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Tracking the nor'easter: Where the heavy rain, gusty winds are heading

Tracking the nor'easter: Where the heavy rain, gusty winds are heading

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Heavy rain, gusty winds and possibly flash flooding are headed to the Northeast as a noreaster strengthens off the coast.

The heavy rain is pushing across Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

The heavy rain will then move to New York City, bringing a rough evening commute for those in Philadelphia, New York and parts of New England.

Some spots in...

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American prosecutor gunned down in Micronesia had 'most dangerous job' on the tiny island

American prosecutor gunned down in Micronesia had 'most dangerous job' on the tiny island

Simon Hammerling speaks to ABC News in a Skype interview, Oct. 15, 2019. (ABC News)(LONDON) Simon Hammerling was at home on Monday evening baking brownies with a child he and his wife were helping to take care of when he heard three loud gunshots.

He ran outside to find one of their dogs shot dead in their car and his wife, Rachelle Bergeron, slumped over on the ground by the side of their hou...

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Top Democrats walk out of White House Syria meeting saying Trump insulted them

Top Democrats walk out of White House Syria meeting saying Trump insulted them

OlegAlbinsky/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Top Democrats on Wednesday walked out of a White House meeting on Syria between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders when Democrats say Trump started insulting them, calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and suggesting she should like ISIS because the terrorist group includes some former communists.

Senate Minority Leader Chuc...

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Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveil spacesuits 'for the masses'

Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveil spacesuits 'for the masses'

Credit: Steven Counts via Virgin Galactic(NEW YORK) -- Virgin Galactic and Under Armour unveiled the first spacesuits "for the masses" on Wednesday, as companies work to capitalize on the new frontier of commercial space tourism.

The spacesuits were modeled by Virgin Galactics founder Sir Richard Branson and others in a special "zero gravity, vertical catwalk," in New York City, the company ann...

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Actor Ron Ely's adult son killed by police after apparently stabbing his mother

Actor Ron Ely's adult son killed by police after apparently stabbing his mother

iStock/MicroStockHub(SANTA BARBARA, CA) -- Cameron Ely, the 30-year-old son of actor Ron Ely, was shot dead by police on Tuesday night at Elys home in Santa Barbara, California.

According to the Santa Barbara County Sheriffs Office, deputies responded to a 911 call and found Elys wife, 62-year-old Valerie Lundeen Ely, stabbed to death. The suspect was identified as the couples son, Came...

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University of New Mexico handing out coasters that test for date rape drugs

University of New Mexico handing out coasters that test for date rape drugs

(Courtesy University of New Mexico) The University of New Mexico is handing out coasters that will test for drugs.(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- Students at the University of New Mexico can now pick up coasters that will alert them if any drugs are in their drinks, the school announced.

The universitys Campus Office of Substance Abuse Prevention said they are handing out the coasters, which test for GH...

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Providence Ice Rink Gets New Sponsor

Providence's downtown ice rink is getting a new name. It'll now have the business of BankNewport attached, replacing jewelry company Alex and Ani. BankNewport submitted a 275-thousand-dollar b...

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Prov. Mayor Talks School Takeover Order

Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza talked about the state takeover of city public schools at a meeting on Tuesday night. Earlier yesterday, state Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green said the take...

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E. Providence Man Charged In Vacation Scam

A 57-year-old East Providence man is charged with obtaining money under false pretenses and unlawful appropriation. Anthony DeBarros is accused of scamming 58 people out of one-thousand-dollars each f...

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State To Take Control Of Providence Schools Nov. 1st

The state is taking control of the Providence public school system on November first. State Education Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green's order released yesterday, also extends the length of the...

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DEM Seeking Public Input On Climate Projects

The state Department of Environmental Management is seeking public input on how to use ten-million-dollars for climate resilience projects. The money is from a green economy and clean water bond appro...

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