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No Second Suspect in Realtor's Murder, Police Say

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:29pm
No other suspects are being pursued in the death of an Arkansas real estate agent, authorities said, hours after the man charged pleaded not guilty.

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A Brief History of Secret Service Slip-Ups

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:18pm
The recent intruder at the White House wasn't the first high-profile slip up by the secret service. Here's a primer on other recent breaches.
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California Bill Allows Families to Seek Gun Restraining Order

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:11pm
California will be the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.

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Five in Five Years: What Happened to Other Va. Girls?

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:20pm
The arrest of Jesse Matthew in the Hannah Graham case has drawn attention to other women who vanished before her.

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Hong Kong Protesters Vow to Fight 'Forever'

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:13pm
A midnight deadline imposed by pro-democracy protesters came and went Tuesdsay without Hong Kong's leader responding to their demands.

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Elon Musk: We Need a Million People to Colonize Mars

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 3:03pm
It would take at least a million people to create a healthy civilization on Mars, saus Elon Musk, the billionaire behind SpaceX and Tesla.
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Next 'Moon Shot': U.S. Scientists Target Human Brain

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:51pm
Federal scientists unveiled what they called the next “moon shot” — a program to explore the human brain that begins with a $46 million down payment.

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Kurds Drive ISIS From Key Border Crossing

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:19pm
An influential tribe of Sunnis in Iraq helped with the fighting — a big success against the campaign against the militants.
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Hernandez Lawyers Make Bid to Throw Out Evidence

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 2:00pm
A judge is hearing arguments on a bid by lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to have additional evidence in a murder case against him thrown out.

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Marathon Bombing Suspects' Sister Denies Threats: Lawyer

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:42pm
Ailina Tsarnaeva is accused of threatening to bomb a woman who previously had a romantic relationship with her husband.

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Breach 'Unacceptable,' Secret Service Director Testifies

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:35pm
The director of the Secret Service testified a recent White House security breach was "unacceptable," and said she took full responsibility for it.

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Britain Launches First Strikes Against ISIS in Iraq

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:31pm
The United Kingdom launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham militants in Iraq on Tuesday, officials said.

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Walmart: Morgan Partially to Blame for Crash Injuries

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:18pm
The retail giant responded to a lawsuit filed over the deadly crash, saying the plaintiffs were not wearing seat belts.

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How's Inflation Really Doing? Ask a Cheeseburger

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:05pm
Most traditional indicators show inflation in the U.S. to be well under control, but bacon cheeseburger eaters know better.
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These Are the Refugees Leaving Everything Behind to Flee ISIS

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:00pm
The crisis along the Turkish border with Syria is intensifying, as coalition forces conduct airstrikes against ISIS militants and Kurds flee.
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Thailand Wants Tourist ID Bands After Brutal Murders

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:39pm
After two brutal unsolved murders of visiting British backpackers, Thailand wants ID bands to help missing and intoxicated tourists.

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Okla. Beheading Suspect Wanted 'Revenge' For Firing

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:36pm
Alton Nolen is accused of beheading one co-worker and stabbing another last Thursday at Vaughan Foods in Moore. He had just been fired, police said.

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'Superweeds' May Be Costing Farmers $1 Billion in Crops

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:29pm
Are new herbicide-resistant genetically-modified seeds helping to create a new breed of "superweed"?
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Wife's Plea to ISIS Captors: 'We Need Him Back Home'

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:06pm
It was the third plea from Barbara Henning, whose husband, Alan, was kidnapped in Syria in December.
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Deadly Blunder? Iraq Pilots Gave Food, Ammunition to ISIS

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:06pm
Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior official said.
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