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Report of armed person prompts lockdown of Navy complex for hours; police find no threat

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:10pm
A Navy official say the military branch's administrative complex in downtown San Diego was put on lockdown for more than two hours after officials received a report of a suspicious person with a weapon but nothing was found.
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Former Cathay Pacific pilot wore uniform, badge to cut security line at Honolulu airport

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 6:02pm
A pilot fired from Cathay Pacific Airlines says he wore his former employer's uniform and badge to bypass security at Honolulu International Airport.
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Alabama police officer's quest might have been key to finding 1 of FBI's most-wanted men

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:47pm
A concerned police officer's refusal to let a hit-and-run victim's body remain unidentified three decades after his death might have been the key to ending the FBI's long search for one of America's most-wanted fugitives, authorities said Friday.
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Taiwanese man accused in North Korea weapons-machinery case changes plea to guilty

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 5:30pm
A Taiwanese businessman pleaded guilty Friday to attempting to bypass bans on supplying weapons machinery to North Korea, agreeing to cooperate with investigators in hopes of receiving a shorter prison term.
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Abuse charges against western Pa. woman include forcing adopted daughter to eat cat litter

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 12:00pm
A western Pennsylvania woman faces simple assault and other charges after police say she forced her adopted daughter to eat cat litter and started to sew her mouth shut.
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Judge weighs whether to revoke parole for former Mafia boss who met with felons, mobsters

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:55am
A judge will decide whether prosecutors missed the deadline to try to revoke the parole of former Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino.
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Survivalist, suspected cop killer Eric Frein’s college records eyed by authorities

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:44am
When survivalist and alleged cop killer Eric Frein's photo appeared in the local paper as an ongoing manhunt unfolded in the rugged terrain of northeastern Pennsylvania, something jogged Lawrence Squeri's memory.
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Haunted house's 'Gacy room' in poor taste, former prosecutors say

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:10am
Two former prosecutors who helped convict John Wayne Gacy say a suburban haunted house attraction that includes a room dedicated to the serial killer is insensitive to the families of the victims.
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Sergeant found with dead man's watch, police say

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:17am
Detroit police say a homicide sergeant has been suspended after officials found him with a watch that had been worn by a slain man.
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Police: Man shot 15 minutes after being released from upstate New York prison

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:09am
Authorities say a New York City man was shot within minutes of being released from an upstate prison.
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New York man shot minutes after being released from prison

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 9:07am
Authorities say they're looking for two suspects in connection with the shooting of a New York City man just minutes after he had been released from an upstate prison.
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US Navy takes control of base in Romania amid tensions with Russia

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:58am
The U.S. Navy has taken control of a new missile defense base in southern Romania, one of two European land-based interceptor sites for a NATO missile shield which Russia strongly opposes.
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Museum defends decision to disinvite former Black Panther

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:58am
A museum director is defending his decision to disinvite a civil rights leader to a panel discussion after she questioned the inclusion of a former Black Panther who killed a Baltimore policeman.
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Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay to Add 600 Jobs

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:56am
KINGSLAND --The Trident Refit Facility at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay will hire more than 600 new civilian employees in the next two years, the commanding officer of the facility said Friday.S...
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Top US Air Force general in Pacific: Most midair interactions in East China Sea have been safe

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:50pm
China's declaration last year of an air-defense identification zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea has increased tensions with Japan, the top U.S. Air Force commander in the Pacific said Thursday.
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Mom in NY murder trial: I tried to revive my son, 8, after giving him drugs meant to kill him

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 9:31pm
A millionaire pharmaceuticals entrepreneur, living in fear and convinced a mutual death with her developmentally disabled 8-year-old son was the only solution, deliberately gave him a lethal dose of prescription drugs and exchanged goodbyes but later tried to revive him, she told jurors on Thursday.
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Federal prosecutors drop charges against Mexican cartel figure because they believe he's dead

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:38pm
Federal prosecutors in Chicago are dropping charges against a reputed drug trafficker for Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel.
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Oklahoma prison officials unveil newly renovated death chamber; costs topped $106K

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 8:05pm
Prison officials unveiled the renovated execution chamber inside the Oklahoma State Penitentiary on Thursday and expressed confidence that the agency would be ready for the state's next scheduled execution in November.
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Ex-Marine convicted in New York in Iraq shooting case is fined $10, gets no prison time

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:45pm
A former Marine corporal convicted of making false statements about the accidental shooting of a fellow U.S. serviceman has been spared prison time and been fined $10.
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Federal prosecutors add 11 charges against Russian man in hacking case

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:26pm
Calling him "a leader in the marketplace for stolen credit card numbers," federal prosecutors added 11 new charges against a Russian man they say hacked into U.S. businesses to steal information that he allegedly sold on Internet "carding" sites.
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