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Porn emails in scandal involved kids, violence against women, Pa. attorney general says

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 01:00
Some of the pornographic emails that were exchanged among state government officials in a scandal that has claimed some of their jobs involved children and violent sexual acts against women, the state attorney general said Tuesday.
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Seeing through masterpieces: Cornell computer professor unlocks mysteries of paintings, prints

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 00:30
Richard Johnson can see right through the masterpieces of Rembrandt and Van Gogh.
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Cupich becomes archbishop of Chicago

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:59
Blase Cupich became the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday after his predecessor handed him a bishop's staff and relinquished the chair that symbolizes the leadership of the nation's third-largest diocese.
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State medical examiner's office withholding cause of death for Virginia college student

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:31
The Virginia medical examiner's office says it is withholding the cause of death for a University of Virginia student.
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Pedestrian who became lodged in the windshield of car that kept going dies from his injuries

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:30
A pedestrian who was struck by a car in southern New Jersey and then became lodged in the vehicle's windshield has died.
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At least 2,208 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:18
As of Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at least 2,208 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
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Ex-prosecutor's task force issues recommendations for changing culture of Ohio State band

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:16
Hiring a compliance officer, rewriting polices and regular, mandatory training for directors were among the recommendations issued Tuesday by a task force that studied the Ohio State University marching band culture following the controversial firing of its director.
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Suburban Philadelphia high school football coach loses job after hazing scandal

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:16
A suburban Philadelphia football coach suspended amid a hazing scandal won't be back next season.
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June 22 trial set for Nevada man who pleads not guilty to torturing and beheading dogs

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:15
A 24-year-old Reno man charged with beheading and dismembering several dogs has pleaded not guilty to seven felony counts of willfully torturing and killing the animals.
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Illinois man assaults boy on school bus, police say

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:17
Police have charged a southwest Illinois man who they say assaulted a 6-year-old boy on a school bus for allegedly bullying his daughter.
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Man sentenced to prison for throwing boiling water on roommate after dispute over sausages

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:15
A Baltimore man convicted of throwing boiling water on his roommate after a dispute over breakfast sausages has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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New Mexico man shoots self during eviction, authorities say

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:12
San Juan County authorities say a 59-year-old Farmington man is hospitalized after shooting himself in the chest because he was being evicted and couldn't face the prospect of being homeless.
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Officer reportedly pulled over school bus to deliver son's lunch

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 14:06
An Illinois police officer is reportedly under investigation after he allegedly pulled over a school bus to deliver lunch to his son.
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Baltimore man gets 25 years in roommate's scalding

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:27
A judge has sentenced a Baltimore man to 25 years in prison after prosecutors say he threw boiling water on his roommate after a dispute over breakfast sausages.
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Cleveland to pay $3 million over 137-bullet police shooting

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:21
The relatives of two people killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire in 2012 will split a $3 million settlement from the city of Cleveland, the attorney for one of the families said Tuesday.
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Ex-FBI agent seeks release from Fla. prison during appeal in murder tied to mobster Bulger

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:45
A former FBI agent is seeking release from a Florida prison while an appeals court reconsiders his conviction in a mob-style murder tied to Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.
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Montana Catholic Diocese offers $16.4M trust to settle hundreds of abuse claims, other debts

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:31
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Helena has filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan that proposes a $16.4 million settlement for hundreds of people who said clergy members sexually abused them while the church covered it up.
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Judge scolds 1 World Trade Center skydivers, won't toss felony case against them

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:30
Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts showed "inexcusable self-indulgence" by parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower, a judge said Tuesday in declining to toss out the felony case against them.
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Florida woman accused of cooking neighbor to hide evidence

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:29
A Florida woman is accused of cooking her neighbor after strangling and dismembering him in order to hide evidence.
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Document signed by Thomas Jefferson declaring Vermont the 14th is state up for auction

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:17
An act of Congress signed by Thomas Jefferson in 1791 declaring Vermont as the 14th state to join the union is up for auction.
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