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'Isolation': American Jailed in North Korea Describes Prison

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:54am
Matthew Miller, sentenced to six years' hard labor in North Korea, said when he's not working "it's isolation, no contact with anyone."






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Number of Mass Shootings on the Rise: FBI Report

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:51am
An average of six shooting incidents occurred in the first seven years of the study, and rose to more than 16 per year in the last seven years.
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Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper's 'Truly Brave' Anthem

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:41am
As part of TODAY's Shine a Light series, Hoda Kotb has chosen to raise money for pediatric cancer with the help of Sara Bareilles and Cyndi Lauper.
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Striking Oil: ISIS-Controlled Refineries Bombed by Coalition

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:31am
U.S. military forces and Arab partner nations targeted ISIS-controlled modular oil refineries in Syria on Wednesday, officials said.






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Ex-State Trooper Charged Over Traffic Stop Shooting

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:26am
Former South Carolina state trooper Sean M. Groubert is charged in the shooting of an unarmed driver during a routine traffic stop.






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Denied Bail: Hannah Graham Kidnapping Suspect Held in Jail

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:23am
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student appeared in court Thursday in Texas, where he was captured Wednesday afternoon.
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Thursday's Top 6 News Stories

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:30am
From the airstrikes in Syria bombing ISIS refineries to the suspect caught in the Hannah Graham case, see the stories we're following.
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France Mulls Syria Strikes After Tourist's Beheading

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:15am
France on Thursday opened the door to possibly joining airstrikes in Syria just hours after an Algerian Islamist group beheaded a French tourist.






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Bomb Scare Rattles America's Largest Nuclear Plant

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:51am
A bomb threat prompted officials to evacuate a building at the complex housing America's biggest nuclear power plant on Wednesday.






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Meet the Teen Rebel Shaking Up Communist China

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 5:16am
Hong Kong students are protesting against Beijing's attempts to reduce the island's independence. Will the young democracy movement succeed?






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Cat Stevens Axes Rare Gig, Blames Scalpers

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 4:15am
Cat Stevens is canceling his New York performance just weeks after announcing a six-city tour.






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Woman Punched on Freeway by Cop Settles for $1.5 Million

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:48am
Marlene Pinnock was punched repeatedly by a CHP officer on the side of a California freeway, in an incident that was captured on video.






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'New Phase of Action': Cameron Calls for U.K. Airstrikes in Iraq

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:28pm
Britain moved closer Wednesday to a more direct role in the U.S.-led military campaign against ISIS militants in Iraq.






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Pregnant Woman Claims NYPD Cops Pushed Her to Ground

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:56pm
A video was posted over the weekend appearing to show officers pushing a pregnant woman to the ground as her son was being arrested.






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