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WPLG/ABC News
April 25, 2017 - 09:04 am
(TAMARAC, Fla.) -- A trapper in Florida sealed his rescue of an injured alligator with a kiss. The 8-foot alligator was visibly injured and bleeding Sunday while resting on the median strip along a road in Tamarac, Florida, according to authorities. “It appeared that maybe it was hit by a car,...
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ABC News
April 25, 2017 - 08:04 am
(WASHINGTON) -- ABC News has confirmed that the Trump administration has settled on a new appointment for U.S. Secret Service director. Former Marine general and Acting Deputy Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection Randolph "Tex" Alles is the pick for the position, law enforcement and...
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iStock/supparsorn
April 24, 2017 - 22:04 pm
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas has executed Marcel Williams, 52, just after 10:30 PM local time on Monday. His was the second execution of the night, making this the first double execution in the country since 2000. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker had halted Williams' execution while his...
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ABC News
April 24, 2017 - 18:04 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The doctor who was dragged off a United flight by Chicago Department of Aviation security officers earlier this month is preparing for legal action over the incident, his lawyer told ABC News. When asked by ABC News' Linsey Davis in an interview on Monday if Dr. Dao is planning legal...
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WFAA-TV
April 24, 2017 - 17:04 pm
(DALLAS) -- Two people are dead in what is believed to be a murder-suicide at an office building in Dallas, Texas, police said. At approximately 10:45 a.m. local time, officers with the Dallas Police Department responded to reports of an active shooter at the office building in question, police...
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Ryan Ciampoli
April 24, 2017 - 08:04 am
(HARRISON, Ark.) -- Harrowing dash cam video captures the moment a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a moving church bus on a state highway in Arkansas. The footage depicts the small child swinging out from the back door of a church bus on Highway 65 in Harrison, Arkansas, before falling off...
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The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation
April 24, 2017 - 05:04 am
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Elizabeth Thomas’ older sister, Kat Bozeman, said her family has experienced a "roller coaster" of emotions since her sister was returned home on Friday. "It’s a roller coaster. Some days are good you see her more, some days are bad you see her less,” Bozeman told ABC News...
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NASA/Bill Ingalls
April 24, 2017 - 05:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, 57, broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut early Monday, streaking past the 534-day record held by Jeff Williams. The 879-day global record, held by Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, still stands. By the time she...
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