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Standoff: 345 Syrian Refugees Won't Leave Rescue Ship

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:20pm
More than 300 people, apparent refugees fleeing from Syria, refused to leave a cruise ship that rescued them from a small boat stranded off Cyprus.






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University Suspends Fraternities After Pledge Dies

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:16pm
A university vice president said the death was at least the 15th "serious incident" related to fraternities since Aug. 20, some of them criminal.
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Safe at Home: Jeter Wants a Family Once Baseball's Done

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 9:06pm
The Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer spoke to Brian Williams before hanging up his spikes.






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Report: Ray Rice Elevator Video Was Mailed to NFL in April

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:45pm
The video was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enforcement official told the AP.
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Microsoft Man Ballmer to Clippers: Ditch Apple Products

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:41pm
Steve Ballmer, a Microsoft man, has told the Clippers organization — including players — they have to get rid of their Apple products.
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Eric Holder's Legacy: Partisan Fights and Civil Rights

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:25pm
Holder has spent the latter part of his tenure focusing on issues of civil rights, but much of his legacy will be the battles he waged with Congress.
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Detroit Reclaims Power From State Overseer

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:01pm
A year and a half after Michigan stepped in to rescue the bankrupt metropolis, Mayor Mike Duggan and the city council are taking Detroit back.






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No Evidence of Subway Threat Despite Iraq Claim

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:29pm
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said ISIS is plotting attacks on New York and Paris subways, but the FBI says there is no evidence of a current threat.






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Brian Williams: 9/11 Is Still Killing Firefighters After 13 Years

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:25pm
Three retired New York firefighters who worked at Ground Zero died on the same day this week from 9/11-related illnesses.
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Charlotte Hornets Player Arrested for Domestic Abuse

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 6:25pm
Taylor is charged with one count of domestic assault, assault and malicious destruction of property in Michigan. His bond was set at $5000.






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Make the Case: Corporal Punishment

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:44pm
Dr. George Holden, psychology professor at SMU, and Michael Farris, president of ParentalRights.Org, debate the benefit of corporal punishment.
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California Attorney General Doesn't Want Holder's Job

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:38pm
Harris issued the statement after her name surfaced on lists of possible replacements for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.






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'Work Remains': Eric Holder Resigns as Attorney General

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:47pm
"Work remains to be done, but our list of accomplishments is real," Holder says after serving six years in the post.






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'Work Remains': Eric Holder Resigns as Attorney General

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:45pm
"Work remains to be done, but our list of accomplishments is real," Holder says after serving six years in the post.






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Coming Up: Obama to Announce Attorney General's Resignation

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:16pm
He plans to announce it this afternoon.






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UVA Suspect Denied Bail, Awaits Extradition From Texas

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:44pm
Jesse Matthew did not fight extradition to Virginia Thursday, hours after a Texas judge denied him bond on a charge of being a fugitive from justice.






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Revealed: Groundhog Dropped by NYC Mayor Died

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:15pm
The rodent escaped from Bill de Blasio's hands during a ceremony and later died of internal injuries.
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Rain Soaks Prices for Jeter's Last Home Game

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 3:10pm
Average ticket prices for the game have fallen 16 percent since Wednesday morning, but they are still pricey, rain or not.
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