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New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison in 2016 murder of former classmate

The New Jersey man convicted earlier this year of strangling his former classmate to death then tossing her body off a bridge and staging a suicide scene, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Liam McAtasney, 21, was handed a life sentence this week after being found guilty in February on all charges related to the December 2016 killing of his former high school classmate, 19-year-old Sarah Stern.

Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Richard W. English tacked on an additional 10 year consecutive sentence for one charge of desecration of human remains and one charge of conspiracy to desecrate human remains, NJ.com reported.

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Liam McAtasney, 21, was found guilty of murdering Sarah Stern, whose body has never been found.  (Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office/Facebook)

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Prosecutors alleged McAtasney strangled Stern, then dumped her body off the Route 35 bridge in Belmar, staging the scene to make it look as though she killed herself. McAtasney worked with Preston Taylor, also a former classmate, to try to steal what they believed was $100,000 in a house owned by Stern’s family.

McAtasney also discussed the murder with another classmate, Anthony Curry, in a secretly recorded conversation that was heard during the trial.

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Defendant Liam McAtasney listens as his attorney Carlos Diaz-Cobo addresses the jury during closing arguments in Monmouth County Superior Court, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 in Freehold, N.J.. (Patti Sapone/NJ Advance Media via AP, Pool)

In the video, McAtasney told Curry that he “pretty much hung [Stern]” and then shoved a shirt down the victim’s throat and placed his finger on her nose.

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“It took me a half hour to kill her,” said McAtasney, who added that he had “set a timer,” and claimed Stern’s dog “laid there and watched as I killed her.”

Prior to Friday’s sentencing, McAtasney had asked for a retrial after it was discovered that a juror in the case had left a comment on a Facebook article about the case: “Sitting on the jury LMAO.”

Stern’s remains have never been found.

Fox News’ Nicole Darrah and Samuel Chamberlain contributed to this report.

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Suspect in Trump star vandalism now accused of stealing Marilyn Monroe statue

A man who was arrested last year for vandalizing President Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was taken into custody Friday for allegedly stealing a Marilyn Monroe statue in Hollywood.

“It’s unfortunate he’s seeking this method to gain fame,” Los Angeles Police Department Detective Douglas Oldfield said, according to KNBC-TV.

“It’s unfortunate he’s seeking this method to gain fame.”

— Detective Douglas Oldfield, Los Angeles Police Department

TRUMP’S HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME STAR DESTROYED AGAIN

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Tourists stop to look at the “Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, California, June 18, 2019. – A statue of Marilyn Monroe which is normally perched atop the gazebo’s Eiffel Tower-shaped structure was stolen on June 16. (Getty Images)

Police said Austin Mikel Clay, 25, who was on felony probation at the time, allegedly climbed a piece of artwork at the Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo on Sunday and used a hacksaw to remove the statue, which remains missing. Oldfield said it may be broken into pieces.

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A repair worker tends to Donald Trump’s destroyed star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (Fox News/ Blanche Johnson)

The theft was apparently caught on security footage that showed a man climbing down the gazebo, entering the nearby Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel with an alleged accomplice and looking inside the backpack with another two people in the lobby, KNBC reported.

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Clay’s vandalization of Trump’s star was also caught on video.

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Hawaii plane crash kills all 9 aboard small craft, officials say

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Nine people died when a small, twin-engine aircraft crashed Friday evening near Dillingham Airfield in Mokuleia on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, officials said.

Hawaii’s Department of Transportation confirmed on Twitter that the King Air plane, a type of American-built small utility aircraft, had nine people aboard when it crashed. No survivors were expected to be found.

THREE RUSSIANS, ONE UKRAINIAN TO BE TRIED FOR MURDER IN MH17 TRIAL

Police said the plane was fully engulfed in flames when first-responders arrived after 6:30 p.m. Friday, Hawaii News Now reported. Smoke could reportedly be seen for miles from the scene.

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It was unclear whether the plane was taking off or landing when it crashed. Officials have shut down Farrington Highway as they conduct an investigation.

