Members of the defense team for Paul Manafort, from left, Kevin Downing, Richard Westling, and Thomas Zehnle, walk to federal court for closing arguments in the trial of the former Trump campaign chairman, in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 15, 2018 - 10:41 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments in the former Trump campaign chairman's financial fraud trial. The government's case boils down to "...
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ABC News
August 15, 2018 - 8:51 am
(NEW YORK) -- The Northeast is finally getting a break from rain Wednesday and Thursday, but a new storm is on the way for Friday with more heavy rain. A deluge Tuesday morning left more than 7 inches of rain in just four hours in Pulaski, New York, while Seneca County, New York, got almost 9...
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Spencer and Jessica Christiansen
August 15, 2018 - 8:35 am
(ALTA, Wyo.) -- Out of fuel for fire and battling frostbite, a young couple says they were prepared to die when emergency officers rescued them from a freezing-cold ice cave over the weekend. Spencer and Jessica Christiansen were soaking wet and fighting hypothermia when rescue workers pulled them...
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ABC News
August 15, 2018 - 8:09 am
(PARKLAND, Fla.) -- Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students are headed back to class today in Parkland, Florida, six months after 17 people were killed in a shooting. Some of the students returning spent the summer working as full-time activists and traveling across the country with "March...
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August 14, 2018 - 9:22 pm
(VANCOUVER, Wash.) -- Prosecutors in Washington will consider charging an 18-year-old woman who pushed her teenage friend off a bridge, sending her plummeting 60 feet to the river below and leaving her with multiple injuries, officials said Tuesday. Clark County Major Crimes unit investigators...
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Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority
August 14, 2018 - 7:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly 11 months after Hurricane Maria, 100 percent of the customers that lost power due to the storm have access to the grid as they now have electricity. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) confirmed to ABC News that two families in the mountainous area of Ponce were...
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August 14, 2018 - 6:54 pm
(BALTIMORE) -- Baltimore police officer Arthur Williams, seen on video repeatedly punching a civilian, has been charged with first and second-degree assault, as well as misconduct of an officer, for the Aug. 11 incident, Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced at a press conference Tuesday...
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August 14, 2018 - 11:28 am
(EL PASO, Texas) -- When a car careened toward a woman and students outside a Texas elementary school, she put herself in front of the children before being struck and killed, according to the school district. The woman and three students were struck by a driver who had apparently hit the...
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August 14, 2018 - 10:33 am
(NEW YORK) -- It has been a rainy summer in the Northeast and the entire East Coast with more flash flooding possible Tuesday. There was more flash flooding Monday as Jonestown, Pennsylvania, received 7.7 inches of rain , while the area around Brick, New Jersey, received 7.83 inches. The same areas...
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Spencer Police
August 14, 2018 - 10:16 am
(PAXTON, Mass.) -- A former Worcester County, Massachusetts, prosecutor died suddenly after a crowbar crashed through his windshield Monday. John Madaio was driving his SUV in the town of Spencer when a crowbar that was kicked-up or fell from another car crashed through the windshield, the Spencer...
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