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July 22, 2018

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The Latest: Authorities say 1 killed in LA market standoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on an active police situation at a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles (all times local): 7:25 Authorities say a woman was fatally wounded when a gunman being chased by police in Los Angeles fled into a supermarket and took hostages. The gunman, who was not identified, surrendered following a

Kavanaugh: Watergate tapes decision may have been wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided. Kavanaugh was taking part in a roundtable discussion with other lawyers when

Officer faces police charges in black man’s chokehold death

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has begun disciplinary proceedings against a white officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man who gasped, “I can’t breathe.” A police spokesman says departmental charges were presented Friday to Officer Daniel Pantaleo. NYPD officials had said they’d start the disciplinary process against

Cargo train derails in Worcester

WORCESTER (WHDH) – A trail derailed in Worcester Saturday morning. The cargo train was too tall to fit under a bridge, authorities said. The crash caused the rails to break, derailing 15 cars. The engineer was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Inspectors say the bridge is safe despite its slight damage. Source: WHDH

Survivors recount deadly Missouri duck boat sinking

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — “Grab the baby!” Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman’s family members. A huge wave hit, scattering passengers on the vessel known as a duck boat into Table

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