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Military Jet Practicing For Air Show In Accident

(AP) – Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident. Sgt. Penelope Reed of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Dayton says a report was received around 12:30 p.m. Friday of a jet off the end of a runway and on its top at the […]

Pickup Truck Hits, Kills Bicyclist

A bicyclist was struck by a pickup truck and killed in San Juan Thursday night.  The man was riding his bike on North Raul Longoria Road near Ridge Lane at around 9:30 when he was hit by the truck heading north. The woman driving the pickup stayed on the scene and agreed to have her […]

Google To Stop Reading Your Gmail To Help Sell Ads

(AP) – Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.  The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004, even though it raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out some users. To help finance the free service, […]

RGV Sector Border Patrol Agents Warned About ‘Open Warfare’ In Reynosa

The national Border Patrol union is warning agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector to take extra precautions in light of the heightened and prolonged drug cartel violence in Reynosa. Breitbart Texas reports the National Border Patrol Council has issued a warning advisory that states, in part, recent events in and around Reynosa pose a […]

5 People Electrocuted In Pool At Water Park In Turkey

(AP) – Turkish media reports say five people – three of them children – were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died. The private Dogan news agency reported Friday that the three children were caught up in an electrical current in the pool at the park in the town of […]

Total Solar Eclipse Casts Spotlight On Rural Oregon Town

(AP) – The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon.  State officials expect up to 1 million people for the Aug. 21 event. As many as 100,000 of them could wind up in and around the central Oregon town of Madras.  It’s […]

Indiana Crackdown On Opioids Sparks More Pharmacy Robberies

(AP) – When Indiana cracked down on the opioid crisis, it accidentally helped spark a wave of pharmacy robberies, eventually reporting more robberies than any other state. The frequent holdups show how the opioid epidemic shape-shifts to evade new obstacles. Dealers and those struggling with addictions quickly adapt to new regulations and law enforcement tactics.  […]

North Korea Denies Torturing American Detainee

(AP) – North Korea has called itself the “biggest victim” in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency on Friday denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused […]

Bombings At Market In Northwest Pakistan Kill 15

(AP) – A Pakistani government official says twin bombings, minutes apart, have hit a crowded market in the country’s northwestern tribal region, killing at least 15 people and wounding 70. Local government administrator Zahid Hussain says the bomb attacks took place at the Tori market in Parachinar on Friday afternoon. He says authorities are transporting […]

Pence Visits Focus On Family Amid Change

(AP) – A Christian ministry celebrating its anniversary Friday with a visit from Vice President Mike Pence began with a scary admonition. Focus on the Family leader Jim Daly told about 1,650 people awaiting Pence that “the enemy of our soul is here to destroy us.”  Daly was talking about Satan – not the vice […]