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Covered versus traditional cattle feeding

Lincoln University is a Missouri Land Grant institution that’s one of several doing research on feeding cattle under cover versus feeding in traditional uncovered pens.  George Washington Carver Experiment Farm Manager Jeremiah Markway says the set of heifers fed in a hoop enclosure gain better and get to finish faster. The research is partly funded …

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Armed bystander shoots, kills suspected carjacker in Washington state

KOMO(TUMWATER, Wash.) — A bystander in Washington fatally shot a carjacking suspect on Sunday after the carjacker allegedly shot a man who refused to give up control of his vehicle, according to police. Police said they received several calls on Sunday reporting a man who allegedly opened fire inside a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington, and …

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Roller coaster passenger who survived 34-foot fall was ‘praying it was over’

ABC News (DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Amanda Bostic remembers the harrowing moments when she was tossed more than 30 feet from a roller coaster that had just derailed. “I remember falling through the air and I remember hitting the ground,” she said during an exclusive interview with “Good Morning America.” The 34-year-old mother of two …

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Train derailment causes explosion, prompts evacuations

iStock/Thinkstock(PRINCETON, Ind.) — A freight train derailment in Indiana on Sunday caused a loud explosion and calls for mandatory evacuations in the area. The Gibson County Sheriff’s Office and emergency service personnel issued a mandatory resident evacuation within a one mile radius in Princeton, Indiana, on Sunday evening following the train derailment and explosion. According …

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Greece and Macedonia hope to end decades-long dispute over name

iStock/Thinkstock(ATHENS) — Since its independence in 1991, the Republic of Macedonia has been fighting with neighboring Greece over the country’s name. On Sunday, Macedonia and Greece signed a historic deal aimed at settling the name dispute that has lasted longer than the 14 years it took Alexander the Great to conquer the world. If the …

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Doctor suspended for berating basketball player suffering from anxiety attack

ABC News(LOS GATOS, Calif.) — A Northern California emergency room doctor was suspended for her alleged gruff bedside manner after she was caught on a viral cell phone video allegedly mocking, ridiculing and cursing a patient rushed to her Silicon Valley hospital suffering from an apparent severe anxiety attack. Samuel Bardwell, 20, a newly enrolled …

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Five undocumented immigrants killed in Texas car crash while being chased by border patrol agents: Officials

iStock/Thinkstock(BIG WELLS, Texas) — Five undocumented immigrants in a speeding sport utility vehicle were killed Sunday when it crashed while being chased by border patrol agents and a sheriff’s deputy in a Texas town about 50 miles from the border with Mexico, officials said. The fatal crash occurred around noon local time near Big Wells, …

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Man charged with making $1.3M in fraudulent returns to Walmart

Yuma County Detention Center(YUMA, Ariz.) — Police in Arizona thought they were busting an ordinary case of a fraudulent return this week until some digging revealed that the same 23-year-old man has perpetrated the scheme at thousands of Walmart stores across the country. Police in Yuma, Arizona, said they responded to a case of a …

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At least one dead, more than 20 injured in shooting at Trenton art show

Google Maps(TRENTON, N.J.) — At least one person is dead and 20 injured after a wild shootout at a 24-hour art event in southern New Jersey early Sunday. The shooting broke out at about 2:45 a.m. in Trenton, New Jersey, at Art All Night, an annual event to “promote artistic diversity by fostering creativity, learning …

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Three inmates, including alleged murderer, escape jail in Illinois

iStock/Thinkstock(CARMI, Ill.) — Three inmates, including one charged with murder, busted through the wall of an Illinois jail on Saturday morning and led authorities on a manhunt. Justin Bray, Zachery Shock and Johnny Tipton allegedly used a pipe to break a hole in the concrete wall of White County Jail in Carmi, Illinois. White County …

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Hot weather in store for eastern half of country on Father’s Day

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Much of the central U.S. will be dealing with widespread heat on Sunday as heat index values are close to or exceeding 100 degrees in parts of the Midwest, including Chicago. Heat index values close to, or in excess of, 100 degrees are possible from Texas to Michigan, including Dallas; Little …

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High school freshman’s KKK outfit for school project ‘rattled’ students

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Incendiary images of a Los Angeles high school student dressed hood-to-toe as a Ku Klux Klan member as part of a final history project splashed online Friday, sparking an investigation and an apology from the school district. The photos of an unidentified freshman student enrolled at the Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy, located …

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Peace, economy top concerns as Colombians head to polls in presidential runoff

iStock/Thinkstock(BOGOTA, Columbia) — Colombians are heading to the polls for the second time in less than a month — this time in a runoff to elect the country’s next president. This year’s is the first presidential contest since the 2016 peace accord was signed between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, …

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Yorkie stays with missing toddler all night, alerts search party with ‘weak bark’

@MSHPTrooperE/Twitter(QULIN, Mo.) –A loyal Yorkshire terrier stayed with a missing 3-year-old girl in a dense cornfield in Missouri all night — and heroically led a search party to them with a “weak bark,” authorities said. Remy Merritt and her dog, Fat Heath, had gone missing Thursday night in Qulin, triggering a desperate search that brought …

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Candlelight vigil to memorialize two deputies shot dead when inmate overpowered them

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Kan.) — A candlelight vigil will be held Sunday night in Kansas to memorialize the two sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed when an inmate overpowered them outside a courthouse. Kansas City Mayor David Alvey said the vigil, which will take place in front of City Hall at 8 p.m. local time, …

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Heat, humidity rising in central and eastern US

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A strong ridge of high pressure is bringing increasing heat and humidity to a majority of the eastern half of the country through the weekend. Heat advisories, as well as excessive heat warnings and watches, have been posted for parts of the Midwest, including Kansas City, St. Louis, Chicago and Minneapolis. …

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Trustees call for university president to resign for criticizing Nassar victim

Michael Bonfigli /The Christian Science Monitor/Getty Images(EAST LANSING, Mich.) — Michigan State University Interim President John Engler was brought on to clean up the mess left in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. Instead, with less than five months on the job, calls are growing for him to resign after private emails showed him …

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Pakistani terrorist who ordered Malala shooting reportedly killed in drone strike

Ben Stansall/WPA Pool/Getty Images(ISLAMABAD) — The Pakistani terrorist leader who ordered the assassination of Malala Yousafzai was killed in a drone strike, according to Afghan officials. Mullah Fazlullah was allegedly killed in a strike on June 13 in the Dangam district of Kunar province in Afghanistan. Fazlullah had been the leader of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), …

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Harvard University accused of racial discrimination in admissions process for Asian-American students

iStock/Thinkstock(Cambridge, Mass.) — Asian-American students are subject to racial discrimination during Harvard University’s admission process, a non-profit group, Students for Fair Admissions, claimed in court documents filed Friday, “Today’s court filing exposes the startling magnitude of Harvard’s discrimination against Asian-American applicants,” Edward Blum, president of Students for Fair Admissions, said in a statement to ABC …

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San Francisco community concerned after officer-involved shooting captured on video in popular nightlife neighborhood

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN FRANCISCO) — An officer-involved shooting captured on body camera and surveillance video in a popular San Francisco neighborhood has left the community outraged. The shooting happened in the middle of the North Beach neighborhood, an area in San Francisco that is known for its nightlife, ABC San Francisco affiliate KGO reported. Both body cam …

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