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Federal prosecutors in NY ask court to rehear 2 insider-trading convictions it threw out

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:04pm
Federal prosecutors in New York filed a petition Friday seeking a rehearing in the case of two men whose insider-trading convictions were overturned by a federal appeals panel that said the men were too far removed from the inside information to be prosecuted.
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New York man whose murder conviction was thrown out after 18 years in prison dies in car crash

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:59pm
A suburban New York man who served nearly 18 years in prison before his conviction on a charge he killed his wife was overturned has died in a car crash.
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Oregon purse-snatcher can't shake victim: She hangs on by the windshield wipers, won't let go

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 8:27pm
A Portland thief trying to make a getaway Friday had a hard time seeing his way clear, given that 53-year-old grandmother Tammy Elliott was on the hood of his car, hanging on to the windshield wipers and screaming at him to give back her purse.
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Army Promotions for February Announced

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 7:14pm
For the month of February 2015, 3,723 advancements to the ranks of sergeant through sergeant major have been authorized.
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Colo. teen who tried to help ISIS sentenced to 4 years in prison

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:46pm
A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who tried to go to Syria to help Islamic State militants has been sentenced to four years in prison
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Air Force Prepares for First Combat Rescue Helicopter Flight

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:26pm
The Air Force plans to conduct the first test flight of its new HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter in 2019 as a step toward fielding an operational aircraft in 2021 and reaching full-rate production by 2023, service officials said. The new helicopter, called CRH, will be engineered to perform high-risk medical evacuations and other rescue and […]
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Mississippi fugitive arrested in small Utah town after 34 years on the run

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 6:00pm
Police in Utah say they've arrested a man who escaped from a Mississippi jail 34 years ago.
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New indictment issued against Oklahoma man accused of child sex abuse at Kenya orphanage

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:45pm
A federal grand jury has issued a new 24-count indictment against a 20-year-old Oklahoma City man who is accused of sexually abusing children at a Kenya orphanage.
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Vermont deal with lightning-rod health economist Jonathan Gruber under scrutiny

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 5:16pm
Vermont is applying a fresh round of scrutiny to its contract with Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who made headlines for talking about "the stupidity of the American voter." State Auditor Doug Hoffer has been reviewing the contract under which Gruber got paid $500 an hour, plus $100 an hour for his assistants.
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Ex-suburban Philadelphia volunteer firefighter accused of luring, grooming, raping children

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:46pm
A former suburban Philadelphia volunteer firefighter has been arrested on charges he lured, groomed and sexually assaulted more than a dozen children ranging in age from 8 to 14.
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Police initially thought couple buried in Pennsylvania yard had fled town

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:41am
A trooper testifying at a Pennsylvania murder trial says he initially suspected that a missing pharmacist had fled town with his girlfriend to avoid sentencing in a drug case.
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US stock market edges lower at midday; UPS slumps on weaker outlook

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:16am
The stock market is edging lower after four straight days of gains as investors absorb quarterly financial results from U.S. companies.
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Deere to lay off more than 1,000 workers in Iowa, Illinois

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:04am
Deere will lay off about 910 workers indefinitely from factories mostly in Iowa and sideline another 500 employees in Illinois until late summer, as the agricultural equipment maker continues its adjustment to demand for its products.
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5 more potential jurors released in Colorado theater shooting case

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:01am
Five more potential jurors have been released as the fourth day of jury selection gets underway in the Colorado theater shooting case.
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Trooper testifying at murder trial says cops initially thought couple buried in yard fled town

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:47am
A trooper testifying at a Pennsylvania murder trial says he initially suspected that a missing pharmacist had fled town with his girlfriend to avoid sentencing in a drug case.
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Police say suburban Chicago 14-year-old boy stabbed 16-year-old brother to death

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:00am
Police say a 14-year-old boy stabbed his 16-year-old brother to death in the Chicago suburb of South Chicago Heights.
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Mannequin on Iowa billboard spurs 911 calls about possible jumper

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:44am
A mannequin that had been placed atop a billboard in Des Moines County prompted several calls to 911 from people who thought someone was going to take a leap.
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Teen accused in multistate crime spree charged with statutory rape

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:40am
One of two teenagers suspected in a multistate crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks has returned to Kentucky to face several charges including statutory rape.
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Funeral board report says obviously decomposing body seeping fluids found at Arkansas mortuary

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:32am
A state inspector says she found an obviously decomposing body seeping fluids at a funeral home in suburban Little Rock.
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Gauge of US economy increases 0.5 percent in December, fourth straight solid gain

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 9:31am
An index designed to predict the future health of the U.S. economy posted a fourth straight solid gain in December.
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