Wednesday , 1 October 2014

National News

“World News Tonight With David Muir” Podcast – September 30th, 2014

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Ebola In America: The CDC confirms the first case of Ebola in the United States. The unidentified patient is being held in an isolation unit at a Hospital in Dallas. Security Scandal: The Secret Service is under fire after allowing a fence jumper to gain access deep into the White House. School Shootings: A high school in North Carolina and ... Read More »

Eric Frein Manhunt Finds Two ‘Fully Functional’ Pipe Bombs

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Pennsylvania State Police(NEW YORK) — Police searching for accused cop killer Eric Frein in the dense woods of the Poconos Mountains have found two pipe bombs that could have been rigged to explode with a trip wire, police said Tuesday. The bombs were described as “substantial explosive devices” by Lt. Col. George Bivens. He said the metal nuts attached to ... Read More »

Texas ‘Black Widow’ Killer Found Guilty of Murder

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Comstock/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — Michele Williams, the Texas woman accused of killing her husband over his insurance policy, was found guilty of murder and tampering with evidence on Monday. Williams, dubbed “the Black Widow” by Dallas-based media, had stood accused of shooting her husband in the head on Oct. 13, 2011. After closing arguments concluded at about 11 a.m. on Monday, the ... Read More »

“World News Tonight With David Muir” Podcast – September 29th, 2014

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White House Intruder: Officials are saying the armed intruder at the White House got much further in the White House than we thought. Coach Under Fire: A college football coach is in hot water after he left his clearly injured quarterback in the game. Raging Storms: Flood watches and tornado warnings affecting 2 million Americans. Spreading Virus: Forty-six states are ... Read More »

Indiana State University Student Arrested in Connection with Shooting

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digicomphoto/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(TERRE HAUTE, Ind.) — Police arrested a 21-year-old Indiana State University student on Sunday in connection with a Saturday shooting. According to the Indiana State University Police, Calvin McCauley, 21, is in custody and faces a preliminary charge of attempted murder. On Saturday, McCauley allegedly shot and wounded a 20-year-old ISU student. Investigators believe that McCauley knew the victim and ... Read More »

Two Killed in Monster Truck Accident in Netherlands

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Tracy Fox/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AMSTERDAM) — A monster truck crashed into the crowd during a show on Sunday in the Netherlands, killing two and injuring at least 10 more. Police confirmed the two deaths, but said that they were not certain of how many people were injured. It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the truck to careen into the stands. The injured onlookers ... Read More »

Flight Delays and Cancellations Continue in Chicago

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iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — There are more delays and cancellations Saturday for flights into and out of Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports, one day after a man allegedly set fire to an Illinois control center. At O’Hare, many of the thousands of passengers who were stranded on Friday stayed the night, hoping they could still travel to their destination on Saturday. As ... Read More »

Four College Students Killed When Semi Collides with Bus

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iStock/Thinkstock(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Several members of a college softball team were killed when their bus collided with a semi truck Friday night near the Oklahoma/Texas boarder. A school bus carrying the North Central Texas College softball team back from a game was struck by a tractor-trailer rig that crossed the freeway median. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Ronnie Hampton says four ... Read More »

British Parliament Approves Airstrikes Against ISIS

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Hemera/Thinkstock(LONDON) — The British Parliament has voted to join the coalition against ISIS. By an overwhelming majority, members of Parliament on Friday approved airstrikes against the militant group. Prior to the vote, the British had backed off from joining airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq. They were also not part of the multi-nation effort earlier this week to attack the ... Read More »

Ebola Outbreak: Dr. Richard Besser Reveals Safety Tips En Route to Liberia

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — En route to Liberia, ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Richard Besser shared the medical advice given to passengers headed into the heart of the Ebola outbreak zone. While waiting for a plane to Monrovia, Liberia, Besser read the Ebola information sheet given to passengers. Passengers are warned to “avoid direct contact with blood or body fluids ... Read More »