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2 ex-jail guards charged with cuffing inmate to shower, throwing boxes and other items at him

4 hours 26 min ago
Two Pennsylvania county jail guards have been fired and charged with handcuffing an inmate to a shower stall for more than 30 minutes as they threw boxes, toilet paper rolls and rubber gloves filled with water at him.
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Ohio State to again use fence, wristbands to regulate Mirror Lake jump before Michigan game

5 hours 26 min ago
Ohio State University is again trying to regulate the traditional jump by students into a frigid campus lake days ahead of the rivalry football game against Michigan, school officials said.
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Man accused of rape, impersonating police officer in Brooklyn attack on 18-year-old

5 hours 42 min ago
A New York man has been charged with rape after police say he impersonated a police officer and threatened the 18-year-old victim with arrest if she did not comply with his demands.
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Police: 2 dead, 2 wounded in southern New Jersey home shooting

5 hours 42 min ago
New Jersey State Police say two people are dead and two were found wounded in a shooting in a southern New Jersey home.
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Customer shot in convenience store robbery wins $2 million against Giant Eagle grocery chain

5 hours 56 min ago
A customer shot during a convenience store robbery in Pittsburgh seven years ago has won a $2 million verdict against Giant Eagle Inc., the grocery chain that owned the store.
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NSA Director confirms that China and other countries can hack and shut down critical systems

6 hours 25 min ago
China and "one or two" other countries are capable of mounting cyberattacks to shut down the electric grid in parts of the United States.
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US existing home sales climb 1.5 percent in October to fastest sales pace in 2014

6 hours 26 min ago
Americans bought homes in October at the briskest pace this year, a sign that the sluggish housing market is turning around.
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911 dispatchers file suit, one says blacks had to take city calls because they 'speak ghetto'

6 hours 41 min ago
Three minority women who worked at a western Pennsylvania 911 center have filed lawsuits, with one of them saying black dispatchers were made to take calls from inner city residents because they knew how to "speak ghetto." Two of the Allegheny County dispatchers are black and one is Hispanic.
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US stock indexes move lower in early trading as market edges back from record levels

6 hours 54 min ago
U.S. stocks are opening lower as the market edges further back from record high levels.
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Police search for man last seen with dead Citigroup executive

7 hours 8 sec ago
Police are hunting for the man last seen with a Citigroup banker whose body was found with his throat slit in the tub at his Financial District condo, sources said Wednesday.
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New York AG says gun smuggling ring used Chinatown buses to bring weapons to city

12 hours 42 min ago
New York authorities say that eight individuals have been indicted as alleged members of a gun smuggling ring that used discount buses bound for the city's Chinatown to smuggle weapons from Florida. 
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Va. Tech yanks funding for conservative group over Bay Buchanan immigration speech

15 hours 42 min ago
A conservative group at Virginia Tech is fighting back after a student-run group pulled its funding following a speech on illegal immigration by former Treasury Secretary Bay Buchanan.
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Fights lead police to swarm Central California school; campus closed and 6 people arrested

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:05pm
Lunchtime fights at a Central California high school Wednesday ended with police swarming onto campus, school closed and six students under arrest, authorities said.
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2 Democrats retain California congressional seats; Sacramento-area race was nation's costliest

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:21pm
The most expensive congressional race in the nation ended Wednesday with no change: Democratic Rep. Ami Bera was re-elected to the Sacramento-area seat he wrested from Republican control just two years ago.
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Massachusetts town ends bid to ban tobacco products

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 8:44pm
A proposal that would have made the town the first in the nation to ban all tobacco sales has gone up in smoke.
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Rescued Idaho sheep hungry, thirsty, immobilized by 50 pounds of wool

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:45pm
A sheep found in a field after more than five days without food or water had a problem beyond hunger and dehydration — she was virtually immobilized by nearly 50 pounds of matted, urine-soaked wool.
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Supporters say death of right-to-die advocate will spur legislative action; release new video

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:15pm
Nearly three weeks after her death, on what would have been her 30th birthday, Brittany Maynard returned to the national spotlight on Wednesday in a video in which she urges states to pass laws allowing terminally ill people to end their lives on their own terms.
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Utah issuing thousands of concealed carry firearm permits to people from other states

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:00pm
Tens of thousands of gun owners from around the country are taking advantage of Utah's concealed firearm permits each year — often taking a required class given by instructors licensed by Utah but who live in other states.
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Warrants: Man who pushed wife off cliff researched finances of 3 women, then selected a spouse

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 6:00pm
Before Harold Henthorn married his wife, Toni, he studied the financial statuses of three women and asked his friends whom he should wed.
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Fired director says OSU band culture probe didn't say why he was held solely responsible

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:47pm
The fired director of Ohio State's marching band is taking issue with a task force report that he says failed to acknowledge that he was the only person held responsible for the years of deficient supervision and oversight uncovered by its review.
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