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A 97,000-gallon red wine leak made its way into a Northern California river

A 97,000-gallon red wine leak made its way into a Northern California river

A creek near a Sonoma County, California, vineyard is now a bit more refined after more than 97,000 gallons of wine spilled Wednesday. The wine was red and had the volume to fill eight large tanker trucks, according to CNN affiliate KTLA. The culprit was a blending tank door at Rodney Strong Vineyards that popped…MORE

US border officers were told to stop Iran-born travelers, officer says

US border officers were told to stop Iran-born travelers, officer says

US border officers working at Canadian border crossings were directed to stop travelers of Iranian descent for questioning following the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani, an unnamed Customs and Border Patrol officer alleged in an email to an immigration attorney. Dozens of American citizens of Iranian descent were stopped at a port of entry…MORE

Baltimore Police Department faces criticism for low staffing

Baltimore Police Department faces criticism for low staffing

A federal judge addressed the Baltimore Police Department’s low staffing in court in response to a consent decree issued in 2017 mandating improved training and new recruitment policies. US District Court Judge James Bredar on Wednesday admonished police in his opening remarks and said that while leadership is not his concern, he is requesting monthly…MORE

3 American firefighters killed in Australia plane crash identified

3 American firefighters killed in Australia plane crash identified

The three Americans who died fighting an Australian bushfire from the air have been identified by their employer, Oregon-based Coulson Aviation. The three are 44-year-old Capt. Ian McBeth of Great Falls, Montana, who was piloting the downed C-130 plane; First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson, age 42, of Buckeye, Arizona; and 43-year-old Flight Engineer Rick DeMorgan…MORE

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