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Man charges cop in dramatic vid

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 7:29am
An Ohio police officer showed amazing restraint when he was confronted by a charging homicide suspect. CNN affiliate WLWT has more.
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Why migrants are risking their lives to reach Italy

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:47am
A destination for the destitute, Sicily is the "promised land" for thousands of migrants and refugees making the desperate journey from North Africa to Europe's Mediterranean coast. More than 10,000 people have arrived from Libya since last weekend alone, according to the Italian Coast Guard.
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'I enter Europe or I die': Migrants desperate

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:47am
They were huddled in the back of a tugboat. Some were without shoes. Their coats and jackets, still wet, were piled up in a huge container behind them.
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92,000 Mini Coopers recalled

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 5:05am
BMW of North America will recall 91,800 Mini Coopers because of a faulty sensor that might not trigger the front-passenger air bag during a crash, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Saturday.
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UN weeps over Syria video

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 4:54am
Video of what some are calling a gas attack in Syria left U.N. diplomats in tears as the state continues to deny allegations of the attacks.
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Replica of Lafayette boat sets sail

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 4:38am
Lest we Americans forget that -- in the wellsprings of our nation -- France bore the torch of liberty alongside us, our old ally has launched a reminder from across the Atlantic's waves.
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Shooting casts spotlight on volunteer police programs

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:10am
It's an idea that sounds surprising if you don't know how law enforcement works: A volunteer with a badge, and possibly a gun, helping police the streets.
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Woman rescued before car blows up

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 2:07am
Dramatic dash cam video shows two New Jersey police officers pulling a woman from an overturned car minutes before it explodes. CNN affiliate WPIX reports.
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What ESPN's Britt McHenry could have said

Sun, 04/19/2015 - 12:12am
Other celebrities have shown there is an alternative to wildly offensive remarks, writes CNN's Kelly Wallace.
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Second teen guilty in 'thrill kill'

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:43pm
College student Christopher Lane, above, was gunned down at random in 2013. FULL STORY
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Your medical marijuana questions answered

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:42pm
In case you haven't noticed, we're in the midst of a medical marijuana revolution.
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State OKs nitrogen executions

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:46pm
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with nitrogen gas if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable.
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Teens were bored, driver told police

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:38pm
The bored 16-year-old who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends "had nothing to do," is now a convicted murderer.
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Clinton skewered at GOP summit

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:22pm
GOP presidential hopefuls have descended on New Hampshire as part of the Republican Leadership Summit, a two-day event that has drawn about 500 activists and the party's entire 2016 field to the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nashua.
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'Enough,' Obama says on Lynch vote

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 8:21pm
The Senate majority leader holds up Loretta Lynch's nomination over an unrelated bill. FULL STORY
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Christie: Does Obama care about U.S.? We don't know

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 7:45pm
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie questioned Friday whether President Barack Obama cares about the United States, adding that, more than six years into Obama's presidency, "we still don't even know" who he is.
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ISIS claims first attack in Afghanistan

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 7:38pm
A suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up in front of the Kabul Bank in Jalalabad city early Saturday, a local government spokesman said.
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'Anne of Green Gables' actor dies

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 6:29pm
Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, who co-starred in the "Anne of Green Gables" TV movies, died this week at age 48.
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McCain blasts Pentagon

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 4:37pm
John McCain says downplaying the importance of Ramadi disrespects Americans' sacrifice there.
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Deputy's training docs found

Sat, 04/18/2015 - 4:13pm
Newly released documents detail Robert Bates' firearm training prior to the shooting that took Eric Harris' life.
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