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September 16, 2020 - 1:05 pm
Kuzma/iStock By JAMES HILL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A federal magistrate judge overseeing the only active civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell and the estate of sex-offender Jeffery Epstein has ordered a temporary hold on the case until Maxwell's criminal case is complete, finding that Maxwell's...
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September 16, 2020 - 6:44 am
ABC News By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Sally has made landfall on the Gulf Coast Wednesday morning as a dangerous Category 2 storm with the threat of catastrophic and life-threatening flooding. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency alert until 8 a.m. ET...
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September 16, 2020 - 6:15 am
narvikk/iStock By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 935,000 people worldwide. Over 29.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by...
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September 16, 2020 - 6:05 am
kali9/iStock By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (SUFFOLK, Va.) -- Police are hunting for a gunman following a shooting incident in Virginia when a police car was hit three times with gunfire. The incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. in Suffolk, Virginia, when a marked police car was driving through...
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September 15, 2020 - 8:21 pm
ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Image By HALEY YAMADA and MICHAEL MENDEHLSON (LOS ANGELES) -- Families are mourning the loss of loved ones after at least 27 people have been killed in the wake of more than 70 devastating wildfires raging out of control on the west coast. Josiah Williams, a 16-year-old...
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Phoenix Police Department
September 15, 2020 - 5:12 pm
Phoenix Police Department BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (PHOENIX) -- One person was injured during an apparent drive-by shooting outside a federal courthouse in Phoenix midday Tuesday, authorities said. A court security officer was wounded in the shooting, which occurred near the Sandra Day O'...
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September 15, 2020 - 4:52 pm
iStock/nito100 BY: KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- LGBTQ rights advocates are pushing back against the Texas Board of Education's recent rejection of a proposed curriculum to teach middle school and high school students about gender identity and sexual orientation. The Republican-dominated...
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September 15, 2020 - 4:35 pm
iStock/z1b BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (AURORA, Colorado) -- A Colorado city has put a temporary ban on the use of ketamine by first responders more than a year after the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who was placed in a chokehold by a police officer and given a dose of the...
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September 15, 2020 - 4:31 pm
iStock/smolaw11 BY: SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (CHICAGO) -- From converting on-campus labs to designating quarantine dorms, many schools touted extensive safety strategies leading up to students’ return to college campuses. Now that class is back in session, colleges and universities across the country...
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Breonna Taylor Family
September 15, 2020 - 11:30 am
Breonna Taylor Family By BILL HUTCHINSON, SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN and STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, the emergency medical technician shot to death by police in her own home...
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