAN, KATHERINE FAULDERS and BENJAMIN SIEGEL (WASHINGTON) -- The State Department sent a letter to the chair of the inspectors general council requesting a new probe of the agency's watchdog who was fired by President Donald Trump and accusing him of a "disturbing pattern of leaks."...
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Steven Posey checks his phone as he waits in line to vote, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Central Park in Atlanta. Voters reported wait times of three hours. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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June 10, 2020 - 7:43 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The long-standing wrangle over voting rights and election security came to a head in Georgia, where a messy primary and partisan finger-pointing offered an unsettling preview of a November contest when battleground states could face potentially record turnout. Many Democrats blamed...
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June 10, 2020 - 6:39 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey corrections officer has been suspended after a video purportedly showed him mocking the death of George Floyd at a recent protest. The New Jersey Department of Corrections said it was made aware that one of its officers had participated in the "...
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June 10, 2020 - 6:35 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Remnants of Cristobal combined with a frontal storm system to produce gusty winds and damage in Chicago, downing trees and even interrupting local train service. Winds gusted up to 62 mph at Chicago’s Midway airport. In eastern Iowa, more than 5 inches of rain...
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Elizabeth Howe
June 10, 2020 - 6:04 am
In response to national unrest, Army officials have said they are open to “discussions” about renaming 10 installations named for Confederate leaders. This is one of several recent steps taken by senior military chiefs in addressing race relations.
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June 10, 2020 - 6:01 am
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As Black Lives Matter supporters push for justice in the wake of George Floyd's death, more police footage is being released that details the deaths of other black men in police custody. Police footage from March 28, 2019, was released on Monday by the...
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June 10, 2020 - 5:35 am
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (FRESNO, Calif.) -- A Good Samaritan who risked his life to save a child who was being swept away down by a river has died. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening when the man, who was in his early 60s, saw a child being swept away down the Kings River at Winton Park in...
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June 10, 2020 - 5:31 am
By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner told ABC News that CBP drones that were used to monitor protests from high in the sky were not put in place to surveil protesters. "What I would categorize that as just a false narrative," Acting CBP...
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June 10, 2020 - 5:29 am
By JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Despite repeated Trump administration assertions that the antifa movement has hijacked the ongoing protests around the country sparked by the police killing of George Floyd, a new federal intelligence bulletin points to white supremacists and other would-...
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June 10, 2020 - 5:24 am
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (CHICAGO) -- Known as one of the most gun violent cities in America, Chicago recently marked a new grim milestone with 18 homicides in a single day, officials said. On Sunday, May 31, the Chicago Police Department responded to the most homicides in a 24-hour period, Max...
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