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Husband, 71, Fatally Shoots Would-Be Robber

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:25am
A 71-year-old man fatally shot a would-be robber who knocked down his wife and tried to steal her necklace in a grocery store parking lot, police say.

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Washington Tribe Reports Threats After School Shooting

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:22am
"Many of our kids are fearful to return to school," the Tulalip Tribes said after a member of the tribes shot five friends, killing two of them.

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Mother Bear, Three Cubs Shot Dead Near Airport Runway

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 4:15am
A family of black bears was shot and killed near a Pennsylvania airport because they posed a threat to incoming flights and customers, officials say.

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Dynasty: Giants Win Third World Series in Five Years

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 3:12am
Giants ace Madison Bumgarner came out of the bullpen after four innings and, on two days rest, absolutely dazzled in Game 7 of the World Series.

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World Series Mayhem: One Person Shot in Giants Party

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 1:20am
One person was shot in as San Francisco burst into celebrations following the San Francisco Giants' World Series victory, police said.

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True State of Afghan Military Kept Secret: Report

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:29am
A U.S. government watchdog is "deeply troubled" by the allied military's decision to classify the summary of its report on Afghan forces.
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Poison Likely Killed Utah Family of Five: Police

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38pm
The five people were all found last month in the same room with cups next to their bodies in Springville, Utah.

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Pilot Dies in Military Jet Crash in California

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:39pm
The small single-seat jet crashed just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, near Point Mugu in Ventura County.

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100 Feet Away: National Guard Called as Lava Nears Homes

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:38pm
Lava from the Kilauea volcano flow inched to within 100 feet of a home in the Hawaiian town of Pahoa on Wednesday, civil defense officials said.
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One Dead in Military Jet Crash in California

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 9:13pm
The small single-seat jet crashed just after 5 p.m. Wednesday, near Point Mugu in Ventura County.

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'Mandatory': Maine Pushes Forward With Quarantine Rule

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:22pm
Maine Health Commissioner Mary Mayhew said the state will seek a court order mandating that a nurse recently returned from Africa obey a quarantine.

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Not So Wise: Utah Man Charged With Chasing Owl in Paraglider

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:21pm
Local celebrity and TV pitchman Dell Schanze, 45, faces up to $100,000 in fines and more than a year in jail for allegedly harassing a migratory bird.
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Follow Live: Giants vs. Royals in World Series Game 7

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:00pm
A new Major League Baseball World Series Champion will be crowned tonight as the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven.
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Slain Cop Was Investigating Feud Between Biker Gangs

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:42pm
Pomona, Calif., police officer Shaun Diamond was part of sweep aimed at preventing reprisals for freeway attacks on Mongols gang members.
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Brian Williams: Why Crash Dummies Are Putting on Weight

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:21pm
Humanetics, the maker of the dummies, will be making a version weighing over 270 pounds because its CEO says obese people are more likely to die in a crash.
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Trial by Fire: Antares Rocket Blast Tests NASA Policies

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:45pm
This week's Antares rocket explosion demonstrates the wisdom of NASA's reliance on multiple commercial spaceship operators, experts say.
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Trashed: See the High-Tech Solution to Cleaning Waterways

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:33pm
John Kellett’s incredible invention which was installed earlier this year has already pulled thousands of pounds of trash out of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and could be the solution for cleaning trash pollution in waterways around the world.
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Nearly 50 Ebola Volunteers Returned Safely From Hot Zone

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 6:14pm
Close to 50 volunteers have come back safe and well from the Ebola hot zone in West Africa, aid agencies tell NBC News
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'Sit Down and Shut Up,' Gov. Christie Tells Sandy Heckler

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:41pm
Not one to shy away from a confrontation, the New Jersey governor had choice words for a man protesting what he claimed was the slow pace of recovery.

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