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Alleged Kidnapper May Have Created Mobile Dungeon

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm

A man fatally shot by an Oregon officer last month had allegedly been stalking young women in a van that had ropes and chains installed. KGW's Kyle Iboshi reports.








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Ex-Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Over Low Pay, 'Jiggle Test'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm
Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders have sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual comments.






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What Georgia's 'Extreme' New Gun Law Allows

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:44pm
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a new gun law Wednesday that greatly expands the number of public places where licensed owners are allowed to carry their weapons. Critics have called the law “extreme,” while the National Rifle Association lauded it as an “historic victory for the Second Amendment.






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Michigan Man Among First Recipients of 'Bionic Eye'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm
A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years.






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A Woman Leads: Bringing Women To The GOP

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm
If anyone can solve the GOP’s struggles with female voters, Christine Toretti seems like the woman for the job. As the CEO of S.W. Jack Drilling, an oil-and-gas company she took over upon the death of her father, Toretti knows what it’s like to lead in a man’s world.






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Rock Climber Recounts Fracturing Spine After 30-Foot Fall

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:28pm

Video shows rescuers efforts to retrieve the man after he fell from a granite wall in Yosemite National Park. KCRA’s Mallory Hoff Reports.








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Spacewalkers Make Quick Work of Computer Repair on Space Station

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am
Two astronauts quickly replaced a bad backup computer box and took on an extra task at the International Space Station on Wednesday during one of NASA's shortest spacewalks.






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Mall Adds 'Fast Lane' After Young Girl Complains

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am

Thanks to the suggestion of a 10-year-old girl who wrote in a school-assignment letter that she’s tired of being stuck behind slow walkers.








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You've Saved For Retirement, but Do You Know How to Spend It?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be even more difficult to teach them how to spend that nest egg.






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Dishing Up Hep A: Should Food Workers Be Vaccinated?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:57am
The sushi was delicious, as far as Luther Smith remembers. It was only later, after he developed hepatitis A spread by an infected food handler, that the Harlem, N.Y., man was left with far more than a bad taste in his mouth.“I was shivering. I was achy.






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Internet Speeds Are Rising Sharply, But So Are Hack Attacks

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:42am
A new "state of the Internet" report shows more people around the world are connected, and they're doing so at faster speeds. But as the Internet grows, so does the number of cyberattacks.






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Palestinian Factions Sign Historic Reconciliation Agreement

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:42am
Palestinian factions announced they would form a unity government within five weeks, a move that could imperil U.S.-backed peace talks with Israel.






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Syrians Trek 9,000-foot Mountain Desperate for Safety

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:11am
MOUNT HERMON, Lebanon — As the late-day sun slipped behind the mountains in front of them, a ragtag group of around a dozen Syrians desperate to flee their country's bloody civil war set off on their treacherous nighttime trek across the rugged frontier into neighboring Lebanon.






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Teacher at American Schools Overseas May Have Molested Scores of Boys

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:11am
The FBI is trying to find more victims of a child molester believed to have preyed on scores of students at American schools overseas — drugging, abusing and photographing them over decades in a case that may be unprecedented.






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South Korea Ferry: Sunken Ship Was Overloaded, Prosecutors Allege

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:10am
JINDO, South Korea - The South Korean ferry that sank likely killing more than 300 people was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, a lawmaker said Wednesday.The Sewol was loaded with more than 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port, according to politician Kim Young-roc.






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Wrigley Operators Still Keep Score by Hand

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:55am

In honor of Wrigley's 100th birthday, AP photographer Kiichiro Sato was allowed a rare behind-the-scenes visit to the scoreboard.








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Russia Promises Response If 'Interests' Attacked in Ukraine

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:55am
Russia on Wednesday promised a response if its interests come under attack in Ukraine. It also accused the United States and Ukraine of distorting an agreement last week to calm the crisis there.






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A New Joe Paterno Statue at Penn State?!

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:55am

In the fallout of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State removed the statue of Joe Paterno outside of Beaver Stadium. But a new one is reportedly set to be constructed and unveiled in November 2015.








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Everest Avalanche's Impact Will Roll Through Nepal's Economy

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:39am
Nepal, which relies heavily on income from tourism at the world's highest peaks, will be struggling to keep an economic foothold if Sherpa guides decide to boycott this year’s climbing season, tour operators and mountaineering experts say.






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Judge to Consider Bradley Manning Name Change Request to Chelsea

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:39am
A Kansas judge on Wednesday will consider Army Pfc. Chelsea Manning’s petition to legally change her name from Bradley, as she serves a 35-year sentence for passing classified U.S. government information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks.






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