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16 Believed Dead in Military Plane Crash in Miss.: Officials
A military transport plane crashed Monday evening in Mississippi's Delta region, with its 16 passengers believed to have been killed, officials said late Monday. The Marine C-130 military refueling tanker spiraled into the ground about 85 miles north of Jackson. All 16 people aboard the craft were believed to be dead, and "most but not all" of the bodies had been recovered, Leflore County Director of Emergency Management Fred Randle told NBC News, adding that the search would continue Tuesday.
Twitter Lights up After Pitbull Wears Tucked Jersey at Home Run Derby
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull took the stage in the heart of Miami Monday for the MLB All-Star Home Run Derby at Marlins Park, and his ensemble garnered a lot of attention on social media. Mr. Worldwide performed his hit songs, donning a Marlins National League jersey neatly tucked into crisp white pants. The artist also wore a slick pair of black gloves. The Twitterverse lit up with folks both criticizing and celebrating the performer's outfit of the day.
Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr. Denies Having Clinton Info
The Russian lawyer who met with President Donald Trump's eldest son during the campaign exclusively told NBC News Tuesday that she does not have any connection to the Kremlin and insists she was not at the meeting to hand over information about Hillary Clinton and her campaign. The interview comes after a report in The New York Times that Trump Jr. was told in an email that Veselnitskaya had information that was part of a Russian government effort to help Donald Trump's push for the presidency. Trump Jr. confirmed the meeting occurred, giving a statement to the Times saying it was "a short introductory meeting" with the lawyer that primarily covered adoption.
7-Eleven Celebrates 7/11 With Free Slurpees
If brain freezes are your thing, you are in luck: On Tuesday, everyone gets a free Slurpee. To celebrate July 11 — or 7-Eleven Day — the convenience chain will be giving away its signature slushy drinks. Stop by your neighborhood 7-Eleven on Tuesday between 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. to grab a free small Slurpee drink. Tuesday marks the company's 90th birthday, and if you're feeling festive, you can check out the chain's new concoction: the cotton candy Slurpee.
HH Holmes' Great-Great-Grandson Makes Explosive New Claim
H.H. Holmes is infamously known as one of America's first serial killers, but could he have also killed abroad under another name? That's exactly what one relative claims in an upcoming series for the History Channel called "American Ripper." In it, Jeff Mudgett claims to have evidence that his great-great-grandfather, Herman Webster Mudgett, was also Jack the Ripper. It's a claim that could unlock clues to two mysteries that have lived on for decades, though the evidence Mudgett is said to have remains to be seen. The episode airs Tuesday night.