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US air defense troops train fast deployment of Patriot missiles in Poland

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 14:29
U.S. air defense troops are training rapid deployment of Patriot missile launchers in Poland amid concerns that the conflict between Russia-backed rebels and government forces in Ukraine is threatening the security in the region.
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California first to feel hydro-power crunch of drought

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 14:28
This winter's record-low snowfall means less hydroelectricity for California.
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Ohio cheesemaker wins United States Championship Cheese with Swiss wheel

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 12:38
An Ohio cheesemaker won the United States Championship Cheese with a 200-pound Swiss wheel.
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Civil War veteran to be buried with family in southwest Missouri; remains were at funeral home

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:49
A Civil War veteran whose remains went unclaimed for more than a century will be buried next month with his family in southwest Missouri.
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Replica of Lincoln funeral train car won't recreate journey because of fundraising shortfall

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:15
A replica of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train car will not recreate the trip that brought the president's body back to Springfield, Illinois, from Washington.
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Utah Attorney General asks judge to order takeover of polygamous community's water utility

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:10
The Utah Attorney General filed a lawsuit this week asking a judge to take over a water company serving polygamous towns along the Utah-Arizona border and alleging water managers loyal to imprisoned leader Warren Jeffs siphoned off $1.7 million in revenue.
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Father involved in custody dispute of 2 sons waives extradition to New Jersey

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 17:02
A New Jersey father accused of violating a custody agreement by taking his two sons out of New Jersey has waived extradition from Florida.
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30 federal investigators probing whether Otis Byrd's hanging was homicide or suicide

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:45
The FBI says a black man found hanging in Mississippi is Otis Byrd, a convicted killer whose family reported him missing more than two weeks ago.
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Authorities determining whether black man found hanging from tree killed self or was murdered

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:42
Authorities were determining Friday whether a black man found hanging from a tree in southwest Mississippi was a case of murder or suicide.
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57 dogs rescued from South Korean meat farms to find new homes in Northern California

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:29
Trembling and with their tails between their legs, the dozens of dogs rescued from a South Korean meat farm were in rough shape both physical and mentally when they arrived in Northern California this week to start new lives.
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Indictment names man suspected of driving getaway car in Vegas neighborhood killing

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 16:22
Authorities say they are seeking a 26-year-old man suspected of being the getaway driver in a shooting in a Las Vegas cul-de-sac that killed a mother of four and led to the arrest of a 19-year-old neighbor.
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Vietnam veteran sews, and sows hope among the needy

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:56
While hiding in the bed of a U.S. Army pickup truck as it traveled through one of the most dangerous passes in Vietnam in 1970, Randall Jacobsen had one thing on his mind.
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California Supreme Court reconsidering decision not to overturn man's murder conviction

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:41
The California Supreme Court is reconsidering its decision not to overturn the murder conviction of a man charged with the slaying of his wife nearly 20 years ago.
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Brown University president says student's family ties didn't influence drugging investigation

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 15:14
Brown University's president is denying suggestions a male student accused of drugging two female students was given preferential treatment because his father is on the board of trustees.
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Agency: US Border Patrol agent is assaulted, fatally shoots person along US-Canada border

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 14:59
The man shot on the U.S.-Canada border near Sumas, Washington was in the country illegally and wanted in connection with a murder in another jurisdiction.
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2 fraternities suspended at North Carolina State University amid investigations

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:55
Two fraternities have been suspended at North Carolina State University during investigations of sexual assault and drug allegations against one and an inappropriate book linked to the other.
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2 fraternities suspended at NC State amid allegations of sexual assault, offensive book

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:48
Two fraternities have been suspended at North Carolina State University during investigations of sexual assault and drug allegations against one and an inappropriate book linked to the other.
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Board reviewing Ohio Wal-Mart shooting recommends police body cameras, other suggestions

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 08:03
A community board tasked with reviewing the fatal police shooting of a man carrying an air rifle in a southwestern Ohio Wal-Mart store has recommended that city police officers wear body cameras.
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Bronx man sentenced in death of 5-year-old son after feeding him pizza laced with rat poison

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 07:46
A 49-year-old Bronx man has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for lacing his children's pizza with rat poison after he discovered that his ex-wife was seeing another man.
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