• Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

    Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

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    Emergency crews responded to the scene of the F-16D Fighting Falcon, extricated one pilot, and were in the process of removing the second pilot, CBS News reported . The jet, a Thunderbird F-16, flipped over on the runway, according to FOX 8 . "The United States Air Force Thunderbirds were conducting a single-ship familiarization flight on Friday June 23, 2017 ", The US Air Force Thunderbirds said on their Facebook page .
  • Family of Sam DuBose demands another retrial, calls for peaceful protest

    Family of Sam DuBose demands another retrial, calls for peaceful protest

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    Today (June 23) marks the third time in a week that a police officer has avoided a conviction after killing a Black person. While Ghiz declared a mistrial , Tensing - seated at the defense table in front of her - initially stared straight ahead without responding, and then put his head down, rubbing his eyes with his left hand.
  • Thousands in Minnesota protest the Philando Castile shooting verdict

    Thousands in Minnesota protest the Philando Castile shooting verdict

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    Allysza Castile , Philando's 24-year-old sister, said after the verdict was announced that she hadn't spoken much in the last year because she gets emotional concerning her brother's death. Last summer, another demonstration on I-94 in response to Castile's shooting led to over 100 arrests or citations after protesters threw rocks, bricks, bottles and fireworks at police.
  • Ernst: allow 'time period' for 'feedback' on Senate GOP's health care bill

    Ernst: allow 'time period' for 'feedback' on Senate GOP's health care bill

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    I don't know where he stands on it. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, deadpanned to NBC News. Pundits describe the process as a striking departure from Congressional norms. For his part, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told reporters this week that "nobody is hiding the ball here" and people are "free to ask anybody anything".
  • Police Dash-cam Video Released in Shooting of Philando Castile

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    While the video shows the shooting of Castile , who was black, it does not show what happened in the auto or what Yanez actually saw . The video was played during Yanez's trial. Officer Yanez is then heard yelling profanity, as he directs his partner to get Castile's four-year-old daughter, whom was sitting in the backseat "out of here".
  • Black off-duty St. Louis officer shot by white officer

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    That's when another officer arrived - and fired at the off-duty cop, striking him in the arm, the report said. The news comes after authorities released dash cam footage on Tuesday of Philando Castile's shooting by St. That suspect and another one were taken into custody. His assailant, who is white, is 36 years old and has been with the department for eight years. An investigation revealed that the off-duty officer heard the chaos resulting from the high-speed chase and crash near his ...
  • West Virginia: Cindy's remnants raise flood threat

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    Cindy is the second tropical storm to form during the Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1. Fort Walton Beach spokeswoman Jo Soria said fallen trees hit houses and cars in what she called "pockets of wind damage" in two or three residential neighborhoods.
  • Crowd catches teen falling from park ride; no serious injury

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    She was taken to Albany Medical Centre in a stable condition with no serious injuries, The Warren County Sheriff's office said. Thankfully, a group of park guests and security people were below to catch her. A witness, Loren Lent , said it was a slow-moving chair ride that goes through the park and that a young teenage girl was hanging from a chair by just her arms and head.
  • Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill

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    Democrats and other critics of the Senate GOP measure said the bill's feature phasing out costly aspects of Medicaid over time could eventually strip millions of low-income earners of health insurance. That will happen in 2022 when federal matching rates hit an 80 percent trigger in the 2013 state law authorizing expansion. The AHCA slashes Medicaid funding, which will cripple efforts to battle the opioid epidemic , and it would shift major costs to the states.
  • Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

    Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

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    Many Democrats are seething with disappointment. The Democrats threw everything they had at it, making it the costliest congressional race in American history, and still came up short. That doesn't mean Republicans can expect cakewalks. Meanwhile Handel upped hers by 96,000, three times more than her Democratic opponent. Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated.