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X-Ray Reveals Turtle Pendant in Sick Tortoise's Belly

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:56am
“When I saw the X-ray, I thought the staff was playing a joke on me,” veterinarian Dr. Don Harris said.
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The Economy Matters: Georgia's Election Heats Up

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:52am
Georgia has the highest unemployment rate in the country. That's the backdrop for two surprisingly competitive races for Senate and for governor

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'Activity of Concern' for White House Computer Network

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:21am
No systems have been damaged, but some in the Executive Office of the President have limited connectivity after suspicious activity was detected.

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Dad Sues After School Suspends Girl Over Ebola Fear

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:35am
A Connecticut dad filed a federal lawsuit saying his third grade daughter was unfairly suspended from school amid Ebola fears over a trip to Nigeria.

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Royals Crush Giants to Force World Series Game 7

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:34pm
The Kansas City Royals went up big and early on the San Francisco Giants to force a World Series Game 7.

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Secret Service Prostitution Investigator Quits Under Cloud

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:13pm
Two sources confirmed the investigator in charge of the Homeland Security review of the Secret Service scandal faced prostitution claims of his own.

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Man Beheads Woman, Jumps in Front of Train in NY

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:58pm
The deaths in a Secatogue, Long Island, home and also on the nearby Long Island Rail Road tracks are being investigated as a murder-suicide.

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Jose Canseco Shoots Self in Hand While Cleaning Gun

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:44pm
Las Vegas Metro Police said the injury to the former baseball star's left hand was "serious" but it there is no criminality involved.

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School Cafeteria May Remain Closed After Shootings

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:18pm
The Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, where a freshman killed two students and himself last week, could be remodeled or "repurposed."
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Texas Officer Kills Self in Gun Range Accident

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:32pm
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the groin at an area gun range Monday.

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Liberian President: U.S. Ebola Quarantines an 'Overreaction'

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:24pm
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also expressed concern about the stigmatizing of Liberians living abroad.

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Warriors Owner Sorry for 'Hoodish' Remark

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:55pm
Peter Guber says he meant to say "Yiddish" as a language he planned to learn in the future in an email.

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Nurse Won't Obey Ebola Quarantine: Report

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:55pm
Maine health officials said they would "pursue legal authority" to compel health care workers returned from Africa to quarantine.

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Follow Live: S.F. Could Win It All in World Series Game Six

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:24pm
The San Francisco Giants leads the series 3-2 and can clinch their third title in the last five years with a win over the Kansas City Royals.

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'Beautiful Spirit': 'House of Cards' Actress Dies at 61

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:42pm
Actress Elizabeth Norment, who helped keep Kevin Spacey's "House of Cards" character in order, died Oct. 13.
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Brian Williams: Replica White House Pops Up in Iraq

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 7:36pm
A wealthy Kurdish man who's always admired the White House for its "beauty and simplicity" is building a replica in the Iraqi city of Erbil.
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Holy Science! Pope Says Evolution, Big Bang Are Real

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 6:47pm
Big Bang theory and evolution "do not contradict" the idea of creation, Pope Francis told a Vatican audience, saying God was "not a magician."

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Spaceship Bound for Space Station Explodes on Launch

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 6:28pm
A private spaceship bound for the International Space Station exploded o launch on Tuesday.

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Joan Rivers' Family Hires Personal Injury Law Firm

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 6:09pm
The firm of said it was hired "in order to fully determine all of the facts and circumstances surrounding the death of Joan Rivers."
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Woman Catcalled More Than 100 Times in Single Day in NYC

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 5:55pm
"I’m harassed when I smile and I’m harassed when I don’t," said Soshana B. Roberts, who recorded a days' worth of come-ons to show what women face.

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