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New York man denies plotting to aid Islamic State group
UPDATE: A man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others pleaded not guilty Thursday to new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
September 18, 2014 04:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency landing for JetBlue flight in California
UPDATE: A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane'...
September 18, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Alabama officer resentenced for abuse of power
A federal judge has resentenced an ex-Birmingham police officer who was convicted of using excessive force during an arrest.
September 18, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GBI probing fatal police shooting in Savannah
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a fatal officer-involved shooting in Savannah.
September 18, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scots decide future amid excitement, apprehension
UPDATE: Excitement vied with apprehension as Scottish voters went to the polls Thursday in a referendum on becoming an independent state, deciding whether to dissolve a union with England that brou...
September 18, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting
UPDATE: Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents...
September 18, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Border Patrol to test wearing cameras
The U.S. Border Patrol will begin testing body-worn cameras on agents next month, the head of its parent agency said Thursday, a step toward seeing if the technology should be used in the field as ...
September 18, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amazon founder's firm to build new rocket engines
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.
September 18, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man wants marathon bombing suspect to face victims
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hasn't appeared in court for more than a year. But prosecutors and a man who was severely injured in the bombings say they want to see him in a cou...
September 18, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid
Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state mi...
September 18, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list
UPDATE: Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral, just hours before his suspected kill...
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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
UPDATE: Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volu...
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Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire
UPDATE: A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.
September 18, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding
UPDATE: Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.
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NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including Earth's hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said Thursday.
September 18, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered
A woman says she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even though the teenager was lying wounded on the ground. Twenty other...
September 18, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life
A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.
September 18, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping case
The couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York were charged Thursday in federal court with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.
September 18, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A guide to Scotland as it votes on independence
The people of Scotland are deciding Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote n...
September 18, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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