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July 18, 2018 - 5:57 am
(STERLING, Va.) -- The unofficial rule of pickup basketball is "no blood, no foul." It says nothing about calling the cops, though. A basketball game at an LA Fitness in Sterling, Virginia, resulted in just that, as one player called police after a hard foul during the contest, according to a...
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WABC
July 18, 2018 - 5:33 am
(FARMINGVILLE, N.Y.) -- 17-year-old high school student died Monday night after suffering an apparent medical emergency during band practice. She has not yet been identified. Authorities told New York City ABC station WABC the incoming senior was at band practice at Sachem East High School in...
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ABC News
July 17, 2018 - 7:43 pm
(HONOLULU, Hawaii) -- It was supposed to be a bucket-list moment for Dawn Li, an exciting family outing to see where the river of lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spills into the ocean. But in a flash, the pre-dawn boat tour on Monday for Li, her husband, and their two children turned into a...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2015, file photo, a man rides his bike past the MGM Grand hotel and casino in Las Vegas. The operator of the Mandalay Bay casino-resort from which a gunman carried out the largest mass shooting in U.S. history has filed federal lawsuits against hundreds of victims. MGM Resorts International argues in lawsuits filed Friday, July 13, 2018 in Nevada and California that it is has “no liability of any kind” to the defendants under a federal law enacted in the wake of 9/11 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
AP News Staff
July 17, 2018 - 4:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The company argues in lawsuits filed Friday in Nevada and...
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July 17, 2018 - 3:36 pm
(BRIDGETON, N.J.) -- A 9-year-old girl died after she was hit by stray gunfire while inside her New Jersey home in the middle of the night, local police said. The shooter or shooters had fired several shots, hitting four cars in Bridgeton at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Bridgeton Police Department...
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July 17, 2018 - 2:46 pm
(SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J.) -- A British tourist’s beach outing ended on a painfully freakish note after the spike of a wind-blown umbrella impaled her in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, authorities said. The “force of the wind” pushed the stake through Margaret Reynolds’ right ankle Monday, sending her...
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WFTV
July 17, 2018 - 2:17 pm
(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A 21-year-old pregnant woman was killed when she and two children were shot at a Florida intersection, in broad daylight. Police are now pleading with the public to help find the gunman. The pregnant woman, Imelda Francois, was driving with five others in the car when they came...
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July 17, 2018 - 8:28 am
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- The Somali-American teenage boys who were wrongfully handcuffed and detained by police in Minnesota have spoken out for the first time, with one of them calling himself a victim of discrimination. “When the cops came they pulled guns to our faces,” Aden Aden said at a news...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:45 am
(MARIPOSA COUNTY, Calif.) -- Firefighters are struggling to contain a deadly wildfire that more than doubled in size on Monday, charring nearly 9,300 acres of land near Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. The so-called Ferguson Fire, burning in Mariposa County about 70...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:35 am
(WATERBURY, Conn.) -- In some cases, courage is contagious. That was the case for Jahana Hayes, a longtime teacher who decided to make her first foray into professional politics. Hayes told ABC News that the wave of new candidates running for office across the country without formal political...
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