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US rescue mission in Syria this summer failed to find Americans held hostage by extremists

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:07am
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.
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Police in southern California search for mystery couple who posted selfie after burglary

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:00am
Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?
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The riots this time: No violence after other police killings, but factors converge in Ferguson

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:46am
There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer.
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Some Fed officials argue that economy is improving fast enough to signal lower support

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:05pm
Some Federal Reserve officials think the economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will soon need to signal a change in the extraordinary support it's been providing the economy in the form of ultra-low interest rates.
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Ex-deputy: Details of gunfire after drunk driver shot following Texas crash not in report

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:01pm
An ex-deputy says he failed to note in a report that more gunfire took place well after a drunk driver was fatally shot following an accident that killed two boys in Texas.
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US officials: Military mulls more troops to Iraq; More airstrikes since journalist's death

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:54pm
U.S. officials say military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more American forces to Iraq mainly to provide additional security around Baghdad.
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Judge delays starts of penalty-phase retrial in Jodi Arias murder case, now set for Sept. 29

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:46pm
A judge has granted Jodi Arias' motion to delay her planned Sept. 8 penalty phase retrial.
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Slain journalist's parents say he died a hero for telling stories of people trying to be free

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:40pm
The parents of an American journalist slain by Islamic State militants say their son died a hero for revealing the stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands.
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Prosecutor: Beach shooting victim told co-worker he would tour Oregon coast, sleeping in car

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:40pm
Zachary Levi Brimhall had picnicked with his parents at a remote spot in Oregon's Coast Range last weekend then stayed to camp.
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Brigham Young bookstore removes Hallmark greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 1:28pm
Greeting cards celebrating same-sex marriages turned up at the Brigham Young University bookstore Tuesday.
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SeaWorld drops appeal of OSHA violations from trainer's death

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:39pm
SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
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Pennsylvania high court rules mandatory $75,000 casino theft fine unconstitutional

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:38pm
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled unconstitutional a mandatory $75,000 fine imposed on a Pittsburgh casino poker dealer convicted of having stolen $200 worth of chips.
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US airstrikes in Iraq continue as Obama considers how to protect hostage after revenge killing

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:29pm
In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.
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