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Remains of 7 Marines, sailor who died in training accident recovered

MivPiv/iStockBY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) — The remains of seven Marines and a Navy Sailor who were killed when their amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) sank during a training exercise on July 30 off of San Clemente Island in Southern California have been recovered, the Marine Corps announced Friday night.After initially saying recovery efforts…read more »

New severe weather threat in Plains, Midwest this weekend

ABC NewsBY: DANIEL MANZO, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Summer storms brought another round of heavy rain, flooding and damaging winds to parts of the eastern U.S. on Friday.An 89 MPH wind gust was reported in Cumberland County, New Jersey, on Friday night, and damaging winds downed some trees in Delaware as well. Over 4…read more »

Kentucky AG explains why Breonna Taylor case decision is taking so long

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy KARMA ALLEN and SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — Kentucky officials offered new details on Friday in the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, a young Black medical worker who was fatally shot in Louisville, Ky., by plainclothes police officers who had entered her home.Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has said…read more »

Bureau of Prisons spends nearly $3 million on UV sanitizing gates, contracts show

Leonsbox/iStockBy LUKE BARR, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Bureau of Prisons has spent almost $3 million dollars on ultraviolet sanitizing devices to combat COVID-19 at 122 federal prisons, regional offices and its central office in Washington, D.C., according to the Bureau of Prisons, which confirmed the purchase to ABC News.The contract, which was obtained by ABC…read more »