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Extreme Athlete Dean Potter Dies in BASE Jumping Accident

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:34pm
Extreme athlete Dean Potter and another man have died in a BASE jumping accident in Yosemite National Park, an official said Sunday.







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ISIS Kills Hundreds in Capture of Ramadi

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:27pm
At least 500 people have been killed in Ramadi while around 8,000 have fled, a spokesman for the governor of Anbar told NBC News.







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U.S. Cracks Down on 'Militarization' of Police

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:23pm
The federal government will no longer provide heavy military equipment like tanks and grenade launchers to local cops, President Barack Obama will announce Monday.







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No Evidence Found of Gunshot Striking Derailed Train

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:21pm
Investigators haven't ruled out that the locomotive might have been hit by another object before derailing Tuesday.







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'Baddest of the Bad': Inside the Bandidos Biker Gang

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:20pm
The deadly brawl and shootout at a Waco sports bar involving the Bandidos is the latest bloody chapter for a group with a history steeped in violence.







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Victims in D.C. Slayings Were Likely Held Overnight

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 7:17pm
Investigators believe more than one person was involved in the shocking murders of a married couple, their 10-year-old son and their housekeeper.







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'Empathy Cards' That Get to the Point Find Big Audience

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 5:56pm
Card designer Emily McDowell struck a chord with people who are tired of platitudes and false cheer.







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U.S. to Quiz Wife of ISIS Leader About Western Hostages

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 5:32pm
The State Department confirmed Monday that the two women who were taken following the raid that killed senior ISIS leader Abu Sayyaf in eastern Syria over the weekend are being held and debriefed for intelligence.







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Scores Arrested After Deadly Biker Brawl in Texas

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 5:15pm
Nine people were killed and 18 injured.







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Manhattan DA Plans to Re-Try Etan Patz Murder Case

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:28pm
Manhattan's top prosecutor said Monday he plans to re-try the Etan Patz murder case, which ended in a mistrial earlier this month.







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Special Needs Student Wins Prom Queen in Landslide

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:13pm
Katie Shipley was born with a rare chromosome disorder and has a form of dementia — she wasn't even supposed to live to see her 18th birthday.







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Funerals for Amtrak Victims Held in New York, New Jersey

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 3:45pm
Funeral Masses were held for two of the eight victims of last week's Amtrak crash, Laura Finamore, 47, and Bob Gildersleeve, 45.







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Chris Christie: Fears Over NSA Spying Powers 'Ridiculous'

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 2:22pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called for strengthening U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities and downplayed privacy concerns expressed by some of his Republican colleagues during a foreign policy address Monday.







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Texas: No Indictment In Police Shooting Of Mexican Man

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:33pm
A Texas grand jury will not indict a police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed Mexican man which has made headlines in the U.S. and Mexico.







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Feds Set Public Hearing for Fiat Chrysler Recalls

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:28pm
The hearing will determine whether automaker Fiat Chrysler failed to fix safety defects required in 20 recalls.







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Virginity Tests a 'Good Thing': Indonesia Military Chief

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:11pm
Indonesia's military chief has defended invasive virginity tests for female recruits as "a good thing" and the only way to judge their morality.







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Texas Chain Pulls Restaurant's Franchise After Shootout

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 1:06pm
Texas-based restaurant chain Twin Peaks issued a statement saying they revoked the franchise status of the Waco location after a bizarre shootout.







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102-Year-Old Will Finally Get Ph.D. Denied by Nazis

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:35pm
A 102-year-old who was denied a Ph.D. by the Nazi regime in the 1930s is to finally receive the honor following the successful defense of her thesis.







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Teen Beaten and Robbed of Cell, Shoes, Pants: NYPD

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:28pm
A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the violent attack and robbery aboard a Brooklyn subway.







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Tweeter-in-Chief: President Obama Finally Joins Twitter

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 12:13pm
Six years into his presidency, Barack Obama is finally on Twitter as @POTUS.







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