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Kansas water park victim decapitated

Authorities have yet to explain how it happened. Caleb died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, while riding the Verruckt, a water slide that's billed as the world's largest, at the Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. "But this is affirming", she said. But she said that she was feeling guilty when a family is hurting so badly. She said the family rode Verruckt twice in one day a couple of weeks ago.

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Trump Tower climber held after high-rise drama

He was described by the Daily News as a "bonehead" and "crackpot" while the New York Post called him a "kook". Trump sent out tweets on various subjects Wednesday, but by early evening had not tweeted about the climber . In a unusual turn of events, the unidentified man in the video calls on viewers to vote for Trump. He ended the video by showing support toward Trump's presidential campaign.

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Boy Who Died On World's Tallest Water Slide Suffered Fatal Neck Injury

The two women riding in the raft with Caleb suffered minor facial injuries. Riders must be at least 4-feet-6 inches tall, and those in each raft must total between 400 and 550 pounds, according to the park website . "It was very devastating, very devastating news and like I said, we have children around the same age and had anything ever happened, I just can't even fathom what I would be going through", Erica said.

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Southern Illinoisans react to Blagojevich re-sentencing

As the hearing came to an end, he shook his head and brushed his mouth with his hand as he collapsed back into his seat, saying something inaudible. The Chicago Tribune reports both of his daughters burst into tears after hearing the judge's decision.

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Obama administration declares Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico

The state's done a very good job controlling other mosquito-borne viruses, [like] chikungunya and dengue fever. The previously marked zone north of downtown Miami is an area less than one-square mile. As the mosquito that can carry Zika becomes more prevalent in Shelby County this summer, it will be essential for Shelby County citizens to take the appropriate precautions to reduce their risk of mosquito bites and possible transmission of Zika.

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He learned golf with branch

I can't answer the question. It seems silly at this point to debate whether or not golf should be in the Olympics. Also grew up and I remember watching speed skating a little bit. "I would never have heard the last of it", he smiled. Although the men's tournament is being played this week at the Olympic Golf Course, Lovelady, 29, was on site to practice and play, one of the neat aspects to the event that saw a smattering of the women at the venue Monday.

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Hatch police officer killed during traffic stop; 3 arrested

Dona Ana County authorities say a Hatch police officer has been shot during a traffic stop. A police officer has died after a shooting during a traffic stop in New Mexico on Friday, according to officials. He was also taken to the hospital for treatment. Three suspects are in custody in the incident after a high-speed chase which involved what KOAT-TV described as "a multi-jurisdiction response, including air response from Border Patrol".

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Attorney: Court's ruling is justice for Dassey

A federal judge in Wisconsin overturned Dassey's conviction and life sentence from prison within 90 days. The state Department of Justice, which handled the case, declined to comment Friday. In an interview with Variety , Dassey's lawyer Steven Drizin said that " Making a Murderer " has "raised serious concerns about how police officers interrogate suspects, particularly youthful suspects" and has also served to "educate people about the problem of false and coerced confessions".

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Man Arrested After 2 Georgia Teens Fatally Shot in the Head

Though police declined to specify exactly what led them to pursue Hazelwood as a suspect, it was a combination of physical evidence, electronic evidence, interviews and old-school police works that resulted in the arrest, Frommer said . Henderson was a rising senior at Roswell High School and was described by her mother as "whip-smart, funny, sassy and strong". The medical examiner's findings now confirm that both died from a gunshot.

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Union calls for resignation of mayor amid strip poker claim

One clip "contains audio of a conversation between participants involved in a strip poker game that occurred in Silva's bedroom", the statement read. According to prosecutors, the audio recording indicated that the participants - who were naked - did not want to be recorded. The Republican mayor was reportedly arrested at the very youth camp where the abuse allegedly took place, in full view of all in attendance.

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Police charge United States teen over dramatic Trump Tower climb

Initially, it was not known why he was doing this, but it later came to be light that the man wanted to meet the Republican Presidential candidate, Donald Trump . It remains unclear whether legal action will be taken against Rogata. Around 6:30 p.m., NYPD helped pull the man inside the building. Police said they did not believe the man meant to harm anyone.

