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August 31, 2020 - 8:28 pm
US Navy BY: LUIS MARTINEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- This year's version of the RIMPAC naval exercise off the coast of Hawaii ended with a bang this weekend as the old Navy cargo ship USS Durham was sunk by a missile barrage from various ships participating in the international exercise. The...
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August 31, 2020 - 8:22 pm
iStock/Darwin Brandis BY: HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana) -- Less than a week has passed since Hurricane Laura tore through Louisiana, leaving an estimated 180,000 people there without water. Now, Lake Charles residents are waiting more than four hours for basic supplies, which are...
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August 31, 2020 - 5:48 pm
iStock/Marco_Piunti BY: AARON KATERSKY, MARK CRUDELE, and IVAN REREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New York City judge was allegedly punched while she was walking to work Monday morning, according to law enforcement sources. Judge Phyllis Chu of the New York City Criminal Court was walking from the...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:47 am
Myriam Borzee/iStock By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 846,000 people worldwide. Over 25.2 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:46 am
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (MADISON, Wis.) -- Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers "respectfully" asked that President Donald Trump reconsider visiting Kenosha this week amid civil unrest over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, saying he was concerned his...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:41 am
St. Louis Police Department By MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (ST. LOUIS. Mo.) -- A St. Louis police officer who was shot while responding to a call Saturday has died, marking the latest round of summer violence in the Gateway City. Officer Tamarris Bohannon suffered a head wound when he was shot while...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:23 am
luchezar/iStock By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (BALTIMORE) -- The deputy director of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's Community Initiative, which includes the Commission on African American History and Culture, has been fired for allegedly posting "divisive" memes that appeared to support the white 17-...
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August 31, 2020 - 6:22 am
MarianVejcik/iStock By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (BOSTON) -- Hundreds of people gathered Sunday to protest a new flu vaccine mandate for Massachusetts students, enacted as school districts prepare to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. At the demonstration in front of the Massachusetts State...
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Hennepin County Jail
August 30, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Hennepin County Jail BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (MINNEAPOLIS) -- A defense attorney for the fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in connection with the death of George Floyd is asking a judge to drop all charges, arguing the 46-year-old man's death was allegedly from a drug...
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August 30, 2020 - 11:55 am
Nathan Howard/Getty Images BY: MORGAN WINSOR, ABC NEWS (PORTLAND) -- One person was shot and killed in downtown Portland on Saturday night, as protests in Oregon's largest city entered their fourth month. Portland police officers located the individual with a gunshot wound to the chest, after...
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