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    Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Fails

    A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said. A woman who was on the plane with her husband and three children told CNN affiliate KOCO that the engine was right outside her window. “It was just a big explosion. There was some smoke and then nothing,” she told the Oklahoma City station . “I saw parts flapping in the wind.” The plane started […]

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    Trump Will Directly Address Black Voters, Top Aide Says

    WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump’s campaign manager said Sunday he will soon be courting black voters more directly, scheduling events in front of predominantly African-American audiences. “Those events are actually being planned, and we’re very excited about them,” Kellyanne Conway told “Fox News Sunday,” acknowledging that Trump so far hasn’t yet held a rally in front of a largely black audience. Such a move could help blunt criticism from figures like the head of the Democratic National Committee, who blasted Trump […]

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    Domino’s Delivers Pizza by Drone in New Zealand

    WASHINGTON — In New Zealand, pizzas will soon be dropping from the heavens. Domino’s demonstrated its ability to deliver food via a drone Thursday in New Zealand and plans to test actual deliveries to customers next month. “It doesn’t add up to deliver a two kilogram package in a two-ton vehicle,” said Scott Bush, a general manager for Domino’s Pizza Enterprises, which is independent of the U.S. chain and operates in seven countries. “In Auckland, we have such massive traffic […]

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    NFL Star Colin Kaepernick Sits in Protest During National Anthem

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a pre-season game, saying he would not honor a song nor “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.” Referencing to the recent shooting deaths of African-Americans by police, he told NFL Media that his conscience would not allow him to partake in the pre-game ceremony Friday against the Green Bay Packers. “To me, this is bigger than […]

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    Man Breaches Omaha Airport Security, Hits Plane with Truck

    OMAHA, Nebraska – A man who breached a security gate at a Nebraska airport, stole a truck near the taxiways and rammed it into a parked Southwest Airlines plane was detained and taken to a hospital for a medical evaluation, police said Friday. The plane was loading for takeoff at Eppley Airfield outside Omaha Thursday night when a truck driven by Dealario Koonce, 35, struck the plane’s nose gear, police said. Several crew members suffered minor injuries; no one among the […]

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    Iowa’s Steve King: ‘Happy to hear’ Trump Clarify Immigration Policy

    Rep. Steve King, a staunch critic of illegal immigration, said Friday he’s “happy to hear” Donald Trump clarifying his immigration policy and reiterating his opposition to legal status for undocumented immigrants. King told CNN’s Chris Cuomo on “New Day” that he urged the Republican presidential nominee — whose position on illegal immigration has been called into question this week — to stick to the policies that he proposed during the GOP primary, which included building a border wall and opposing […]

  • ORLANDO, FLORIDA - JUNE 21: A view of the Pulse nightclub main entrance on June 21, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. The Orlando community continues to mourn the victims of the deadly mass shooting at a gay nightclub. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

    Orlando Hospitals Won’t Bill Survivors of Pulse Nightclub Shooting

    After a gunman killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in June, survivors of the massacre faced a new nightmare: mounting medical bills. Orlando Health and Florida Hospital hope to provide some relief to the survivors, and say they will not bill victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The hospitals said Wednesday that survivors of the massacre will not have to pay for their medical expenses, which add up to millions of dollars. In addition to the fatalities, 53 […]

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    Cost of EpiPen: One Senator’s Daughter is Mylan CEO, Another’s Needs Drug

    WASHINGTON  — The incredible increase in the cost of EpiPens, auto-injectors that can stop life-threatening emergencies caused by allergic reactions, has hit home on Capitol Hill, where one Democratic senator whose daughter has allergies has called for action and another Democratic senator’s daughter is CEO of the company responsible for the price hike. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, a Democrat whose daughter relies on EpiPen, urged the Senate Judiciary Committee to investigate the price increase of the medication, calling it […]

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    Oil Billionaire: Trump Didn’t ‘understand’ Simple Fracking Question

    NEW YORK — Donald Trump has promised to “unleash” America’s oil industry, but he recently sounded confused about the raging debate at the heart of the matter. Harold Hamm, the billionaire oil man and one of Trump’s biggest cheerleaders, even said that Trump doesn’t “understand” the issue. The confusion stems from an interview by a Colorado television station last month. The GOP presidential candidate told 9NEWS he could support local attempts to ban fracking — the controversial technology that has […]

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    Italy Earthquake Leaves 73 Dead, Rescuers Racing Against Time

    SALETTA, Italy — A strong, shallow earthquake devastated towns in central Italy early Wednesday, killing at least 73 people and placing rescuers in a desperate race against time to try to rescue survivors from the rubble. Authorities scrambled to mobilize rescue teams, heavy equipment and medical staff into the most devastated areas, remote villages set amid mountainous terrain, which are only accessible by local roads. Italy’s Civil Protection agency said 73 people had been killed in the 6.2 magnitude quake, […]

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    About 1,500 Americans in River Revelry Wash Up in Canada

    You can call this drama “Gone With the Wind,” “Whatever Floats Your Boat,” or “Oh, Canada!” An annual event in Michigan turned into a cross-border headache when blustery winds pushed 1,500 Americans on floatation devices from the US side of the St. Clair River into Canada. Folks were enjoying the annual Port Huron Float Down on the American side of the St. Clair River on Sunday, with people in dinghies, rafts and inner tubes when ill wind made them drift. […]

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    State Department Ordered to Review 15,000 New Clinton Documents in Email Case

    WASHINGTON — A federal judge set a preliminary schedule Monday for the release of nearly 15,000 documents between Hillary Clinton and top aides when she was the secretary of state. The State Department was directed to assess 14,900 documents it received from the FBI as part of the investigation into Clinton’s use of her private email server while she was secretary of state, determine a plan to release the documents and report back to the court September 23. The State […]


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