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Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At Age 68

CBS News reports: Representative Elijah Cummings, of Baltimore, died early Thursday at the age of 68, his office said. Cummings passed away at Johns Hopkins Hospital at 2:45 a.m. from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said. He hadn’t returned to work after having a medical procedure that he said would only keep him away for about a week, …

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NEW ORLEANS: Multiple Injuries In Canal Street Hotel Construction Collapse, At Least One Man Dead [VIDEO]

The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports: One person is dead and three are still missing after part of the Hard Rock hotel under construction in downtown New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning with what witnesses described as a rumble and giant cloud of dust. Multiple injuries have been reported, authorities said. One worker said about 45 people were working inside the building. …

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Security Adviser John Bolton

NPR reports: President Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton, the lifelong proponent of American hard power, after months of division between the men over the direction of foreign and national security policy. Trump announced the news on Tuesday in a post on Twitter. Bolton was Trump’s third national security adviser and continued the pattern of departures by advisers …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting In Texas, Multiple Deaths

CBS News reports: Law enforcement says there are multiple gunshot victims in an active shooter incident in west Texas. Police say a suspect hijacked a U.S. mail carrier truck and is driving around Odessa shooting at random people. The suspect was last seen in the area of 38th and Walnut. The Midland Police Department said in a Facebook post there …

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At Least Five Philly Police Shot In Chaotic Scene, Temple University On Lockdown, Shooter Still Active [VIDEO]

CBS Philadelphia reports: At least five Philadelphia police officers were shot in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, where dozens of officers have surrounded the hospital. Mayor Jim Kenney and Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross are heading to Temple University Hospital. Police say the shooting happened on …

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BREAKING: Jeffrey Epstein Dead In Jail Suicide

ABC News reports: Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide in his Manhattan jail early Saturday morning, three law enforcement officials told ABC News. He was being held without bail at the Metropolitan Correctional Center awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy and sex trafficking. He pleaded not guilty to the charges, and a judge said he wouldn’t face trial …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting In Ohio Leaves At Least Nine Dead, Dozens Injured, Gunman Killed By Cops [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: In the second mass shooting in less than 14 hours, at least nine people are dead and more than a dozen wounded after someone opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday, according to police. In addition, the suspected shooter was shot and killed by responding officers. Police said they are only aware of one shooter. Authorities …

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Trump Reacts To El Paso Shooting, 21 Year-Old White Male In Custody, At Least 18 Fatalities, Many Injured

Reuters reports: A lone gunman killed more than a dozen people inside a Walmart on Saturday morning, according to eyewitnesses and officials. Police said one person is in custody and they have ruled out multiple shooters. Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick told Fox News as many as 20 people are dead. At least eleven people were transported to University Medical …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Texas Walmart [VIDEO]

The El Paso Times reports: The El Paso Police Department said Saturday that an active shooting incident was reported at the Walmart in Cielo Vista Mall area.  Police say there are reports of multiple shooters in the attack. A police spokesman said the shooting is still active and said no one will be allowed into the area. Police are conducting …

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Mass Shooting At Mississippi Walmart, At Least 2 Dead

CBS News reports: Four people have been shot, including a police officer at Walmart in Southaven. WKRG sister station, Local 24 News has confirmed that two employees were shot and killed early Tuesday morning, one outside the store, the other inside. According to Baptist DeSoto, the police officer who was shot, was hit in his bullet proof vest and was …

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BREAKING: Labor Secretary Alex Acosta Resigns

The Washington Examiner reports: Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned amid the controversy surrounding his handling, as an assistant U.S. Attorney, of the 2008 prosecution of billionaire Jeffrey Epstein for sex crimes. Democrats have argued that Acosta went easy on Epstein, a politically connected donor who was indicted on sex-trafficking charges on July 8. Acosta has defended his management of Epstein’s …

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Helicopter Crashes Into Manhattan Skyscraper [VIDEO]

NBC News New York reports: The FDNY is responding to a helicopter crash into the roof of a 54-story office building in midtown Manhattan, law enforcement officials tell News 4. The FAA has confirmed there is an accident. A report of the crash at Seventh Avenue and West 49th Street came in shortly before 2 p.m. No other details were …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting In Virginia Beach, At Least Eleven Dead, Multiple Injuries, One Gunman In Custody

The Virginian-Pilot reports: Multiple people were injured by a shooter who has been apprehended at the city’s Municipal Center on Friday afternoon, police said. Master Police Officer Allen Perry confirmed there was a shooter in building 2, which is next door to City Hall. At 4:50 p.m., the Virginia Beach Police Department tweeted that one shooter has been taken into …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At Colorado School [VIDEO]

Denver’s CBS News affiliate reports: Multiple students have been hurt in a shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch Tuesday afternoon and police are actively trying to identify and locate the shooter. Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies have responded to the K-12 charter school at Ridgeline Boulevard and Plaza Drive. The school district confirms students from STEM School Highlands Ranch will be …

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CHARLOTTE: Two Dead In Mass Shooting At University Of North Carolina, Multiple Injuries, Gunman Captured

ABC News reports: Two people have been killed and another four injured after a shooting on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, officials told ABC News. Two of the injured victims were treated for life-threatening injuries. The suspect is in custody, authorities told ABC affiliate WSOC-TV. The suspected shooter is a UNCC male student, the station …

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Trump Expresses Sympathy For San Diego Victims, Calls It “Hate Crime,” Suspect Is 19 Year-Old Male

NBC News reports: Four people were shot, one fatally, when a suspect with an “AR-type assault weapon” opened fire at a San Diego County synagogue, according to local authorities. Four patients were taken to Palomar Health Medical Center Hospital around 12:30 p.m., spokesman Derryl Acosta said. One victim, an older woman, later died, and a young woman and two older …

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BREAKING: Mass Shooting At San Diego Synagogue

ABC News reports: San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies are responding to a shooting at a synagogue in Poway, California, Saturday afternoon. The incident was reported at the Congregation Chabad loated at 16934 Chabad Way, the San Diego County Sheriff Office Twitter account reported. A man has been detained for questioning in connection to the shooting, the San Diego County Sheriff’s …

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French Officials Walk Back Claim Of Total Loss Of Notre Dame, Interior Relatively Unscathed, Bell Towers Saved

The Hill reports: Fire officials said late Monday that Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was saved from “total destruction” after a massive fire broke out, engulfing much of the building and destroying its iconic spire and stained-glass windows. The blaze spread to the cathedral’s two rectangular towers Monday evening but was later contained. The news that the building has been …

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Notre Dame Cathedral Likely A Total Loss, Scramble To Save Artwork, “Nothing Will Remain From The Frame”

USA Today reports: The fire burned for hours, virtually unabated despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters. The flames continued to glow when darkness fell. “A special mission has been launched to try to save all works of art that can be saved,” Emmanuel Grégoire, first deputy to the mayor of Paris, said on French TV. “Everything is burning, nothing …

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PARIS: Fire Engulfs Notre Dame Cathedral [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: A fire broke out at Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday afternoon, a spokesman from the fire department said. Smoke could be seen billowing out from the top of the medieval cathedral, as flames lept out besides its two bell towers, a Reuters witness said. A major operation was under way, the fire department added, while …

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