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Earthquake-causing meteor leaves southeast Michigan residents awestruck
ABC News (NEW HAVEN, Mich.) -- Residents of southeast Michigan were left a bit shaken Tuesday night after a big bright flash lit up the sky and the ground beneath them shook.A flying saucer? No. A shooting star? Not quite.The National Weather Service eventually solved the mystery, tweeting "USGS confirms meteor occurred around 810 pm, causing a magnitude 2.0 earthquake."According to the United States Geological Survey, the earthquake was centered about five miles west-southwest of New Haven, Michigan, located about 40 miles northeast of Detroit.Initially though, as curious residents took to social media by droves to share videos of the...
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Former CIA officer arrested for retaining classified information
iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- A former CIA case officer has been charged with illegally possessing government secrets. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, was arrested Monday night at New York City’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and stands charged with unlawful retention of classified information. Lee was entering the country from Hong Kong Monday evening when he was arrested, but newly unsealed court documents reveal the FBI has been investigating him for years, at least as far back as 2012. According to an affidavit filed in federal court in the Eastern District of Virginia, in August 2012, FBI agents were watching Lee...
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Doctor on shackled, malnourished siblings' recovery: 'It's not going to be achieved overnight'
David Allen Turpin/Facebook (PERRIS, Calif.) -- The staff of a Southern California hospital was reduced to tears at the sight of seven of the 13 malnourished siblings who were admitted after authorities discovered they were being held captive by their parents, officials from the Corona Regional Medical Center told ABC News. Those seven siblings are all adults."It's that profound when you see what they're going through," hospital CEO and Chief Managing Director Mark Uffer told ABC News of the staff's somber reaction. "How does this happen?"On Sunday, a 17-year-old girl escaped her home in Perris -- about 27 miles south...
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