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Dallas cop killing is ‘gut-wrenching,’ ‘too much to bear’ in wake of sniper attack: Former police chief

ABCNews.com(DALLAS) — The shooting that killed a Dallas police officer on Tuesday is “gut-wrenching” and “too much to bear” in the wake of the deadly sniper attack that targeted Dallas police officers less than two years ago, says the city’s former police chief. Rogelio Santander, a young Dallas police officer, died this morning after he …

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Weird things plumbers have found while working

STOCK PHOTO/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Today is National Hug a Plumber Day, but before you embrace yours, let’s have a laugh. From fixing a busted toilet or a broken pipe, most plumbers try their best to repair all sorts of things typical homeowners and renters don’t want to mess with. So it’s no wonder that …

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Pregnant woman caught on camera tripping boy in Chinese restaurant

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A pregnant woman has reportedly been fined for deliberately tripping a 4-year-old boy at a restaurant in northern China, where social media users are questioning her parenting skills. The incident occurred in Baoji Shanxi Province last Thursday as the child ran through a small restaurant to grab some chopsticks for his parents, …

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2 teen brothers rescued by helicopter after spending a night at sea

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two Australian teen brothers are doing well after they spent Tuesday night at sea in an inflatable raft. According to Australia’s 9News, brothers Jordan Guerts, 18, and Tyson Guerts, 12, spent 21 hours in a raft off Western Australia’s north coast with no food or water after a fishing trip went awry. …

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In address to Congress, Macron defends climate accords, Iran deal

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — French President Emmanuel Macron became the first foreign head of state of Donald Trump’s presidency to address a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday — a speech in which he defended climate accords and the Iran deal. His remarks capped off a highly successful three-day visit marked by unusual personal warmth …

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Japan protests dessert to be served to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Korea Summit Pool/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Japan has lodged a complaint over the dessert planned for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un when he meets South Korea’s president this week. After South Korea announced it would dish out a mango mousse cake decorated with a garnish showing the shape of a unified Korean peninsula, Japan objected …

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Dallas police officer dies one day after shooting that injured two others, officials say

ABC News(DALLAS) — A Dallas police officer has died after he was shot in the line of duty Tuesday afternoon, officials said Wednesday. A second Dallas police officer and a Home Depot employee were also shot during the attack. The suspect, 29-year-old Armando Juarez, and a woman were arrested hours later following a police chase. …

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Flood Warning issued April 25 at 9:40AM MDT until May 02 at 10:00AM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa…Minnesota… James River Near Forestburg James River At Mitchell James River Near Scotland Big Sioux River Near Brookings

Alleged Waffle House suspected killer hit with new charges

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE) — The alleged gunman in the massacre of four people at a Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, is facing five new charges, including an attempted murder count connected to the man hailed as a hero for stopping Sunday morning’s attack. In addition to four counts of criminal homicide, Travis Reinking was hit …

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Isolated DMZ village spots a glimmer of hope in meeting of the Koreas

iStock/Thinkstock(PANMUNJOM, South Korea) — Tucked in the middle of the Korean demilitarized zone, villagers in Taesung Freedom Village hold high hopes for Friday’s planned summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The village of 193 people, living in 47 households, has a strict limit on entering and exiting …

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What are the new rules of the workplace in a post-#MeToo world?

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s been approximately half a year since the watershed #MeToo movement sparked in Hollywood and spread like wildfire, leaving almost no industry untouched as hundreds of women came forward with stories of sexual misconduct they have been subjected to in the workplace. In the aftermath of the new, post-#MeToo reality that has …

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Manhunt underway for person of interest in shooting of two 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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Weather radar picks up widespread bird migration

Photodisc/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) — The National Weather Service’s radar detected an unlikely pattern in Texas on Tuesday: widespread bird migration. The service tweeted a real-time animation of the ongoing migration, capturing spring birds in the Fort Worth, Texas, area as they flew north for the warmer months. “What’s that on radar?! Winds are generally out of the …

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Feeding dairy cattle while milk prices remain low

  A professor emeritus at the University of Illinois has some advice for dairy farmers trying to stay profitable during this tight margin environment. Mike Hutjens points to some measurement tools that look at the quality of forages at harvest, during fermentation, and even manure samples, in an effort to increase efficiency.     Continue …

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Fieldwork remains delayed in many areas

Across the Corn Belt, mild, dry weather in the upper Midwest contrasts with cool, showery conditions in the Ohio Valley. By April 22, corn planting had not begun, and was at least 10 percentage points behind the 5-year average pace, in Iowa and Minnesota. During the 4-week period ending April 22, there were less than …

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CME dairy prices mixed Tuesday

Dairy prices were mixed Tuesday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Class Three April milk was unchanged at $14.52 a hundredweight.  May was up $.04 at $15.13. June was up $.06 to 15.55. July was up $.06 to $15.99.  The milk futures from August through next March ranged from one to nine cents higher. Grade AA …

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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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