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Amazon can now deliver packages to your car

ABC(NEW YORK) — Amazon’s latest delivery service will let customers receive packages inside their parked cars, the company announced Tuesday, giving ABC’s “Good Morning America” an exclusive first look. The latest iteration of Amazon Key — the service launched last November that allows a delivery person to drop a package off inside customers’ homes — …

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Toronto officer praised for ‘terrific policing’ after arresting van attack suspect without firing shot

Handout via Storyful(TORONTO) — A Toronto police officer who confronted the man accused of plowing into pedestrians with a van Monday has been praised by officials for how he was able to apprehend the suspect without firing a single shot. Dramatic video taken by an onlooker shows the moment the officer gets out of his …

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Manhunt underway for person of interest in shooting of 2 Dallas police officers, civilian

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — A manhunt is underway for a person of interest in the North Dallas shooting that injured two police officers and a civilian at a Home Depot, authorities said. 911 dispatchers received a call to go to the Home Depot shortly after 4:12 p.m., Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said in a press conference …

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Dead man’s girlfriend says police use of his finger in an effort to unlock iPhone after they killed him is ‘disgusting’

Largo Police(LARGO, Fla.) — After Linus Phillip Jr., 30, was killed by a police officer after he was stopped at a gas station in Largo, Florida, for heavily tinted car windows. Authorities went to the funeral home recently in an effort to use his finger to unlock his phone as part of an investigation, Phillip’s …

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Ag economist says a corn rally possible

A University of Illinois ag economist says there could be significantly lower corn production this year, “I do see corn setting up for a possible rally. There’s a very bullish outlook currently. Monitoring the weekly (USDA) planting progress reports is going to be important in the next few weeks.” Todd Hubbs says corn consumption continues to …

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Senate Dems ask Perdue for help with Farm Bill partisan divide

Several Democrats on the Senate Ag Committee asked Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue to help calm the waters and the partisan divide over the House Ag Farm bill that was approved last week along party lines. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar shared her concern with Perdue at the committee hearing Tuesday on the ‘state of rural America.’ …

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Pruitt says hardship waivers are not subjectively granted

The EPA administrator says so-called hardship waivers are not granted subjectively.  Scott Pruitt says granting the controversial waivers for Renewable Volume Obligations is under statutory constraint. Speaking Tuesday at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting Washington Watch, Pruitt said even if a refinery is part of a large company, waivers are considered plant by plant …

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A warm-up ahead for the Heartland

A slow-moving storm will drift northward along the Atlantic Seaboard, reaching New England on Thursday. Additional rainfall associated with the storm could reach 1 to 2 inches in the middle and northern Atlantic States. Meanwhile, a smaller disturbance will trail the initial storm, following a similar path across the Plains, South, and East, and delivering …

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Hog futures down on pork supply, demand pressure

  Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were mixed, mostly lower on a lack of follow through buying and position squaring ahead of this week’s widespread direct cash business. Also, while beef was higher at midday, it wasn’t up to the degree it had been in previous sessions. April was down $.62 at $121.10 and …

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Trump administration to decide fate of nearly 9,000 Nepalis in US with humanitarian protection

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Pema Lama was at work in New York City three years ago when the 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck her home country of Nepal. Over the next four days, she didn’t sleep or eat as she tried to reach her children from more than 7,000 miles away. “Finally, finally my son called me,” …

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Husband of woman killed on Southwest flight: ‘I immediately thought of the kids’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Michael Riordan met his wife Jennifer in a shopping mall 29 years ago. He was 17 years old. She was just 15. Last week, Michael’s world changed when he learned Jennifer had been killed on Southwest Flight 1380 after an engine failed 32,000 feet above the ground on April 17. Jennifer, …

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Stoneman Douglas school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz found to be indigent, will keep public defender

Amy Beth Bennett-Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Florida Judge Elizabeth Scherer has found Nikolas Cruz to be indigent and the 19-year-old will keep his public defender, the State Attorney’s Office told ABC News today. Cruz is accused of fatally shooting 17 students and staff of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14. …

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Firefighter rescues baby deer from brush fire

Monroe County BOCC/Facebook(MONROE COUNTY, Fla.) When Jen Shockley Brack saw a baby deer running for its life, she jumped into the flames to save the endangered Key deer fawn. “I wasn’t scared. I saw his big eyes and he was so scared and trembling, I just had to get him,” Shockley Brack told ABC News. …

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High school golfer attacked by goose

iStock/Thinkstock(ADRIAN, Mich.) — Birdies on the golf course are usually a good thing. Just not when that bird is a very angry goose. At a high school golf tournament in Adrian, Michigan, a Blissfield High School foursome had teed off and was walking down a fairway where a goose was sitting on an egg in …

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Waffle House shooting hero honored by Tennessee lawmakers in emotional ceremony

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — In an emotional ceremony Tuesday at the Tennessee Capitol, lawmakers gave James Shaw Jr., the man who stopped the deadly attack a Waffle House in a Nashville suburb, a standing ovation for his bravery. “You were confronted with the most unspeakable evil imaginable and you acted with the utmost honor, …

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Two Dallas police officers shot and critically wounded, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — Two Dallas Police officers have been shot and critically wounded, the Dallas Police Department wrote on Twitter. A civilian was also shot, and his or her condition is unknown at this time, police said. The police department asked for prayers for the officers and their families. Further details were not immediately available. This …

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Roku set to be the launch destination for ABC News Live

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Roku Inc. Tuesday announced that The Roku Channel will be the launch destination for ABC News Live, a new 24/7 live and linear news stream from anchor partner ABC News. It will utilize the worldwide resources of ABC News and their people in the field to deliver news in a …

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Donkey’s milk and snail mucus: How popular South Korean skincare products are made

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Korean beauty products — otherwise known as K-Beauty — have taken the internet by storm, popping up on social media posts by celebrities. These viral products and regimen are not only limited to celebrities and beauty bloggers. The latest Korean craze has lined up beauty aisles of big stores like Walmart …

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Agriculture Education touted as a broad degree

A high school agriculture instructor in southeast Minnesota says a degree in ag education can lead to many successful career paths.   Paul Aarsvold teaches at Plainview-Elgin-Millville. He says there is a huge shortage of ag educators, but sees enthusiasm for the profession increasing because of the value of the degree. “You can go into …

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The 117th day of January

One of my friends on social media suggested last week that it was not mid-April, but the 117th day of January. Blizzards, wildfires, flooding and drought all occurred somewhere in the heartland of this country on that day. I was ashamed of myself for complaining about snow flurries and icy winds when I learned of …

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