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3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over N.C. dam
June 18 (UPI) -- Authorities in North Carolina said search and rescue crews scouring the Dan River for a group of tubers who went over a dam retrieved three bodies while two other people were still missing.
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1 dead, 12 injured in Arizona drive-by shooting spree
June 17 (UPI) -- Police in Arizona said officers have taken a man into custody following a series of drive-by shootings through three West Valley cities that left one person dead and at least 12 others injured.
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Justice Dept. says transgender bans in Arkansas, W. Virginia are unconstitutional
June 17 (UPI) -- The Justice Department voiced strong opposition on Thursday to bans in two states targeting transgender youth as discriminatory amid a Republican-led push to pass similar laws throughout the country.
U.S. News // 6 hours ago
Google opens first brick and mortar retail store in New York
June 17 (UPI) -- Google opened its first permanent brick and mortar retail store in New York City on Thursday, offering hardware sales, repair and workshops.
U.S. News // 7 hours ago
Officers vote to disband Portland Police Rapid Response Team
June 17 (UPI) -- The members of the Portland Police Bureau's Rapid Response Team in Oregon voted to resign from the voluntary crowd control unit and disband the team.
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Tropical storm warning issued for parts of Gulf Coast
June 17 (UPI) -- A tropical storm warning was issued late Thursday afternoon for much of the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Biden signs law creating Juneteenth federal holiday
June 17 (UPI) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday signed a law formally making Juneteenth a federal holiday, saying that doing so was "one of the greatest honors" of his presidency.
U.S. News // 9 hours ago
Supreme Court dismisses child slavery lawsuit against Nestle, Cargill
June 17 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit alleging Nestle and Cargill aided and abetted child slavery in African cocoa farms, determining U.S. companies cannot be sued for such conduct on African farms.
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St. Louis couple who brandished guns at protesters plead guilty, fined
June 17 (UPI) -- A St. Louis couple who waved guns at Black Lives Matter protesters walking by their home last year pleaded guilty Thursday to assault and harassment charges.
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Alaska hiker missing for over 35 hours found alive
June 17 (UPI) -- A volunteer has found an Alaska hiker alive who was missing for over 35 hours.