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Deputies: Woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old

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Authorities said Mowry and the victim continued with their sexual relationship multiple times while the victim was between the ages of 11 and 14 years old. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Child Protective Division is helping in the investigation. At the time, Mowry was 22 years old and the boy was 11 years old. Read More »

NYC subway station evacuated after smoke, loss of power

In the transport Department of NY said that the train made an emergency stop, causing the accident, was damaged the way and part of the tunnel. According to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, service was suspended or rerouted on several subway lines running between upper Manhattan and northern Brooklyn following the accident. Read More »

Chicago police officers indicted in Laquan McDonald case

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Patrol officers Joseph Walsh , Thomas Gaffney and Detective David March are facing charges for reportedly trying to cover up the evidence. The officers' various actions and inactions were "egregious enough that the grand jury indicted them on three felonies that carry a sentence of three to five years imprisonment and fines of up to $25,000 on each count", Holmes continued. Read More »

CATCH THEIR SIGNAL: Public demonstration of emergency communications scheduled this weekend

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And while it may have sounded the same when Samuel Morse's invention linked the world in the 19th century, it is just as vital today as a communication tool, especially in the event of natural disasters and emergencies, Yokanovich said. The practice is a hobby that could be used should other means of communication be impacted during a disaster. One thing I learnt was that FM receivers don't need an AGC, since the volume of a signal is related to how much it deviates from the central signal, ... Read More »

Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer

The Democrats expended vast amounts of money, celebrity, and political capital in support of Jon Ossoff , an attractive young candidate running in a district filled with high-income, highly educated voters. In the end, the Republican - and in the eyes of many, Trump - won handily. But after the stinging defeats in SC and Georgia , Democrats and liberal pressure groups are searching for what went wrong. Read More »

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

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Even with the progress over the last two days, though, Sava said Scalise will remain in the hospital for the near future. A list of Republican lawmakers was found on Hodgkinson's body, CBS News reported, citing an unidentified US official. Read More »

Seven crew members missing after Navy destroyer collides with ship

Naval Hospital in Yokosuka and was in stable condition, the 7th Fleet said in a statement . "The USS Fitzgerald suffered damage on her starboard side above and below the waterline", the Navy said in a statement. Televised media reports showed that the 154 meter-long US guided-missile destroyer had suffered considerable damage to its right side, although the destroyer, part of the USA 7th Fleet, returned to the Yokosuka Naval Base in Kanagawa Prefecture, about 50 km southwest of Tokyo, ... Read More »

Trump breaks campaign promise to deport Dreamers

A flurry of rumors, conflicting reports and divergent statements on Friday highlighted deep divisions within the Trump administration over a major element of immigration policy - the fate of the roughly 750,000 so-called Dreamers who are shielded from deportation by an Obama-era policy. Read More »

UT alumnus working for Rep. Roger Williams injured in shooting

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Meanwhile, two Capitol Police officers who were already at the scene exchanged gunfire to stop the shooter, who ended up hitting one of the officers, as well as Scalise and a lobbyist. U.S. representatives Ron DeSantis and Jeff Duncan had ducked out of baseball practice early on Wednesday when a middle-aged man in the parking lot asked them if the players in red shirts on the field were Republicans or Democrats. Read More »

Attorney: Officer 'did what he had to do' in driver shooting

Now, a jury must decide whether Yanez should be convicted of three charges against him: one count of second-degree manslaughter for the death of Castile, and two counts of "intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety" for shooting into a vehicle with Reynolds and her daughter inside. Read More »

White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

The White House even blasts the tweets to other social media platforms, posting graphics of the tweets on Instagram or even celebrating longer tweet storms in videos uploaded to Trump's Facebook page . When she tweeted in March that not all of the effects of colonialism created consequences were bad, the message eerily sounded like a tweet that could have been sent from Trump himself. Read More »

Auburn Finishes 5th at NCAA Track and Field Championships

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Coleman's time of 19.85 seconds in the 200 meters at the NCAA East Preliminary Round in Lexington, Ky., two weeks ago was also an NCAA record. And Brown, a freshman at Texas A&M, is entered in the women's discus. The Miami native has finished seventh overall at each of the last three NCAA Championships. This was only the third time she did the steeplechase, and afterward reporters wanted to know how she got so good so fast. Read More »

Bahamas Alarm At Us Withdrawal From Paris Climate Change Deal

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They're among 318 that similarly promised to take action against climate change in 2015. Former President Barack Obama's target of 26 to 28 percent greenhouse gas level reductions by 2025 based off 2005 emissions levels mostly missed the mark, according to an analysis in January by the Rhodium Group. Read More »

Girl's soccer team disqualified after tournament organizers say she looks like boy

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That last point became an issue this weekend when Mili's all-girl team was disqualified from a soccer tournament in Springfield, Nebraska . "They made her cry". Springfield Soccer Club organizers declined comment to WOWT 6 News, instead directing requests to their attorney. Now the family is angry and Mili, she feels bad not only for herself, but that her whole team had to suffer. Read More »

Police ID man accused of stealing wedding ring in Portland double murder

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According to The Oregonian , Tschaggeny is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday on allegations of second-degree theft, tampering with physical evidence, and second-degree abuse of a corpse. Tschaggeny was found wearing Best's ring, which he apparently had removed from Best's finger after the stabbing, said police spokesman Pete Simpson . Read More »

