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Dad's Daring Mission to Lure Home ISIS' Foreign Fighters

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 3:31am
Dimitri Bontinck says only two percent of those who left home to fight in Syrian can be persuaded to return to their home countries.






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Rural Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce Federal Gun Laws

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:28am
A growing numbers of sheriffs are saying they won't heed U.S. restrictions on guns, saying they violate constitutional guarantees.






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Some New York Sheriffs May Not Enforce SAFE Act

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:44pm
In Otsego County, New York, population 62,000, Sheriff Richard Devlin says he enforces the SAFE Act but doesn’t make it a priority. "I feel as an elected official and a chief law enforcement officer of the county it would be irresponsible for me to say, ‘I’m not going to enforce a law I personally disagree with,’” he said. “If someone uses a firearm in commission of a crime, I’m going to charge you with everything I have, including the SAFE Act.






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SeaWorld Trainers Won't Swim With Orcas in Shows

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:28pm
The drop of the appeal means trainers will not swim with killer whales during shows, although they still may swim with orcas behind the scenes.






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Gun Advocates Work to Nullify Federal Authority

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:23pm
Gary Marbut wrote the nation's first "Firearms Freedom Act," which challenged the federal government's authority over firearms made and kept in Montana. A federal court eventually overturned the law.
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Ferguson Protesters Hopeful Holder Can Bring Peace

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:21pm
"With Holder, you now have an eagle eye on the whole situation," one protester said after the attorney general promised a thorough investigation.






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'Indefensible': UNM Women's Soccer Team Hazed Freshmen

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:01pm
The entire team took part in the alcohol-fueled incident but the school's athletic director denied a claim the girls were forced to strip naked.






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'Bless You' Leads To High School Suspension

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:36pm
A Tennessee student says she was suspended for saying "bless you" to a classmate. She says the "bless you" led to an argument with her teacher over freedom of speech. WMC's Michael Clark reports.
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"Bless You" Leads To Suspension

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:36pm
A Tennessee student says she was suspended for saying "bless you" to a classmate. She says the "bless you" led to an argument with her teacher over freedom of speech. WMC's Michael Clark reports.






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Humane Society Rescues 400 Chinchillas

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 9:00pm
More than 400 chinchillas were rescued by the San Diego Humane Society, the largest animal rescue operation ever by the humane society.






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Eric Holder Hopes Ferguson Visit Brings Calm to Community

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:59pm
During a press conference in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown will be fair and thorough.






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California Officer Who Beat Woman Stripped of Duties

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 8:57pm
Officials have stripped CHP Officer Daniel Andrew of his badge and gun, effective immediately, CHP officials said.






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Father Tries to Bring Home ISIS' Foreign Fighters

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:36pm
Dimitri Bontinck says only two percent of those who left home to fight in Syrian can be persuaded to return to their home countries.






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What is Justice in the Michael Brown Police Shooting Case?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:31pm
Missouri residents describe their vision of justice in the case of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri.






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Bold Names Like 'Bush' Join the Ice Bucket Challenge

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:28pm
The ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' has raised over $30 million in donations and a former president joins the craze.






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Slain American Journalist James Foley Mourned Around World

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:12pm
His mother said he was strong, courageous and loving to the end. President Obama vowed to pursue his killers, the militant group ISIS.
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Attorney General Eric Holder Visits Ferguson Unrest

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:09pm
The nation's top cop has promised a fair and thorough look into Officer Darren Wilson's fatal shooting of unarmed Michael Brown 11 days ago.
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Schools Remain Closed for Students in Ferguson, Missouri

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:09pm
Officials have postponed school for nearly 12,000 students in a district where streets have erupted into violence after Michael Brown’s death.
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Are You a Work Martyr?

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 7:08pm
Fears of work piling up could be putting a dent in vacation plans. A new survey says 40 percent of Americans don’t take all of their time off.
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Pentagon Says Hostage Rescue Mission in Syria Failed

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:49pm
The U.S. tried to rescue some hostages held in Syria by Islamist militants, but the mission failed because the hostages weren't there, officials said.






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