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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 »

‘We’re tired of being patient’: 10 months after Hard Rock collapse, bodies inside to be removed

Courtesy Frank WimberlyBY: ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW ORLEANS) — Frank Wimberly began grieving for his brother, Quinnyon, last fall after learning that he was one of three construction workers killed in the collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans.Yet 10 months later, Wimberly said the pain still feels fresh because his brother’s…read more »

Coronavirus live updates: Georgia school district says 100 students, staff test positive

beerkoff/iStockBY: WILLIAM MANSELL AND ELLA TORRES, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 721,000 people worldwide.More than 19.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science…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 »

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