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Prison for NYC couple accused of abusing partly paralyzed woman, found huddled in locked room

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:56pm
A New York City couple accused of battering a partially paralyzed woman and controlling her finances for more than a year has been sentenced to over a decade in prison.
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Sheriff: Man killed in confrontation with police obtained gun illegally through straw buyer

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:09pm
The shotgun used by a man who was killed in a confrontation with police outside a City Hall meeting in suburban Minneapolis was illegally channeled to him by a straw buyer, a sheriff said Friday night.
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Wisconsin team tries to defend national snow sculpting championship in Lake Geneva

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 6:30pm
A Wisconsin snow sculpting team that won the last two national championships is trying to defend its trophy in Lake Geneva.
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Brandeis University president step down at end of school year, take job at Yale Law School

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 6:15pm
Brandeis University President Frederick Lawrence will step down at the end of the current school year and take a job at Yale.
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New York City pharmacist who tried to make ricin, weapons-grade toxins, sentenced to prison

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 6:00pm
A New York City pharmacist who admitted to trying to make weapons-grade ricin and other legal toxins has been sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison.
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Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case, says juror did not disclose rape

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 5:31pm
An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.
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Commission: Consolidate GI Bill Benefits, Delay Transferability

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 4:47pm
A panel recommends consolidating GI Bill programs and delaying the ability for troops to transfer benefits to family members.,The commission wants to preserve the Post-9/11 GI Bil and scrap others, including Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty and the Reserve Education Assistance Program, because they're redundant and, in some cases, unnecessarily costly for recipients.
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Stock market sinks in midday trading; S&P 500 index on course for nearly 3pct monthly loss

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:17am
The stock market is heading lower in midday trading as investors sift through mixed economic and corporate news.
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Convicted drug dealer charged with murder of Fox movie executive Gavin Smith

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:52am
A convicted drug dealer has been charged with the murder of a 20th Century Fox executive, who mysteriously disappeared more than two years ago and whose remains were found in a northern Los Angeles County desert area in October.
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New Hampshire Motor Speedway general manager faces lewdness charge

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:39am
The executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of lewdness after police say they observed him and a 19-year-old woman in a parked car in Manchester.
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After 150 years scientists reveal hull of the 1st submarine in history to sink enemy warship

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:16am
Fifteen years after the Confederate submarine H.L.
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'Bonnie and Clyde' suspect demands to leave courtroom during hearing

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:11am
The Kentucky man accused of carrying out a multi-state crime wave with his 13-year-old girlfriend, drawing comparisons to Bonnie and Clyde, refused to remain in a courtroom Thursday after spotting members of the media.
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District Attorney says it may be illegal for mayor to give 'Undercover Boss' money to city employees

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:46am
The district attorney says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees as part of his appearance on the CBS show "Undercover Boss."
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In diplomatic spat, Thai junta tries to keep lid on dissent, and good relations with US

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:31am
When Thailand's military junta sensed it was being criticized this week, the country's rulers reacted as they always do: by issuing stern warnings and summoning those responsible for talks army leaders like to refer to as "attitude adjustments." But this time, those called to explain themselves were not just domestic opponents of last year's coup.
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Dozens of bats cause mayhem in Arkansas courtroom; official says 100s roost in elevator shaft

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:18am
There was disorder in the court when 30 bats flew inside an Arkansas courtroom during a trial.
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Seeing double: Thursday's midday, evening Daily 4 drawings both end up with same numbers

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:18am
One day's Michigan Lottery drawings had some people seeing double.
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Prosecutor: Assault case dropped against George Zimmerman; ex-girlfriend recanted her story

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:16am
Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating with authorities.
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FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 3:00am
The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia.
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Father, son bag charging 700-pound boar in North Carolina

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 12:00am
It's the most pork south of Washington D.C.
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Men who beat Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face 10 years in federal prison for gun charge

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:37pm
The two men who savagely beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face up to 10 years in federal prison on firearms convictions.
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