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August 08, 2020 - 12:28 pm
MivPiv/iStock BY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) -- The remains of seven Marines and a Navy Sailor who were killed when their amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) sank during a training exercise on July 30 off of San Clemente Island in Southern California have been recovered, the Marine Corps...
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August 08, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Courtesy Frank Wimberly BY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW ORLEANS) -- Frank Wimberly began grieving for his brother, Quinnyon, last fall after learning that he was one of three construction workers killed in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans. Yet 10 months later, Wimberly said the...
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August 08, 2020 - 11:23 am
beerkoff/iStock BY: WILLIAM MANSELL AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 721,000 people worldwide. More than 19.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus,...
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August 08, 2020 - 11:15 am
ABC News BY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Summer storms brought another round of heavy rain, flooding and damaging winds to parts of the eastern U.S. on Friday. An 89 MPH wind gust was reported in Cumberland County, New Jersey, on Friday night, and damaging winds downed some trees in...
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August 07, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Leonsbox/iStock By LUKE BARR, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Bureau of Prisons has spent almost $3 million dollars on ultraviolet sanitizing devices to combat COVID-19 at 122 federal prisons, regional offices and its central office in Washington, D.C., according to the Bureau of Prisons, which...
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Breonna Taylor Family
August 07, 2020 - 5:55 pm
Breonna Taylor Family By KARMA ALLEN and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Kentucky officials offered new details on Friday in the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker who was fatally shot in Louisville, Ky., by plainclothes police officers...
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Glynn County Sheriff's Office
August 07, 2020 - 12:47 pm
Glynn County Sheriff's Office By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- The white father and son accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery, who was Black and was jogging down a Georgia street, are looking to have bond set and two charges dropped, according to new court documents. Attorneys for the...
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August 07, 2020 - 9:02 am
ABC News By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Another round of summer storms is getting ready to impact parts of the eastern U.S. Friday as more than one million people are still without power in the region. This comes after a week that saw Tropical Storm Isaias hit the East Coast, downing...
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August 07, 2020 - 7:16 am
UnCruise Adventures CEO Captain Dan Blanchard. (ABC News) By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One of the first U.S. cruises to resume sailing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was cut short after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. The 63 passengers and crew aboard the...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:32 am
deepblue4you/iStock By ANDY FIES, ABC News (STURGIS, S.D.) -- Despite concerns about large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 250,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from around the country are expected to roll into western South Dakota for the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally beginning...
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