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Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker
A woman told police before she died that she had been attacked by her brother-in-law, a newly retired Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, according to new court documents.
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UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues
His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former s...
August 26, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings
As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
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California quake stirs clamor for warning system
Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that th...
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Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddin...
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Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine are meeting for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forc...
August 26, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the plane that crashed in suburban Cleveland killing four college students was rented for four hours.
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Jury chosen in buttocks injection death trial
Prosecutors are laying out a simple timeline to establish Tracey Lynn Garner's guilt on depraved heart murder charges stemming from unlicensed buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a woma...
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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria
The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant target...
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