Officials initially reported that six people had been on board.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Authorities: Theft ring stole $4 million in used cooking oil

A band of 21 conspirators stole $3.9 million worth of used of cooking oil, known as “yellow grease,” from restaurants in three states and transported it across the country, according to a federal indictment unsealed in North Carolina on Thursday.

The thieves targeted multiple eateries in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia over five years. They pumped the oil from restaurant storage tanks into trucks and sold it.

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Federal prosecutors have charged 21 people part of an alleged conspiracy to steal used cooking oil, known as “yellow grease,” and transport it across the country.  (iStock)

“Used cooking oil has become a sought-after commodity by biodiesel companies, and restaurants use the sale of this oil as another source of revenue,” said John Eisert, Acting Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations in Charlotte, N.C., said in a new release. “This team of co-conspirators had an elaborate scheme to steal thousands of gallons of cooking oil for their own profit in violation of several U.S. laws.”

Used cooking oil has become a valuable commodity for biodiesel companies. The oil rendering industry loses between $45 million and $75 million to oil theft each year., U.S. Attorney Robert Higdon Jr. said in the release.

A pound of “yellow grease” is estimated to be worth around $25, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department.

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In April, a Virginia man was charged with stealing hundreds of gallons of oil from a Burger King and three men in 2014 were charged in the theft of 10,000 gallons of oil in Illinois, according to The Associated Press.

Six of the defendants named in the federal indictment are still being sought. In addition to the theft charges, several defendants were also charged with immigration violations.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children

As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage.

Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders urged Congress this week to pass a $4.6 billion emergency funding package which includes nearly $3 billion he says will provide the growing population with adequate care. His plea comes as a legal team recently interviewed 60 migrant children at a Border Patrol facility near El Paso and were, according to the Associated Press, told stories of neglect and mistreatment.

“The death of a child is always a terrible thing, but here is a situation where, because there is not enough funding… they can’t move the people out of our custody,” Sanders told the AP himself.

Sanders says the Border Patrol currently is holding 15,000 people – well beyond its estimated capacity of 4,000.

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM 52 COUNTRIES CROSSED US-MEXICO BORDER THIS YEAR

Government rules call for migrant children to be held by the Border Patrol for no longer than 72 hours before they are transferred to the custody of Health and Human Services, which houses youth in facilities around the country.

But the arrival of thousands of families and children at the border each month has strained resources and thrust Border Patrol agents into the role of caregivers, especially for the many migrant youths who are coming without parents.

Children at the facility in Clint, which sits amid the desert scrubland some 25 miles southeast of El Paso, reported having to pick up some of the duties in watching over the younger kids.

“A Border Patrol agent came in our room with a 2-year-old boy and asked us, ‘Who wants to take care of this little boy?’ Another girl said she would take care of him, but she lost interest after a few hours and so I started taking care of him yesterday,” one of the girls there said in an interview with the attorneys, according to the Associated Press.

Other children, the AP reported, told lawyers that they were fed oatmeal, a cookie and a sweetened drink in the morning, instant noodles for lunch and a burrito and cookie for dinner. There are no fruits or vegetables. They added they have gone weeks without bathing or a clean change of clothes.

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The entrance of a Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas. A legal team that interviewed about 60 children at the station near El Paso, says young migrants being held there are experiencing neglect and mistreatment. (AP)

The lawyers had inspected the facilities because they are involved in the Flores settlement, a Clinton-era legal agreement that governs detention conditions for migrant children and families. The lawyers negotiated access to the facility with officials, and say Border Patrol knew the dates of their visit three weeks in advance.

Data obtained by The Associated Press showed that there were three infants in the station, all with their teen mothers, along with a 1-year-old, two 2-year-olds and a 3-year-old. There are dozens more under 12. Fifteen have the flu, and 10 more are quarantined.

Many children interviewed had arrived alone at the U.S.-Mexico border, but some had been separated from their parents or other adult caregivers including aunts and uncles, the attorneys said.

“In my 22 years of doing visits with children in detention I have never heard of this level of inhumanity,” said Holly Cooper of UC Davis’ Immigration Law Clinic, representing detained youth.

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Getting the emergency funding isn’t a permanent fix, but it’s is a necessary start, Sanders says.

