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 2018-08-16 12:07 

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Georgia police use Taser on 87-year-old woman using knife to cut dandelions...

Martha Al-Bishara was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer Friday, when police held her at gunpoint before using a stun gun....

 2018-08-16 11:36 

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Shark attack on Cape Cod leaves swimmer with puncture wounds...

The attack happened around 4 p.m. at Long Nook Beach in Truro, on the Atlantic Ocean side of the peninsula....

 2018-08-16 07:13 

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Wildlife, animals suffer in Europe's summer of extreme heat...

The extreme temperatures and lack of rain has had a noticeable impact on wildlife, animals and insects across the U.K....

 2018-08-16 06:34 

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Husband arrested in connection with missing Colorado woman and their two kids...

Frederick police say the husband of pregnant Colorado woman Shanann Watts confessed to killing her and their two daughters....

 2018-08-16 02:57 

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Terminals go dark at Reagan National Airport...

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport experienced a power outage by supplier Dominion Energy. Most flights were finished for the night....

 2018-08-16 00:42 

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New video from right before Miami bridge collapse provides clues on cause...

The shocking collapse on March 15 killed six people — five vehicle occupants and a bridge worker — and injured eight others....

 2018-08-15 23:56 

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Iraqi refugee arrested in California on warrant alleging he was ISIS killer...

An Iraqi refugee was arrested in Sacramento Wednesday on a warrant alleging he was a member of the Islamic State in Iraq and killed a police officer there....

 2018-08-15 22:21 

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Phoenix father beats a man to death after accosting daughter in bathroom...

Melvin Harris, 40, is facing second degree murder charges for allegedly killing a man who allegedly harassed his young daughter....

 2018-08-15 21:49 

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Man held in London car-ram incident is a U.K. national originally from Sudan, police say...

The man held in connection with a car that appears to have been deliberately rammed into pedestrians and cyclists is a 29-year-old U.K. national of Sudanese descent, police said....

 2018-08-15 21:32 

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Health Matters: Do children outgrow 'bad behavior'?...

Every child will misbehave at one point or another, but it's important to recognize the factors influencing a child's behavior and when to ask for help....

 2018-08-15 21:00 

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How to relax and tap into a zen feeling (almost) instantly...

Stressed? With just a little practice, you can hit the reset button, relax and zen out almost anywhere, at any time....

 2018-08-15 20:49 

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Think cellphones are bad? Just watch what robots can do to kids...

Kids give wrong answers to puzzles if they see robots doing so, researchers found. The experiment showed that children are vulnerable to peer pressure from their tech....

 2018-08-15 20:47 

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Catholic priests' victims say Pennsylvania abuse report does not close the book on pain...

Victims of predatory priests say their agony is a...

 2018-08-15 20:02 

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New tick causes epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever...

The brown dog tick is responsible for an epidemic in the Mexican border town of Mexicali that threatens to spread into the U.S., researchers say....

 2018-08-15 15:47 

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Afghanistan bombing: Attack kills 48 Hazara college hopefuls in Kabul...

A suspected Islamic State suicide bomb tore through a university preparatory academy in Kabul, killing 48, according to the country's Health Ministry....

 2018-08-15 15:01 

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Pregnant Colorado mother Shanann Watts and two daughters reported missing...

Shanann Watts, a pregnant Colorado woman, and her two daughters, Celeste, 3, and Bella, 4, were reported missing on Monday....

 2018-08-15 12:28 

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Genoa bridge collapse sparks finger pointing; death toll rises...

Italy's transport minister said the government would inspect aging bridges and tunnels across the country. Corruption in the public sector has been an issue....

 2018-08-15 11:08 

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Former Baltimore officer Arthur Williams indicted, accused of assault...

Arthur Williams, who resigned a day after Saturday's confrontation, was charged with first- and second-degree assault, as well as misconduct in office....

 2018-08-15 08:56 

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Turkey increases tariffs on U.S. imports including cars, alcohol...

Turkey announced extra tariffs on imports of American products including rice, vehicles, alcohol, coal and cosmetics....

 2018-08-15 08:33 

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Toxic red tide: Florida researchers investigate what's making it so bad for so long...

Scientists are exploring whether agricultural pollution might be playing a role in Florida's red tide, which is killing sea life and making people sick....

 2018-08-15 08:30 

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For Parkland students, a 'normal' school year might be too much to ask...

About 3,200 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and staff will return to class in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday for the first day of school....

 2018-08-14 22:42 

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Impeachment of entire West Virginia Supreme Court draws cry of 'partisan witch hunt'...

West Virginia lawmakers impeached all four state Supreme Court justices over extravagant spending. But some Democrats are crying foul....

 2018-08-14 21:39 

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FDA recalls are a reminder that China controls much of world's drug supply...

The FDA's recall of the blood pressure drug valsartan is a reminder that China controls much of the U.S. drug supply....

 2018-08-14 21:26 

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Jordanian immigrant gets death penalty for Houston 'honor killings'...

Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan was sentenced to death Tuesday for the killings of his daughter's American husband and an Iranian women's rights activist, in what prosecutors described as honor killings....

