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Jan 22

Four charged in plot to attack upstate New York Muslim community of Islamberg

Evgen_Prozhyrko/iStock(NEW YORK) — Four suspects are under arrest in upstate New York and charged with an alleged conspiracy to use improvised explosive devices and guns to attack an Islamic community about 170 miles away — just outside of Binghamton. Three of the individuals arrested were identified by police as Vincent Vetromile, 19, Andrew Crysel, 18, …

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Jan 22

‘Missed the drone by about 30 feet’: Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity, FAA says

Tomsmith585/iStock(NEW YORK) — Officials have now resumed operations after a ground stop had been ordered at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey due to drone activity, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Two drones were seen about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, New Jersey, FAA spokesman Greg Martin told ABC News. …

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Jan 22

‘Missed the drone by about 30 feet’: Ground stop ordered at Newark Airport due to drone activity, FAA says

Tomsmith585/iStock(NEW YORK) — A ground stop has been ordered at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey due to drone activity, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Two drones were seen about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, New Jersey, FAA spokesman Greg Martin told ABC News. Pilots described seeing what “looks like …

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Jan 22

City of Mitchell proposes purchasing 330 acres of land near Lake Mitchell

Mayor Bob Everson is proposing a major property purpose near Lake Mitchell. The City Council will consider approval at a special meeting Wednesday evening at 6 pm in council chambers.

Jan 22

Uber Eats will soon be able to deliver your Starbucks

BalkansCat/iStock(NEW YORK) — If you’re in need of your Starbucks fix, and don’t have an intern to fetch it for you, Uber Eats will soon have your back. The coffee giant has inked a deal with the fastest growing meal delivery service in the U.S. that will allow its drivers to send you your joe, …

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Jan 22

Stranger describes ‘really insane’ bachelor party after he was invited by mistake

ABC(NEW YORK) — The Arizona man who made national headlines after he raised the funds to attend the bachelor party of a total stranger described the atmosphere at a ski resort in rural Vermont over the weekend as “really insane.” Will Novak, 35, was invited to the bachelor weekend for Angelo Onello by mistake after …

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Jan 22

American arrested in Russia as a spy had ‘state secrets’ on him, lawyer says

Family handout(MOSCOW) — The Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine held on espionage charges in Russia, has said Whelan had materials considered “state secrets” on him when he was detained by Russian intelligence officers, but said he had been given them without his knowledge. Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday …

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Jan 22

DACA to continue with Supreme Court mum on Trump request to act now

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) — As it concludes its January session, the Supreme Court is taking no action on cases involving the DACA program, leaving in place for at least several more months protections for 700,000 immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. President Donald Trump moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative …

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Jan 22

US service member killed in Afghanistan

KeithBinns/iStock(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. service member has been killed in Afghanistan, the NATO-led coalition in that country said Tuesday, but no other details were made available about the circumstances of the service member’s death. It is the second U.S. military death in Afghanistan in a week and this year. “One U.S. service member was killed …

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Jan 22

Tentative deal reached in LA teachers strike offers higher salaries, smaller class sizes

ogolne/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — The union representing striking Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative deal with the school district Tuesday that includes increasing teachers’ pay and shrinking their class sizes. “This is a good agreement. This is a historic agreement,” Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The mayor does not have authority over the school district …

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