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Trump Caters to Coal Country in West Virginia Rally

ABC News(CHARLESTON, W. Va.) -- Before Donald Trump came out to stage at the Charleston Civic Center, it was clear where the crowd’s support was going. Chants of “We want Trump!” rang through the audience.“TRUMP DIGS COAL,” signs were scattered through Charleston Civic Center Thursday evening.One day after becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Trump made his first campaign stop in the Mountain State, with a targeted message geared towards miners and the coal industry.“I am thinking about the miners all over this country. We’re going ...

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Venezuela Faces Beer Shortage as Country's Brewer Shuts Its Doors

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Beer is the latest victim of Venezuela's economic crisis after the country's largest brewer was forced to halt production late last week.Empresas Polar produces about 80 percent of the beer brewed in the country, as well as various snacks and soft drinks.The shutdown of Empresas Polar's breweries began in July 2015, when the corporation was forced to suspend operations at two of its six plants amid a shortage of barley. Empresas Polar officially shuttered the doors of its breweries entirely on April ...

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Hillary Clinton Gives Bernie Sanders a History Lesson in Dropping Out

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- To date, Hillary Clinton and her campaign have been very cautious about saying Bernie Sanders should drop out of the primary race. But remarks the Democratic presidential front-runner made Thursday suggest she does think her opponent has passed his sell-by date.While speaking at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles Thursday morning, Clinton appeared to come just shy of flat-out telling the Vermont senator -- who has vowed to stay in the race through the convention in July -- it’s ...

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Colorado Springs to Re-Pay Those Sent to Debtor's Prison

ACLU of Colorado(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) -- The City of Colorado Springs, which has sentenced hundreds of poor people to debtors prison, has agreed to not only end the unconstitutional practice of converting court fines to jail time, but to also to pay back those who were wrongfully jailed.The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU) announced the settlement in a statement Thursday."The City of Colorado Springs has agreed, as part of a $103,000 settlement with the ACLU of Colorado, to stop converting impoverished ...

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Seven Injured By Turbulence on Flight from Dominican Republic

iStock/Thinkstock(FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- Seven people were transported to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida after an Allegiant Air jet hit turbulence returning from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, first responders told ABC News. The flight was bound for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.Allegiant Air's Flight 7001, a charter operated on behalf of Apple Vacations, encountered “unreported moderate clear air turbulence” Thursday afternoon and was diverted to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport, according to the company.When the Airbus A319 landed, emergency personnel assisted four flight attendants and three passengers who ...

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Anonymous Twitter Describes Alleged Gang Rape at College Party

Raymond Boyd/Getty Images(ATLANTA) -- An anonymous Twitter account, which claims to be written by a student at a women's college, has prompted two investigations into an alleged sexual assault.The Twitter user, who says she is a freshman at Spelman College in Atlanta, wrote the first post on May 2, "surrounded by 4 Morehouse students who took me to another room and took turns raping me. I was in shock about what had happened."The user @RapedAtSpelman writes about the alleged assault, which apparently took ...

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Trump Responds to Speaker Ryan's Pledge Not to Support GOP Nominee

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After House Speaker Paul Ryan walked back from his previous pledge that he would support the eventual Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump is taking on the Wisconsin Republican with a pointed statement of his own."I hope to support our nominee, I hope to support his candidacy going forward," Ryan said in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on Thursday afternoon. "I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there right now."A short time later, the presumptive Republican nominee ...

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