Check In – Daily News, Weather and Sports Scores – August 10, 2016


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Trump: ‘Second Amendment’ advocates could deal with Clinton

Donald Trump found himself in hot water Tuesday after making remarks about the Second Amendment that some interpreted as a threat of violence against Hillary Clinton. “Hillary wants to abolish — essentially abolish the Second Amendment. By the way, if she gets to pick, if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know,” Trump said. “But I tell you what, that will be a horrible day, if Hillary gets to put her judges in, right now we’re tied.” Some political observers were alarmed by his ambiguous comments as to whether he was threatening Clinton or calling for increased political activism. Robby Mook, Clinton’s campaign manager, issued a statement in response to Trump’s comments. “This is simple — what Trump is saying is dangerous. A person seeking to be the president of the United States should not suggest violence in any way,” he said. Trump defended his comments Tuesday, insisting that was only telling his supporters to use the power of their vote to stop Clinton from restricting their Second Amendment rights.


NBCUniversal buys ‘Harry Potter’

NBCUniversal has acquired the broadcast and cable TV rights to the eight “Harry Potter” films in the franchise and the forthcoming “Fantastic Beasts” films. The original eight films will be available to air on NBC’s broadcast channels, as well as its cable channels, starting July 1, 2018. According to a statement from NBCUniversal, the cable networks will “bring viewers content that includes extended director’s cut versions of the first two Harry Potter films; the 2011 “When Harry Left Hogwarts” featurette; and 3D versions of the last two films in the Harry Potter series.”

Washington, DC

DC bus ends up on curb after medical emergency

A Metrobus driver had a “medical emergency” Tuesday morning, which sent a D4 bus up onto the curb on the wrong side of the street at 12th Street and New York Avenue, NW, Metro said. According to Metro spokeswoman Sherri Ly, the bus driver was taken to the hospital. Ly did not have any further information on the driver’s condition. The incident occurred just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. No passengers were hurt.


CSX train derails in southeastern Virginia

Authorities say several cars of a CSX train derailed in southeastern Virginia, but there were no apparent injuries, leaks or spills. Tuesday morning five well cars carrying 11 shipping containers derailed outside the International Paper mill near Franklin, said CSX spokeswoman Laura Phelps. The train was traveling from North Baltimore, Ohio, to Portsmouth, Virginia. Phelps said none of the derailed cars contained hazardous material, and that the shipping containers were filled with furniture parts, synthetic rubber and metal.


Months after ATV crash Baltimore man dies

Baltimore police say a man has died from injuries he received in an ATV crash in May. Fifty-year-old Chris Walker died Monday, the department said in a news release. Police say Walker was riding an ATV about a block from his Baltimore home on May 24, when he lost control of the vehicle. He was ejected from the ATV, authorities say, which fell on top of him. Walker was taken to a hospital, where he remained in critical condition, police say.

Washington Wizards: End of Season

Washington Capitals: End of Season

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