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Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Bahamas

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 12:26am
A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday, heading towards the Bahamas and dumping heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico.

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Stray Bullet Kills Woman Participating in Boston Parade

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:47pm
University of Massachusetts Amherst graduate Dawnn Jaffier is not believed to be the intended target when she was shot in the head.

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China Rejects Claims Fighter Menaced U.S. Plane

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:40pm
The Chinese Defense Ministry called allegations a fighter jet showed its weapons to a Navy plane over the South China Sea "totally groundless."

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White House Officials Will Attend Michael Brown Funeral

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:58pm
Three officials will represent the Obama administration Monday at the funeral for Michael Brown, whose death set off days of protests in Ferguson.

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Who's Driving That Tanker? New Sailing Rules Emerge

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:45pm
A quarter-century after the Exxon Valdez gushed oil into Alaskan waters, new rules for shipping crews might prevent a similar disaster in the Arctic.

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What Are Obama's Options for Stomping Out ISIS?

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:08pm
The extremist group remains a specter in Iraq and Syria, where it is trying to establish an Islamic State under Shariah law.

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Western Drought Causes Earth's Surface to Rise

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:06pm
The record-breaking drought in the West has cost the region 62 trillion gallons of water since 2013, causing the earth to rise.
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Calm at Last: Ferguson Prepares to Bury Michael Brown

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 8:03pm
Ferguson, Missouri, has had four consecutive peaceful nights, but businesses have been slow to reopen.
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First Fires, Now Floods: More Rain For Washington

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:57pm
More rain is expected in Washington state, where flash floods have developed on land scarred by wildfires and destroyed at least 10 homes.
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Rocket Failure? SpaceX Has Opportunity in Detonation

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:31pm
The detonation of the rocket after a problem during a test flight is being called an opportunity to learn more about the experimental craft.

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Airlines on Alert as Iceland Volcano Eruption Begins

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 7:28pm
Iceland raised its aviation alert to red Saturday as the restless Bardarbunga volcano began erupting beneath the ice.

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Obama Orders Review of Cops' Military Gear

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 6:10pm
Obama ordered the review of the federal programs following the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, which included cops using military gear to instill order.

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30 Killed in Iraq Bombs a Day After Mosque Attack

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 5:35pm
Bombings in two Iraqi cities left at least 30 people dead on Saturday, a day after 60 were killed in an attack by Shiite militia at a Sunni mosque.
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Child, 2, Left in Car Overnight Outside Connecticut Bar

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 3:38pm
The child was recovered safe after spending 5 hours alone in a car outside a Bristol bar after her mother was hospitalized for intoxication, cops say.

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St. Louis Cop: 'If I Need to, I'll Kill a Whole Bunch More'

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 3:24pm
Officer Dan Page, a 35-year-veteran of the police force and a U.S. military veteran, was given administrative duty pending an internal investigation.

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Israeli Airstrike Destroys Apartment Tower in Gaza

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 3:21pm
At least 22 people, including 11 children, were wounded after the air raid took down the 13-story tower in the center of Gaza on Saturday.
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Ford 'Green Zone' Promises to Improve Electric Cars

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 3:18pm
Ford’s Green Zone system promises to improve the energy efficiency of its battery-based vehicles.
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