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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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809-pound tiger shark fed to underprivileged Texans

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 5:34pm
An 809-pound tiger shark caught in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.
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Family's attorney: Ferguson police are trying to assassinate character of teen shooting victim

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:18pm
The attorney for the family of an unarmed teenager fatally shot by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb says police are trying to assassinate the victim's character by saying he committed a robbery that day.
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Virginia deputy mistakenly shoots teen daughter he thought was home intruder

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:03pm
A sheriff's deputy in Virginia mistakenly shot his 16-year-old daughter early Tuesday morning after she snuck out and set off the home's alarm when she entered the garage, The Washington Post reported.
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Students, faculty ask NYC judge to stop long-free Cooper Union from charging tuition

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:41am
A storied New York college is facing off in court with students and faculty who want to stop it from charging undergraduate tuition for the first time in over a century.
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Dig at Colonial battleground turns up trove of artifacts, mostly cattle bones, uniform buttons

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:28am
An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks has turned up thousands of artifacts.
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Busy mom gives birth to child at Texas school where she was trying to register another son

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:20am
A mother in the advanced stages of labor thought she had just enough time to stop off and register her 4-year-old son at a Houston-area school en route to the hospital.
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2 missing NY Amish girls reportedly found safe

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:43am
Two missing New York Amish girls were reportedly found safe Thursday after escaping two men who allegedly abducted them.
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Prosecutors seek mental exam for Oklahoma man accused in sexual abuse of children in Kenya

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:39am
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to order a mental examination for a 19-year-old Oklahoma man accused of sexually abusing children at an orphanage in Kenya.
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Embattled New Mexico sheriff, son arrested; No details given

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:31am
The FBI says a New Mexico sheriff and his son have been arrested in an ongoing investigation.
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Police say Virginia deputy shot daughter after mistaking her for intruder, then crashed car

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:24am
Authorities say a Virginia deputy sheriff shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, then crashed his car as he rushed her to the hospital.
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Car fire, vandalism believed linked to slaying of young Washington girl

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:12am
Police in Bremerton, Washington, say a car fire and vandalism to a second vehicle appear to have targeted family friends of a teen arrested in the death of a 6-year-old girl.
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Lawyer: Woman in critical condition after worker accidentally puts chemicals in restaurant tea

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:01am
Jan Harding and her husband had just arrived at a Utah restaurant for a relaxing lunch with friends when she filled her cup with sweet tea from a self-serve beverage station.
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Grand jury indicts couple in New Orleans stripper's death and dismemberment

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:40pm
A grand jury has indicted a couple in the killing and dismemberment of a stripper in New Orleans' French Quarter.
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DA in theater shootings objects to defense request for separate probe into reporter's sources

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:25pm
Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are objecting to a defense request for a separate investigation into who told a reporter about a notebook defendant James Holmes sent to his psychiatrist.
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First National Guard troops arrive at Texas-Mexico border

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 8:51pm
The first wave of National Guard troops has taken up observation posts along the Texas-Mexico border.
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Son of Nevada rancher known for hosting armed cattle-roundup protesters is released from jail

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:32pm
The 34-year-old son of a Nevada rancher who hosted armed protesters against federal agents in a cattle-roundup dispute in April is being released from jail in a separate case stemming from his felony conviction on burglary and weapon charges.
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