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State Department orders non-emergency government employees out of Iraq

This image released,May 10, 2019 shows a naval logistics specialists attaches cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the “Nightdippers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 5 from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. (ABC News)- The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency government employees to leave Iraq as soon as they can. Americans…

4 dead, 2 missing, 10 hospitalized after midair collision over Alaska

(ABC News)- At least four people were killed and 10 others hospitalized after two aircraft collided in midair over Alaska on Monday, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. “There are two people that we’re still searching for at this time,” Coast Guard Petty Officer Jon-Paul Rios told ABC News in an interview airing Tuesday on “Good Morning America.” “Our crews are out…

Police arrest stepfather of 4-year-old Texas girl he claims was kidnapped

By ANTHONY RIVAS

The stepfather of missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis was arrested and charged in connection to her disappearance, one week after he told Texas police that she was kidnapped by three men who assaulted and knocked him unconscious. Derion Vence, 26, was arrested by the Houston Police Department at a relative’s home and charged with tampering with evidence, human corpse, in the…

Student injured in shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte receives diploma

A student who was injured during the deadly classroom shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte earlier this month received her diploma during a graduation ceremony on Saturday. Emily Houpt, 23, was injured when a fellow student at the school stormed a classroom on April 30 and opened fire on those inside. She’s the only one of the four students…