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Arizona governor orders review of execution after inmate takes 2 hours to die

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 3:00am
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ordered a review of the state's execution process after a convicted double murderer gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before his death Wednesday. 
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Glitch crashes global US passport, visa operations

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 8:54pm
The State Department's global database for issuing travel documents has crashed, resulting in major delays for potentially millions of people around the world waiting for U.S. passports and visas, officials said Wednesday.
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Arizona inmate dies nearly 2 hours after execution began; lawyers say he was gasping, snorting

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:46pm
A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
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Haris Suleman, teen attempting world flight record, killed in plane crash

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:15pm
An Indiana teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight was killed when his plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean, and crews were searching Wednesday for his father, who was also on board.
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Chinese national pleads guilty to trying to smuggle sensors made in New Mexico for US military

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:55pm
A Chinese national accused of trying to smuggle sensors made for the U.S. military has pleaded guilty to violating the Arms Export Control Act.
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New Jersey sues Florida pizza shop, says it's misusing 'iconic' Garden State Parkway logo

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:33pm
The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.
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US Fish and Wildlife proposes limiting trade of 5 snake species, including boa constrictor

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:53pm
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species.
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Man charged with capital murder in sexual assault, slaying of 5-year-old Mississippi girl

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:44pm
A Mississippi man has been charged with capital murder in the slaying and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl who was taken from an apartment complex last week.
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Army on Track to Deliver New Camo Pattern by 2015

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:42pm
The head of U.S. Army Materiel Command said the service could start issuing its new camouflage pattern as early as 2015.,Gen. Dennis L. Via confirmed that the Army has adopted Scorpion W2 camouflage, a government-owned pattern that Army camouflage officials have altered to look nearly identical to the MultiCam pattern the service adopted for soldiers deployed to Afghanistan in 2010.
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Sheriff's official confirms death of gunman who wounded 2 South Texas police officers

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:17pm
South Texas authorities say a man suspected of shooting two police officers was found dead outside a home following an exchange of gunfire.
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Sole suspect in Bourbon Street shooting appears in court; new attorney says he is not guilty

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:02pm
The only suspect arrested so far in connection with a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street has made a brief court appearance with new lawyers.
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Report: No crime committed at cemetery where unidentified immigrants buried in single graves

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:44am
Texas Rangers say there isn't enough evidence to pursue criminal charges after several unidentified immigrants were found buried in single graves.
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Man on California beach dies after getting buried in 10-foot deep hole in sand

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:39am
A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
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Turnpike hoping more patrols will stop motorists from using area near backyard as rest area

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:22am
A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard, and state police have been asked to increase patrols.
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Teacher slaying suspect held on $250,000 bail in attack on youth detention worker

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:20am
Prosecutors say a Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher took off his footwear and crouched down as he stalked a worker at a youth detention facility where he was being held before attacking her.
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US making 50 intel flights a day in Iraq, but GOP lawmakers want to know why no drone strikes

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:10am
Senior U.S. officials say they've vastly ramped up intelligence sorties over Iraq to better understand an expanding extremist insurgency and help Iraqi forces fight back.
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Barricuda exits water 'like a torpedo,' bites 13-year-old boy in Florida

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:38am
A teenage boy is recovering after a 5-foot barracuda apparently jumped into his father's boat and slashed his arm and chest.
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Ex-CEO gets prison for stealing from noted New York City charity; has repaid $3 million

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:33am
The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity has been sentenced to prison for helping to steal more than $9 million from the anti-poverty organization.
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Veteran says he was forgotten in Florida VA clinic

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:09am
A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran's Administration.
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Arrest reportedly linked to gun used to kill MIT police officer during Boston bombing manhut

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:00am
A 21-year-old Massachusetts man is believed to have provided the gun used by the Boston marathon bombing suspects to kill an MIT police officer while on the run from authorities, according to reports. 
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