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New York man denies plotting to aid Islamic State group
UPDATE: A man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others pleaded not guilty Thursday to new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
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Emergency landing for JetBlue flight in California
UPDATE: A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane'...
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GBI probing fatal police shooting in Savannah
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is probing a fatal officer-involved shooting in Savannah.
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Ex-Alabama officer resentenced for abuse of power
A federal judge has resentenced an ex-Birmingham police officer who was convicted of using excessive force during an arrest.
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Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid
Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressional approval Thursday of President Barack Obama's request to train Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state mi...
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Trooper ambush suspect added to most wanted list
UPDATE: Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral, just hours before his suspected kill...
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Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
UPDATE: Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volu...
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Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire
UPDATE: A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.
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Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding
UPDATE: Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.
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NOAA: Yet more global heat records fall in August
The globe smashed more heat records last month, including Earth's hottest August and summer, federal meteorologists said Thursday.
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