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Threat forces evacuation of Amazon's Seattle headquarters

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 16:01
A threat forced the evacuation of a building at Amazon's Seattle headquarters on Monday, but a police search of the building did not turn up any bombs or suspicious devices.
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Man accused of having gun believed used by Boston Marathon suspects expected to change plea

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 16:00
A man charged with possessing a gun authorities believe the Boston Marathon bombing suspects used to kill a university police officer is expected to change his plea in court this week.
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Connecticut jury orders Boy Scouts to pay $7 million in sexual abuse case

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 15:46
A Connecticut jury has issued a $7 million verdict against the Boy Scouts of America in a lawsuit by a man who says he was sexually abused by a scout leader in the mid-1970s.
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Tattoos on animals banned in New York

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 15:29
Body art is not for animals, at least not in New York.
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Korean War MIA buried in NY cemetery next to mother who ached for his return

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:45
The remains of a New York soldier missing from the Korean War have been buried on Long Island, next to the mother who ached for his return.
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Police: Driver arrested in fatal hit-and-run; victim carried 11 blocks on car, left in street

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:31
Police in Springfield, Oregon, believe a driver hit a pedestrian and fled with him on top of her car, carrying the man for 11 blocks before removing him and leaving him in the street to die.
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Century later, Jewish soldier may get top medal

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:26
Nearly a century ago, Sgt. William Shemin raced across a World War I battlefield three times to pull wounded comrades to safety. With all the senior leaders of the platoon wounded or killed, the 19-year-old survived a bullet to the head and led his unit to safety.
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Indictment accuses US halal beef supplier of misleading Muslims about slaughter methods

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:15
A food supplier for several years falsely marketed beef to Muslims around the world as meeting strict halal standards, exporting products that weren't slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law, federal prosecutors allege in a major fraud indictment.
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Collection of 175 photos sells for record-setting $21 million; proceeds benefit nonprofit

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 13:01
A collection of 175 photographs owned by the late CEO of Dreyfus Corp. has brought a total of $21.3 million at auction.
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Elsa, kitten found in frigid weather in Denver, adopted by volunteer who helped care for her

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:18
The story of a kitten found in sub-zero weather in Denver and named after Elsa from "Frozen" has a happy ending.
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Police altering policies and procedures after heated nationwide reaction to recent killings

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:18
With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures.
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A century after heroism, Jewish soldier may soon get posthumous Medal of Honor

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:16
Nearly a century ago, Sgt. William Shemin raced across a World War I battlefield three times to pull wounded comrades to safety.
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Police: Albuquerque, New Mexico, officer accidentally shoot man during burglary investigation

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:15
Police in Albuquerque, New Mexico, say an officer accidentally shot a man during a burglary investigation.
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Waterlogged Northern California hit with more heavy rain that causes landslide, road flooding

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 12:03
A new storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged parts of Northern California, causing minor road flooding, scattered power outages and airport delays.
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Parents angry after school tells 13-year-olds they can have sex, choose gender

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 00:00
The students at this Northern California high school are learning more than just the birds and the bees.
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Cleveland baby born at 10:11, 12/13/14

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:11
Baby Hazel was born at just the right minute: 10:11 on 12/13/14.
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St. Louis police say they'll discipline officer who wore name tag supporting Wilson at protest

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 17:00
Authorities say a St. Louis city police officer will likely get some days off as discipline for wearing a tag on his sleeve bearing the name of the former Ferguson officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
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Friends of UVA 'Jackie' in Rolling Stone story say they pushed to call cops after assault

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 16:45
Three friends of an alleged victim of a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity told The Associated Press that a magazine article about the attack was wrong on a number of key points.
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Popular smartphone app causes traffic jam uproar in California neighborhoods

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 15:45
When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year or so ago, they were baffled.
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Christmas nativity displays booted from courthouse, city hall

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 15:19
A nativity that has marked every Christmas for nearly 40 years has been removed from outside a North Carolina courthouse following complaints from a group about the display being on government property, Fox 46 reports.
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