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Fresno's Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

On Wednesday, Howard correctly spelled the two words asked of her and she was among 188 competitors remaining who had not misspelled a word. A 12-year-old girl from California has won the Scripps National Spelling Bee after a tense final in Washington.


1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant

1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant

According to OSHA records uncovered by WISCTV News 3 reporter Chris Gothner , Didion Milling had previously been cited for "serious" safety violations as recently as 2011. Two of them were treated and released, while 12 employees were transported to area hospitals by either ambulance, Med Flight or Flight for Life helicopters.


Jesse Jackson admires LeBron James' 'graciousness in face of adversity'

Jesse Jackson admires LeBron James' 'graciousness in face of adversity'

She says the property manager told officers they believe the incident was captured on surveillance video. Police confirmed the incident, which is still under investigation, to ESPN. And, you know, hate in America, especially for African Americans, is living every day. It is 9,440 square feet. "I'll be focused tomorrow on our game plan and focused on these games, but I'm at a point in my life where my priorities are in place, and basketball comes second to my family", James said.


Trump communications director Dubke is leaving, white house says

Trump communications director Dubke is leaving, white house says

He then praised Trump as "the greatest communicator as a president we've ever had" - something his current communications team should be aware of and know how to handle. Daily White House briefings have been dominated by questions about Russian Federation, and Trump's advisers feared the controversy could seep into Trump's foreign trip if he held a news conference.


Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Police said the 23-year-old Moreno threw his son, Aaden , off the Arrigoni Bridge over the Connecticut River in Middletown in July 2015. He then jumped off himself, but survived. At the time, the boy's mother, Adrianne Oyola , had recently refused Moreno's marriage proposal. Defense attorney Norman A. Pattis unsuccessfully argued that Tony only meant to take his own life but the baby slipped from his hands and into the water.