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August 03, 2020 - 6:55 pm
iStock/Motortion By: MEREDITH DELISO and LISA SIVERTSEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As many as 20 people were injured when three hot air balloons crashed in Wyoming Monday morning. According to a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson, each balloon "landed hard under unknown circumstances"...
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August 03, 2020 - 4:13 pm
iStock/nirat By: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (RICHMOND, Va.) -- The legal battle over the future of the Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond, Virginia, had two major developments on Monday. Judge W. Reilly Merchant dismissed a case filed by one resident who is blocking Gov. Ralph Northam's June 4 order to...
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August 03, 2020 - 12:52 pm
NYCSHERIFF/Twitter By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Officials say social distancing was not being enforced on the Liberty Bell and the boat did not have a license to serve alcohol. New York City officials shut down a party boat with more than 170 people aboard, as the city strives to keep...
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August 03, 2020 - 10:00 am
filo/iStock By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (ST. LOUIS) -- Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. A 27-day-old elephant with developmental impairments that limited his ability to feed since he was born has died at the St. Louis Zoo. The male Asian elephant calf named Avi was born to his...
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August 03, 2020 - 9:29 am
ABC News By EMILY SHAPIRO and DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to strengthen to a Category 1 hurricane as it approaches northeastern South Carolina and southern North Carolina on Monday. Hurricane warnings have been issued for parts of the Carolinas and...
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August 03, 2020 - 9:22 am
Brett Carlsen/Getty Images By MARK HANRAHAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy SEALS have announced an investigation into a video showing a man wearing a Colin Kaepernick jersey being attacked by dogs at a demonstration at a Florida museum with links to several former SEALs. The first video...
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August 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
Esther Salas/YouTube By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Judge Esther Salas has released a nine-minute videotaped statement about last month’s shooting death of her son and the wounding of her husband, and it's the first time she has spoken publicly since the shooting two weeks ago. In the...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:36 am
Myriam Borzee/iStock By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 687,000 people worldwide. Over 18 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:26 am
deepblue4you/iStock By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- After more than two days, firefighters are starting to contain the enormous Apple Fire burning in Southern California. As of Sunday night, the blaze had burned more than 20,500 acres in Riverside County, officials said. The fire was 5%...
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August 03, 2020 - 6:20 am
Illinois State Police By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (CHICAGO) -- A Dunkin’ Donuts employee has been arrested after a police officer found a “large, thick piece of mucus which was later confirmed to be saliva” in his coffee. The incident occurred at approximately 10:20 p.m. on July 30 when an Illinois...
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