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Making A Murderer Subject Brendan Dassey's Conviction Overturned

At the teenager's trial in Dane County, Wisconsin, the jury deliberated for four hours, finding Dassey guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, second-degree sexual assault, and mutilation of a corpse. Legal observers have said they expected that Duffin's ruling, if it was in Dassey's favor, would be appealed . The court ruled Dassey's confession was "involuntary" and was based on "false promises" by interrogators, "Dassey's age and intellectual deficits", according to ABC 12.

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Louisiana Gov. declares state of emergency due to severe flooding

Some areas got more than 10 inches of rain overnight. Trapped at the hotel by flood water and running low on chocolate covered grahams. The storms are taking advantage of unusually moist air draped over the region, with precipitable water values as high as 2.8 inches, close to record levels, forecasters said.

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'Making A Murderer' Subject Brendan Dassey's Conviction Has Been Overturned

Dassey's current appeal was filed before " Making a Murderer " first aired, but the series has led to increased public scrutiny of the case as well as a swell of public support for Dassey and Avery. Duffin wrote that state courts had "unreasonably found that the investigators never made Dassey any promises" during an interrogation in March 2006.

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Brendan Dassey Of 'Making A Murderer' Has Conviction Quashed

Dassey's testimony was a crucial piece of evidence used to convict his uncle, Steven Avery, of first-degree murder. Making a Murderer highlighted how Kachinsky did not attempt to fight for Dassey's innocence or even try to call attention to the way the confession was obtained and whether it should be considered valid or not.

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Heavy rain, street flooding causes rescues, school closings

Numerous parishes in Louisiana are under water, and the governor has declared a state of emergency due to flooding. Additional rainfall amounts of 3-5 inches, with a few higher amounts, are possible, the NWS said. "I'm already seeing housing taking on water". In south Alabama, a flood watch was in effect Friday as rain continued in the Mobile area. The flooding closed many schools in the Baton Rouge area, including Louisiana State University.

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Southeast Louisiana floods prompt rescues

He went under the water. His wife told Hansford that it's the highest she's seen the creek in the 48 years she's lived there. To the west, in the town of Zachary, several kids had be rescued after their bus swerved off a flooded road and drove into a ditch, the paper reported.

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Stephen Colbert readying live election night cable special (with swearing)

While Nevins classed the news as a "half-announcement" because the deal has not been finalized yet, he noted, "I think it's gonna happen - Stephen wants to do it, I want to do it, the studio wants to do it". On Wednesday, CBS announced that Colbert will take his show live again for two of the three debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, on September 26 and October 19, and for the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine on October 4.

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More than 20 passengers, crew hurt in JetBlue turbulence

In an email to the Globe , Dr. Alan H. Lee, an orthopedic surgeon on Flight 429, said his laptop almost hit the ceiling when the turbulence caused a sudden drop in altitude. "Everybody was crying and screaming. The plane was like a disaster". Derek Lindhal, a passenger on the flight, tweeted sayinghe saw passengers lifted off their seats and into the air, causing several injuries.

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Perseid meteor shower 'outburst' this week - here's how to watch

It occurs every year between mid-July and late August. An "outburst" of this kind has not been seen since 2009. NASA is predicting the Perseid "outburst" this year will double the normal rates on August 11 and 12. Thick clouds will spoil stargazers' efforts to view the Perseid meteor shower on Thursday night, but better viewing conditions are expected on Friday night.

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Stone Brewing to Open Hotel Dedicated to Craft Beer

Upon check-in, guests will immediately be presented with a free beer, and from there they can scope out three hotel bars that will feature "an incredibly wide array" of Stone beers on tap (along with frequent tappings of rare and limited brews).

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Clinton, Kaine Expected to Release New Tax Returns

Mr Trump's comments were the latest in a long line that showed he did not have the temperament to be president, she said . LISA DESJARDINS: Others charged Trump was indeed inciting violence. It includes a website where she lists dozens of high-profile Republicans and Independents who have endorsed her. They included Carlos Gutierrez, the former Commerce Secretary, and John Negroponte, the former Director of National Intelligence.

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Clinton: Trump's words could have 'tremendous consequences'

Does that sound like a threat or call to violence? Trump had said that Clinton, if elected, would "abolish" the Second Amendment to the Constitution, which establishes the right to "keep and bear arms". The former CT congressman praised Clinton for her willingness to work with House Republicans and Democrats and for being "solution-oriented". The person was believed to be an animal rights protester.

