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An Oklahoma sheriff and all her deputies resigned together - and now no one knows who's in charge

6 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Nowata County Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett resigned with all of her deputies on Monday.
A judge had ordered her to house inmates in a jail rife with black mold, exposed wiring, and dangerously high carbon monoxide levels.
An interim sheriff was appointed and hopes to have deputies back on the job by Wednesday night, but sheriffs and police chiefs from neighboring counties have expressed confusion over who's in charge.
A local police chief and a spokeswoman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol told INSIDER the agencies are happy to help out in the meantime - but they're unsure when deputies in...
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The longest flight in the world just landed after nearly 20 hours in the air

The longest flight in the world just landed after nearly 20 hours in the air

Qantas just tested the new world's longest flight , a nonstop from New York to Sydney. The flight - QF7879 - landed in Sydney at 7:43 a.m. local time, after 19 hours and 16... Read more ...

Jeffree Star revealed Shane Dawson could make $10 million when they launch...

Jeffree Star revealed Shane Dawson could make $10 million when they launch their 'Conspiracy' makeup line

Shane Dawson learned he could make $10 million from sales of his upcoming makeup line with Jeffree Star. In the latest episode of his docuseries, " The $20 Million Dollar Deal... Read more ...

How Bernie Sanders' heart attack helped convince Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to...

How Bernie Sanders' heart attack helped convince Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to publicly endorse him, after months of indecision

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders ' presidential campaign as he was hospitalized in Nevada following a heart attack. But the freshman congresswoman was... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson just recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found...

Johnson & Johnson just recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found asbestos. The company is facing thousands of lawsuits over the product

Johnson & Johnson is recalling a single lot of its baby powder after the Food and Drug Administration found a tiny amount of asbestos in samples from a single bottle purchased... Read more ...

Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Dies at 62

Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd Dies at 62

Oracle Co-CEO Mark Hurd died Friday morning at the age of 62. Hurd, part of Oracle's top executive team including fellow co-CEO Safra Catz and chairman Larry Ellison, took a... Read more ...

2 female astronauts politely corrected Trump mid-spacewalk after the...

2 female astronauts politely corrected Trump mid-spacewalk after the president made a galling error

Christina Koch and Jessica Meir conducted the first all-female spacewalk on Friday. They paused to take a phone call from President Donald Trump. Trump incorrectly said their... Read more ...

Boeing 2016 Internal Messages Suggest Employees May Have Misled FAA On 737 MAX

Boeing 2016 Internal Messages Suggest Employees May Have Misled FAA On 737 MAX

Separately, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee confirmed it will question Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg at an Oct. 29 hearing. Read more ...

Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62

Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62

Mark Hurd , co-CEO of database giant Oracle , died Friday at age 62 . Hurd's death follows news in September that he was taking a leave of absence "to spend time focused on my... Read more ...

Mark Hurd, Oracle co-CEO, dead at 62

Mark Hurd, Oracle co-CEO, dead at 62

Oracle co-Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd passed away on Friday, the business software maker said. The company announced last month that Hurd was going on medical leave... Read more ...

Here's the transcript of Mick Mulvaney's Thursday press briefing - decide...

Here's the transcript of Mick Mulvaney's Thursday press briefing - decide for yourself whether he confirms Trump's Ukraine phone call was an illegal quid pro quo

On Thursday, White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney seemingly admitted in a press briefing to reporters that the administration engaged in a quid-pro-quo with Ukraine... Read more ...