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USGS discovers source of Alaska tsunami that decimated village in 1964

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 03:19
Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey have solved a 50-year natural science mystery: the undersea source of tsunami waves that devastated a remote Alaska village following the 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake.
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Lawmakers to press commander on troop levels for Afghan war

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:46
The top American commander in Afghanistan faces skeptical lawmakers amid concerns that worsening security conditions demand a greater number of U.S. forces to ensure the gains made in the war-torn country since 2001 aren't lost.
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Fight over hostage's fate broke up California jail escapees

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:45
Three inmates who teamed up to pull off an intricate escape from a California jail stuck together and eluded authorities for nearly a week.
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Mass. college student faces disciplinary action for listing dorm room on Airbnb

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:44
A Massachusetts college student is facing disciplinary action after allegedly violating the school’s residential policies when he listed his dorm room on Airbnb in January.
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Georgia set to execute its oldest death row inmate

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:16
Corrections officials in Georgia are preparing to execute the state's oldest death row inmate.
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Escaped California inmates had outside help, kidnapped taxi driver, sheriff says

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 02:00
Three inmates planned their escape from a California jail for at least six months then abducted a taxi driver and drove to Northern California, where two of the fugitives argued about killing him, authorities said Monday.
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Texas urges Homeland Security to avoid cutting Border Patrol resources

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:44
Texas is pressing the Department of Homeland Security to provide a reason why the agency is going to reduce aerial surveillance on the Texas-Mexico border, a letter revealed Monday.
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Detroit-area officer set for sentencing in beating of driver

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 01:01
A Detroit-area police officer convicted of a bloody assault on a driver is facing a possible prison sentence in an incident that wasn't made public until the dashcam video was aired by a TV station.
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Ferguson residents get a say on police overhaul agreement

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:47
Ferguson residents are getting their say on a settlement city leaders negotiated with the U.S. Department of Justice that calls for sweeping changes to police practices in the St. Louis suburb where 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot.
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Parts of Flint still dealing with extremely high levels of lead in water

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:47
Lead-tainted water remains extremely high in some areas of Flint, Mich., which is battling to decrease the amount of toxins in its drinking water, according to a state environment agency Monday.
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Retiring Ohio police officer offered auxilary job to keep K-9 partner

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:38
A just-retired Ohio police officer has been offered a compromise that would allow him to keep his K-9 partner after the city of Marietta rebuffed his attempts to buy the dog.
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Three teens arrested in fatal shooting at Seattle homeless encampment

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:15
Three teenage boys were arrested Monday in connection with a shooting at a notorious Seattle homeless encampment that killed two people and wounded three others last week.
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Authorities search for Missouri couple wanted in Alabama crime spree

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 00:00
Alabama authorities on Monday were hunting for a Missouri couple that is suspected of a statewide crime spree, including robbing and abducting a hotel clerk, attempting to rob a McDonald’s manager and briefly kidnapping a woman outside Birmingham before stealing her SUV.
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Americans are packing classes in how to survive a shooting

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 23:30
Police around the country are offering classes to average residents on how to deal with the possibility of an active shooter.
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3 teens arrested in deadly shooting at Seattle homeless camp

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 23:04
Police arrested three teenage boys Monday in connection with a shooting at a Seattle homeless encampment that left 2 people dead and three others wounded.
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911 call says escaped inmate was scared, ready to surrender

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 22:54
The first of three fugitives to be caught after a California jail escape said he was scared and ready to surrender, a 911 call released Monday said.
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Federal agents report finding 8 pipe bombs in man's home

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 21:43
Federal authorities say they've taken a Tampa man into custody after finding eight pipe bombs and bomb-making materials in his home.
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Federal agents report finding 8 pipe bombs in man's home

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 19:59
Federal authorities say they've taken a Tampa man into custody after finding eightpipe bombs and bomb-making materials in his home.
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Iowa Voters Head to Caucus in First in Nation Vote for President

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:04
Voting finally gets underway today in Iowa in the first-in-the-nation votes for the 2016 presidential race.
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Boston woman fighting for life after being dragged by car for nearly 3 miles

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 10:00
State police say two pedestrians have been struck by a vehicle in Boston, including a woman who was apparently dragged nearly three miles and is near death.
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