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New Propaganda: ISIS Video Takes Aim at Kurdish Forces

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 8:37am
"This video aims at instilling fear in the heart of the American street ... as much as instilling terror in the heart of the Kurds."
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NATO: Russian Troops Are Fighting Inside Ukraine

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:32am
The toppling of a pro-Moscow president by protesters calling for closer ties with the West earlier this year helped precipitate the current crisis,






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Red Alert: Eruption Raises Iceland Volcano Threat

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:18am
Iceland raised its alert level to maximum Friday after a small eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system - but there was no sign of ash.






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Friday's Top 6 News Stories

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 7:08am
From Ukraine to the Uzi tragedy, see the stories we're following.






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'Tragic Accident': Uzi Victim's Family Doesn't Blame Girl

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 6:08am
The grieving family of Charles Vacca, the shooting instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old, said they feel “sorry” for the girl and her family.






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What Happens to Malaysia Jets If Airline Goes Bust?

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 5:04am
The airline is set for restructuring after back-to-back disasters spooked customers and cost tens of millions.






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Safe to Drink? What to Know About Brain-Ravaging Amoeba

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:48am
If this amoeba reaches your brain, the chances of death are high, but there are simple ways to avoid it.






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So Long, Summer! Labor Day by the Numbers

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 4:38am
This week's "by the numbers" infographic breaks down the facts and figures behind the Labor Day holiday. Graphic designer: Erich Bartlebargh.






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'Horrifying' Exodus: 3 Million Flee Syria War

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:45am
More than three million people have fled Syria’s civil war, UNHCR said Friday as the three-year exodus showed no sign of slowing.






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The Russians Are Coming: What's Putin's End Game?

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 3:32am
Increasing evidence points to a Russian incursion into eastern Ukraine in support of pro-Russian rebelas fighting against the Ukrainian government.






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Miley Cyrus' VMAs Date Turns Himself In

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:15am
Helt, 22, who gave an impassioned speech about homelessness at the star-studded Video Music Awards, was wanted for violating his probation.






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Putin Addresses Rebels in Ukraine, Praises 'Major Success'

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:57pm
The Russian president also called on rebel fighters to open a "humanitarian corridor" and allow Ukrainian forces to retreat.
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Man With ISIS Flag Threatens Chicago Cop With Bomb: Police

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:34pm
There was no explosive in Emad Karakrah's car as the 49-year-old man allegedly claimed after being pulled over while flying an ISIS flag out a window.
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Melissa Rivers: Mom Is 'Resting Comfortably' in Hospital

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:06pm
Comedian Joan Rivers was "resting comfortably" Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.






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Fighter Pilot Was Killed in Jet Crash, Military Says

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:16pm
The pilot was unable to eject and died when the F-15C Eagle fighter jet he was flying crashed in a mountainous area of Virginia, officials said.






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Reclining-Seat Ruckus: Man Charged After Jet Diverts

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:11pm
An American Airlines passenger who allegedly was upset when the seat in front of him reclined is charged with interfering with the flight crew.






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Joan Rivers Rushed to Hospital After She Stops Breathing

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:24pm
Comedian Joan Rivers is being treated at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.






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Google Tests Delivery Drones in Australia

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 7:10pm
Google has been working on a secret initiative, dubbed Project Wing, to develop "a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles."
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Lawyer Threatens to 'Bankrupt' Ferguson Over Protests

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:58pm
A lawyer for six Missouri residents threatens to "bankrupt" Ferguson and St. Louis County for the police response to the Michael Brown protests.
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Will One of These Vaccines Stop Ebola in Its Tracks?

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 6:30pm
Trials of a new Ebola vaccine start next week. Here are some others coming down the pike.
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