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July 15, 2020 - 6:30 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- More record heat will continue in the South and some of that heat will begin to spread north and east into the Midwest and the Northeast by the end of the week. Some temperature records from Tuesday include San Antonio, Texas, which reached a high of 105,...
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July 15, 2020 - 5:13 am
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 577,000 people worldwide. Over 13.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems...
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Cecily Aguilar is seen in this undated booking photo. - (Bell County Sheriff's Office)
July 15, 2020 - 5:04 am
By CHRISTINA CARREGA and MIKE REPPLIER, ABC News (BELL COUNTY, Texas) -- A married Texas woman who allegedly assisted her lover with dismembering the body of missing Fort Hood soldier Pfc. Vanessa Guillen will remain in federal custody. Cecily Ann Aguilar is described by military officials as the...
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Left, Joshua Taylor, 25, and Brandon Dingman, 34, of the Wilson Police Department in Oklahoma, is charged in connection to the second-degree murder of Jared Lakey. - (Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation)
July 15, 2020 - 4:58 am
By CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (CARTER COUNTY, Okla.) -- Disturbing video of a 28-year-old Oklahoma man, who died shortly after he was shot with a stun gun more than 50 times by two police officers and placed in a chokehold by another, was released on Tuesday by an attorney for the victim's family...
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A 43-year-old man was shot by police after he allegedly stabbed a man in a convenience store who complained about the suspect not wearing a face mask. - (Eaton County Sheriff's Office)
July 15, 2020 - 4:56 am
By J. GABRIEL WARE, ABC News (EATON COUNTY, Mich.) -- A Michigan man was killed in an officer-involved shooting Tuesday morning after he allegedly stabbed a person during a dispute over wearing a face mask inside a convenience store, according to authorities. Eaton County Sheriff Tom Reich said 43-...
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July 15, 2020 - 4:55 am
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (CLARKSBURG, Va.) -- A former Veterans Affairs nursing assistant has pleaded guilty in federal court to killing seven hospital patients by injecting them with unnecessary insulin, and assaulting another patient with intent to murder. Army veteran Reta Mays, 46, pleaded...
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July 14, 2020 - 7:18 pm
By LUIS MARTINEZ and MATTHEW SEYLER (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Navy said that at least one fire continues to burn aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard, as progress is being made in extinguishing the fire that has raged in San Diego's harbor since Sunday morning. A defense official told ABC News that as of...
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July 14, 2020 - 4:49 pm
BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Hawaii announced plans to delay reopening for tourism for another month, as coronavirus infections continue to rise in the Aloha State and on the U.S. mainland. Hawaii Gov. David Ige announced the plan in a press conference late Monday, saying the state would...
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July 14, 2020 - 4:33 pm
BY: CHRIS FRANCESCANI AND IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A federal judge has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement between Harvey Weinstein and 15 accusers, contending the offer didn't meet the needs of too many alleged victims of the disgraced movie mogul. The settlement, which would end...
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July 14, 2020 - 4:19 pm
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A white man who's been accused of beating up and shouting racial slurs at a Black man in a filmed incident at an Indiana lake on the Fourth of July contends he isn't the one who started the violent conflict and says his accuser is not telling the truth. But...
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