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'Serial Killer' Accused of Shooting Seven in Five Days

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:50am
A suspected "serial killer" was charged Tuesday after randomly gunning down four people and wounding three others over five days, authorities said.






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Ex-Cold Stone CEO Wins GOP Primary for Arizona Governor

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:56am
Ducey, who grew Cold Stone Creamery into a national chain and later became state treasurer, cruised to victory for the chance to replace Jan Brewer.






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Ivory Atrocity: Crime Groups Speed Elephant Slaughter

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:04am
Report says poaching is 'at highest level in 25 years,' fueled by insatiable Chinese demand and organized crime syndicates.






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Family of Four Found Dead in Oregon Lake

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:33pm
Officials believe a three-year-old got into trouble in Henry Hagg Lake near Portland, Ore.,. and three other family members went in after him.






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Shooting Range Instructor Killed by Girl With Uzi

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:57pm
A shooting range instructor in Arizona was shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl who was learning how to shoot an Uzi, authorities said on Tuesday.






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Close Call: Mom, Kids Flee Just Before House Explodes

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:40pm
A gas leak is suspected in the explosion that destroyed a Dallas home and injured a woman and her children, who escaped just before the blast.
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American Freed by Militants in Syria Arrives Back in U.S.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 10:25pm
Peter Theo Curtis flew from Tel Aviv and arrived in Boston Tuesday evening. He was freed after nearly two years in captivity in Syria Sunday.






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He Wasn't Alone: Dozens of U.S. Extremists Fighting in Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:18pm
Terrorist-trained American fighters pose the biggest threat to U.S. security at home, officials say after the death of an American fighting with ISIS.
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He Wasn't Alone: Dozens of U.S. Extremists Fighting in Syria

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 9:18pm
Terrorist-trained American fighters pose the biggest threat to U.S. security at home, officials say after the death of an American fighting with ISIS.






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Left Your Car Door Open? Super-Hi-Res Satellite Can Tell

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 8:22pm
DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite has sent back its first ultra-high-resolution views of Earth less than two weeks after its launch.






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Prosecution Grills McDonnell on Corruption Charges

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:49pm
The jury could get the case by the end of the week, Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reported.






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Wanted: Miley Cyrus' VMA Date Violated Probation

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 7:33pm
Helt was arrested in 2010 and told the officer that he tried to break into an apartment, according to an affidavit.






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'Islam Over Everything': American Extremist Killed Fighting for ISIS

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 6:13pm
Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, of San Diego, was killed over the weekend while fighting for ISIS, according to the Free Syrian Army.






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60,000-Year-Old Mammoth Skeleton Found in North Texas

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:52pm
Marty McEwen was working on a gravel pit when when he hit something unusual with his excavator. It turned out to be a mammoth tusk.






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Should Local Police Have Access to Military Gear?

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:47pm
In the latest Make the Case, Tim Lynch, Director of CATO Institute Project on Criminal Justice, and Eugene O’Donnell, a professor at John Jay School of Criminal Justice, debate the use of military equipment by local police departments.
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FBI Probing Alleged Audio of Michael Brown Shooting

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:44pm
The recording appears to capture a series of gunshots, followed by a pause and then a second set of shots.






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Crowdfunded Space Elevator Experiment Is Coming Up

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:17pm
The idea of riding an elevator into outer space is still a giant leap, but a crowdfunded experiment could soon take one small step toward that goal.
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What's Behind the King-Sized Price for Tim Hortons

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:59pm
Burger King Worldwide is paying a royal premium for Canada's Tim Hortons. It will probably take much more than tax loopholes to make the deal pay off.






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ISIS Is Holding 26-Year-Old American Woman Hostage

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:24pm
Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham militants are holding a 26-year-old American woman, who was taken as a hostage August 4, 2013, NBC News has learned.






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Drugs, Alcohol Not Factors in Ex-FBI Chief's Crash

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 4:20pm
The Vermont state police said the investigation would continue.






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