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13-year-old identified as mother of newborn baby abandoned in Central California trash bin

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:45pm
Authorities in Central California say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned last week in a trash bin.
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Trespassing high-profile national structures could bring 5 years in prison under proposed law

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:14pm
A U.S. senator has proposed a law that could bring five years of prison time to anyone who scales high-profile national structures such as the World Trade Center, Statue of Liberty and Golden Gate Bridge.
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Study shows fault near key California water supply among 4 at risk of major quake

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:01pm
A new study says four stretches of fault running under northern California are primed for quakes of magnitude 6.8 or more.
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Videos routinely captured by cameras mounted in New Jersey police cars deemed public records

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:00pm
A New Jersey judge has determined videos routinely captured by cameras mounted in police cars during traffic stops and other law enforcement activities in the state are public records.
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Army: Lack of Black Combat Arms Officers a Long-Term Problem

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 4:44pm
Odierno said the Army needs to evaluate why black officers are not choosing careers in the combat arms, which has left those soldiers vulnerable in the ongoing drawdown.
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Beer and what festival? Finns remove "whisky" from expo name for fear of promoting drinking

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:02am
It's a whisky trade fair.
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Climbers missing for days in Colorado mountains lost trail, fell separately; 1 dies, 1 rescued

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:02am
Two men climbing some of Colorado's most famous mountains both fell after going off an unfamiliar trail on their descent, killing one and leading to the rescue of the other two days later.
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Powerful storms take aim at Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas; 1 killed, 4 hurt as house destroyed

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:30am
A powerful storm system swept across Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma, killing at least one person and injuring four others, emergency officials said, as millions of people were in the path of hurricane-force winds and possible tornadoes later Monday.
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Prosecutor: Child killed, 2 adults hurt in accident involving vehicle near NJ farm festival

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:30am
Authorities say a child was killed and two adults were injured after they were struck by a vehicle at a northern New Jersey fall festival.
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Mechanical problem blamed for fatal hayride crash

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:54am
A mechanical problem caused a Jeep towing a wagon full of passengers to lurch down a steep hill and slam into a tree during a Halloween-themed hayride in the woods, killing a teenager and injuring more than 20 other people, authorities said.
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Kentucky elementary school bans food at student celebrations

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:43am
Students celebrating a birthday at a northern Kentucky elementary school will have to do without birthday cake -- or any kind of food for that matter.
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Washington state school mourns student's corn maze death

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:33am
Students at a Washington state high school are reportedly mourning the death of a teenager who was killed when he was accidentally run over by a bus at a corn maze attraction in Idaho.
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3 armed men in Halloween masks ransack Illinois home, police say

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:01am
Police in Rockford are investigating a report of three armed men in Halloween masks ransacking a home and demanding money.
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Stolen prosthetic leg found aboard Philadelphia subway train

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:49am
Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a man in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train.
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AP source: St. Paul-Minneapolis archdiocese, victims of clergy abuse to announce settlement

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 8:18am
Victims of clergy sex abuse and church officials in the Twin Cities and Winona have reached a settlement in a landmark case that alleged church leaders created a public nuisance by failing to warn parishioners about an abusive priest.
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North Korea says remains of US troops killed in Korean War being moved amid building projects

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:07am
North Korea says the remains of thousands of American soldiers killed during the Korean War are being moved due to construction projects and flood damage.
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Ebola at sea? US Coast Guard began monitoring threat in summer

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:00am
While U.S. airports are just starting to ramp up efforts to stop a potential widespread Ebola outbreak, our nation’s ports have been watching for any potential threats since the summer.
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Cold temperatures, falling leaves could give police edge in hunt for ambush suspect

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 12:00am
For the past month, ambush suspect Eric Frein has capitalized on relatively mild temperatures, dense tree cover and his own survival skills to successfully elude a manhunt in the woods of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains.
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Slave photo from Robert E. Lee's home discovered on eBay

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 8:17pm
The previously unknown photograph depicts Selina Gray, the head housekeeper to Lee and his family, along with two girls thought to be her daughters.
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Infant survives being trapped under dead father for as many as 3 days

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:30pm
Deputies were called to the home Friday after the girl's 5-year-old brother went next door to tell neighbors he thought his father was dead.
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