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250 ISIS Militants Killed in US Airstrikes, Officials Say

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  At least 250 ISIS militants were killed Wednesday in a series of US airstrikes in Southern Fallujah, officials said.Officials also estimate that some 40 vehicles were also destroyed in the attacks.One of the senior defense officials said "we’re still assessing the strikes and gathering details" but the number of fighters killed is "consistent with our early assessments."Earlier today, Col. Chris Garver, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, which is focused on defeating ISIS in the Middle East, said that Fallujah will soon ...

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Texas Rail Crash: Remains of Two Workers Found, One Missing

iStock/Thinkstock(PANHANDLE, Texas) -- The remains of two of the three railroad employees who went missing during a fiery crash between freight trains have been recovered, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway said today.The third missing employee is still unaccounted for, the railway said. Recovery efforts for the missing employee are continuing, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.Four BNSF employees were involved when the two trains collided Tuesday morning near Panhandle, Texas."They just went face to face with each other and collided," witness Mason Maas told ...

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Michael Phelps Qualifies for His Fifth Olympic Team

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Just one day shy of his 31st birthday, Michael Phelps has made history becoming the first male swimmer to qualify for 5 US Olympic Teams.Phelps earned his ticket to Rio after placing first in the men’s 200M butterfly at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials Wednesday night."I think that means the most tonight,'' Phelps said, pausing to compose himself. "Just being able to finish how I want to is so important to me. Getting on this team is what I wanted to do.''Phelps ...

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Clinton Staffer Huma Abedin 'Tried to Do the Right Thing' With Email

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton's senior advisor as Secretary of State and current campaign vice-chairman, said in a deposition this week that she "always tried to do the right thing" in terms of using email while working with Clinton at the State Department.The transcript of the deposition was released today by the conservative-action group Judicial Watch, which is suing the State Department for records related to Abedin's employment status while she worked for both Clinton at the State Department and an outside ...

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Eight People Rescued From Stalled Roller Coaster 100 Feet Up in Oklahoma City

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Firefighters rescued eight people who got stuck on a roller coaster 100 feet above the ground in Oklahoma city.The Oklahoma City Fire Department responded to the scene at the western-themed amusement park Frontier City this afternoon and rescued eight passengers. No injuries were reported, according to the Fire Department's official Twitter account.In a statement, Frontier City said a train on the Silver Bullet ride stalled on the lift. The back half of the cars were able to be evacuated by park personnel, ...

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Wave of Anti-Immigrant Hate Crimes in UK Prompts Increased Security Measures

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) --  U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced a plan to “drive appalling hate crimes” out of Britain in the wake of a spike in anti-immigrant sentiment that has rocked the country in the wake of last week's Brexit vote.Cameron announced to Parliament Wednesday that additional funding for security measures would be provided in response to combat attacks against migrants workers. He urged all Members of Parliament to condemn such attacks, regardless of party affiliation.Hate crimes rose 57 percent between last Thursday and Sunday in ...

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Trump Supporters Mock Elizabeth Warren With Stereotypical Native American War Cry

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  Donald Trump’s supporters appeared to further his feud with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, showing their ire by breaking into a stereotypical Native American war cry when her name was mentioned at Trump’s Maine rally today -- a jab over Warren's claims about her heritage.Conservative radio host Howie Carr brought up the liberal Massachusetts senator prior to Trump coming onto the stage at a Bangor, Maine rally."I heard Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren campaigning. You know Elizabeth Warren right?” Carr told the crowd.Carr ...

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