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Ex-Navy officer pleads guilty in San Diego to helping bilk service out of millions

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:44am
A retired Navy officer has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a worldwide scheme to bilk the Navy out of millions of dollars for port services.
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'Heart of a lion': Quadruple amputee Afghanistan vet prepares for arm transplant

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am
Marine Sgt. John Peck is one of very few quadruple amputees to survive the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he is preparing for his next mission: an experimental double-arm transplant that will give him, in part, his freedom back.
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'Heart of a lion': Quadruple amputee Afghanistan vet prepares for arm transplant

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 9:32am
Marine Sgt. John Peck is one of very few quadruple amputees to survive the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now he is preparing for his next mission: an experimental double-arm transplant that will give him, in part, his freedom back.
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Billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife dies at 82

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:59am
Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune and a newspaper publisher who funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 82.
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F-35 Fleet Grounded

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:48am
The Navy and Air Force have grounded the entire fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters.,The Navy and Air Force have grounded the entire fleet of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters because they don't know the cause of an engine fire that occurred on June 23. "The root cause of the incident remains under investigation," Rear Admiral John Kirby, the Pentagon's chief spokesman, said in a statement.
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A look at July 4th traditions across the US

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:14am
The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Here are some highlights:
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Police: Dad traded nude photos with several women while toddler sat in hot SUV for hours

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:22am
Friends and family say a Georgia man who's accused of leaving his son in a hot SUV was a loving father who was devastated by his son's death.
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California wildfires burn homes in San Diego County

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:25am
A wildfire destroyed two homes, threatened hundreds more and forced the cancellation of a Fourth of July parade and celebration in a historic gold-mining town in San Diego County.
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Immigration protest: Murrieta latest flashpoint in debate

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 3:14am
When American flag-waving protesters forced busloads of migrants to leave Murrieta earlier this week, the Southern California city became the latest flashpoint in an intensifying immigration debate that could heat up even more as patriotism surges on the Fourth of July.
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Hurricane Arthur strengthens to Category 2, with 100 mph winds, as it nears North Carolina

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:17pm
Hurricane Arthur has strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane, with winds increasing to 100 mph as it nears the North Carolina coast.
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Facebook deletes woman's notorious big game trophy photos; she replaces them with Fox montage

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:17pm
Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photos posted by a Texas Tech cheerleader, saying they violated its standards.
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In aftermath of deadly Bourbon Street shooting, La. state troopers redeployed to New Orleans

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 8:34pm
After a deadly shooting on New Orleans' Bourbon Street, state officials plan to redeploy 50 state troopers and public safety officers to help with law enforcement there, starting this holiday weekend Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed off on the plan.
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Release of 'Pillowcase Rapist' delayed over norovirus outbreak

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:34pm
The Los Angeles County DA announced Thursday that the release of Christopher Hubbart has been pushed back to July 21 because the hospital he is being held in is under quarantine.
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James Holmes' defense lawyers dispute allegation that theater shooting victims were misled

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 7:00pm
Lawyers for the man charged in the Colorado theater shooting are disputing the prosecutors' allegation that a representative of the defense team misled victims.
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Police say man shot 2-year-old Michigan girl to torture her father

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 6:11pm
A man accused of killing a 2-year-old Detroit-area girl shot her in front of her father to torture him, state police said Thursday.
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Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, founder of Jewish Renewal movement, dies in Colorado

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:34pm
Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, a founder of the Jewish Renewal movement, has died in his Boulder, Colorado, home.
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Supreme Court sides with Wheaton College in dispute over contraception accommodation

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:27pm
A divided Supreme Court on Thursday allowed, at least for now, an evangelical college in Illinois that objects to paying for contraceptives in its health plan to avoid filling out a government document that the college says would violate its religious beliefs.
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Hurricane Arthur prompts tropical storm warning for Nantucket Island and parts of Cape Cod

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:25pm
Forecasters have issued tropical storm warnings for Nantucket Island and parts of Cape Cod in Massachusetts as Hurricane Arthur approaches.
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Delaware should have closed bridge sooner, officials say

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 5:07pm
Delaware officials should have closed a damaged interstate bridge sooner and missed opportunities by not having qualified personnel respond quickly to tips about the bridge's deterioration, the state's transportation secretary said Thursday.
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Denver woman arrested after attempting to go help ISIS suitor she met online

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 4:57pm
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered documents unsealed in the case against 19-year-old Shannon Maureen Conley, who was charged with conspiring to help a foreign terrorist organization. 
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