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August 07, 2020 - 12:47 pm
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- The white father and son accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery, who was Black and was jogging down a Georgia street, are looking to have bond set and two charges dropped, according to new court documents. Attorneys for the son, Travis McMichael, 34,...
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August 07, 2020 - 9:02 am
By DANIEL MANZO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Another round of summer storms is getting ready to impact parts of the eastern U.S. Friday as more than one million people are still without power in the region. This comes after a week that saw Tropical Storm Isaias hit the East Coast, downing thousands of...
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August 07, 2020 - 7:16 am
By AMANDA MAILE and MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- One of the first U.S. cruises to resume sailing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic was cut short after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19. The 63 passengers and crew aboard the UnCruise Adventures' ship were just three days into their...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:32 am
By ANDY FIES, ABC News (STURGIS, S.D.) -- Despite concerns about large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 250,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from around the country are expected to roll into western South Dakota for the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally beginning Friday and lasting...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:26 am
By QUINN OWEN and KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The number of unauthorized crossing attempts by migrants at the southern border increased in July when President Donald Trump's administration used a controversial public health order to rapidly send them back, citing COVID-19 concerns...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:24 am
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has ordered some residents to wear masks, bowing to political pressure as COVID-19 infection rates continue to shatter records in the state which saw 1,775 new cases in a single day. Reeves made the announcement on Tuesday as the...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:19 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 712,000 people worldwide. More than 19.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:15 am
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Large portions of Manhattan in New York City are without power Friday morning as at least 1.3 million people are still without power along the East Coast after Isaias wreaked havoc on the region earlier this week. Con Edison, the city's main power company...
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August 07, 2020 - 6:00 am
By ERIC NOLL and HALEY YAMADA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Man and man's best friend have been reunited after the Apple Fire in California. Greg Skeens thought he had seen the last of his Blue Heeler, Buck, when the dog took off running into hills as firefighters arrived to battle the flames surrounding...
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August 07, 2020 - 5:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as “political manipulation." The twin executive orders issued Thursday — one for each app...
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