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ABC News
December 12, 2019 - 8:23 pm
(JERSEY CITY) -- As bullets whizzed by within inches of him, David Lax said he dove to the floor of a Jewish deli in Jersey City, New Jersey, and when two suspected killers dressed in black barged through the door with guns blazing, he thought his life was about to end. "I'm just thankful that I...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
SKY News
December 12, 2019 - 7:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior lawmakers announced a tentative agreement Thursday on an almost $1.4 trillion government-wide spending bill that would stave off a federal shutdown next weekend and split the differences on a number of contentious issues. The handshake agreement was announced by the...
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December 12, 2019 - 7:21 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A Connecticut judge has set a trial date for families of victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre to face the manufacturer whose guns were used in the deadly 2012 shooting. The trial is set to take place September 2021, nearly a decade after 20-year-old Adam Lanza stormed into the...
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December 12, 2019 - 5:53 pm
(ERIE COUNTY, Ohio) -- What looks like a small little pinecone on your Christmas tree may actually be something you don't want in your house. The state of Ohio put out an interesting warning for the holiday season about potential insects that could be waiting to hatch inside your home. Erie County...
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December 12, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(TAMARAC, Fla.) -- A deputy sheriff was fired after being seen on cell phone video allegedly slamming a teenage boy's face on the pavement. Broward County, Florida, Sheriff Gregory Tony announced Wednesday that Christopher Krickovich was terminated for excessive force despite the state's...
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December 12, 2019 - 3:30 pm
(PENSACOLA, Fla.) -- Federal investigators have determined that the shooting at a Florida air base that killed three people was likely a "terror" attack inspired by radical Islamic ideology, three sources briefed on the ongoing investigation told ABC News. On Dec. 6, Mohammed Alshamrani, 21, a...
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December 12, 2019 - 12:16 pm
(JERSEY CITY, N.J.) -- Religious writings on hate could be key to learning what motivated a pair of rifle-wielding suspects to kill three people in an attack on a Jewish market in Jersey City, New Jersey, after they allegedly gunned down a police detective in a cemetery, law enforcement sources...
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December 12, 2019 - 11:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has proposed a new resource to serve as a suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. FCC chairman Ajit Pai formally proposed the three digit number, 988, during an Open Commission Meeting on Thursday. Under the new proposal, calls...
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December 12, 2019 - 11:44 am
(HOUSTON) -- As the manhunt continues for a 21-year-old fatal hit-and-run driver, who allegedly killed a Texas sergeant during a traffic stop, a "Blue Alert" was issued on Wednesday for the fugitive's whereabouts. Tavores Dewayne Henderson is wanted by the Harris County Police Department for mowing...
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ABC News
December 12, 2019 - 8:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- Arctic air is moving over the Great Lakes and the Northeast Thursday morning, bringing bitter cold wind chills and heavy lake effect snow from Michigan to New York. In Western New York, more than 9 inches of snow fell in Erie County Wednesday due to the lake effect. Roads were slick...
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