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Daughter, son-in-law of Missouri politician killed in Haiti

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www.kxan.com – Joey Schneider – 2024-05-25 06:20:42

SUMMARY: Missouri State Rep. Ben Baker reports that his daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Davy Lloyd, were killed in a gang attack in Haiti. The couple, full-time missionaries with the nonprofit Missions in Haiti Inc., were ambushed along with some children after leaving a church. The gang tied up and beat Davy, looted the organization's trucks, and later killed the couple. Another individual was also killed in the attack. The nonprofit and Baker have expressed their heartbreak, calling for urgent prayers. Gangs have increasingly terrorized Haiti following the announcement of a new prime minister on April 30. The situation remains under investigation.

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Presidential debate: Watch ABC News’ Presentation of the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast Thursday, June 27

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abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-06-21 08:16:11

SUMMARY: ABC will extensively cover the 2024 presidential election starting on June 27 at 7 p.m. EDT. The programming includes a special report titled “Battle for the White House” at 8 p.m., followed by the CNN Presidential Debate simulcast at 9 p.m., and a post-debate analysis. Coverage will be available on ABC, ABC News Live, and Hulu, with David Muir, Linsey Davis, and other top correspondents leading the reporting. ABC News Digital and 538 will offer comprehensive online coverage, while ABC Audio will provide live pre- and post-debate updates. “The View” will discuss the debate on June 28, and the second debate will air on September 10.

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Arrested Travis County assistant district attorney resigns, lawyer says

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www.kxan.com – Dalton Huey – 2024-06-21 07:00:00

SUMMARY: Joseph Frederick, an Assistant District Attorney in Travis County, resigned following his June 8 arrest for Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. His lawyer, Charlie Baird, cited concerns over losing benefits and the burden on the DA's office as reasons for his resignation. Frederick, who has Parkinson's disease, reportedly pointed a firearm at his roommate. Despite the arrest, Baird asserts Frederick's mental acuity remains sharp. Records reveal that cases he managed, including murder charges, were dismissed or rejected. Post-arrest, the DA's office recused itself, and Caldwell County DA Fred Weber took over the case.

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Hazardous Heat and Humidity Coming this Weekend

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www.wbap.com – Brad Barton – 2024-06-21 06:24:22

SUMMARY: The WBAP WX CENTER forecast for June 21, 2024, predicts sunny to partly cloudy, warm, and humid weather with a high near 93°F and southeast winds at 5-10 mph. Tonight will be fair with lows between 74°F and 78°F. Tomorrow, expect sunny and hot conditions with a high near 95°F and a low near 77°F. Sunday will also be sunny and hot, reaching a high near 98°F and a low near 78°F. Monday continues the trend with highs near 99°F. Tuesday will be sunny, breezy, hot, and humid with highs near 98°F and lows around 79°F.

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