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Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
UPDATE: Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 peopl...
August 28, 2015 02:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dominican death toll rises as 'Erika' reaches Hispaniola
UPDATE: Heavy rain and strong winds from Tropical Storm Erika began to bear down Friday on the Dominican Republic as authorities on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica warned that the death to...
August 28, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast
An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.
August 28, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen gets more than 11 years for helping Islamic State
A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and for providing other aid to the militant group.
August 28, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message
In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
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Study can't confirm results of many psychology experiments
A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the same results.
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Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue
UPDATE: Death was in the air Friday, its stench overpowering as workers on Austria's border with Hungary unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped in a truck they hoped wo...
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Gunman in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim'
Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim."
August 28, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast
Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people t...
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Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
Former President George W. Bush returned Friday to New Orleans — the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points — to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on t...
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