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Police set up zone for peaceful protests in Ferguson as National Guard moves in

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 18:14
Authorities are setting up a designated protest zone for nightly demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri.
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New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday by going to same job he's worked for 73 years

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:28
Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.
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Ala. judge plans to call 750 potential jurors in trial of grandmother accused in girl's death

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:23
A judge is going to screen twice more than usual potential jurors for the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman accused of making her 9-year-old granddaughter run until she collapsed and died.
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Stranded ship drifts as crewman buried at sea

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:21
The crewman who died in a fire aboard a chemical tanker that's adrift off the Oregon coast has been buried at sea.
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Southern Indiana teen sentenced to 65 years after guilty plea in arson that killed 3 siblings

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:08
A southern Indiana teenager has been sentenced to 65 years in prison after pleading guilty to three murder counts for firing a flare into a home, igniting a blaze that killed three young siblings.
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Colorado mother pleads guilty to killing son, 9, in murder-suicide attempt that paralyzed her

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:01
A Routt County woman accused of killing her 9-year-old son in a murder-suicide attempt has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder.
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No great shakes: Quakes triggered by drilling waste seem weaker than natural ones, study says

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:00
A new federal study found that man-made earthquakes cause less shaking and in general are about 16 times weaker than natural earthquakes with the same magnitude.
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Tulsa police officer charged with murder in death of 19-year-old; wife not charged

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:51
A Tulsa police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month.
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Pathologist: Bullet wound to arm may have happened when teen put hands up, but 'we don't know'

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 13:14
A Missouri teenager fatally shot by police suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back was turned to the shooter, but "we don't know," a pathologist hired by the teen's family said Monday.
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Maryland university settles lawsuit over attack by former student who later killed, ate a man

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:46
A university in Maryland has agreed to a settlement with a man who was partially blinded after being attacked on campus by a student who later told authorities he killed and cannibalized another man.
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15 addition airstrikes aimed at preventing failure of Mosul dam in northern Iraq

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:22
The Pentagon says a new round of 15 U.S. airstrikes near the Mosul dam in northern Iraq were justified because the dam's failure could trigger a humanitarian disaster.
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Owl enters 10th story apartment in Coeur d'Alene, kills pet canary in cage, residents say

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:14
An Idaho couple says an owl flew into their 10th story apartment, apparently opened a bird cage and killed one of two canaries inside.
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Grand jury could start heaving evidence this week in police shooting of Missouri teenager

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 12:02
A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence Wednesday in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer in suburban St. Louis.
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Ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez's fiancee seeks to dismiss perjury charges

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:35
The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is seeking to have perjury charges dismissed.
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Unemployment rates rise in most US states in July, even as hiring picks up

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:34
Unemployment rates rose in 30 U.S. states last month, even as employers in two-thirds of the states stepped up hiring.
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Lawyers for Michael Brown's family say private autopsy backs witness accounts

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:31
Lawyers for the family of Michael Brown said a noted former medical examiner's autopsy backs claims the teen was trying to surrender when he was killed, but the ex-coroner's own account of his findings stopped short of that conclusion.
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US sanctions spokesman for Islamic State group and Algerian-born militant wanted by France

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:10
The State Department is designating the spokesman for the Islamic State group, which is launching an offensive in Iraq, as a terrorist.
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Father of Amish girls abducted in New York last week feels sorry for suspects

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:03
The father of two Amish girls abducted in northern New York last week says he feels sorry for the two people accused of kidnapping and sexually abusing his daughters.
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