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Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight
A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said.
August 04, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Californians facing nights in wildfire evacuation shelters
As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wildfire threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights...
August 04, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: The latest headlines are: State officials change policy on ropes courses inspections - Traffic on Delta rises but key revenue figure falls
August 04, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.
August 04, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; ...
August 04, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case
Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has foun...
August 04, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering, and saving, A-bomb's legacy at Hiroshima dome
The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city ...
August 04, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances
Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy.
August 03, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP face off in early-state forum is also a debate preview
The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the pr...
August 03, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Headlines from this week are: Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas - Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly - Skunk saved by Detroit-area police officer - sans...
August 04, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
UPDATE: New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning, as 60 mph win...
August 04, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Deaths of Yosemite jumpers remain a mystery
World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight...
August 04, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, sa...
August 04, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 men sentenced in pill-ring investigation
Two South Mississippi men have been sentenced in a pill-ring case involving a Georgia doctor who used casino workers and gambling trips to establish a cash-only business for the illegal distributio...
August 04, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution
The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony Tuesday from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have Jam...
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News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress
Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most significant national security decision since lawm...
August 04, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man missing in Chattahoochee is found safe after search
Authorities say a man who was the focus of a search on the Chattahoochee River has been found safe.
August 04, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Mexico governor: Keep worshipping after church blasts
UPDATE: The governor told New Mexico residents to keep attending houses of worship after small explosions outside two churches put parishioners on edge.
August 03, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Virginia Democrat says he'll vote to end Planned Parenthood aid
West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin says he will back a Republican bill cutting off federal aid for Planned Parenthood.
August 03, 2015 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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