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Senate votes to back $1 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:38
The Senate on Wednesday backed the Obama administration's plan to sell more than $1 billion worth of American-made tanks and other weapons to Saudi Arabia, soundly defeating a bid to derail the deal pushed by lawmakers critical of the kingdom's role in Yemen's civil war.
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Police: 4 men held at California pot farm, forced to work

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:32
Two women have been arrested on charges of holding four men captive at an illegal marijuana plantation in Northern California and forcing them to work there for six months.
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Lawsuit: Transgender inmate raped at New Orleans' new jail

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:26
A federal lawsuit says a transgender inmate was raped by a male cellmate after being locked up last year in New Orleans' new jail — a $150 million facility that the local sheriff said would be a major factor in ending the violence that resulted in federal court oversight.
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New low: Disgraced Dem Anthony Weiner sorry after texts to 15-year-old revealed

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:19
Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner told Wednesday he knows he has a problem after his never-ending sexting scandal reached a new low with revelations he sent X-rated messages to a 15-year-old girl.
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Homeless man hailed as a hero after reporting backpack bombs

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:13
Lee Parker still pictures the explosion that could have happened if he had dropped the backpack he took from a garbage can on Sunday night while a friend bought beer.
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Maryland girl, 15, pepper sprayed, charged after bike crash

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:08
Police in Hagerstown, Maryland, say officers pepper-sprayed a 15-year-old girl and charged her with assault and disorderly conduct after her bicycle hit a car.
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Texas county approves $1.8M settlement in Sandra Bland suit

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 15:06
Leaders of a Texas county have approved a $1.8 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Sandra Bland, who died in jail days after being arrested last year.
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New York City police on high alert after bombing, UN General Assembly meeting

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 19:16
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday that residents should expect to see a heightened presence of police as the investigation continues into the bombing in Chelsea that injured 29 and the start of the United National General Assembly, which draws leaders from around the world.
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Hatchet-wielding man killed by cop outside restaurant

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 19:00
Police say a Southern California officer fatally shot a man armed with a hatchet who was approaching drivers near a fast food restaurant drive-thru window.
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Man in red underpants rams police car into mobile home

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 18:59
Baton Rouge police say a man wearing only red underpants attacked officers with "superhuman strength," got into a patrol car and tried to run over officers and rammed a mobile home off its blocks.
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Robert Durst assigned to medical prison in Indiana, lawyer says

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 18:07
Real estate heir Robert Durst has been assigned to an Indiana prison which has a medical unit, rather than the California prison requested because he faces a murder trial in Los Angeles, attorney Dick DeGuerin said Sunday.
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Toxic algae is in more than 40 California lakes, waterways

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 18:04
Toxic algae has shown up in more than 40 state lakes and waterways from Los Angeles to the northern reaches of California, the highest count in state history.
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Clinton condemns what she calls "apparent terrorist attacks"

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:53
Hillary Clinton on Sunday condemned what she described as "apparent terrorist attacks" in Minnesota, New Jersey and New York.
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The Latest: Clinton condemns 'apparent terrorist attacks'

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:32
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Officials: Washed up whale died due to human interaction

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:29
Officials believe a whale that washed ashore in New Jersey died due to human interaction.
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2 destroyers to be named for Medal of Honor recipients

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:14
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says two destroyers will be named for Marines who received the Medal of Honor for actions during World War II.
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La Supreme Court considers teen robber's 99-year sentence

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:10
Louisiana's Supreme Court is considering whether recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings about juveniles convicted of murder mean a juvenile robber's 99-year sentence is unconstitutional.
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Suspect driver who hit Phoenix police officers hospitalized

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 16:00
A suspect accused of deliberately plowing his car into three Phoenix police officers has been hospitalized.
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High school football water boy with Down syndrome scores TD for terminally ill mother

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 15:50
A Down syndrome teen who is the water boy for his high school football team ran for a touchdown for his terminally mother.
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3 surfers bitten by sharks at Florida beach

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 15:04
Sharks bit three different surfers Sunday in the span of a few hours at the same Florida beach, officials said.
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