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    Phoenix heat wave causes dozens of canceled flights

    A heat wave in Arizona is getting so bad that several flights to and from Phoenix have been delayed or canceled due to safety concerns. Temperatures at Death Valley, one of the driest areas in the Southwest United States, were forecast to reach 127 degrees Fahrenheit on Tuesday. In the city of Phoenix proper, the […]

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    Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

    The judge in the trial of comedian Bill Cosby has declared a mistrial after a jury of five women and seven men were unable to reach a decision in a case which accused Cosby of at least three charges of aggravated indecent assault. The case will be retried, according to prosecutors. In a statement following […]

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    20-year-old woman convicted of manslaughter over suicide-promoting texts

    20-year-old Michelle Carter has been convicted in a Massachusetts court of involuntary manslaughter. The charge was filed against Carter after it was found that she sent texts encouraging her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy, to commit suicide. Roy ended up carrying out the act on July 13, 2014 in a parking lot. Carter is now facing […]

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    Polygamous Mormon sect leader arrested in South Dakota

    Federal authorities have arrested Lyle Jeffs, who was a fugitive on the run from house arrest. Jeffs was the former leader of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a Mormon sect. Jeffs was arrested in South Dakota on Wednesday night. Prior to his capture, the FBI warned the public that […]

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    Scalise shooter identified as James Hodgkinson

    In the aftermath of a horrific shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, the man behind the gunfire targeted at House majority whip Steve Scalise has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson. Hodgkinson was a 66-year-old unemployed former home inspector from Illinois. Scalise remains in critical condition while Hodgkinson died in the ensuing shootout […]

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    Turkish security guards charged for D.C. brawl

    Washington D.C. police is expected to announce charges for a dozen security guards working for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan due to their involvement in a brutal filmed attack on protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence in May. This comes in addition to already issued charges on two American and two Canadians involved in instigating […]

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    Mich. health dept. director charged with manslaughter over Flint

    The Michigan attorney general’s office has charged the director of the Michigan health department and four other officials with involuntary manslaughter, related to their roles in the four-year Flint water crisis. Nick Lyon, the aforementioned director, has also been charged with misconduct in office. Eden Wells, Michigan’s chief medical executive, is being charged with obstruction […]

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    Shooter at San Francisco UPS facility kills three and self

    Three people were killed and two others injured when a man infiltrated a UPS complex in San Francisco on Wednesday morning. When the police came in to confront the man, who was wearing a UPS uniform, he shot himself in the head and died. The shooting occurred at 8:55 AM, and police were able to […]