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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has died after being struck by a marked patrol vehicle in Ocean City.

The Ocean City Police Department says that the incident occurred Tuesday morning as the 67-year-old Jeffrey Delong attempted to cross the street against the pedestrian signal near an intersection.

He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The patrol car was driven by Xeniya Patterson who was on routine patrol at the time. He has since been placed on paid administrative leave, pending an internal investigation.

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Law enforcement took stock of those who lost their lives in the line of duty as officers across Delaware observed Police Memorial Day.

This morning the sound of the traditional Taps was heard as hundreds of officers stood outside the New Castle County Public Safety building.

The First State has been lucky in not suffering any losses over the last year.

But the ceremony did honor the 9 who have died in the line of duty in New Castle County over the years.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Wilmington police say they have finished an internal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black man in a wheelchair.

Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that the Wilmington Police department's Office of Professional Standards had completed an investigation to determine whether officers involved in the September shooting of Jeremy McDole acted in accordance with departmental rules and regulations governing the use of deadly force. 

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CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) - Fire officials say a lightning strike may have sparked a fire that heavily damaged an American Legion post in Cambridge.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal said in a news release that the fire was reported about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Dorchester Post 91 by a passer-by. Officials say everyone in the building got out safely.

Some 50 firefighters battled the blaze in the 12,000-square-foot building. The fire was brought under control after about two hours.

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - A Pennsylvania man has died after being struck by a marked patrol vehicle in Ocean City, Maryland.

The Ocean City Police Department says that the incident occurred Tuesday morning as the 67-year-old man attempted to cross the street against the pedestrian signal near an intersection.

The man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities have not released his name.

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This political scandal started with a Facebook post. 

Naz Shah, a member of parliament from the Labour Party, published something in 2014 about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that said, “Relocate Israel into United States.” 

The post included an image with the outline of the State of Israel superimposed over a map of the US, and a comments from Shah saying, “Problem solved,” and “Save them some pocket money?” 

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The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution reminding its members that deliberate attacks on medical facilities are war crimes. The resolution comes after a spate of such attacks in Syria and elsewhere.

The Council heard an impassioned plea from Joanne Liu, the president of Doctors Without Borders, also known by its acronym in French, MSF.

"I will not rest, and I'm going to make sure that the leaders at every level of government don't rest until every drop of water that flows to your homes is safe to drink, and safe to cook with, and safe to bathe in," President Obama told an energetic audience in Flint, Mich. "Because that's part of the basic responsibilities of a government in the United States of America."

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