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People rally outside Ohio Wal-Mart where young man with air rifle was fatally shot by police

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 3:15pm
As many as 200 people held signs and chanted outside an Ohio Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.
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Witnesses describe fatal dog attack on Michigan jogger during owners' preliminary examination

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:59pm
A witness told a judge during a preliminary examination for the owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a jogger that he had to shoot at the animals to make them flee.
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St. Louis County officer who patrolled Ferguson retires amid review into inflammatory video

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 2:34pm
Police say a suspended St. Louis County officer who had been assigned to patrols in Ferguson has retired amid a review of 2012 video in which the officer calls himself "a killer" and makes incendiary comments about religion and U.S. political leaders.
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Power Up: In E-Sports, Video Gamers Draw Real Crowds and Big Money

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:18pm
Professional video gaming is becoming a worldwide spectator sport offering big prizes to competitors and helping the game industry gain even greater cultural and economic clout.
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Getting Ferguson Majority to Show Its Clout at Polls

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:11pm
In the wake of the Michael Brown killing, there is a new focus on turnout in a suburb that is majority black but has mostly white elected leaders.

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W.H. strife stalls Obama immigration plans

POLITICO - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:10pm
White House officials are debating whether Obama should announce a plan to defer deportations.
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Car industry pursues death-free highways

CNBC - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 1:00pm
More than 30,000 Americans are killed in highway crashes each year, but experts believe that death toll could sink to zero.
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NYC police investigate tot's death after day care; dad says she was unresponsive in car seat

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:58pm
New York City police are investigating the death of a 14-month-old girl after she was picked up from day care.
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Should military lift transgender ban?

CNN - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:28pm
Retired Maj. Gen, Gale Pollock discusses the issue of allowing transgender people to serve in the U.S. military.
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After reboot, NYC Sandy-repair program faces test of its turnaround; officials say it'll pass

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 12:10pm
A New York City home repair program has been sprinting to meet a self-imposed deadline to signal a turnaround in Superstorm Sandy recovery.
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Rally in Ferguson held 3 weeks after Brown's death; attendees say movement just beginning

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:33am
A few hundred people are gathering again in Ferguson to remember Michael Brown and draw attention to what they say is just the beginning of a movement.
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Corvette Museum board decides to fill in entire sinkhole that swallowed 8 prized sports cars

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:24am
A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
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News Analysis: Race and Police Shootings: Are Blacks Targeted More?

The New York Times - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:19am
Whether racial bias is a significant factor in shootings is an open question, and there are no reliable numbers which can provide the answer.

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New York teen dies in Lamborghini test drive

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:08am
A New York teen taking a test drive of a family friend's Lamborghini has died after crashing the high-powered sports car into a guardrail.
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Fight on airliner boosts 'Knee Defender'

CNBC - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:00am
A female traveler allegedly threw water in a male passenger's face for preventing her from reclining.
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Grieving family: 'Heart goes out' to girl

CNN - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:49am
The grieving family of the Arizona instructor accidentally shot and killed by a girl learning to fire an Uzi expressed sympathy for the 9-year-old.
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Ferguson slowly starting to make a comeback after rioting, looting in wake of Brown shooting

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:37am
The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of town that was the center of attention for three weeks.
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Lost $13G wedding ring found on NY beach; returned

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:36am
A Queens woman thought all hope was lost when her 1.3-carat engagement ring worth $13,600 went missing in the sands of Robert Moses State Park — and joked on Facebook that "some broke metal-detector dude" might pocket it.
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Transgender women's killings in Baltimore show strain between police and an oft-targeted group

FOX News - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:31am
The day after Mia Henderson's body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city's LGBT community to a meeting.
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2 Atlantic City casinos closing

CNBC - Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:48am
The Showboat is closing Sunday, followed by Revel on Monday and Tuesday. Trump Plaza is next, closing Sept. 16.
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