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Olympic swimmer documents harrowing journey from Syria to Europe in new book

Olympic swimmer documents harrowing journey from Syria to Europe in new book

Ker Robertson/Getty Images(BERLIN) — Before the violence in Syria changed her life, Yusra Mardini was a normal teenager in many ways. A passionate swimmer since childhood, she trained daily and attended competitions abroad. She came of age with her older sister Sara, putting on makeup and high heels and going […]

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Heavy rain, flooding will continue for Midwest and South

Heavy rain, flooding will continue for Midwest and South

ABC News(NEW YORK) — There were nearly 150 damaging storm reports Tuesday from Washington, D.C., to Denver, including five reported tornadoes, with many of the areas looking at more rain and possible flooding on Wednesday. Some of the worst damage on Tuesday was reported in Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, where […]

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Mississippi mother charged in infant son’s hot-car death

Mississippi mother charged in infant son’s hot-car death

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office(VANCLEAVE, Miss.) — A mother in southern Mississippi has been charged with second-degree murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died, authorities said. The child, Kash Barhonovich, died last Thursday after being left in his mother’s parked car for an unknown length […]

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Pennsylvania police shoot, kill teen fleeing from them at traffic stop, authorities say

Pennsylvania police shoot, kill teen fleeing from them at traffic stop, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(PITTSBURGH) — Pennsylvania police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy near Pittsburgh Tuesday night after pulling over a vehicle believed to have been connected to an earlier shooting incident, authorities said Wednesday. Officials have not released the names of anyone involved. The Allegheny County Police Department reported receiving multiple 911 […]

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Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

Massachusetts jogger details how she escaped terrifying abduction attempt

iStock/Thinkstock(BRIDGEWATER, Mass.) — A Massachusetts woman is opening up about how she managed to fight off a convicted rapist who attacked her over the weekend and tried to force her into his car. The woman, who asked not to be identified, spoke out Wednesday in an interview with ABC’s Good […]

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Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family of 12-year-old New Jersey girl who killed herself sues school district

Family Photo(ROCKAWAY, N.J.) — The family of a 12-year-old who committed suicide has filed a lawsuit against the young girl’s school district, claiming it failed to protect her from months of intense bullying. Mallory Grossman, a sixth-grader at Copeland Middle School in Rockaway, New Jersey, killed herself on June 14, […]

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Scoreboard roundup — 6/19/18

Scoreboard roundup — 6/19/18

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events: INTERLEAGUEWashington 9, Baltimore 7Atlanta 11, Toronto 4Cincinnati 9, Detroit 5L.A. Angels 5, Arizona 4Oakland 4, San Diego 2, 10 Innings AMERICAN LEAGUEN.Y. Yankees 7, Seattle 2Cleveland 6, Chicago White Sox 3Minnesota 6, Boston 2Tampa Bay 2, Houston 1Texas 4, […]

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Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

Did Minneapolis cops pressure medics to sedate suspects with ketamine?

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — In a joint statement on Monday, Minneapolis’ mayor and police chief sought an independent investigation into claims that city police asked emergency medical responders to sedate dozens of criminal suspects and others over the past three years with the powerful tranquilizer ketamine, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. […]

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Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

Facebook campaign tops $5 million to reunite immigrant families separated at border

iStock/Thinkstock(SILICON VALLEY) — In a little over three days, a fundraising campaign on Facebook has topped $6 million to help reunite undocumented families split up by the U.S. government at the Mexico border. The fundraiser page, “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” was launched on Saturday by three Facebook […]

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Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

Boater and 2 dogs rescued from tree after their boat sank in Louisiana

ABC News(BOSSIER PARISH, LA.) — An elderly neighbor with a boat became a hero in Louisiana on Monday when he and two sheriff’s deputies saved a man and two dogs stuck in a tree after his boat sank. The watery rescue scene unfolded on Lake Bistineau after the stranded boater […]

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