“We need to be thinking not only about the care for the people in our custody,” he added. “I have a 60,000-person workforce that is strained, are getting sick. The people of CBP need assistance for them.”

Fox News’ Morgan Cheung and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Film producer shooting ad for prospective US Senate candidate likely drowned: officials

A film producer from Boston died this week after officials say he likely drowned in a Montana lake while shooting a political ad for a prospective U.S. Democratic Senate candidate.

The body of 40-year-old Jesse Hubbell was recovered Wednesday from Canyon Ferry Lake, two days after he went missing while filming a video for John Mues, a Navy veteran who is considering a run against Republican Sen. Steve Daines in 2020.

Hubbell, who was said to have some diving experience, was in at least 60 feet of water when he disappeared Monday. Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said that Mues reportedly tried to help Hubbell before he went under.

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Dive teams searched the water for two days before a body was recovered from the lake east of Helena.

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In this Monday, June 17, 2019 photo, emergency responders stage at the Yacht Basin marina east of Helena, Mont., as search and rescue teams search for a missing diver near Cemetery Island on Canyon Ferry Lake. (Thom Bridge/Independent Record via AP)

Dutton said authorities have ruled the death an “accident,” likely caused by drowning.

He added that equipment malfunction and hypothermia also may have played roles.

The water in Canyon Ferry Lake is between 60 and 64 degrees, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman Greg Lemon said. Water that cold can lower a person’s body temperature and pose a hypothermia risk, but Hubell was reportedly wearing a wetsuit at the time of his death.

Mues himself was sent to the hospital after trying to help the victim but was released later that day after treatment for unspecified injuries.

Although he has not formally announced his candidacy, Mues recently told the Hill that he was planning to announce soon. A campaign website for Mues was taken down shortly after Monday’s accident.

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In an email to the Associated Press, Mues called Hubbell’s death a tragic accident and thanked emergency responders and health officials for their efforts.

“My wife and I extend our deepest condolences to Jesse’s wife, family and friends. He will be greatly missed,” the statement read.

Hubbell was a freelance producer for 17 years from the Boston area who worked on films, documentaries and political and commercial content, according to his LinkedIn profile.

​​​​​​​The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Massive explosion at gas refinery in Philadelphia: reports

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A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local gas refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex.

Officials in Philadelphia confirmed that the early morning fire started at the 150-year-old Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex, but could not offer further details.

Reports of the fire began spreading on social media shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.

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KYW-TV reported that the refinery has its own fire brigade. No injuries have been disclosed at this time. The cause of the fire was still unclear.

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Road closures as a result of the blast included a stretch of Interstate 76 from University Avenue to the Walt Whitman Bridge as well as the Platt Bridge, Penrose Avenue and 26th Street, Philadelphia’s FOX 29 reported.

Four SEPTA transit routes have been diverted because of the fire.

The complex produced 335,000 barrels of crude oil daily. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says the oil refining complex is the largest on the U.S. Eastern Seaboard.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Trump weighs ‘measured’ response to Iran; US citizen death toll rises in Dominican Republic

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The world awaits a ‘measured’ US response to Iran
After weeks of mounting tension and a war of words, both the United States and Iran have refrained so far from further escalating their conflict after a U.S. drone was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile Wednesday evening. According to multiple reports, the U.S. military made preparations for limited strikes on Iran but approval was withdrawn before the attacks were launched. The New York Times reported that President Trump had approved the strikes, but then called them off.

Earlier Thursday, Trump told reporters that Iran made a “very big mistake” but also said he had the feeling that it might have been the result of someone being “loose and stupid,” rather than a deliberate provocation by Iran. Top administration officials and lawmakers had a classified briefing at the White House and suggested a “measured” U.S. response is likely coming soon. Fred Fleitz, who also served as chief of staff to current National Security Adviser John Bolton, told “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that the president has acted responsibly and with restraint but that the use of force against Iran “is on the table.”

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Chris Palmer died in the Dominican Republic in April, 2018 (Courtesy of Bernadette Hiller)

US citizen death total in Dominican Republic rises to 11
The families of two U.S. citizens have told Fox News that the pair died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They were identified as Chris Palmer, a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died April 18, 2018, and Barbara Diane Maser-Mitchell, a 69-year-old retired nurse from Pennsylvania who died Sept. 17, 2016, after falling critically ill at a resort. The State Department confirmed their deaths to Fox News on Thursday.

