Teenage suspect in Georgia cop killing is dead: Officials

Teenage suspect in Georgia cop killing is dead: Officials

A teenager wanted in the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer was killed by police Monday morning after they found him hiding in a shed of a home in suburban Atlanta, officials said. The suspect, Tafahree Maynard, 18, was killed after he refused to drop a lawn mower blade when police found him in an unincorporated area of Snellville, Georgia, said Chief Butch Ayers of the Gwinnett County Police Department during a news conference….

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2,000 volunteers wanted in case of missing Wisconsin girl

2,000 volunteers wanted in case of missing Wisconsin girl

One week after 13-year-old Jayme Closs was abducted from her rural Wisconsin home, authorities are asking for 2,000 volunteers to help search for evidence in the case. The volunteers must be able to walk on uneven terrain, the Barron County Sheriff’s Department said Monday. This comes after an initial search by 100 volunteers on Thursday. It’s not clear if any evidence was found in that search. The mysterious case began in the early hours of…

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Trump says migrant caravan includes ‘unknown Middle Easterners,’ offers no evidence

Trump says migrant caravan includes ‘unknown Middle Easterners,’ offers no evidence

As thousands of Central American children, parents, elderly and other adults intent on migrating to the United States awoke from a night sleeping on concrete in far-southern Mexico, President Donald Trump resumed tweeting about the migrant caravan as the fault of Democrats and a danger to the U.S. The caravan of migrants mostly from Guatemala and Honduras bedded down Sunday night on the concrete of a town square in Tapachula, Mexico, but awoke Monday determined…

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70-year-old woman found dead with throat slashed at Manhattan home: Police

70-year-old woman found dead with throat slashed at Manhattan home: Police

A 70-year-old woman was found with her throat slashed at her home on a quiet residential street in Manhattan. Police responded to a 911 call at an Upper West Side apartment just before 5 a.m. Sunday and found resident Susan Trott with a laceration to her neck, the New York Police Department said. There were no signs of forced entry, according to police, and no arrests have been made. Trott was most recently a creative…

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WATCH: Inside the caravan of migrants en route to US border

WATCH: Inside the caravan of migrants en route to US border

Transcript for Inside the caravan of migrants en route to US border I know, ginger. Thank you. Now to the humanitarian crisis over the border. A caravan of migrants trying to make their way through Mexico to the U.S., sparking a fierce political battle here just two weeks ahead of the midterm elections. President trump saying he will deploy the U.S. Military if necessary. Our chief national correspondent Matt Gutman is with the caravan there…

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Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

Texas expecting heavy rain after Hurricane Willa slams Mexico

The hurricane season in the eastern Pacific Ocean officially is the most active since 1971. Hurricane Willa, now a Category 4 with winds reaching 155 mph this morning, is nearly a Category 5, which has winds of at least 157 mph. Major resorts in Mexico are under a tropical storm warning, although it appears the worst of the hurricane might miss major resort areas including Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta. The hurricane is expected to hit…

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Kremlin concerned over Trump’s decision to leave arms treaty

Kremlin concerned over Trump’s decision to leave arms treaty

U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton began talks with top Russian officials Monday during a previously scheduled trip that took a new turn with President Donald Trump saying he would pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty. Russian officials have expressed disappointment with Trump’s announcement on Saturday that the United States would walk away from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Russian President Vladimir Putin will be meeting with Bolton and is anxious to…

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Female lion kills longtime mate at Indianapolis Zoo

Female lion kills longtime mate at Indianapolis Zoo

The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lion killed its mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. The zoo says the two had been housed together for eight years and produced three cubs in 2015. Nyack was on loan from the San Diego Zoo. It says that staff heard an unusual amount of roaring…

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‘Start Here’: Migrants, Texas, Khashoggi. What you need to know to start your day.

‘Start Here’: Migrants, Texas, Khashoggi. What you need to know to start your day.

It’s Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Here’s what you need to start your day: 1. Migrant caravan marches through Mexico A migrant caravan is on the move in Mexico as thousands of asylum-seekers from Honduras face sweltering temperatures with the hope of eventually reaching the U.S. The Mexican government has offered the migrants asylum status, but ABC News Chief National Correspondent Matt Gutman — who’s embedded with the caravan in Tapachula, Mexico — tells us they’re…

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Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Port Hardy, Canada

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Port Hardy, Canada

Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including a magnitude 6.8. The U.S. Geological Survey says several powerful quakes were reported Sunday evening. The of the depth the largest is about 6 miles (10 kilometers) and it struck about 149 miles (239 kilometers) west of Tofino, Canada. Geophysicist Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 and that there were possibly some smaller ones as well as…

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