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Apr 23

Militia group agrees to leave their encampment in New Mexico near US border

KVIA-TV(SUNLAND PARK, N.M.) —  An armed militia group of private citizens has agreed to leave their encampment near the U.S.-Mexico border after officials expressed concerns about them brandishing weapons on public property. “They decided it wasn’t worth the fight,” Sunland Park, New Mexico, Police Chief Javier Guerra told ABC News on Tuesday. Members of the …

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Apr 23

Bodycam video released in shooting of unarmed woman near Yale University

Connecticut State Police(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — Newly released body camera video has shed new light into an officer-involved shooting in New Haven, Connecticut, that’s prompted protests. Stephanie Washington, 22, was shot in the torso on April 16 in New Haven when an officer from the neighboring town of Hamden and another from Yale University unleashed …

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Apr 23

With FAA certification, Google’s drone company set to start deliveries in Virginia

Interim Archives/Getty Images(BLACKSBURG, Va.) — With the Federal Aviation Administration’s historic certification, Wing Aviation’s drone deliveries are set to arrive in Virginia. U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Tuesday that the FAA awarded air carrier certification to Google’s Wing Aviation, the first drone delivery company to be awarded one, according to a FAA …

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Apr 23

Baby girl dies after being left in family car for hours in possible hot car case: Police

KNXV-TV(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — An 18-month-old girl died after she was left in her family’s car for several hours, Arizona authorities said. The child’s death is being investigated as a possible hot car case, said police in Glendale, where the temperature reached 88 degrees Monday. When the baby’s father found the girl inside the car at …

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Apr 23

Amal Clooney, Angelina Jolie speak out as US weighed vetoing UN resolution on rape as weapon of war

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Angelina Jolie and Amal Clooney added their voices in the calls to support a new United Nations Security Council resolution that included a mechanism to investigate sexual violence as a weapon of war. The resolution also called for full services for victims, including sexual and reproductive health care. But the …

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Apr 23

More than 12,000 Boy Scout members were victims of sexual abuse, expert says

AmyKerk/iStock(NEW YORK) — An expert who has been working with the Boy Scouts revealed that there may have been as many as 7,819 sexually abusive troop leaders and volunteers in the storied organization, according to newly released court documents. More than 7,800 individuals allegedly abused 12,254 victims, according to the court testimony. These figures were …

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Apr 23

24-year-old Wisconsin man Manuel Franco is winner of $768 million Powerball jackpot: ‘It feels like a dream’

LPETTET/iStock (NEW BERLIN, Wis.) — Wisconsin resident Manuel Franco is the winner of last month’s $768.4 million Powerball jackpot — the third-largest lottery amount in U.S. history. “It feels like a dream,” Franco, 24, said at a press conference Tuesday. “It was amazing, my heart started racing, blood pumping,” he said. “I screamed for about …

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Apr 23

Trump lawyer, Supreme Court justices clash over citizenship question on 2020 census

liveslow/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s top administration lawyer clashed with liberal justices of the Supreme Court on Tuesday over the government’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. “I’m sorry. It’s not been a part of the survey since 1960,” Justice Sonia Sotomayor protested, interrupting Solicitor General Noel Francisco as oral arguments …

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Apr 23

Feds charge pharma executive Lawrence Doud in a first over opioid crisis

Darwin Brandis/iStock(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors charged pharmaceutical company Rochester Drug Cooperative and two of its former executives Tuesday in a new method of charges for a drug distributor related to the nation’s ongoing opioid crisis. Rochester Drug Cooperative (RDC), one of the nation’s largest distributors of opioids, has entered into a non-prosecution consent decree …

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Apr 23

Mystery deepens in Delphi girls’ double murder

ABC News(DELPHI, Indiana) — The mysterious murder of two Delphi girls deepened this week when Indiana State Police revealed new clues about the killer, including that he may live in the tight-knit Indiana community. But this new information — including a new sketch and more video evidence — seems to leave the public with more …

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