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October 30, 2020 - 5:34 pm
By STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, the officer shot and wounded during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment has filed a counterclaim against Kenneth Walker following Walker's lawsuit against the city of Louisville, numerous Louisville Metro Police Department...
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October 30, 2020 - 5:29 pm
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The United States produced more plastic waste than any other country in the world in 2016 -- about 92.6 billion pounds, researchers have now discovered. The findings of a study published by Science on Friday also suggest that despite a "robust and accessible...
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October 30, 2020 - 8:32 am
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The first snow of the season is expected Friday morning for millions in the Northeast as Zeta weakens in the Atlantic. Cold air and a coastal storm are changing rain to snow for many in the Northeast, especially in upstate New York and into southern New...
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October 30, 2020 - 5:53 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (PHILADELPHIA) -- Two people were charged Thursday with multiple felonies after police found explosives in a van in Philadelphia amid unrest in the city over the death of a 27-year-old Black man, Walter Wallace Jr., by police officers. Brian Larue and Eric Murray have...
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October 30, 2020 - 5:48 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Six people, including two former airport workers, have been indicted in connection with two cargo heists totaling over $6 million in designer goods, prosecutors in Queens, New York, announced Thursday. The charges in the 22-count indictment include grand...
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October 30, 2020 - 5:23 am
By JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Billionaire investor Leon Black addressed his prior relationship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein during an earnings call Thursday morning for Apollo Global Management -- which has $433 billion of assets under management. Black is the founder, chairman and CEO...
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October 30, 2020 - 5:06 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.18 million people worldwide. Over 45 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...
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FILE - This Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, shows the FBI seal at a news conference at FBI headquarters in Washington. In an alert Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, the FBI and other federal agencies warned that cybercriminals are unleashing a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. healthcare system that could lock up their information systems just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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October 29, 2020 - 6:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system, an effort that, if successful, could paralyze hospital information systems just as nationwide cases of COVID-19 are spiking. In a joint alert...
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Ray Garcia sweeps water from her home after a boat washed up against it, in Lakeshore, Miss., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Hurricane Zeta passed through Wednesday with a tidal surge that caused the boat to become unmoored. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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October 29, 2020 - 6:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Millions of people were without power and at least six were dead Thursday after Hurricane Zeta slammed into Louisiana and made a beeline across the South, leaving shattered buildings, thousands of downed trees and fresh anguish over a record-setting hurricane season. From the bayous...
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President Donald Trump and Amy Coney Barrett stand on the Blue Room Balcony after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas administered the Constitutional Oath to her on the South Lawn of the White House White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Barrett was confirmed to be a Supreme Court justice by the Senate earlier in the evening. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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October 29, 2020 - 10:07 am
A tweet by the Girl Scouts congratulating new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett drew such outrage from Barrett’s critics that the youth organization swiftly deleted it – only to draw a new backlash from Barrett’s supporters. The original tweet, posted Wednesday evening, said, “Congratulations...
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