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James Foley to Be Honored at Sunday Mass

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 10:01am
James Foley will be remembered Sunday at a Mass of Remembrance in his hometown of Rochester, New Hampshire.
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Risky Rides: Carnival Workers' Hours May Pose Threat

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 9:27am
Rides at America's carnivals are operated by seasonal, migrant workers who can work long, grueling hours under tough conditions.






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Not Again! Iceland Volcano Shows Signs of Activity

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 9:22am
Even though there are still some signs of ongoing activity at the Bardarbunga volcano in central Iceland, authorities decided to lower the risk level from red to orange. Kelly Cobiella reports.
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Has James Foley's Killer Been Identified?

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 9:14am
British officials say they might have found the English-accented jihadist who murdered U.S. journalist James Foley in a video released last week. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports.
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Five Dead, Including Two Kids, in Fiery NY Crash

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 9:10am
Five people, including two children, are dead after a car veered off a Long Island highway, struck a tree and burst into flames, authorities said Sunday.
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Cristobal's Coming: Tropical Storm Takes Aim at Bahamas

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 7:32am
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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State of Emergency: Bay Area Quake Injures More Than 80

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 7:22am
A 6.0 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck north of San Francisco on Sunday.
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Fires and Collapses: Bay Area Quake Injures More Than 80

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 7:22am
A 6.0 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck north of San Francisco on Sunday.
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Large Quake Hits San Francisco Area

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 7:22am
A 6.0 preliminary magnitude earthquake struck north of San Francisco on Sunday.






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Large Quake Rattles San Francisco Area

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:58am
The quake registered at a magnitude 6.0 near American Canyon, California.






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Pocahontas vs. 'Poca-hottie': Native Students Learn Identity

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:13am
The goal of AlterNATIVE is twofold: to teach Native American students about their identity, and to encourage them to go to college.






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Scotland's Independence Vote Takes Center Stage. Literally.

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 5:32am
Dozens of plays at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe focus on the September 18 vote that will determine whether Scotland remains part of Great Britain.






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Uh-oh, Iceland: Biggest Quakes Yet Shake Volcano

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 5:21am
Iceland has issued an aviation red alert warning that an ash-emitting eruption of Bardarbunga may be imminent.






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Israeli Airstrikes Hit Gaza as Rockets Keep Flying

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:33am
Palestinian militants kept up their cross-border rocket fire in what has become a conflict of attrition that has defied attempts by regional power Egypt to broker a durable truce.






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'Time Bombs': Egyptians Fight to Save Street Kids

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:06am
Street kids have few defenders in Egypt, a country which has lurched from crisis to crisis since the 2011 Arab Spring.






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Texas Police Chief Gunned Down, Killed

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 3:07am
Elmendorf Police Chief Michael Pimentel was shot once in the shoulder and once in the abdomen, according to reports.






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China Executes Eight on Terrorism Charges in Xinjiang

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 2:53am
China executed eight people for "terrorist" attacks, including three who "masterminded" a car crash in Tiananmen Square in 2013, state media said.






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First British Citizen Tests Positive for Ebola

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 2:49am
Britain's Deputy Chief Medical Officer John Watson said experts were assessing the situation in Sierra Leone.
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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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