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Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night, center says

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 11:58pm
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
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US military launches airstrikes, helps drop humanitarian aid to help beleaguered town in Iraq

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 10:35pm
Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night.
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Prosecutors: Bikini barista stands offered prostitution, banked $2 million for owner

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:25pm
Authorities say the owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts.
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6 die in fire at eastern North Carolina home

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 6:07pm
A fire swept through a mobile home in eastern North Carolina early Saturday, killing six people, authorities said.
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Wind, weather add fuel to weeks-old Northern California wildfires sparked by lightning

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:18pm
The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
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People rally outside Ohio Wal-Mart where young man with air rifle was fatally shot by police

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

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

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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NYC police investigate tot's death after day care; dad says she was unresponsive in car seat

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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After reboot, NYC Sandy-repair program faces test of its turnaround; officials say it'll pass

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

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

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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New York teen dies in Lamborghini test drive

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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Ferguson slowly starting to make a comeback after rioting, looting in wake of Brown shooting

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

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

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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Teen taking test drive in Lamborghini dies in crash; excessive speed believed a factor

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 9:17am
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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Campbell Could Miss NATO Meeting on Afghanistan

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:50am
The new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO meeting in Britain next week.,Army Gen. John F. Campbell, the new commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, will likely not attend the NATO ministers meeting in Britain next week at which the U.S. had hoped to cement final decisions on a future force presence and aid, a U.S. military official in Kabul said Friday.
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Grand Canyon to charge hikers a fee for ‘rim to rim’ trek

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 8:12am
While most Grand Canyon visitors are drawn to its dramatic beauty, a growing number of amateur athletes see it as a grueling challenge: a steep, sweaty 24-mile trek from one side of the canyon rim to the other.
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Ronald Singleton case: NYPD under scrutiny for 2nd restraint-related death

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:04pm
The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry and led the department to overhaul its use-of-force training.
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