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16 Dead in Texas After Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Line, Catches Fire – LOCKHART, Texas (AP) — Sixteen people died this morning when a large hot air balloon struck a high-voltage power line, caught fire and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, according to Texas authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration said. … Read More

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Clinton: Trump's Comments on Gen. Allen 'Prove' He Should Not Be Commander-in-Chief

ABC News(JOHNSTOWN, Pa.) -- Hillary Clinton on Saturday ripped into Donald Trump for his critique of retired four-star Gen. John Allen, saying it's unpresidential to "insult and deride our generals.""Just yesterday, he went after retired Gen. John Allen who commanded our troops in Afghanistan. General Allen is a distinguished Marine, a hero and a patriot," the Democratic nominee said during a stop on her bus tour at a manufacturing business in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. "Donald Trump called him a failed general. Why? Because he does not ...

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16 Dead in Texas After Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Line, Catches Fire

iStock/Thinkstock(LOCKHART, Texas) -- At least 16 people are feared dead after a large hot air balloon struck a high-voltage power line, caught fire and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, Saturday morning, according to Texas authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration.The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 7:44 a.m. local time about a possible vehicle accident. The fire apparently broke out during flight in the basket portion of the hot air balloon."Investigators are determining the number and the identities of victims ...

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Hot Air Balloon with 16 Passengers Catches Fire And Crashes in Texas

iStock/Thinkstock(LOCKHART, Texas) --  A large hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught fire this morning and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, the Federal Aviation Administration said.There do not appear to be any survivors, according to the Caldwell County Sheriff's Office, which received a 911 call around 7:44 a.m. local time about a possible vehicle accident. The fire apparently broke out during flight in the basket portion of the hot air balloon."Investigators are determining the number and the identities of victims at ...

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Three Ideas for Inexpensive Family Fun

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The dog days of summer can have parents searching for activities for their little ones, and once you've done the sprinkler to death, what's left?Here are three simple -- and inexpensive -- ideas to pass the time with good old-fashioned family fun this summer.Playground TourTry to hit every park and playground in a certain radius in one day. Compare the highlights of each. Did one have a splash pad but one an awesome set of monkey bars? Have your child "design" their ...

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Donald Trump to Father of Fallen Soldier: 'I’ve Made a Lot of Sacrifices'

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) -- In his first response to a searing charge from bereaved Army father Khizr Khan that he’d “sacrificed nothing” for his country, Donald Trump claimed that he had in fact sacrificed by employing “thousands and thousands of people.” He also suggested that Khan’s wife didn’t speak because she was forbidden to as a Muslim and questioned whether Khan’s words were his own.“Who wrote that? Did Hillary's script writers write it?” Trump said in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. “I think I've ...

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Predators Exploiting Personal Info in DNC Hack

iStock/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) -- Major contributors to the Democratic Party are feeling the sting of the cyber intrusion into private Democratic National Committee donor files, which in some cases included such sensitive details as credit card and a bank account information -- details scam artists are already attempting to exploit.Former U.S. Amb. William Eacho had it worse than most -- in addition to a private voicemail recording of him arranging a dinner with President Obama, his private contact and partial credit information surfaced online when WikiLeaks published ...

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Three Dead, One Injured, at House Party Shooting in Seattle Suburb

iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) --  Three people are dead and one injured following a shooting at a house party in Mukilteo, Washington, a suburb of Seattle located about 25 miles north of the city, police said early Saturday morning.A suspect -- apprehended in Lewis County, south of Seattle -- is in custody, the city of Mukilteo tweeted."There was a shooting tonight in the Chennault neighborhood," the city tweeted at 2:40 a.m. local time, subsequently adding that between 15 and 20 people were present at the home.On scene of ...

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