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Police: Army veteran severely beaten by man he met at a bar dies; was badly burned in attack

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 9:29pm
An Army veteran beaten by a man he met at a bar died Saturday afternoon, nearly a week after being hospitalized with burns so bad that parts of both arms had to be amputated, police and his partner said.
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4 workers killed after Houston-area chemical leak

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 7:40pm
Four workers were killed and one was injured Saturday during a hazardous chemical leak at a suburban Houston industrial plant, DuPont officials said.
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US cities brace for protests off Ferguson decision

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 6:15pm
From Boston to Los Angeles, police departments are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Couple gives $100 million to UW-Madison, the largest individual gift in school's history

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 5:31pm
Two University of Wisconsin-Madison graduates have given the school $100 million, the largest gift from individual donors in the school's history.
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Penn State president to review report that faulted handling of Sandusky sex abuse scandal

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 2:30pm
The president of Penn State University says he will review the Freeh Report, a document regarding the school's response to the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal that has divided the university and its alumni since it was issued more than two years ago.
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Medical examiner: More tests needed in woman's death as possible cyanide link probed

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 1:15pm
More tests are needed to determine what caused a woman's death that officials suggested earlier may have involved cyanide, authorities in western Pennsylvania said.
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Fugitive wanted in connection with killing of Santa Fe couple arrested in Colorado Springs

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:48pm
A 20-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting a teenage couple found in a car in Santa Fe last month has been arrested in Colorado.
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Employee locks murder suspect inside Southern California tea house; police find body inside

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:48pm
A Southern California tea house employee locked a murder suspect inside the business and called the police.
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Legal battle over accidental shooting at NJ Wild West show ends with settlement of nearly $2M

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:30pm
The legal battle over an accidental shooting at a Wild West theme park in New Jersey that left an actor partially paralyzed has ended with a settlement of nearly $2 million.
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Minn. teen dies after collapsing during game at hockey tournament

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:12pm
Authorities have identified a 14-year-old Minnesota boy who died after collapsing while playing hockey.
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Mike Brown shooting radio calls reveal less than 90-second encounter

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:35am
Police radio calls obtained by the St. Louis Post Dispatch show the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., occurred within a brief time span of less than 90 seconds.
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Feds: Death penalty off table for 4 charged in kidnapping, killing Va. reserve police officer

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:16am
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has taken the death penalty off the table for four people charged in the gang-related slaying of a reserve Virginia police officer.
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Woman charged with husband in Vermont teacher death to be tried in March

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:16am
A Vermont woman charged with her husband in the kidnapping and killing of a St. Johnsbury teacher is scheduled to go on trial in March.
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US nuclear trouble comes full circle, to North Dakota missile and bomber base where it began

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 8:30am
The trouble began here, trouble that has torn at the core of the nuclear Air Force and compelled two of the last three secretaries of defense — first Robert Gates and now Chuck Hagel — to ask: Who is minding the store? Minot Air Force Base has had its share, and then some, of bad publicity about nuclear weapons foul-ups, followed by hard questions from Washington about why it and other nuclear bases are caught in a recurring cycle of trouble and recovery.
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US defends marshals in wake of secret cellphone spying report

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 8:03am
A Justice Department official on Friday defended the legality of a program to scoop up data from thousands of mobile phones as the secret operation came under scrutiny from lawmakers and caught the federal agency that regulates the nation’s airwaves by surprise.
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Darren Wilson's fatal encounter with Michael Brown was brief, report says

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 3:29am
As a grand jury weighs the option of indicting a St. Louis officer on charges of shooting and killing 18-year-old Michael Brown, new video shows the encounter between the two individuals was very brief.
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Former Navy SEAL who says he killed bin Laden makes no apologies for going public with mission

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 3:03am
Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era, including three depicted in Hollywood movies.
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Police: Denver-area officer wounded at traffic stop; suspect at-large

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 2:30am
A Denver-area police officer was shot and wounded during a traffic stop Friday night in the city of Aurora, police say.
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Las Vegas construction industry can’t seem to hit a lucky streak

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 2:00am
In an unfortunate twist-of-fate, the city that was hit so hard during the recession is now struggling to find workers as projects start to pick up once again.
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West Virginia University student dies after being found unconscious at fraternity

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 12:00am
A West Virginia University student found unconscious and not breathing at a fraternity house died Friday, a day after the school ordered a halt to all activities at fraternities and sororities, officials said.
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