The two would bring the total of U.S. citizens known to have died while visiting the Dominican Republic to 11. Most of those deaths that have become matters of public record occurred in 2018 and 2019. Maser-Mitchell’s death is the earliest one reported so far.

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Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher, as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Thursday, June 20, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Julie Watson) (AP)

Bombshell testimony in Navy SEAL’s trial
Navy prosecutors are still pursuing murder charges against Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher even after bombshell testimony Thursday by a Navy colleague who confessed that he was the one to kill a teenage Islamic State fighter. Special Operator 1st Class Corey Scott, a SEAL Team Seven medic, testifying for the prosecution under an immunity agreement, told the court that he held the teen’s “thumb over his TT tube until he quit breathing,” admitting that he asphyxiated the captive, despite saying that he saw Gallagher stab the boy in his neck.

When cross-examined by the defense, Scott said he killed the fighter because he knew “he was going to die anyways.” “I wanted to save him from what was going to happen to him next,” Scott said, referring to alleged torture by Iraqi captors.

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Scandal-ridden Roy Moore announces new Senate bid, despite opposition from Trump, conservatives
Roy Moore, the scandal-scarred Republican who lost a 2017 bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, announced Thursday he will run again for Senate next year, despite President Trump and other conservatives in Washington insisting he can’t win. “Yes, I will run for the United States Senate in 2020,” Moore said during a defiant announcement in Montgomery, after railing against the Republicans who have said they oppose his candidacy. “Can I win?” Moore said. “Yes, I can win. Not only can I, they know I can. That’s why there’s such opposition.” Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, mocked Moore, specifically a report that Moore said he would improve on his previous run by engaging in “more personal contact with people.”

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US players embrace following their 2-0 win over Sweden in their Women’s World Cup Group F soccer match at Stade Océane, in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

US women’s soccer team dominates Sweden
The United States is showing just how fiercely it is prepared to defend its Women’s World Cup title. The Americans faced their toughest test of the tournament on Thursday night and dominated in a 2-0 victory over Sweden, the rivals that stunned them at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. The U.S. went undefeated in the group stage, posting wins against Thailand and Chile before beating the Swedes, all without conceding a goal. It is the first time the Americans have shut out all their group opponents in the World Cup. They’ve also scored a group-stage record 18 goals. – Associated Press

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Alabama church gets the OK to use private police force

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has signed a bill that will allow a Presbyterian church to use its own private police force on its campus.

The law, approved two weeks ago, allows the Birmingham-based Briarwood Presbyterian Church to establish a private law enforcement department to make arrests when crimes are committed on its properties.

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A church in Alabama has been authorized to establish its own police force on campus.  (Google Maps)

The law will also apply to the church’s school campus and a private academy that is located in another county. Church officials said the measure was necessary to provide adequate security for the 2,000 students and faculty on its two private school campuses.

TENNESSEE CHURCH GUNMAN HOPED TO KILL 10 WHITE CONGREGANTS TO AVENGE CHARLESTON MASSACRE, PROSECUTORS SAY

Randall Marshall, the executive director of the ACLU of Alabama, said the law could allow the church to cover-up criminal activity that occurs on its campuses. He added that the law will likely be challenged in court for unconstitutionally granting government power to a religious institution.

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The new policy will go into effect in the fall.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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‘Cops on me’: NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops

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New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report.

The two victims were found stabbed to death in their home in Willingboro, N.J., near Philadelphia Thursday, NBC 10 reported.

“Cops on me,” the suspected killer says in one of the two livestreams he posted while driving. Police sirens can be heard in the background. The suspect swerves the car several times and tires screech. “Seat belt off. I love y’all,” he says at the end of the stream. The suspect was caught after he crashed his car.

A domestic dispute with the 4-year-old’s mother is suspected in the murders, according to NBC 10.

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Neither the suspect nor the victims have been identified, pending notification of family. No charges have yet been filed for the murders, NBC 10 reported.

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