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Louisiana Governor Declares State Of Emergency As Floodwaters Rise

His name has not been released, but Browning said he's believed to be from the area. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported its maritime division evacuated residents in Central Woods subdivision due to high water. He also said that flooding downstream in Ascension Parish is a threat, as those swollen rivers will be slow to drain into Lake Maurepas. The Louisiana town of Livingston was pounded with 10.5 inches of rain from Thursday night into Friday; the MS town of Gloster ...

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Turbulent JetBlue flight sends 24 to hospital

The high turbulence caused oxygen masks to come down on to the passenger's seats. WClear-air turbulence can occur during changes in atmospheric pressure, or when the plane interacts with fast-moving air currents called jet streams .

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Clinton Accuses Trump of Selling Michigan Short

The release appeared to be aimed at drawing renewed attention to Donald Trump's refusal to release his own tax records. Clinton has been highly critical of Trump for his failure to disclose personal financial information, hinting it is because he does not pay a very high percentage of his income in taxes and that he may not be as wealthy as he says he is.

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Katie Ledecky swims into history with 4th Olympic gold

The next closest swimmer was nearly a body length behind her. A three-time Olympian and seven-time Olympic medalist, Schmitt won her second medal of the 2016 Rio Games; she is only swimming in relays in Rio. "I think all of Kazakhstan will be drinking tonight", said Balandin, who won in 2:07.46. "This is my last one", Michael said to reporters, as some were skeptical that he might un-retire, like he did after hanging up his swimming goggles following the 2012 Olympics, per The Daily Beast .

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Activists protest nuclear weapons on anniversary of bombings

He also called for legal assessment of the nuclear bombings of the Japanese cities. And while Obama called for reducing the role of nuclear weapons in our national security strategy, he now plans for a trillion dollar binge spending program over the next 30 years to "modernize" the USA nuclear arsenal and production facilities.

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Donald Trump Admitted He Made A Mistake And There's Proof

Pence said. The footage shows what is likely stacks of currency-though the tape is a bit blurry-and we hear a narrator speaking about the transfer. "It's a military tape". Mr Trump first discussed the Iran video on Wednesday, telling supporters at a rally in Daytona Beach, Florida: "I'll never forget the scene this morning".

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Hillary Clinton's Tax Return Shows 10% Giving Rate in 2015

By opening up her IRS documents again, as presidential candidates from both parties have done for some four decades, Clinton may tiresome the effect of any attacks over her lucre. Bucking decades of tradition , however, Trump has refused to release his tax returns. Donald Trump offered a fatalistic assessment of his personal and political future on Thursday, saying he will not abandon the controversial style that fueled his ascent despite lagging poll numbers and a string of ...

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JetBlue flight turbulence sends 24 to hospital

According to a jetBlue spokesperson, flight 429 from Boston to Sacramento, Calif. was diverted to Rapid City Regional Airport, landing at around 7:30 p.m. Twenty-two passengers and two crew members were injured and taken to a hospital. The good news is that while we can't always trust the weather, the flight crew handled the whole thing like pros.

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Federal court orders release of man featured in 'Murderer'

Making a Murderer follows the legal struggles of Steven Avery who spent almost two decades in jail for a rape he did not commit. Kratz has said a lot of evidence was left out of the " Making a Murderer " series, and he wants his side of the story told.

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Clinton will release 2015 tax returns within days

Clinton explained some of the policies she has developed over the last year-and-a-half, beginning in the primary with Vermont Sen. During this afternoon's speech Clinton gave further detail on her economic plan, saying that the turnaround at the factory where she was speaking could happen across the board, if America "puts our minds to it and supports manufacturing".

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Consultant: I was searched before lunch with AG

Prosecutors said she illegally leaked secret grand jury information because she wanted to get revenge against a political foe. Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from WHYY's Katie Colaneri . Farber implied the testimony Morrow provided Thursday, claiming Kane had knowledge about the documents that were exchanged, can not be trusted since he lied previously under oath.

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Vikings wrap up training camp, move on to Cincinnati

But even one play against Brown could be too much for Slay. The Bengals held joint practices with the New York Giants. "There's been no residual (problem) from the thumb, so it's just another preseason game for me". If there are any significant developments that come from the practices today and tomorrow, we will have them here for you. Veteran football writer Peter King is on his annual training camp tour and has visited a dozen teams during his travels.


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