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Suspect in Georgia Traffic Stop Shooting 'Told His Mom He Had Killed a Deputy,' Sheriff Says

Russell County Sheriff's Office(ATLANTA) -- The man accused of shooting a Harris County, Georgia, deputy at a traffic stop turned himself in after he allegedly "told his mom he had killed a deputy," Harris County Sheriff Mike Jolley told ABC News.After the shooting in Georgia Saturday evening that left Harris County Deputy Jamie White in the hospital, the suspected gunman, Joe Lee Garrett, drove home to Alabama, where he allegedly confessed to his parents and his girlfriend, Jolley said. Jolley said Garrett thought he had ...

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Boy Bitten by Shark in Florida, Suffering 'Severe' Lacerations

iStock/Thinkstock(NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla.) -- Some swimmers saw their worst fear come true during the holiday weekend at the beach.A boy likely between 11 and 13 years old suffered "severe" lacerations when he was bitten by a shark in Neptune Beach, Florida, Sunday, officials said.The boy was in water about waist-high -- roughly 2.5 feet -- when he was bitten in the lower right leg by a shark that was 5 to 6 feet long, Neptune Beach Police Sgt. Liam Toal said."Nothing appeared to be life-threatening," ...

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Trump Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend with Veterans at Rolling Thunder Rally

ANDREW CABALLERO/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump spent part of his Memorial Day weekend supporting veterans at a motorcycle run through the nation's capital.At the 29th annual Rolling Thunder rally, which supports Vietnam War veterans, Trump complimented the riders with "the most beautiful bikes I've ever seen in my life" and said Memorial Day was "so important.""It's our day and we have to be very proud of, and we are very proud of it," he said. "And it's an honor to be with you."He also railed ...

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Will Trump's Muslim Ban Be Included in the GOP Platform?

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(NEW YORK) -- For those who worry that Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, will stray from the party’s core ideology, Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso wants to be clear: he won’t.Sen. Barrasso, who will chair the Republican Platform Committee at the party's convention in Cleveland this summer, said he believes Trump will "embrace" the GOP platform.What’s still unclear is what that platform will include, as the GOP struggles between traditional party policy and Trump’s key campaign promises.Chief among those promises is ...

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More Than 700 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Shipwrecks

iStock/Thinkstock(ROME) -- More than 700 migrants are missing after several shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea this week, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency.According to BBC, the unseaworthy boats sank south of Italy on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.Officials said rescue workers had recovered at least 65 bodies so far from three different shipwrecks."The Italian navy has been doing a fantastic job, they have rescued about 14,000 people so far this week, but unfortunately there have been a number of incidents where people have ...

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Zoo Witness: Gorilla Was 'Protecting' 4-Year-Old, 'Wasn't Hurting Him'

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden(CINCINNATI) -- A witness present at the Cincinnati Zoo says the 450-pound gorilla that was shot and killed after a 4-year-old boy fell into his enclosure was not "hurting" the boy, but instead seemed to be "protecting him.""The little boy, once he fell, I don't think the gorilla even knew that he was in there until he heard him splashing in the water," Brittany Nicely told ABC News on Sunday, explaining that zoogoers' screams drew more attention to the Saturday afternoon ...

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Rookie Alexander Rossi Wins the 100th Indy 500

Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Rookie Alexander Rossi has won the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.The 24-year-old American driver from California managed to pull a victory from Carlos Munoz and Josef Newgarden, despite running out of fuel on the last lap."I have no idea how we pulled that off," Rossi said after his car was towed to the victory lane.Rossi, who was driving for car owner Bryan Herta and the Andretti Autosport team, spent the past several years racing in Europe's Formula One."I'll cherish the ...

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YTMT Logo What about the lessons of this event, Mr. President?

President Obama is visiting Hiroshima, Japan just weeks shy of the 71st anniversary of the U.S. dropping of the atomic bomb. He has no plans, however, to mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor.

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UT Health Logo Curing Cancer: Dreaming or Doable?

In early 2016, President Obama called for an assault on cancer on the same scale as the Apollo Project to land men on the moon. But is a “moon shot” effort to cure cancer realistic?
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