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Two Chicago Police Officers Hit And Killed By Metro Train While Chasing Suspect

Authorities say that two Chicago police officers were killed Monday after being struck by a metro train. Officers Conrad Gary and Eduardo Marmolejo were responding to a shots fired call on the city’s South Side when a passing train hit them, Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters. The train had been traveling at 60 mph to 70 mph, he said. A suspect was ultimately taken into custody and a gun was recovered, Johnson said. ...Read more

President Trump Plans To Create Unified U.S. Space Command

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order before the end of the year creating a U.S. Space Command as a major military command. U.S. Officials said that Vice President Mike Pence will make the announcement Tuesday at the Kennedy Space Center, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Trump could sign the order as soon as Tuesday. This move is separate from Trump’s goal of creating a “Space Force” as an independent armed service branch. ...Read more

Apple Announces $1 Billion Campus In Texas, Plans To Create 20,000 U.S. Jobs

Apple is expanding its presence in the U.S. as a part of a billion-dollar investment that the company said would generate at least 5,000 new jobs. According to a statement released early Thursday morning, the company plans to build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, to broaden its U.S. footprint, ...Read more