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Thief Steals Sunglasses, Leaves $1 Million Lottery Ticket

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 9:05am
A Seattle couple had a $1 million lottery ticket for months, but didn't realize it — and the thief who broke into their car had no idea, either.







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U.S. Dad's Jail Hit by Deadly Airstrike: Rights Group

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 8:44am
A bombing campaign led by Saudi Arabia has targeted a Yemeni military base where an American father of three was believed to have been imprisoned, campaigners said.







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Homecoming Queen's Dad Shares Heartbreaking Last Words

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:55am
The father of a Texas homecoming queen who drowned when her car was swept off the road in floods remembers the last call he got from his daughter.







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Former Gov. Pataki Announces White House Bid

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:50am
In a four-minute campaign video, Pataki says "it is time to stand up, protect our freedom and take back this country."







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Thursday's Top 7 News Stories

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 6:44am
Good morning. Here are some of the stories we're following today: 1.







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Why FIFA's Sponsors Aren't Running Away (Yet)

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 6:41am
Visa, Coca-Cola, McDonald's and other brands said they were "extremely concerned" about allegations of widespread corruption within FIFA.







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This American Cocaine Trafficker Tried to Join ISIS

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:32am
Leon Nathan Davis had a family and a sales job — and says he left them behind last fall with a one-way ticket overseas and a plan to join ISIS.







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117-Degree Heat Wave Kills Almost 1,400 in India

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 5:24am
A heat wave has killed at least 1,371 people this week as temperatures soared to almost 117 degrees in India.







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How FIFA Boss Runs Soccer 'Like a Chicago Politician'

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:47am
FIFA President Sepp Blatter isn't named in the Justice Department's indictment of 14 top world soccer figures — despite years of accusations.







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This 400-Ton Lighthouse Is Being Moved 129 Feet

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:40am
An iconic lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard's is set to begin a multi-day trek to a new home farther inland.







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Rain-Lashed Texans Flee as Swollen Rivers Rise

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 4:22am
While the barrage of deadly thunderstorms that hit Texas has tapered off, several cities aren't out of danger.







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Lohan Moonlights to Meet Court-Ordered Deadline

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 3:00am
Lindsay Lohan doubled up on community service jobs while in New York City in order to complete the hours required to avoid jailtime by her May 28 deadline.







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'Draw Muhammad' Contest Planned in Phoenix

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 2:49am
A Phoenix area anti-Muslim activist is planning a protest and "Draw Muhammad" cartoon contest near the Islamic Community Center.







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Cops Won't Receive Fair Trial in Baltimore, Lawyers Argue

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 1:52am
The attorneys argue in a motion filed Wednesday that the passions surrounding the death while in police custody make it impossible for a fair trial.







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L.A.-Area Beaches Closed Over Mystery Petroleum Patties

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 1:07am
Parts of the coastline near Los Angeles were closed Wednesday after small globs of what officials called a petroleum product began washing ashore.







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Video of 9-Year-Old's School Bus Beating Prompts $10M Suit

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:21am
A Maryland family filed a $10 million lawsuit against Prince George's County after their 9-year-old daughter was beaten on a school bus.







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Death Sentence Becomes Life for 10 Nebraska Killers

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 12:12am
The repeal of the death penalty means a new lease on life for 10 men on death row in the Cornhusker State.







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Child's Body Found in Aftermath of Texas Flooding

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:42pm
It is unknown if the child, found in the Blanco River in Hays County, is one of of those missing after a house was swept away in a flood.







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Al-Qaeda in Syria: Our Focus Is Assad, Not West

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:40pm
The leader of al-Nusra Front insisted on Wednesday that he is under orders to concentrate his efforts on toppling President Bashar al-Assad.







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Serious Injuries Reported After Tornado Hits Texas Gas Rig

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 11:25pm
A tornado touched down in northwestern Texas Wednesday, damaging a gas drilling rig and resulting in serious injuries.







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