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Jeff Corwin on Cecil the Lion: 'We Need to Learn From This'

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:33pm
Jeff Corwin said "every single African lion matters" and that the killing of the lion Cecil shows the desperate situation facing many iconic species.









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Coast Guard Will Search All Night for Teens Missing at Sea

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:45pm
An area roughly the size of Alabama has been searched of the coast of Florida after the 14-year-olds disappeared during a boating trip Friday.









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Today in Pictures: A Blue Lagoon and a Tough Toucan

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:33pm
A blue lagoon, a Vatican spiral, a tough toucan and more.









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Chimps Aren't 'Legal Persons,' New York Judge Rules

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 9:13pm
Hercules and Leo will stay put because chimps aren't "legal persons," a New York judge reluctantly ruled Thursday.









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'I Was Stunned': Chief Looking at Training After 911 Hang-Up

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 8:59pm
Fire Chief David Downey told reporters that the dispatcher's handling of a call of a teenager shot was "unforgivable." The dispatcher resigned.









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Surfers Could Help Keep Tabs on Ocean Temperatures

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:04pm
The next big source for data on coastal waters could be the people swimming and paddling in those waters themselves.









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Number Confirms Plane Fragment Found Is From a 777

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 7:03pm
The airplane fragment found on Reunion Island is from a Boeing 777 — the same as missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 — sources say.









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Subway Clerks Ignore Robber Until He Goes Away

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:47pm
The man, looking frustrated in security video, "mumbled something under his breath as he walked out" of the Rhode Island restaurant, police say.









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How 2001 Helped Cincinnati Avoid Unrest in DuBose Death

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:29pm
The absence of violent unrest has been among the most remarkable aspects of the response to the death of Samuel DeBose.









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Bernie Sanders: Some Immigration Hurts Latino Youth

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:29pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders accused corporate America of backing immigration reform to import lower wage labor that competes with jobs for U.S. youths.









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Secret NSA Map Shows China Cyber Attacks on U.S.

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 6:23pm
A U.S. government map details more than 600 attacks on U.S. government, military and corporate targets, including Google and Lockheed Martin.









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See Chilling Video of Gunman Before Theater Shooting

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:56pm
Surveillance video from the Grand Theatre in Lafayette shows John Houser casually buying a ticket, crossing the lobby, and walking toward Theater 14.









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Gay Pride-Parade Stabbler Was Jailed for Similar Attack

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:19pm
An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man stabbed and wounded six participants, two of them seriously, in the annual Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem.









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Ohio Dad Charged After Child's Body Found Rotting in Crib

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:55pm
An Ohio father was arrested after a cable installer found the "badly decomposed" body of a child inside a crib at an apartment complex, police said Wednesday.









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New Body Cam Vid Shows Response to Police Shooting

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 4:34pm
New body camera video shows the moments after the fatal shooting of Cincinnati motorist Sam DuBose from the perspective of the other two officers who responded.









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Bodycam Video Was Crucial to Cop's Indictment

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:58pm
The bodycam video that recorded Officer Ray Tensing's movements on July 19 appears to tell a different scenario than what was in the incident report.









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Professor Predicted Debris Could Reach Reunion Island

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 3:26pm
He says investigators are looking in the right place for the body of the plane.









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California Beats Water Conservation Target

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:51pm
Water use in California fell 27 percent in June, passing the conservation target set by Gov. Jerry Brown during the drought, regulators said Thursday.









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FBI Struggling to Hire Cyber Experts Due to Low Pay

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:50pm
The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, according to a Justice Department report.









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Former Virginia Gov. Becomes 17th GOP Candidate

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 2:39pm
He served one term as the governor of Virginia, ending in 2002.









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