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Video of Trooper Ambush Shown at Frein Hearing

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:32pm
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Eric Frein, who is charged with killing Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounding Trooper Alex Douglass.






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Happy New Year? Dow Ends Down More Than 300 Points

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 5:06pm
Energy companies led the equity markets lower as the price of oil drops further.






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Dallas Owner Funded Christie Trip to Cowboys Game

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:57pm
Trip included a ride on owner's private jet






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First Gay Marriages Take Place in Miami

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:54pm
The first same-sex marriage license officially issued in Florida went to a pair of women who never expected to make history.
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'Not Great' Odds: SpaceX Set for Unprecedented Rocket Landing

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:37pm
For the first time, the SpaceX commercial rocket company will try to bring a rocket back for a soft landing after sending its payload toward orbit.
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Meet the Man Leading the Fight Against ISIS

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:31pm
Major General Michael Nagata is in charge of deciphering what makes ISIS tick, and how to fight this complex force.






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NYC Mayor: 'Disrespectful' for Police to Turn Backs at Funeral

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02pm
Mayor de Blasio says it was "disrespectful" that some NYPD officers turned their backs to him during a pair of funerals for police officers.
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De Blasio, Bratton Make Joint Announcement

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02pm
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton are holding a joint news conference a day after a detective's funeral.






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De Blasio, Bratton Making Joint Announcement

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 4:02pm
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton are holding a joint news conference a day after a detective's funeral.






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Flu Now Widespread in 43 States, CDC Reports

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:44pm
The annual influenza outbreak is widespread in 43 states - up from 36 states last week.
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Whole Grains Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:43pm
Everyone knows whole grains are better for you than sticky, processed white flour or rice. But how much better?






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Feinstein Sends Obama Recs 'To Prevent the Future Use of Torture'

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:37pm
In a letter to the president, Feinstein lists recommendations that emerged from her panel's report on the CIA's detention and interrogation program.
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U.S. Confirms ISIS Attacks on Marines in Iraq

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:01pm
Marines stationed at an air base north of Baghdad have been under assault by ISIS mortars, but officials described them as a "nuisance."






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Two U.S. Ski Team Prospects Killed in Austria Avalanche

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:37pm
A pair of U.S. ski team prospects, age 19 and 20, were killed in an avalanche in Austria on Monday.
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Ferguson Grand Juror Sues to Lift Gag Order

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:06pm
The grand juror was represented by the American Civil Liberties Union.






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Florida Set to Become 36th Gay Marriage State

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 2:02pm
Several states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to settle the issue once and for all.
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Son Charged in Fatal Shooting of Hedge Fund Dad

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:52pm
Thomas Gilbert Sr., the 70-year-old president of Wainscott Capital Partners, was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his apartment.
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Son Expected to Be Charged in Slay of Hedge Fund Dad

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:52pm
Thomas Gilbert Sr., the 70-year-old president of Wainscott Capital Partners, was found with a gunshot wound to the head in his apartment.






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Bobcat Survives Car Collision After Getting Stuck in Grille

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:29pm
The bobcat that had darted in front of a car was discovered in the grille, completely unscathed.






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Ringing in 2015: Cops Find Diamond on Christmas Tree

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:15pm
Germantown Police Chief Peter Hoell wrote in a post on Facebook that the ring "appeared to be intentionally placed on a branch" on the Christmas tree.






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