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Teen testifies against pal in rock-throwing case
One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened central Pennsylvania interstate testified Tuesday that they intended to do some damage during a night of mayhem last month but did...
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Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyed
UPDATE: Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a massacre at a suburban Los Angeles high school, arresting a pair of students who planned to target three school staffers and ki...
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Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting
UPDATE: Ferguson's leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. L...
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Georgia state patrol welcomes 46 new cadets - Northwestern State has 9 president finalists - Georgia officials offer online deer hunting application - Trust donates land alon...
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Palestinians: Child killed in airstrike
UPDATE: Palestinian medical officials in the Gaza Strip say two people, including a 2-year-old girl, have been killed in an Israeli airstrike.
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Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas
UPDATE: Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that ha...
August 19, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman shoots grandson; thought he was an intruder
UPDATE: A grandmother shot and critically wounded her 7-year-old grandson early Tuesday after mistaking him for an intruder who had broken into her home, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.
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Wildfire near Yosemite threatens 500 structures
UPDATE: Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the sec...
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New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria
UPDATE: Armed groups in Syria have an estimated several hundred portable anti-aircraft missiles that could easily be diverted to extremists and used to destroy low-flying commercial planes, accordi...
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New York police chokehold death to go to grand jury
A New York prosecutor said Tuesday he would ask a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a black man placed in an apparent chokehold by a white police officer.
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