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FDA Says It's Impossible to Completely Clean Dirty Scopes

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:44am
Federal health officials laid out extra measures to clean specialized medical scopes linked to sometimes deadly bacterial outbreaks across the U.S.









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Where Is Donald Trump's Support Coming From?

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:41am
A look for where Donald Trump's support comes from.









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Radical Cleric Charged With Supporting ISIS in U.K.

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:26am
Anjem Choudary allegedly "invited support for a proscribed terrorist organization ... known as ISIS," the force said in a statement.









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Left-Out Rick Santorum Slams GOP Debate Format

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:21am
With the final lineup set for the first Republican presidential debate, lower polling candidates are reacting, some angrily, to being left out of the main event.









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FBI Investigating Security of Hillary Clinton Emails

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:16am
The FBI is looking into the security of the private email server that Hillary Clinton used when she was secretary of state.









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Protesters Want Change in Most Murderous Nation

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 8:11am
Despite the sky-high murder rate in Honduras, protesters reportedly feel safe chanting their dissatisfaction in the streets.









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Guide Charged Over Cecil Death 'Didn't Know He Existed'

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:48am
The hunting guide charged over the killing of Cecil the lion said Wednesday he felt the allegations against him were "frivolous" and "wrong."









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Wednesday's Top 7 News Stories

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:42am
From the first GOP debate in prime time to Hillary Clinton attacking Jeb Bush over Planned Parenthood, see the stories we're following today.









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Missouri Condo Fire Traps Four Children, Killing Them

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:31am
A fourth-floor unit at the Compass Pointe condominium complex was engulfed in flames.









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White Cop Caught Discussing How to Kill Black Suspect

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:07am
A small Alabama town settled a lawsuit alleging a local cop suggested killing a man and making it look like self-defense.









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Unexpected Voice Joins Outrage Over Cecil's Killing

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 7:06am
The Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe has condemned the killing of Cecil the Lion, saying the animal was "murdered."









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Wildfire Forces Entire Washington Town to Evacuate

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 6:42am
Roosevelt, Washington, has been evacuated after as a fast-moving wildfire roared toward people's homes, officials said.









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Alabama Landfill Dispute a Modern Civil Rights Struggle

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 6:26am
As Esther Calhoun sees it, discrimination, rooted in the acts of many, has turned this wisp of a town into a dumping ground. Thirty miles from Selma, a different kind of civil rights struggle.









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This Place Rations Birthday Bashes if You're Over 70

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 6:17am
Tongjiang County in central Sichuan province has decreed that those over 70 should hold "birthday banquets" no more often once than every decade.









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Afghan Conflict Kills, Injures Most Women, Kids on Record

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 3:25am
The highest number of women and children on record were killed or wounded by the conflict in Afghanistan during the first six months of the year.









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Two Arrested for Running Meth Lab Out of Iowa Taco Bell

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 2:28am
Taco Bell said the employee was fired and the franchisee was cooperating with the police investigation.









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24 Dead, 300 Rescued After Trains Derail in India Flooding

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 2:06am
Two passenger trains derailed minutes apart on flooded tracks on a bridge in central India, killing at least 24 people while more than 300 are rescued.









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Here's How to Change an Anti-Vaxxer's Mind: Study

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 1:06am
A new study suggests one proven way to change the minds of people who oppose vaccines: show them what happens if they don't vaccinate.









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Manhunt in Rugged Calif. Area After Man Slain, 2 Cops Shot

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:55am
The suspect, who is considered "armed and very dangerous" is thought to now be taking cover somewhere within a rugged five-square-mile area.









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First Israeli Jailed Without Trial After West Bank Arson

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 12:18am
Administrative detention was approved for Jews suspected in Friday's arson attack in the West Bank that killed a Palestinian toddler.









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