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Why Today Isn't a Good Day for the Clinton Campaign

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 9:09am
Appearance of Scandal: Why today isn't a good day for the Clinton campaign. How would the Clinton Foundation operate if Hillary becomes president?
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Alarm at Bush 41's Home Broken for a Year: Report

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:10am
The agency was warned in 2010 that the system was out of date and likely to fail but rejected requests to replace it, the report found.

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Thursday's Top 7 News Stories

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:37am
From a Michael Brown wrongful death lawsuit to the Senate voting on the AG nomination of Loretta Lynch, see the stories we're following today.

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China Warns U.S. of Rising N. Korea Nuke Threat: Report

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:32am
North Korea could double its nuclear-weapons arsenal by 2016, top Chinese nuclear experts warned the United States, according to a newspaper report.

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Rep. Chaffetz: Gyrocopter Pilot Should Have Been Shot Down

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:58am
The Republican from Utah on Wednesday said the mailman who landed a small aircraft on the Capitol lawn "should have been blown out of the air."

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Five Terror Attacks Foiled Since Charlie Hebdo: French PM

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 6:28am
France has foiled five terror attacks since January's Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris.

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Awkward. Robert Downey Jr. Walks Out of TV Interview

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:56am
Actor cut short an interview with Krishnan Guru-Murthy of U.K.'s Channel 4 News when questions turned from star's new film to his colorful past.

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Twister Threat Looms as 'Severe Storms' Take Aim at South

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:46am
Dangerous storms are elevating the threat for tornadoes will be on Friday in southeastern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma, and parts of Arkansas, forecasters said.

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California Bill May Reshape Vaccination Laws Across U.S.

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:12am
Vaccine laws in other states may be toughened, observers agree, if California strips parents' rights to exempt their kids from immunizations.

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Meet the Woman Set to Be the Next Attorney General

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:10am
If confirmed, Lynch would be the first African-American woman to hold the nation's top law enforcement post.

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U.S. Says Russia Is Boosting Air Defenses Inside Ukraine

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:59am
Russia is building up its air defenses inside of eastern Ukraine and bolstering forces along the border in violation of a recent truce.
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Mexican Teen Forced to U.S. Is Allowed Home After DNA Test

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:45am
The case of Alondra Luna Nunez drew international attention after a video of the distraught girl being forced into a police vehicle circulated.

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Five of Six Cops Give Accounts After Freddie Gray's Death

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:58pm
One officer has still not given a statement to investigators probing the death of a man who died after an arrest in Baltimore.

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Evacuations Ordered as Volcano Spews Ash and Fire

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:39pm
Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday, triggering a red alert and evacuations.

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Confusion Causes Flight to 'Nose Dive' 10,000 Feet

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:12pm
The plane dove as fast as 7,000 feet per minute. A SkyWest spokeswoman said pilots rapidly descended "out of an abundance of caution."

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Gigantic Hive at Florida House Attracts 80,000 Bees

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:13pm
A 90 pound hive containing an estimated 80,000 bees was removed from a Florida family's tree. WFLA's Holly Bounds reports.
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25 Years of Incredible Images From the Hubble Telescope

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:04pm

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Cop Who Rammed Suspect With Car: I Had No Choice

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 7:00pm
Officer Michael Rapiejko told a police inquiry he hit Mario Valencia with his car because he feared he would miss with a gunshot.
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Rand Paul's Son Cited for DUI

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:53pm
A son of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul was cited for driving under the influence of alcohol in Kentucky after hitting a parked car on Sunday.
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Reagan Shooter Hinckley Has Girlfriend, Brother Says

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:38pm
The detail came out during a hearing to determine if the would-be assassin should be allowed to live outside a mental hospital full-time.

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