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Corrections officer allegedly attacked at Florida prison with coronavirus outbreak

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Inmates allegedly attacked a Florida Department of Corrections officer at a state prison Sunday afternoon before other prisoners and officers were able to rescue him, a report said. The officer sustained non-life-threatening injuries. FLORIDA PROTESTER ENCASES HANDS IN CONCRETE NEAR GOVERNOR’S MANSION, CALLS TO ...

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South braces for second round of tornadoes, high winds and flooding with millions at risk

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Tens of millions of people in the South are facing a severe weather threat one week after tornadoes killed at least 36 people across the region. The National Weather Services’ Storm Prediction Center said tornadoes and severe thunderstorms are expected from late Sunday morning into the overnight hours. “Another Sunday that we have some ...

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This Day in History: April 19

On this day, April 19 … 1995: A truck bomb destroys the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Okla., killing 168 people. (Bomber Timothy McVeigh, who prosecutors said planned the attack as revenge for the Waco siege of two years earlier, would be convicted of federal murder charges and executed in 2001.) Also on this day: 1775: The ...

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Climate-driven 'megadrought' is emerging in Western US, study says

The American West may be entering into a “megadrought” worse than any in the historical record, a new climate study from Columbia University suggested. With the region suffering a prolonged string of dry years starting in 2000, scientists have been warning for years that climate change may be pushing toward a longer-term drought. While there have been some wet years — like ...

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Tennessee Uber driver delivers meals from local restaurants to hospital workers during coronavirus outbreak

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.  A Tennessee Uber driver raised nearly $12,000 and used the money to buy food from local restaurants that are struggling during the coronavirus outbreak, then delivered the meals to hospital workers on the front lines. Tammy Rivera of Memphis told Fox News on Friday that ...

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