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Job Growth Rises, But Wages Fall in December

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 8:38am
Jobs kept the pace in December, with the U.S. economy creating 252,000 jobs to close out the year, but wages fell off the pace.
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Friday's Top 6 News Stories

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 8:32am
From French police closing in on suspects of the magazine massacre to the latest in the search for the AirAsia jet, see the stories we're following.
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'Violence Works': Muhammad Cartoons Paper Backs Down

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 7:26am
Newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, won't publish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons.
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'Violence Works': Muhammad Cartoons Paper Backs Down

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 7:26am
Newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which angered Muslims by publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad 10 years ago, won't publish Charlie Hebdo's cartoons.
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Special Report: NBC on the Ground Near Hostage Standoff

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 7:14am
A French town was circled by anti-terror forces Friday after gunfire erupted and hostages were seized as two brothers were hunted in connection with the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
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NFL Star to Accused Murderer: Hernandez Goes on Trial

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 7:02am
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez goes on trial Friday for the June 2013 murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.






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'War Zone' in French Town as Shots Fired, Hostages Taken

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 6:44am
A French town was circled by anti-terror forces Friday as police hunted two brothers suspected of the Charlie Hebdo massacre.






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Shots Fired, Hostages Taken in Manhunt for Paris Attackers

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 5:05am
Gunfire was reported in a French town Friday as police hunted two brothers suspected of gunning down 12 people at Charlie Hebdo.






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These 7 Cartoonists Faced Violence, Threats for Work

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:59am
The Charlie Hebdo massacre isn't the first time cartoonists have been threatened or even killed for poking fun at political and religious figures.






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Men Offer $100 To Buy SoCal Woman's Toddler: Police

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 4:00am
Police near Los Angeles are looking for two men who allegedly offered $100 to buy woman's 2-year-old boy in a supermarket.






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High Alert: Paris Manhunt Grows on Day Three After Attack

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 3:19am
With roads blocked and SWAT teams going to door to door, an intense manhunt continues for alleged gunmen Said and Cherif Kouachi.






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Ex-Dolphin Swims Nine Miles to Safety After Fall From Boat

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 1:24am
Former NFL Dolphin Rob Konrad swam nine miles over nine hours in the ocean after falling out of a boat that sped off on autopilot to a new location.






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'Be Careful About Drinking Around Me,' Cosby Jokes

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:29am
The comic, who has been accused of drugging women and sexually assaulting them years ago, was later called a rapist by a member in the audience.
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'Pings' Detected in AirAsia Jet Search: Investigator

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 11:34pm
Search teams hunting for AirAsia Flight 8501 have detected "pings" in their efforts to find the black box recorders, an Indonesian investigator said.






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Highway Horror: Family Dragged 16 Miles After Crash

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 10:53pm
A family of four in a minivan rear-ended a tractor-trailer, got stuck and were dragged along a snowy Michigan interstate for almost half an hour.






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Obama Proposes Free Community College Program

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 10:28pm
The president said the plan would fund two years of community college for "everybody who is willing to work for it."






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Australians Lend a Hand to Help Heal Burned Paws

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 10:18pm
After being rescued from an outbreak of wildfires in Victoria and South Australia, koalas are being treated for burns and getting special mittens to help heal.






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Dad Accused of Tossing Child Off Bridge Called Lawyer 'God'

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 9:26pm
John Jonchuck's lawyer warned police he called her "God" and had his small child with him — hours before the 5-year-old girl was thrown off a bridge.






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Suspect in Charlie Hebdo Attack 'Radicalized' Quickly

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:43pm
One of the suspects in the Charlie Hebdo attack was just a troubled kid until he was radicalized in 2005, says a filmmaker who studied him closely.






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Paris Attack Suspect Trained With Al Qaeda: U.S. Officials

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 8:19pm
The two brothers sought in the massacre at Charlie Hebdo magazine have been on the U.S. no-fly list "for years," a Homeland Security official said.






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