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Tuesday's Top 7 News Stories

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 7:27am
A manhunt in upstate New York and scandal swirling around former House Speaker Dennis Hastert are among the stories making headlines.







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'Horrific' Police Beating in California Caught on Camera

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 7:20am
A confrontation between the police and a California man that was and shows what the police chief described as "horrific" — although the man had allegedly just attacked his mother.







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5 Hurt After Smoke in Cabin Triggers Emergency Landing

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 6:58am
Five people were injured when a plane was forced to return to a Florida airport after its crew reported smoke in the cabin.







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Victim's Family 'Shocked' Pistorius Could Be Released

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 5:23am
Reeva Steenkamp's family said they are "shocked" at South Africa's parole board decision to approve Oscar Pistorius' release from prison in August.







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Pacific Villagers Seek Eternal Life ... from Prince Philip

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 5:16am
Prince Philip is known in Britain for being the queen's husband, but in remote villages in the tropical Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, he is a deity.







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Watch Suspect Hit 120 MPH, Drive Head On Into Traffic

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 5:12am
Britain's West Midlands police released surveillance video of a high-speed chase that resulted in 30-month jail sentence for daredevil driver.







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'Goonies,' 'Lethal Weapon' Actress Trainor Dead at 62

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 4:55am
Actress and philanthropist Mary Ellen Trainor, who appeared in every "Lethal Weapon" film and played the mother in "Goonies," has died. She was 62.







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92-Year-Old WWII Vet Crash Lands in Vacant Lot

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:58am
Police said pilot's prior experience was key to safely setting down in Bradenton, Florida. Jeff Patterson on WFLA reports.







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Famed Charles Manson Prosecutor Dies at 80

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:52am
Bugliosi was best known for prosecuting Charles Manson and the other defendants in the 1969 Tate-LaBianca murders.







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Judge Orders 'Angola 3' Man Freed After Decades in Solitary

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 1:33am
The ruling would free 68-year-old Albert Woodfox after more than 40 years in solitary, which human rights experts have said constitutes torture.







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Striking Photo Shows Bacteria on an 8-Year-Old's Hand

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 12:16am
some of the bacteria that grew when an 8-year-old boy who had been playing outside pressed his hand onto a large Petri dish.







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