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It's a Battle of the Bushes in Georgia Senate Race

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 1:19am
Former President George H.W. Bush backs the Republican in Georgia's Senate race while his son Neil Bush supports rival Democratic candidate.
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Hannah Graham Disappearance Rattles Virginia Campus

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:25pm
Students at University of Virginia are using the buddy system, tracking apps on their phones and calling ahead after the 18-year-old vanished.
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More Trouble: Arizona Running Back Charged With Assault

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 11:09pm
The hits just keep on coming for the NFL. Charges against Jonathan Dwyer include assault and preventing someone from calling 911.






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Australia PM: ISIS Supporters Planned Violent Attack

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:48pm
The "counter-terrorism" raids carried out Thursday were ordered over fears ISIS was urging "demonstration killings" in Australia, PM Tony Abbott said.






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Australian Police Foil Planned 'Random' Terror Attacks

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:06pm
Australian law-enforcement officers executed search warrants across Sydney Thursday morning in what it called a "counter-terrorism" operation.






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Stolen Jaguar Convertible Found ... 46 Years Later

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:58pm
The British roadster found in a shipping container at a Los Angeles port nearly five decades after it was stolen will be returned to its owner.
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Surprise! Giant Black Hole Discovered in Dwarf Galaxy

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:22pm
Astronomers have just discovered the smallest known galaxy that harbors a huge, supermassive black hole at its core.
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Amazon Unveils New Lineup of Tech Devices

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:15pm
The annual busy season for tech gadgets continues with Amazon's announcement of more than a half a dozen new devices.






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Burned Armpit Hair Causes Idaho Car Crash

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 9:02pm
The prank involving a lighter took a serious turn when a teen's stunt caused the driver to wreck his Ford Bronco in Idaho, injuring all five inside.
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EXCLUSIVE: Iran's President Blasts U.S.-Led Coalition

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:58pm
In an interview with NBC News' Ann Curry, the Iranian president denounced the extremists' beheading of innocents.






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NFL Turmoil: Arizona Running Back Arrested on Assault Charges

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:38pm
The hits just keep on coming for the NFL. Charges against Jonathan Dwyer include assault and preventing someone from calling 911.






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Sister Says Trooper Slay Suspect 'Not a Psycho'

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:14pm
Eric Frein allegedly gunned down one Pennsylvania cop and wounded another in Friday's shooting.






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Yet Another: NFL's Jonathan Dwyer Arrested on Assault Charges

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 8:07pm
The hits just keep on coming for the NFL.






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Dad Who Killed Five Kids Feared They'd Kill Him: Warrant

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:49pm
Timothy Jones said he killed his children because he feared they were "going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," court documents show.
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Texas Executes Woman for Death of Boy, 9

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:47pm
Lisa Coleman is scheduled to die Wednesday evening. She would be the 15th woman executed in the U.S. since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.
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Fog of War: Should Obama Put Boots on Syrian Soil?

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:31pm
Mike Breen (Executive Director, Truman National Security Project) and Steven Bucci (Director, Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy) debate a ground war with ISIS.
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Rob Ford Has Rare and Aggressive Cancer: Doctor

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 7:00pm
The Toronto mayor will have intense in-patient chemotherapy to treat the malignant liposarcoma.






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Texas Set to Execute Second Woman This Year

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:47pm
Lisa Coleman is scheduled to die Wednesday evening. She would be the 15th woman executed in the U.S. since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976.






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Wild Planet: See the Natural Disasters Happening Right Now

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 6:14pm
A quick look at today's natural disasters that are happening at this moment.
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Gene-Swapping Bacteria Are Making New Superbugs

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:53pm
Bacteria appear to be having the microbial equivalent of inter-species sex in hospital sinks, swapping genes that help them resist antibiotics.
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