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Gun in S.F. Killing Belonged to Fed Agent: Sources

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:08am
The unidentified federal agent's weapon was stolen after being left in a vehicle, the sources said.









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Widower to Thieves: Return My Late Wife's Ashes

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:04am
An Elgin widower has made an emotional plea after he says thieves burglarized his suburban home and got away with his late wife's ashes.









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Prosecutors: Man Killed Friend for Touching His Cadillac

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 11:02am
John Watley was angry that Anthony Strong and others were touching his car Sunday, Cook County prosecutors say.









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2016 GOP Candidates Grappling With Gay Marriage Ruling

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:53am
The Republican Party is grappling with a court ruling that splits the growing number of Americans who support gay marriage with the base of the GOP.









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Award Tossed in Apple iTunes Infringement Case

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:49am
A federal judge has tossed a $532.9 million patent-infringement award against Apple Inc. over its iTunes software and ordered a new trial on damages.









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12-Year-Old Murder Suspect Nabbed 400 Miles From Home

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:28am
A 12-year-old boy wanted in connection with a murder has been arrested almost 400 miles away from the shooting scene.









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Ex-Toyota Spokeswoman Freed From Japanese Jail

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:22am
Ex-Toyota communications chief Julie Hamp was freed by Japanese prosecutors Wednesday without charges after being held 20 days on drug charges.









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College Will Cost How Much? What to Know About 529 Plans

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:20am
Regardless of how old your child is, there are ways to start saving for their diploma.









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Trump Fallout: Miss USA Co-Host Jeannie Mai Backs Out

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:10am










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Anguished Chinese See Investments 'Falling Into Abyss'

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:06am
The precipitous plunge in Chinese stocks has sent waves of panic and hostility through the country's 90 million-plus retail investors.









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United Airlines Computer Issue Wreaks Havoc

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:42am
Passengers around the country say their flights are no longer temporarily grounded because of a computer system malfunction Wednesday morning.









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Microsoft to Slash Up To 7,800 Jobs

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:42am
Microsoft Corp. announced plans Wednesday cut up to 7,800 jobs and take a $7.6 billion write-down on its Nokia business amid efforts to restructure its struggling phone hardware business.









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Scott Walker Is Betting Big

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:37am
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.









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Reform Jews Aren't Jewish: Israel's Religion Minister

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:24am
Israel's minister in charge of religious affairs triggered controversy by suggesting that members of the world's largest Jewish denomination aren't really Jewish.









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Cyber Attack on Power Grid Could Cost $1 Trillion

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:16am
There have been 15 suspected cyber attacks on the U.S. electricity grid since 2000, the report said, citing U.S. energy department data.









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Race-Based Complaint Against Harvard Dismissed

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 9:14am
The Department of Education has dismissed a complaint made by an Asian American coalition against Harvard University, alleging race-based quotas.









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China's Markets Tumble Again as Losses Top $3 Trillion

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 8:45am
Unprecedented steps aimed at propping up Chinese investor confidence failed to stop the country's main stock markets from tumbling again.









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Beverly Johnson on Cosby Revelation: I Wasn't Surprised

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 7:58am
Supermodel Beverly Johnson, one of the dozens of women who have accused Bill Cosby of drugging her, said she "wasn't surprised at all" by the revelation he'd admitted to giving women quaaludes.









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Wednesday's Top 7 News Stories

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 7:44am
From the ongoing fallout dogging Billy Cosby to Subway suspending its spokesman, see the stories we're following today.









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'Jared's Journey': How Subway Pitchman Rose to Fame

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 7:43am
At the heigh of his fame, Jared Fogle carried the Olympic torch, wrote a book, lobbied in Washington, D.C., and met President George W. Bush.









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