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Friends mourn New Jersey woman who died napping in between one of three jobs

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:44am
In news reports, Maria Fernandes was the hardworking New Jersey woman who died in her car when she pulled over for a nap between shifts, likely overwhelmed by fumes. But family and friends who laid her to rest recalled the 32-year-old Fernandes as so much more.
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Family, friends recall full life of woman who died while napping in car after overnight shift

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:26am
Family, friends and even strangers have come together to raise money for the funeral of a New Jersey woman who died while napping in her car between jobs.
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6 dead in St. Louis shootings

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:13am
Six people are dead after a violent 24-hour period in St. Louis.
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Congress' simple task for September: Act fast on spending bill, race home for campaigning

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 9:13am
Congress returns to work Monday with a basic task — act fast to keep the government open and then race home to campaign.
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Unresponsive private plane still missing after crash off Jamaican coast

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 8:23am
Authorities on the island of Jamaica prepared Saturday to resume the search for the mysterious private plane that lost contact with ground controllers and is believed to have crashed about 14 miles northeast of the island.
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Oregon wildfire forces evacuations

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:53am
Authorities say a late-night wildfire tearing through brush in an Oregon city forced the evacuation of more than 200 homes.
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Fast-moving wildfire in Oregon forces evacuation of more than 200 homes

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:27am
Authorities say a late-night wildfire tearing through brush in an Oregon city forced the evacuation of more than 200 homes.
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Wildfire near Yosemite National Park forces hundreds of evacuations

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 4:47am
A wildfire burning on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes, officials said.
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2 deer headed out of San Francisco on Golden Gate bridge snarl traffic during evening commute

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:03am
Authorities say a pair of deer on the Golden Gate bridge snarled traffic in and out of San Francisco during the evening commute.
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California wildfire on edge of Yosemite burns hundreds of acres, 700 homes evacuated

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:02am
A new wildfire that broke out Friday on the edge of Yosemite National Park has forced the evacuation of about 700 homes, officials said.
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California State University, Northridge, finds hazing in fraternity hike that killed student

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:45pm
Hazing was involved in the death of a California State University, Northridge, student who collapsed during an 18-mile fraternity pledge hike, the school's president announced Friday.
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Alleged cartel hit man returned to Central California to face 9 murder counts

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:37pm
Authorities say a suspected contract killer charged with slayings across the country has pleaded not guilty to committing nine murders in California.
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Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell wraps up difficult week of campaign distractions

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:30pm
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has had far better weeks than this one, full of political distractions that no candidate wants two months before voters head to the polls.
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8-year-old missing Arizona girl strangled, police say

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:29pm
An 8-year-old girl reported missing from her Arizona home was strangled, authorities said Friday as they continued to investigate the case.
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Captured cobra in Calif. had intact venom glands

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 8:13pm
A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday.
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Maine lobstermen catch 2 rare albino lobsters within a week; believed to be 1 in 100 million

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 6:59pm
It's no white lie: Two lobstermen in Maine caught a pair of rare albino lobsters within a week.
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Theater shooting defense lawyers argue against allowing TV camera in courtroom during trial

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 5:30pm
Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are asking the judge to bar television coverage inside the courtroom, saying it would violate Holmes' right to a fair trial.
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South Carolina mom who drove kids into ocean admits to violating pre-trial release

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 5:20pm
A South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean off Daytona Beach has admitted to violating the terms of her pretrial release by drinking a medicine containing alcohol.
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Pentagon confirms that Sept. 1 airstrike in Somalia killed leader of al-Shabab terror group

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:59am
The Pentagon on Friday confirmed the death of the leader of the al-Shabab terror group, Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was the target of a U.S. airstrike Monday in Somalia.
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Detroit-area woman accused of killing, dismembering son is competent for trial, waives hearing

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:56am
A suburban Detroit woman charged with killing and dismembering her son has been found mentally competent to stand trial.
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