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One-Woman Shelter Saves Hundreds of Pups From the Pot

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:30am
In South Korea, where dogs are considered a traditional delicacy, Jung Myoung Sook's love for her canine friends is viewed by some as odd.









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Cops Flood Streets for Carnival After Sex-Assault Spree

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:23am
More than 2,000 police officers and 350 cadets would be on duty in the city Cologne where more than 1,000 women reported being attacked on New Year's.









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Why 'Serial' Star Is Closer to Murder Conviction Retrial

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:03am
Podcast star and convicted killer Adnan Syed could get a fresh chance to clear his name when he returns to court this week.









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Tornadoes and Flash Floods Batter Mississippi, Alabama

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:02am
Residents were clearing up after 5 tornadoes tore across the South, destroying homes and damaging buildings including a church and a federal prison.









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Blame Game: Feds, State to Point Fingers at Flint Hearing

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 6:06am
The EPA and Michigan officials will point fingers at each other in a congressional hearing Wednesday morning.









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Georgia Executes Its Oldest Death Row Inmate

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:32am
A federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to hear a stay for an appeal that sought to challenge a state law keeping drug makers secret.









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College Basketball Player Shot Dead Outside Gas Station

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:12am
A basketball player from Georgia's Mercer University was shot dead while he was sat in a car outside a convenience store Tuesday, police said.









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Driver Plows Into Mom, Kids and Keeps Going

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:06am
The search is on for a car that police say struck a woman and her two children as they crossed the street in South Philadelphia.









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Peace Talks Stall, but War Moves Quickly in Syria

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:35am
Syrian peace talks in Geneva were overshadowed on Tuesday by a newly launched government offensive in Aleppo.









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Sanders Sets His Sights on Winning New Hampshire

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:04am
Sanders was on the campaign trail in New Hampshire a day after a razor-thin loss to Clinton in the Iowa caucuses, which will hold its primary Tuesday.









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Michigan Gov. Plans $30M to Pay for Flint Water Bills

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 2:59am
Rick Snyder will propose $30 million in state funding to pay the water bills of Flint residents over the city's lead-contaminated water supply.









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Monster 17-Foot Snake Found at California Dump

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:51am
The Burmese python was found at a dump in Riverside, California. It measures 17 feet and 7 inches, and likely died of natural causes, officials said.









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Jailed but Innocent: Record Number Exonerated in 2015

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:20am
In all, 149 people spent an average of 15 years in prison before being cleared last year, according to a new report out Wednesday.









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Mayor Charged After 'Living Out Childhood Fantasy'

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 1:14am
Jacksonville, Mayor John Dopson could be seen "every day" tooling around in a city cop car, often with lights flashing, the sheriff's office says.









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Trump Declares Iowa Second Place Was a Success

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:50pm
He may have lost in Iowa on Monday, but you wouldn't have known it if you watched Donald Trump take the stage in New Hampshire Tuesday night.









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'Lead Pipes Have Got to Go,' Flint Mayor Demands

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:10pm
But Mayor Karen Weaver couldn't say during a news conference where the money to replace the aging pipes in Flint would come from.









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Rubio: I'll Beat Clinton Without Any Coin Flips

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 9:01pm
Marco Rubio kicked off his New Hampshire campaign Tuesday by saying he wouldn't need a coin flip to beat Hillary Clinton in the general election.









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Mom Hears Dead Son's Beating Heart in Girl He Saved

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 8:57pm
Three years after a mother in Arizona donated her infant son's organs, she met with the family of a little girl whose life was saved by his heart.









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Dallas Reports First Case of Sexual Transmission of Zika

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 7:47pm
Health officials in Dallas report the first case of known sexual transmission of Zika in the current outbreak Tuesday.









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Flint Legionnaires' Victims File $100M Lawsuit

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 7:06pm
They say state officials were "grossly negligent."









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