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May 23, 2020 - 7:19 am
BY: WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 338,000 people worldwide. Over 5.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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May 22, 2020 - 11:36 am
By KATE HODGSON, AARON KATERSKY and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (BOSTON) -- Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty, via a Zoom video call, to a federal judge for their roles in the massive college admissions scam. The Full House actress and fashion designer appeared on two...
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May 22, 2020 - 11:21 am
By AARON KATERSKY and ELLA TORRES, ABC News (SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y.) -- Police in Long Island announced Friday they will release the identity of a previously unidentified victim of the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders. The Suffolk County Police Department said in a statement they had positively...
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May 22, 2020 - 10:26 am
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- The FBI in Louisville, Kentucky, has opened an investigation into the police-involved shooting death of front-line worker Breonna Taylor. Taylor and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, were sleeping inside their Springfield Drive apartment on March 13...
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Fire brigade staff try to put out fire caused by plane crash in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, May 22, 2020. An aviation official says a passenger plane belonging to state-run Pakistan International Airlines carrying more than 100 passengers and crew has crashed near the southern port city of Karachi. There were no immediate reports on the number of casualties. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
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May 22, 2020 - 8:06 am
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A passenger plane with 107 people on board crashed in a crowded neighborhood on the edge of the international airport near Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Friday after what appeared to be an engine failure during landing. Mayor Wasim Akhtar said at least five or...
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May 22, 2020 - 7:19 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As some rivers across the U.S. are still experiencing major flooding, severe weather and the possibility of tornadoes are in the forecast for the Plains Friday. This new storm is moving through the southern Plains and has the potential for damaging winds,...
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May 22, 2020 - 6:23 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A virtual meeting Thursday turned deadly when a man allegedly stabbed his father to death while on a Zoom chat, according to the Suffolk County Police Department. Dwight Powers, police said, was on a Zoom video chat with about 20 people when he was stabbed...
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May 22, 2020 - 5:33 am
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Investigators are looking into a potential arson case at a Mississippi church where members sued local leaders after receiving a citation for disobeying orders against holding in-person religious services during the COVID-19 outbreak. The First Pentecostal...
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May 22, 2020 - 5:08 am
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 333,000 people worldwide. Over 5.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2017, file photo, Janet Napolitano responds to a question while appearing before a Joint Legislative Audit Committee in Sacramento, Calif. The University of California will drop the SAT and ACT tests as admission requirements through 2024 and eliminate them for California residents after that, a landmark decision by the prestigious university system. The UC’s governing body, the Board of Regents, voted 23-0 Thursday, May 21, 2020 to approve a proposal by Napolitano that phases the tests out over five years, at which point the UC aims to have developed its own test. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, file)
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May 21, 2020 - 7:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California will drop the SAT and ACT tests as admission requirements through 2024 and eliminate them for California residents after that, a landmark decision by the prestigious university system. The UC’s governing body, the Board of Regents, voted 23-0...
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