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Rogue drones can bring the aerial assault on a wildfire to a standstill. Officials are working to bring them down

Los Angeles CNN  —  Just one rogue drone is all it takes to bring the aerial assault on a wildfire to a standstill. So in a fresh alliance, the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Los Angeles field office are working together in a first-of-its-kind …

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Florida and Pennsylvania are among the 10 likeliest Senate seats to flip in November

CNN  —  With more than half of this year’s competitive Senate matchups set, the overall electoral environment remains consistent: President Joe Biden’s poor approval numbers, combined with a pervasive sense that the country is headed in the wrong direction, are weighing down Democrats looking to maintain control of Congress. But …

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As the nation was shocked by a premeditated mass shooting at the suburban parade, residents an hour away on Chicago’s South and West Sides were also grieving an even higher death and injury toll

CNN  —  Angela Gregg’s 4-year-old son, Mychal Moultry Jr., known to loved ones as MJ, was killed by a stray bullet while getting his hair braided last year during Labor Day weekend in Chicago’s South Side neighborhood Woodlawn. She remembers him as a genius who was set to skip ahead …

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NHK reports: Car believed to be carrying body of former Japanese prime minister leaves hospital

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks during a meeting at the G-20 Foreign Ministers Summit in Nusa Dua, on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali, on July 8. (Stefani Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images) Tributes to Shinzo Abe have continued to pour in from politicians around the world, many of whom recalled their …

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Police: Assassination suspect admitted to shooting Abe

A policeman stands outside of a residential area of Nagakute town in Aichi prefecture, near Nagoya on May 17, 2007 after a man fired a gun. (STR/AFP/Getty Images) The shooting of Shinzo Abe has shocked Japan, which has one of the lowest rates of gun crime in the world due …

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The former leader of Japan has died after being shot during a speech. Police have a suspect in custody.

Tokyo CNN  —  Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe died on Friday after being shot while giving a campaign speech on a street in central Japan. The assassination of the former world leader in broad daylight has shocked a nation not used to gun violence and prompted an outpouring of …

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Amber Heard asks court to declare a mistrial in Johnny Depp defamation case over issue with juror

CNN  —  Attorneys for Amber Heard have asked the court to declare a mistrial and order a new trial in the defamation case with her ex-husband Johnny Depp. In court documents dated July 8 in the circuit court of Fairfax County, Virginia, which supplemented an earlier filing, attorneys for Heard …

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Larry Storch, ‘F Troop’ actor, dead at 99

CNN  —  Larry Storch, a television actor best known for his role in the ’60s sitcom “F Troop,” died Thursday, according to a statement shared by his family on Facebook. He was 99. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we share with you the news our beloved Larry …

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The shooter’s father shares what he and his son discussed hours before massacre

CNN  —  Days after a gunman killed seven and wounded dozens more in a rampage at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, the shooter’s father told the New York Post he wants his son to serve a long prison sentence. Yellow barricade tape stretched down the sidewalks …

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No antibiotics worked, so this woman turned to a natural enemy of bacteria to save her husband’s life

CNN  —  In February 2016, infectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee was holding her dying husband’s hand, watching him lose an exhausting fight against a deadly superbug infection. After months of ups and downs, doctors had just told her that her husband, Tom Patterson, was too racked with bacteria to live. …

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