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Indiana teacher released from hospital after being shot while stopping school shooting

An Indiana science teacher was released from the hospital on Saturday, a day after he was shot while tackling a student who opened fire inside a classroom. Jason Seaman, who was praised by President Trump and Vice President Pence for his “courageous action” inside a classroom at Noblesville West Middle School on Friday, was discharged from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. ...

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Storm Alberto prompts emergency declarations in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi

Empty beaches and low-hanging clouds are seen on Friday at Fort Lauderdale Beach in southern Florida.  (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) The governors of Alabama, Florida and Mississippi have each declared a state of emergency in their states as Subtropical Storm Alberto spreads north and west. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey made the declaration for 40 counties. Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a ...

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Civilians who shot restaurant gunman say they stopped threat

OKLAHOMA CITY –  The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine a motive behind the Thursday night attack that wounded four people, according to Oklahoma ...

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Powerful cyclone lashes into Arabian Peninsula, killing at least 5

Debris litter a beach after Cyclone Mekunu in Salalah, Oman, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula early Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain, cutting off power lines, officials said. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)  (Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) SALALAH, Oman –  Cyclone Mekunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula early Saturday, drenching ...

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California woman survives 700-foot plunge off highway

San Bernardino County firefighters went down the mountain to rescue a woman after her steep plunge.  (San Bernardino County Fire Department ) A California woman survived a perilous 700-foot plunge after her car went off a highway in the San Bernardino Mountains on Thursday night. California Highway Patrol Officer Juan Quintero told the San Bernardino County Sun that the unidentified ...

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The best way to grill corn? With the husks still on

There’s only a few weeks before summer ends: Don’t spend them grilling sub-par corn.  (iStock) When it comes to end-of-summer cooking, all we want to do is grill, grill, and grill some more. Which generally means corn with every meal, because you pretty much can’t have a cookout without grilled corn on the cob. But when it comes to making grilled corn, ...

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Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to NYPD, expected to face charges connected to alleged sexual assault

Film producer Harvey Weinstein arrives at the 1st Precinct in Manhattan in New York, U.S., May 25, 2018.  (Reuters) Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to the New York City Police Department Friday and is expected to face criminal charges connected to a sexual assault investigation. Weinstein arrived in a black SUV and didn’t reply as news crews ...

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Police: 2 shot at Oklahoma restaurant; suspect dead

OKLAHOMA CITY –  A man armed with a pistol walked into an Oklahoma City restaurant at the dinner hour Thursday and opened fire, wounding two customers, before being shot dead by a handgun-carrying civilian in the parking lot, police said. The shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. at Louie’s On The Lake, a restaurant on Lake Hefner in the Oklahoma capital. ...

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