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Man killed on Long Island is New York's first lightning death since 2016

Man killed on Long Island is New York's first lightning death since 2016A man was struck and killed by lightning in Kings Park on Long Island, New York, on Saturday evening.



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Questions mark first day of deliberations at Manafort trial

Questions mark first day of deliberations at Manafort trialALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt.



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Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questionsALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The jury in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations with a series of questions to the judge, including a request to "redefine" reasonable doubt.



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Minnesota primary: Ilhan Omar poised to become first Somali-American elected to Congress

Minnesota primary: Ilhan Omar poised to become first Somali-American elected to CongressIlhan Omar is poised to become the first Somali-American elected to US Congress. Ms Omar made history on Tuesday by winning a Democratic primary in Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District. Republican Keith Ellison left the seat to run for state attorney general.



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Jahana Hayes Could Be Connecticut's First Black Democrat In Congress

Jahana Hayes Could Be Connecticut's First Black Democrat In CongressWith her primary win in Connecticut's 5th Congressional District on Tuesday,



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Nebraska carries out America's first execution using opioid fentanyl

Nebraska carries out America's first execution using opioid fentanylCarey Dean Moore, who was on death row for 38 years over the killing of two cab drivers in 1979, was put to death on Tuesday. Nebraska has carried out the first execution in the US using fentanyl, the opioid painkiller that killed Prince and has a central role in America’s overdose epidemic. The state put Carey Dean Moore, a double murderer, to death on Tuesday morning, the first execution there for 21 years.



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Nebraska carries out its first execution since 1997

Nebraska carries out its first execution since 1997Carey Moore, 60, was put to death at the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln, a state official told local media at the site. The execution also marked the first time Nebraska has used a lethal injection to kill an inmate since the death penalty was reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976.



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Nebraska conducts first US execution with fentanyl

Nebraska conducts first US execution with fentanylNebraska on Tuesday carried out America’s first execution using fentanyl — the opioid at the center of the country’s deadly overdose crisis — as part of an untested four-drug combination. Carey Dean Moore, who was sentenced to death for two 1979 murders, was the first prisoner executed in the Midwestern state in 21 years, and the first ever by lethal injection. Moore was pronounced dead at 10:47 am (1547 GMT) in an execution that lasted approximately 20 minutes, according to Scott Frakes, Director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.



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In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governorThe win “is a defining moment in the movement for trans equality,” Annise Parker, president and CEO of LGBTQ Victory Fund, which seeks to elect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates, said in a statement. The contest comes at a time of uncertainty for transgender rights, which expanded under the administration of Democratic President Barack Obama.



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Connecticut primary – LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primary

Connecticut primary - LIVE: Educator Jahana Hayes hoping to become state's first black Democrat in Congress for 5th congressional district primaryThe biggest race as Connecticut residents goes to the polls for Tuesday’s primaries is for the governor’s office. Republicans believe they have a good chance of winning it back after losing control in 2010. Control of the narrowly divided General Assembly is also in play, especially the state Senate, now equally split between Democrats and Republicans.



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