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Afghan Shootout: American Killed After High-Level Visit

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:56am
An American service member was killed and two others wounded by an Afghan soldier during a shootout in Afghanistan.

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U.K. Prince's Teen Sex Accuser Barred From Lawsuit

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 8:08am
Sex allegations made against Britain's Prince Andrew and U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz were ordered by a judge to be struck from court records.

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Wednesday's Top 8 News Stories

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:43am
From an officer-involved shooting in South Carolina to reports that Russia hacked the White House last year, see the stories we're following.
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Walter Scott's Parents: Tape Key to Justice for Slain Son

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:19am
Walter Scott's parents say "justice will be served" following the release of video which shows cop Michael Slager fatally shooting their son.

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S.C. Cop Shootings: Walter Scott Death Just the Latest

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 7:07am
The shooting of black father Walter Scott follows several other high-profile cases of cops opening fire on civilians in South Carolina.
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Obama: Climate Change May Fuel Spread of Diseases

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 6:00am
Meaner allergy seasons are a symptom of climate change but looming next is the advance of once-distant diseases to the U.S., President Obama said.
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Mischa Barton Accuses Mom of Stealing Earnings

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 5:36am
Mischa Barton has sued her mother, alleging she stole money that the former star of the television series "The O.C." earned throughout her career.

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Two Israeli Soldiers Knifed in West Bank

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:47am
Two Israeli soldiers were stabbed near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank and their attacker was shot dead on Wednesday.

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2014 Fatal Shooting in S.C.: Cop Charged With Felony

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:44am
A white police officer who shot a 68-year-old black man to death last year in his South Carolina driveway was charged Tuesday with a felony.

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Latest Search for MH370 Now 60 Percent Complete

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:13am
More than 60 percent of the ocean area where investigators believe Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 crashed has now been searched, authorities said.

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White Cop Charged With Murder of Fleeing Black Dad of Four

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 4:08am
Michael Slager, 33, was arrested by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division in the shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott.

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Cop Appears Before Judge Over Walter Scott Shooting

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:49am
South Carolina officer Michael Slager was charged with murdering 50-year-old black man, Walter Scott, and was denied bail at court appearance.
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Son Shoots Father in Head on Highway: Cops

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 3:38am
A 22-year-old is in custody after authorities said he shot his father as he drove on an interstate in West Conshohocken. He is in critical condition.
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Judge Refuses to Lift Hold on Obama Immigration Action

Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:23am
A federal judge on Tuesday denied a Justice Department request to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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Two Black Candidates Elected to Ferguson City Council

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:47pm
Unofficial results on Tuesday showed that Wesley Bell and Ella Jones won seats Tuesday. Former mayor Brian Fletcher, who is white, also won a seat.

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N.Y. Teen Gets Accepted to All Eight Ivy League Schools

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:20pm
Ekeh, of Elmont, Long Island, applied to 13 colleges, hoping to "maybe" get into Stony Brook University in Long Island, he said.

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Rahm Emanuel Wins 2nd Term as Chicago Mayor

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 9:53pm
Rahm Emanuel won his re-election contest Tuesday night and bested challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia to remain in charge of Chicago for four more years.
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