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July 20, 2018 - 5:50 am
(HOUSTON) -- A 3-year-old boy left unattended in a blistering-hot daycare bus for more than three hours has died. The child was unresponsive when discovered inside the vehicle by police, who said the temperature inside the vehicle at the time was 113 degrees. The bus was parked outside a daycare...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:23 pm
(DES MOINES, Iowa) -- Tornadoes have touched down in central Iowa, displacing families and causing destruction across multiple counties. A number of people have been injured and sent to the hospital, Lt. Shane Cox of the Pella Police Department told ABC News. The extent of the injuries is unknown...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New York may have been the site of two suspected shark attacks on Wednesday, but attacks by the creatures in these waters are so rare that there have been only 10 documented cases confirmed in nearly 150 years. The worst place in America for shark attacks? Florida. Statistics from The...
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July 19, 2018 - 4:19 pm
(NEW YORK) -- When New York State Police trooper Nicholas Clark responded to a reported suicidal person barricaded in a home this month, the suspect gunned him down before taking his own life. "A 29-year-old trooper, a stellar trooper with an extraordinary record, his whole life before him," a...
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July 19, 2018 - 3:59 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors believe that Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested and charged with acting as a foreign agent, maintained a “duplicitous relationship” with an American political operative for the purposes of gaining access to U.S. political...
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July 19, 2018 - 11:52 am
(VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla.) -- After a quick-thinking bystander noticed a baby boy in the back seat of a car on a hot Florida day, Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood said, "We avoided a disaster." "Thank the Lord for a good Samaritan," he said. The baby is safe and the mother has been arrested for...
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Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., joins Americans who work for international auto companies to demonstrate against trade tariffs they say will negatively impact U.S. auto manufacturing, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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July 19, 2018 - 11:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. Commerce Department hearing Thursday into whether imports of cars, trucks and auto parts pose a threat to American national security that would justify hitting them with tariffs (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. Auto dealers are coming out against the proposed...
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ABC News
July 19, 2018 - 8:23 am
(NEW YORK) -- A New York City neighborhood was rocked Thursday morning when a steam pipe exploded and created a huge crater in a street. The blast occurred about 6:40 a.m. in Manhattan's Flatiron District, just blocks from the iconic Flatiron Building, according to the New York City Fire Department...
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July 19, 2018 - 6:11 am
(MURPHY, Texas) -- Police in northern Texas rescued a baby from a suspected bank robber who allegedly tried to use the child as a shield when officers attempted to arrest her, authorities said. Evelyn Misumi, 36, walked in a Bank of America branch in Murphy, Texas, Wednesday afternoon with gasoline...
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July 19, 2018 - 5:48 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Wild horses, often considered elegant symbols of the American West, may be in danger with a new rule change by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management. The change to the Obama-era rule removes restrictions on the horses' sale, according to activists, who fear...
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