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

The word took social media by storm after the president tweeted about "constant negative press covfefe ". Trump, who realised the hullabaloo his tweet had stirred up on the micro-blogging site, deleted it and posted another tweet that only added to the chaos - "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Read More »

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

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The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol vehicle the day of the shooting was suspended for violating a tactical rule, Chief Williams announced Tuesday. Read More »

Texas Senate revives full bathroom bill with late-night move

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The Oklahoma House passed a bill Wednesday to bring in around $123 million a year by modifying the sales tax exemption on auto sales. In a Wednesday interview with Reuters , the Republican leader began by telling his interviewers not to bother with questions about the ongoing health-care negotiations. Read More »

Priest among 14 hostages taken in siege of Philippines city

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Chito and others as hostages", Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines president archbishop Socrates Villegas said in a statement. The group of armed men was believed to be led by Abu Sayyaf Group leader Isnilon Hapilon, who was previously based in Basilan. Read More »

Severe storms, tornadoes possible today

In addition to possible tornadoes, storms could bring gusty, damaging winds of more than 60 miles per hour and small hail. During a tornado watch , the weather service suggests that people should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings . Read More »

Trump pledges to move quickly to name new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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Details of the dinner were first reported by The New York Times . All along, Trump's spokesmen insisted that his decision was not shaped in any way by his growing fury with the Russian Federation controversy, including the FBI investigation overseen by Comey into Russia's interference with the 2016 presidential election and whether there had been any coordination with Trump associates. Read More »

Tax increase expected in Charleroi School District budget

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This will raise the tax levy increase by 2.89 percent, below the legal limit set by the state. The district's $73.5 million 2017-18 spending plan passed by a vote of 774-445. District officials have said the project - largely thanks to a high state reimbursement rate - will result in "no increase" in local taxes. Franklin, the only school in our area that surpassed its budget cap, easily passed its budget, 128-36. Read More »

Donald Trump's climate stance looms over Arctic meeting

Earlier, Tillerson said the Trump administration was still reviewing its climate change policies, notwithstanding his signature on the Arctic Council's latest declaration. Nordic countries, including Finland, which takes over leadership of the Arctic Council from the United States, this month issued a statement affirming the Paris agreement and pledging continued leadership on climate issues. Read More »

Why letter carriers want your non-perishable food items

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It could have to do with giving fatigue from all the other, smaller food drives that happen throughout the year, or declining news readership or changes in philanthropic habits. All food will be kept and used locally. "We understand that this is an extra burden for them and adds to their workload", Burleson said. "This is something that could not happen without their support". Read More »

Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired

It was Saturday night [April 29, 2017] that Edwards, a star athlete and model student at Mesquite High School in Balch Springs , was fatally shot after leaving a party in a Dallas-area suburb. Before Haber's update, Merritt and the teen's family held their own news conference , during which Merritt accused police of "offering facts that they believe paint a picture that would justify the unjustifiable". Read More »

Baylor women 5th after 1st day at the NCAA golf regional

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Every team here wants to be in the top-6 when the event ends Wednesday so they can advance to the NCAA Championship finals. USC, playing on this course for the first time since its 2008 NCAA title, is seeking its 20th straight trip to the NCAA final field while now riding an NCAA-record streak of even straight regional wins. Read More »

3 victims in 2 Chicago shootings were killed in ongoing gang war

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Police said the attack was believed to be a gang-related retaliation for another, unspecified shooting in the same neighborhood. An 18-year-old man, accused of being the getaway driver in the shooting of two Chicago police officers last week, is expected to appear in bond court Monday. Read More »

Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities

A Houston Chronicle editorial criticized Senate Bill 4 by writing that Gov. Abbott had Texas "once again following the lead of states in thrall to tea-party populists with little sense of the greater good". Greg Abbott took the unusual step of signing the legislation - which threatens sheriffs with arrest if they refuse to cooperate with federal authorities - during a live Facebook video broadcast. Read More »

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

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Doctor Bolanos was a pediatric anesthesiologist, while field specialized in pain management. The two were engaged to be married, local media reported. Lina Bolanos and her fiance", he said on the practice's website. "They just seemed like decent folks". Evans says the victims apparently were residents of the building. Read More »

Iowa sheriff's deputy shot during jail escape dies

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He then apparently dropped the carjacking victim near a liquor store at and then led police on a high speed chase, with speeds being reported at up to 80 miles per hour. "I think it's huge to show that we respect them", she said. Authorities are still working to determine how Correa-Carmenaty obtained the gun and whether he had been able to free himself from his shackles during the ride back from court. Read More »

Sterling's aunt calls for justice at vigil

WBRZ reported that Sterling's aunt, Sandra Sterling , said the family will meet with Justice Department officials around 11 a.m. Wednesday. Sterling , a 37-year-old black man, was shot to death July 5, 2016, as two white officers pinned him to the pavement outside a Louisiana convenience store where he had been selling CDs. Read More »

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

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Your tax-deductible contribution helps support our research, reporting, and analysis. Yoest previously led AUL, an influential pro-life non-profit that "works through the law and legislative process to one end: Achieving comprehensive legal protection for human life from conception to natural death". Read More »

NATIONAL MONUMENTS Trump order to aim first at Bears Ears

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Trump will sign an executive order authorizing the review Wednesday at the Interior Department, a move that could prompt changes to areas designated not only by former president Barack Obama but also George W. "We feel that the public, the people that monuments affect, should be considered and that is why the President is asking for a review of the monuments designated in the last 20 years", Zinke said, adding that he believes the review is "long overdue". Read More »