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Man charged in 4 slayings in Florida to appear in court; police say he left bodies in field

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:07pm
A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court.
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Note found on body of Appalachian State student who vanished

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:03pm
North Carolina authorities said Monday that a letter was found with the body of an Appalachian State University student who had been missing for more than a week, reported.
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New York boater gets prison for Hudson River crash that killed bride-to-be and best man

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:57am
A New Yorker has been sentenced to two years behind bars for crashing a powerboat into a barge, killing a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man.
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Questions, answers about the grand jury in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:56am
A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether police officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Southern California man gets 10 years in prison for girlfriend's death with cannon-like device

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:48am
A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting off a homemade cannon-like device that killed his longtime girlfriend in Southern California.
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Officials: Officer shot in leg by suspect gives chase in patrol car; man caught after standoff

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:19am
Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man.
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Dempsey: If military campaign against extremists fails, US ground troops possible

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:53am
The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider deploying American ground forces to Iraq.
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Police: Washington state man reportedly annoyed by barking shoots, kills neighbors' dog

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:43am
Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors' dog in front of them.
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University of Virginia student vanishes walking home from party

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 9:51am
Virginia police focused their search Tuesday for a missing University of Virginia student on a text message she sent to friends saying that she'd gotten lost walking home early Sunday morning from a party.
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Boston bombing suspect's lawyers deny posing as FBI employees in Russia

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:00am
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday denied as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia.
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Northern California wildfire burns 100 homes in border town

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 3:00am
A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people, authorities said.
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University of Virginia president says community has 'deep concern' for missing student

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:13pm
The president of the University of Virginia says the community is deeply concerned about a student who has been missing since early Saturday.
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Family of Arizona range instructor praying for young girl who accidentally shot and killed him

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 8:11pm
The family of an Arizona shooting-range instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi say they're praying for her.
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US labor board orders CNN to rehire fired workers

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:58pm
The National Labor Relations Board ruled against the CNN cable television network on Monday in an 11-year-old labor dispute, ordering the network to rehire or compensate about 300 former workers.
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Darrien Hunt shooting: Prosecutor says Utah man had real sword

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:18pm
A young black man who was fatally shot last week by Utah police lunged at the officers with a real sword that had a 2.5-foot steel blade, prosecutors said Monday.
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Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers deny allegations that defense team posed as FBI in Russia

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:10pm
Attorneys for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are denying as "false" and "preposterous" an allegation that defense team members posed as FBI employees while investigating the case in Russia.
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Citing state secrets, US seeks to toss out Greek businessman's lawsuit against anti-Iran group

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:39pm
Citing state secrets and a threat to national security, the United States government has asked a judge to toss out a defamation lawsuit that a wealthy Greek shipping magnate brought against a nonprofit organization seeking to thwart Iran's efforts to obtain nuclear weapons.
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Officials warn Islamic State extremists put New York and New Jersey at greater terror risk

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:17pm
New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday.
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Man charged in slaying of ex-girlfriend, her parents, another man in Tampa Bay area

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 6:05pm
Tampa Bay area authorities have charged a man with four counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend.
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US stocks mostly lower as investors wait on Fed; manufacturing output drops in August

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:10pm
U.S. stocks are mostly lower at midday as investors wait for the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting that starts on Tuesday.
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