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U.S. Mounts Airstrikes in Battle to Retake Key Dam

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 8:08pm
Officials said FA-18 fighter bombers were launching airstrikes and offering cover to Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting to retake Mosul Dam.






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Governor Declares State of Emergency, Issues Curfew in Ferguson

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 8:01pm
A curfew would start at midnight on Saturday in Ferguson due to looting and rioting that has erupted in the town after nightfall.






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Mo'ne Davis' Little League Run Is Pitch Perfect

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:58pm
Thirteen-year-old Mo’ne Davis is the first girl to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series.
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How Police Response Evolved in Ferguson

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:48pm
Many have been critical of law enforcement’s actions in Ferguson, Missouri, and now cops are changing their approach.
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Fleeing Smugglers Dump $800K of Pot Into Ocean

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:45pm
The drug runners' boat was too fast for the pursuing Coast Guard, but ditched about 900 pounds of marijuana into the ocean during a five-hour chase.
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Colorado Restaurant Encourages Patrons to Bring Guns

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 7:41pm
A small town Colorado restaurant serves up more than just food. It also has workers and patrons that pack heat.
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Father of Murdered Washington Girl Grieves at Funeral

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 6:21pm
Friends and family remembered the 6-year-old who was killed in Washington state this month, allegedly by a teenage family friend.






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Feds Opposed Release of Alleged Brown Robbery Video

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 5:10pm
The Department of Justice feared release of a video that appeared to show shooting victim Michael Brown robbing a store would spark more civil unrest.
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Missouri Governor Declares State of Emergency, Issues Curfew

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 4:45pm
A curfew would start at midnight on Saturday in Ferguson due to looting and rioting that has erupted in the town after nightfall.






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'Fearful' Business Owners Reel After Ferguson Looting

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 4:36pm
Just as the peaceful atmosphere in Ferguson, Missouri, dissolved into chaos with nightfall, daybreak on Saturday brought calm.






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'Political Theatrics': Rick Perry Responds to Indictment

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:50pm
Texas Governor Rick Perry minced no words in his first public statement since receiving charges of abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.






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Jailed Suitcase Slaying Suspect Is Pregnant: Lawyer

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:40pm
Heather Lois Mack, 19, reportedly is two months pregnant and has been physically assaulted while in Indonesian police custody.






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Why a Belgian Chef Joined ISIS to Battle Americans

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 3:13pm
Abu Saif, a former chef in Belgium, has landed in Syria with hopes of joining ISIS and moving on to fight in Iraq. He spoke to NBC News about his jihad journey.






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Hamas Ultimatum: Accept Our Demands or Face Long War

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 2:38pm
Hamdan said on his official Facebook page on Saturday that "Israel must accept the demands of the Palestinian people or face a long war."






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Robbery Victims Escape out of Second-Floor Window

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:43pm
Three people survived an armed home invasion robbery in California by jumping out of a window of their home Friday night, police said.
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Liberia Opens Second Ebola Center to Tackle Crisis

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 12:07pm
Authorities in Liberia opened a new center to treat Ebola patients in the capital Saturday after the existing one became overwhelmed with patients.
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Shattered Calm: Looters and Tear Gas Return to Ferguson's Streets

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 11:30am
Armored vehicles rolled back onto the streets of Ferguson early Saturday, as riot police deployed tear gas and faced off with looters.






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Two Dead, 8 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:58am
Two people were killed — including a 16-year-old girl who was fatally shot — and at least eight others were wounded in overnight gun violence.
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Kidnap Suspects Assaulted Amish Girls, Officials Say

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:41am
Investigators believe the two suspects, Stephen M. Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, had planned the kidnapping and that it was not spontaneous.
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Kidnap Suspects Assaulted Amish Girls, Sheriff Says

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 10:41am
Investigators believe the two suspects, Stephen M. Howells II and Nicole F. Vaisey, had planned the kidnapping and that it was not spontaneous.
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