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Manhunt underway in Seattle after shooting kills one, injures six others: Police

kali9/iStock(SEATTLE) — Authorities in Seattle are searching for suspects after one person was gunned down and at least six others were wounded outside a McDonald’s on Wednesday evening.More than a dozen police cruisers and ambulances responded to the scene in downtown Seattle at around 5 p.m. local time amid reports of shots fired and multiple…read more »

Large storm system moving across US, bringing snow, ice, heavy rain

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A storm system is developing in the Central U.S. with icy and snowy conditions to the north and heavy rain and even thunderstorms in the South. On Wednesday, up to 6 inches of snow fell in Northern Missouri and up to 4 inches fell in Southern Minnesota. Freezing rain and sleet…read more »

Passenger on ‘Oasis of the Seas’ cruise ship dies after going overboard

RobertsGalleries/iStock(NEW YORK) — A passenger on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship “Oasis of the Seas” has died after going overboard in Puerto Rico. A team of divers from the Puerto Rico Police and the San Juan Municipal Police recovered the body of a Florida man who had gone overboard while the ship was docked in…read more »

Black teens in Texas face suspension over their dreadlocks

Sandy Arnold(NEW YORK) — A Texas high school is in the spotlight after parents of two students said their sons face in-school suspension and other disciplinary action for refusing to cut their dreadlocks. The controversy, which critics say is rooted in racial insensitivity and policies crafted by the school board in the majority white town,…read more »

Suspects wanted to create ‘civil war’ by attacking Richmond gun rally: Prosecutors

traveler1116/iStock(RICHMOND, Va.) — A former Canadian Armed Forces reservist accused of plotting an attack at a pro-gun rally in Virginia with two alleged white supremacists was ordered to remain in federal custody on Wednesday after a judge called him “a very dangerous person.” Patrik Mathews, 27, who authorities say entered the country illegally last year,…read more »

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