 2018-08-14 21:14 

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Bail reform: Why didn't judge detain New Mexico compound suspects?...

The judge's shocking decision is reflective of a series of bail reforms in the state of New Mexico that have redefined the legal definition of what constitutes danger — tweaks to the law that reflect a desire to balance individual rights and the...

 2018-08-14 18:25 

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Over 300 'predator priests' in Pennsylvania accused of abuse in grand jury report...

A scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report released Tuesday reveals decades of child abuse allegations against more than 300 accused "predator priests."...

 2018-08-14 17:22 

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Lunch lady sisters accused of stealing nearly $500,000...

Joanne Pascarelli and her sister Marie Wilson are being accused of stealing nearly a half-million dollars from New Canaan, Conn., schools....

 2018-08-14 15:45 

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Healthy in a pinch: Convenience store items that make a healthy snack or lunch...

Just because you're short on time doesn't mean you need to reach for overpriced fast food. Here are five ways to calm those hunger pangs fast (and on the cheap)....

 2018-08-14 14:38 

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Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 19...

At least 24 people were killed and another 19 injured when a bus careened into another vehicle at high speed and overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital Tuesday, officials reported....

 2018-08-14 12:00 

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Highway bridge collapses in Genoa, Italy; 200 firefighters on the scene...

Dozens are feared dead after a motorway bridge collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 09:02 

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All of West Virginia's Supreme Court justices impeached over spending...

West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues....

 2018-08-14 08:27 

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Germans of Turkish descent struggle with identity, seek acceptance...

Almost 3 million people of Turkish origin or descent live in Germany. But some — including soccer star Mesut zil — say they do not feel accepted....

 2018-08-14 07:16 

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Car crashes into barrier near Westminster Parliament in London...

Dozens of police officers swooped on a car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London during the rush hour Tuesday....

 2018-08-14 00:34 

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Boy died in religious ritual at New Mexico compound, prosecutors say...

Prosecutors said the other children found near remote Amalia, New Mexico, were told that the dead toddler would come back as Jesus and would identify targets for attack....

 2018-08-13 22:41 

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Multigene test may find risk for heart disease, diabetes and breast cancer...

A new way of measuring millions of small genetic variations that add up to cause harm allows researchers to calculate a person's inherited risk for common diseases....

 2018-08-13 21:23 

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Everything you need to know about going vegetarian — explained...

Is vegetarianism healthy? Yes, it is. We consulted dietitians, a bioengineering professor and even a plastic surgeon for scoop on everything from protein to vitamins....

 2018-08-13 21:16 

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State probe of Virginia detention center says immigrant teens strapped down, but not abused...

A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirmed the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing mesh bags over their heads....

 2018-08-13 20:38 

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Golden State Killer suspect charged with 13th murder — possibly his first...

The shooting of a college professor in 1975 is now the earliest murder — of 13 — blamed on the so-called Golden State Killer....

 2018-08-13 19:49 

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Utah man crashes plane into his own house after assaulting wife, police say...

The pilot, Duane Youd, died. His wife and a child who were in the house at the time survived despite the front part the two-story house being engulfed in flames, police in Payson said....

 2018-08-13 18:25 

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Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart, former pro-wrestler, dies at 63...

Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, an ex-WWE star known as the powerhouse of the Hart Foundation, has died. He was 63 years old....

 2018-08-13 16:05 

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Man who killed Florida father Markeis McGlockton charged with manslaughter...

The State Attorney's Office announced a warrant had been issued for Michael Drejka, 47, in the death of Markeis McGlockton, 28....

 2018-08-13 15:32 

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Taliban assault on Ghazni kills 120 people; U.S. helps struggling Afghan forces...

The sustained assault on Ghazni is a major show of force by the Taliban as capturing the city would cut off a key highway linking Kabul to southern Afghanistan....

 2018-08-13 15:21 

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Orca has stopped carrying around dead calf after more than 2 weeks...

The mother carried the baby on her head for at least 17 days, in an image of grief that struck an emotional chord worldwide....

 2018-08-13 12:37 

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Boardwalk collapse injures hundreds in Vigo, Spain...

Over three hundred people were injured, two seriously, after a wooden boardwalk collapsed during a seaside music festival in Vigo, northwest Spain, late Sunday....

 2018-08-13 12:20 

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The productivity hack that allowed me to accomplish more in less time...

How I became more productive by capitalizing on the two most important hours of the day....

 2018-08-13 09:53 

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German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier lashes out at Trump tariffs, sanctions...

Germany's economy minister criticized President Donald Trump's import tariffs and sanction policies and says Europe will not bow to pressures on Iran....

 2018-08-13 09:16 

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North and South Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September...

The rival Koreas have announced that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September....

 2018-08-13 09:13 

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Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines....

Two months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers....

 2018-08-12 20:59 

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Counter-protesters far outnumber white nationalists arriving in Washington...

As white nationalists gathered in Washington for the second Unite the Right rally, those in Charlottesville remembered Heather Heyer who died last year....

 2018-08-12 16:40 

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Baltimore police suspend officer who was shown in video repeatedly punching man...

A Baltimore police officer has been suspended after video surfaced of him repeatedly punching a man during a confrontation on the street....

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