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Rights group accuses U.S. of abuses in terror cases

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:17
The Justice Department targeted American Muslims in "abusive counterterrorism sting operations" as part of aggressive terror investigations, an international human rights group alleges.
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WIldfires: Million acres burning, bad air warnings

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:01
Nearly a million acres were burning as 21 wildfires raged in the Pacific Northwest on Sunday, fire officials said.
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Mom swaps death row for jail cell

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:15
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
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Huge sinkhole sparks evacuations in Florida

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:03
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. Bay News 9 reports.
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New York man dies after chokehold by police

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:23
Staten Island man Eric Garner was being detained by police when he was forced to the ground by an officer in a chokehold. Garner, a 350-lb asthmatic, soon after died from a heart attack en route to the hospital.
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U.S. military's new foe

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:15
Sharon Burke says climate change threatens America's military, and taking the problem seriously makes sense.
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Sinkhole spurs evacuations

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:28
A massive sinkhole in Spring Hill, Florida led to the evacuation of several nearby residents. CNN affiliate WTSP reports.
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Dad: I beat son's molester

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:26
A father in Daytona Beach, Florida, called 911 early Friday morning to report that when he found someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant until he was "nice and knocked out" for police to apprehend.
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Calif. man wanted to join ISIS?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 09:26
A 20-year-old California man who told authorities he wanted to travel to Syria to join the militant group Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been arrested, according to federal documents.
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Widow wins $23B in smoking lawsuit

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:55
A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in damages in her lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, her lawyer said.
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Democrats afraid of inequality?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:53
Julian Zelizer says President Obama called inequality the "defining challenge" of our time but hasn't followed through.
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Sex harassment tough to prove

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:53
Danny Cevallos says most people have little idea of what it takes to prove sexual harassment
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Who will speak for MH17 victims?

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:52
The front-page headline put it plainly: "MURDERERS," it accused in huge capital letters, trying to capture the national mood in the Netherlands during a time of grief and anger.
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See humpback whales entertain boaters

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:36
Several humpback whales play and feed in Monterrey Bay giving boaters a show. CNN affiliate KSBW reports.
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5,000 gallons of diesel spill after 2 trains collide in Wisconsin

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:22
Two trains collided in southeastern Wisconsin on Sunday night, causing 5,000 gallons of diesel to spill, a fire official said.
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James Garner: 'Like, Zen, man'

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 23:48
Gene Seymour says the 'Rockford Files' actor worked the persona of the principled coward, charming audiences whenever he showed up on the big or small screen
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Kerry on plane disaster: 'Moment of truth" for Putin

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 16:50
The United States upped pressure on Russia's Vladimir Putin on Sunday over his response to the Malaysia Airlines jet shoot-down in eastern Ukraine, with Secretary of State John Kerry noting on CNN that it was a "moment of truth" for the Russian president.
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Dad to 911: Send an ambulance

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 15:05
A dad says he caught someone sexually abusing his 11-year-old son, he beat the assailant and then called 911.
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Police: 25-pound boy nearly starved, beaten by family

Sun, 07/20/2014 - 00:45
A 7-year-old Pennsylvania boy beaten for sneaking food was nearly starved and sometimes resorted to eating insects he caught on the back porch, authorities said.
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19 injured when Texas prison roof collapses

Sat, 07/19/2014 - 15:59
Nineteen people were injured when a roof of a private prison collapsed Saturday near Lufkin, Texas, fire officials said.
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The Riverside High School softball team clinched the upcoming District VII tournament’s second seed...

 

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