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Robbery Victims Escape out of Second-Floor Window

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:43pm
Three people survived an armed home invasion robbery in California by jumping out of a window of their home Friday night, police said.
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Liberia Opens Second Ebola Center to Tackle Crisis

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:07pm
Authorities in Liberia opened a new center to treat Ebola patients in the capital Saturday after the existing one became overwhelmed with patients.
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Shattered Calm: Looters and Tear Gas Return to Ferguson's Streets

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30am
Armored vehicles rolled back onto the streets of Ferguson early Saturday, as riot police deployed tear gas and faced off with looters.






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Two Dead, 8 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:58am
Two people were killed — including a 16-year-old girl who was fatally shot — and at least eight others were wounded in overnight gun violence.
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Kidnap Suspects Assaulted Amish Girls, Officials Say

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:41am
Investigators believe the two suspects, Stephen M. Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, had planned the kidnapping and that it was not spontaneous.
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Kidnap Suspects Assaulted Amish Girls, Sheriff Says

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:41am
Investigators believe the two suspects, Stephen M. Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, had planned the kidnapping and that it was not spontaneous.
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Kidnappers Sexually Assaulted Amish Girls, Sheriff Says

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:41am
Investigators believe the two suspects, Stephen M. Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, had planned the kidnapping and that it was not spontaneous.
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Screams, Bangs Reveal 35 Crammed in Container in U.K.

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 9:52am
A man has died after 35 people, including several children, were found inside a shipping container being unloaded at a dock in eastern England.
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Blender Binge: Are Blender Nutrition Claims True?

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 9:36am
Blenders that claim to make food more nutritious may be a little mixed up.






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Suitcase Slaying: Bloody Vase Found at Crime Scene

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 8:12am
Local police said Saturday that a bloody towel, bloody vase and bloodied sheets were found at the crime scene in the post St. Regis Bali hotel.






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Driver Who Struck Bikers Hid Meth in Genitals: Lawyer

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:50am
Theresa L. Owens has pleaded not guilty to felony DUI with injury and possession of a controlled substance.






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Massacre: ISIS Killed 80 Yazidi Men, Officials Say

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 5:58am
A spokesman for Kurdish security forces said ISIS militants killed more than 80 men and captured the women and children of Kocho in Iraq.
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Why Gaza Won't Likely Benefit From Its Gas Bonanza

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 5:39am
Gaza’s share of gas reserves could help lift the enclave out of chronic economic deprivation. But for that to happen, Israel would have to play ball.






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Did Militarized Cops Fuel Ferguson's Mob Psychology?

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 5:15am
When cops in Ferguson swapped their peace officer look for soldierly garb, civilians began to see them as machine-like invaders, experts assert.






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Pope Asks: What Would You Be Willing to Die For?

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:14am
Police declined to give an estimate of the crowd size, but the Vatican said some 800,000 people had turned out.






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Two Arrested in Abduction of Amish Girls

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:03am
The sheriff's office said Fannie Miller, 12, provided key information that led to an arrest that "no doubt saved young children from future abuse."






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New Top Cop Unhappy With Ferguson Chief's Remarks

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:25pm
"I will be talking to the chief," said Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson, adding: "We don't need to be giving hints. We need to say it."






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Rage Returns but Ferguson Stays Calm After New Revelations

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:48pm
Anger returned after police released a surveillance tape appearing to show Michael Brown robbing a convenience store just before he was shot.






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Texas Gov. Rick Perry Hit With Coercion Indictment

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00pm
The indictment stems from an allegation the Texas governor vetoed state funding to the Travis County Public Integrity Unit for political purposes.






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Missouri Police Acknowledge Right to Record Cops

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:59pm
St. Louis County, the city of Ferguson and the Missouri Highway Patrol agreed that the public can record police in public.
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