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NASA scrubs launch of JPSS-1 weather satellite again

4:37 a.m. EST Wednesday: The satellite launch scheduled for this morning was canceled due to upper level winds, according to NASA.

ORIGINAL STORY: NASA, in partnership with the NOAA, will launch a satellite today that will help improve weather forecasts.

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The launch for the JPSS-1 satellite is scheduled for 4:47 a.m. EST, according to NASA.

A live stream of the launch will be available on NASA’s website.

The satellites will help improve NOAA forecasts for the three- to seven-day time frame. The data collected from the JPSS is fed into the numerical forecast models to help improve them. The satellites will also collect atmospheric measurements, ground conditions and ocean conditions like vegetation, hurricane intensity and atmospheric moisture. 

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The JPSS-1 will be launched from Vandenburg Air Force Base in California pending proper flight conditions. The launch was originally scheduled for Tuesday but was delayed until today.

This satellite is a polar orbiting satellite, which means it will orbit the earth from the one pole to the other passing the equator 14 times a day. Full coverage of the planet will be provided then twice a day.

Body found in Tampa neighborhood near recent string of shooting deaths, police say

A man's body was found early Tuesday in the historic Seminole Heights neighborhood of Tampa, Florida, blocks away from where three people were recently slain, the Tampa Police Department said.

Police said the body was found shortly before 5 a.m. near North Nebraska Avenue and East McBerry Street.

>> On WFTV.com: Community in fear of possible serial killer after Tampa slayings

Investigators said Ronald Felton, 60, appears to have died from a gunshot wound. Investigators said he was walking across the street to a food bank at the church.

"We will hunt this person down until we find him," Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said during a news conference.

Investigators said they're looking for an African-American man with a light complexion. Investigators believe he's 6 feet to 6 feet 2 inches tall, with a thin build. He was last seen wearing an all black with a baseball cap and was armed with a large black pistol.

The shooting death comes weeks after three people were fatally shot in 10 days within a 1-mile radius.

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Benjamin Mitchell, 22, was killed Oct. 9; Monica Hoffa, 32, was killed in a vacant lot Oct. 11; and Anthony Naiboa, 20, was shot and killed Oct. 19.

Police said they believe October's shootings are linked by proximity and time frame, but they don't have a motive or a suspect.

The three victims didn't know one another, but each person rode the bus and were alone when they were shot on the street. None was robbed.

>> On WFTV.com: Watch: Surveillance footage of possible suspect in Tampa homicides

Until they can rule it out, police said they're investigating Tuesday's shooting death as one connected with the neighborhood's previous killings.

Nearby residents were asked to remain in their homes, and bus service was suspended in the area.

Residents have also been asked to make sure their guns are secure.

"If you own a gun and it's in your home, I want you to go to your home right now and find out if your gun is still there," Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan said.

No other details were given.

1 injured in apparent road rage incident at Texas Christian University: Reports

An argument between two shuttle drivers on Texas Christian University's campus in Forth Worth turned violent Tuesday morning and prompted a brief lockdown at the school, according to multiple reports.

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Students at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth were ordered to shelter in place around 7:15 a.m. CST, amid reports of an armed person on campus. The lockdown was lifted around 8 a.m. CST.

New York City terror attack kills 8: Live updates

A man in a rented truck slammed into people on a pedestrian and bicycle path in New York City on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least eight people and injuring 12 others, police said.

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Mueller investigation: Paul Manafort, 2 other former Trump campaign staffers charged

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, turned themselves in to federal authorities Monday to face 12 charges in connection to a months-long probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to multiple reports.

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Manafort and his attorney showed up at the FBI’s Washington field office around 8:15 a.m., The New York Times reported. Gates also turned himself in, The Associated Press reported.

In a 31-page, 12-count indictment approved Friday by a grand jury, federal prosecutors accused Manafort and Gates of conspiring against the United States, conspiring to launder money and working as unregistered foreign agents.

Another former Trump campaign staffer, George Papadopoulos, pleaded guilty earlier this month to lying to FBI agents in the investigation, headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, officials said Monday.

Russian helicopter carrying 8 crashes near Norway's Svalbard archipelago

A Russian helicopter with eight people on board went down Thursday in the sea off the coast of Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago in the Arctic Ocean, according to officials.

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Norwegian search and rescue officials said the helicopter was flying from Pyramiden to Barentsburg when it was reported missing around 3:35 p.m. local time Thursday. It was confirmed down 10 minutes later.

Oklahoma police officer who shot, killed daughter's boyfriend found guilty of manslaughter

A jury has reached a verdict in the fourth murder trial of a former Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer.

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After more than five hours of deliberation, the jury found Shannon Kepler guilty of manslaughter in the 2014 killing of Jeremy Lake, his daughter's boyfriend, and recommended 15 years in prison.

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Kepler is accused of killing Lake in 2014 while off duty.

Though he was charged with first-degree murder, the jury also considered the lesser charge of manslaughter in the heat of passion.

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Three previous trials ended in mistrial.

Some members of Lake's extended family traveled over an hour to be at the trial.

While the district attorney said evidence doesn't show that Kepler needed to use deadly force to defend himself, the defense claimed the state's evidence did not show that Kepler went to Lake's home with bad intentions.

2 children killed, 1 man hurt in Colorado stabbing

Two children were killed and one man injured in a stabbing early Tuesday in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen for Homeland Security secretary

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated White House Deputy Chief of Staff Kirstjen Nielsen as his Homeland Security secretary.

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“It’s hard to imagine a more qualified candidate for this critical position,” Trump said.

American hostage Caitlan Coleman, family rescued in Pakistan after years of captivity

An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three children were rescued in Pakistan on Wednesday, five years after the couple was captured by a terrorist group while hiking in Afghanistan.

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The rescue, prompted by a tip from U.S. intelligence officers tracking the family, was announced in a statement Thursday from Pakistan’s army.

President Donald Trump identified the rescued captives as 31-year-old American Caitlan Coleman, 34-year-old Canadian Joshua Boyle and their three children.

Coleman and Boyle were abducted in 2012 and held hostage by the Haqqani network, a terrorist organization with ties to the Taliban, the president said.

“Yesterday, the United States government, working in conjunction with the Government of Pakistan, secured the release of the Boyle-Coleman family from captivity in Pakistan,” Trump said. “Today they are free.”

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