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Video captures moment when officer is struck by police van driven by his own partner

Manchester Police(MANCHESTER, England) -- A United Kingdom officer who was chasing down a suspect was struck by a police van driven by his own partner -- and the dramatic episode was all captured on video.A witness took video of the moment when the officer was chasing down the suspect on Leicester Road in Higher Broughton, Salford, Thursday afternoon.That's when the police van accidentally struck the officer.A spokesperson at the North West Ambulance Service told ABC News that they “received a call yesterday at 15:03 about ...

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Woman survives brutal hit-and-run at same spot where husband was murdered 17 years ago

WFAA(MESQUITE, Texas) -- A woman who barely survived a terrifying hit-and-run at a Texas gas station she owns has spoken out for the first time, saying that she suffers from intolerable pain but is glad to be alive."I don't know what miracle saved me," gas station owner Alka Patel told ABC News affiliate WFAA.With multiplying medical bills and injuries from the collarbone down, Patel said she uses Indian prayer to get her through the pain, but she still feels trapped by her injuries.“Somebody just put ...

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Michigan lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs targeting opponent

Michigan House (DETROIT) -- A Michigan lawmaker apologized after roiling her state Senate race and drawing the ire of the state Democratic party for making racial slurs against her former rival, an Asian-American candidate.Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who is African-American, said in a statement released on Twitter by her lawyer, Bill Noakes, "I deeply regret the comments I made that have proven hurtful to so many. Those are words I never should have said."Coming under fire for allegedly making derogatory, anti-immigrant comments aimed at her ...

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Mysterious smell plaguing California residents and sparking finger-pointing

iStock/Thinkstock(ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.) -- Residents of several Orange County, California cities are complaining about a strange, mysterious odor in the air -- and local municipal agencies seem to be pointing fingers at each other as to the cause of the bad smell.The odor is affecting cities like Orange, Anaheim Hills, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach, according to Patrick Chandler, spokesperson for the South Coast Air Quality Management District.Orange County Fire Authority Chief Tony Bommarito told ABC News that the odor "appears to ...

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Former intelligence officials criticize Brennan's loss of security clearance

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In an unprecedented show of support, more than a dozen top former intelligence officials have signed a letter backing former CIA Director John Brennan whose security clearance was revoked by the White House earlier this week.The group of former CIA directors, CIA deputy directors and Director of National Intelligence called the move "ill-considered" and said the threat of additional removals are not based on security concerns but have "everything to do with an attempt to stifle free speech."Brennan has drawn President Trump's ire ...

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One year after crisis began, US sanctions Myanmar military over Rohingya ethnic cleansing

Rehman Asad / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is sanctioning four Myanmar military officials and two military units for the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya, the Muslim-majority ethnic group that has fled by the hundreds of thousands from a violent campaign into neighboring Bangladesh.Other than one general sanctioned last December, these are the first commanders and units hit with economic penalties since the crisis started nearly a year ago. While it was a welcome step for human rights groups ...

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A Colorado man's alleged killing of pregnant wife, 2 young daughters raises question of why

ABC News(FREDERICK, Col.) -- Two days after Chris Watts' pregnant wife and two young daughters were reported missing, Watts was taken into custody, accused of killing Shanann Watts and the couple's children, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4.Authorities have not commented on a possible motive in the case that has shocked the small town of Frederick, Colorado.Here's some of what we know -- and still don't know -- about the case.A mysterious missing persons casePolice were notified Monday by a concerned family friend who hadn't heard ...

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YTMT Logo Leftists and their delusions.

Bright-eyed lefties look at America’s wealth and they say to themselves, “There’s plenty to go around. Let’s spread it.”

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