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Officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood

FOX News - 16 hours 27 min ago
A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said.
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Wake held for Rafael Ramos, 1 of 2 NYPD officers gunned down in attack

FOX News - 17 hours 28 min ago
The wife and two sons of a policeman gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush were joined at his wake Friday by hundreds of uniformed officers, including dozens who saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried into the church.
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Bodies of grandma, 3 grandkids found in burned Ohio home

FOX News - 17 hours 29 min ago
Three boys who spent the night with their grandmother so she wouldn't be alone on Christmas died with her Friday morning as a fire engulfed her home, authorities said.
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Marijuana use has increased in Colorado, study shows

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:47pm
Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national study.
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12-year-old riding new scooter dies after being struck by car

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:30pm
A 12-year-old boy riding a motorized scooter he got for Christmas has been fatally struck by a car in front of his home in Southern California.
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N. Korea blames U.S. for Internet shutdown

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 11:14pm
State agency also hurls racial slurs against President Obama.
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What's in Jeb Bush's emails?

POLITICO - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:54pm
A preliminary look shows a governor who sweated the small stuff.
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Doubts deepen over Chinese-backed Nicaragua canal

CNBC - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 10:45pm
Skepticism is growing over plans for a $50 billion canal across Nicaragua, a project spearheaded by a little-known Chinese businessman.
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Some States See Budgets at Risk as Oil Price Falls

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:50pm
A study projected that job losses tied to the decline in energy costs would be largest in Wyoming, Oklahoma and North Dakota.






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Police: Officer shoots woman in leg in Hollywood after she pulled out gun during fight

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:41pm
A police officer shot a woman in the leg early Friday at a Hollywood parking structure after she fought with another woman and pointed a gun at the officer, authorities said.
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James B. Edwards, a Long-Shot as Governor of South Carolina, Dies at 87

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:26pm
Mr. Edwards, a dentist turned Republican politician, was governor of South Carolina in the 1970s and energy secretary under President Ronald Reagan.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Missouri: Michael Brown Memorial Is Restored

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:26pm
A makeshift memorial to Michael Brown has been restored by his supporters after it was apparently hit by a car.






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Auston Matthews, a 17-Year-Old Prodigy, Is Evidence of Arizona’s Flourishing Hockey Scene

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:25pm
Proof that hockey has taken root in Arizona exists in Auston Matthews, a 17-year-old prodigy who was born in Scottsdale.
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Bits Blog: Sony PlayStation and Microsoft Xbox Live Networks Attacked by Hackers

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 8:20pm
Over the Christmas holiday, the gaming servers for Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation 4 were offline, rendering the devices partly unusable.
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Neighbor convicted of euthanizing sick man's dog

FOX News - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:52pm
A Pittsburgh woman has been convicted of stealing her cancer-stricken neighbor's dog and paying to have it euthanized.
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A Flurry of Varying Cellphone Offers Sows Confusion Among Consumers

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:47pm
Even executives at the wireless phone companies say their industry has created a confounding abundance of competing plans.






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National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Boston to Extend School Day

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:43pm
Mayor Martin Walsh of Boston said that public school officials and teachers’ union leaders had agreed to add 40 minutes to the school day.






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After Scrutiny, C.I.A. Mandate Is Untouched

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:42pm
Four decades ago, a Senate committee’s revelations about abuses committed by the intelligence community led to major alterations at the C.I.A. But times have changed.






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National Briefing | Midwest: Ohio: East Cleveland Considering Bankruptcy

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:42pm
East Cleveland, long one of the poorest cities in the state, is considering filing for bankruptcy, which would be a first for an Ohio municipality.






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On Religion: As North Dakota Oil Town Booms, a Priest Steadies the Newcomers

The New York Times - Fri, 12/26/2014 - 7:33pm
The ambitious and the desperate come to Watford City, N.D., drawn by the energy industry jobs. It is the Rev. Brian Gross’s job to minister to them.






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