• FACT CHECK: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama made some notable omissions in his remarks about the unilateral actions he's taking on immigration.

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    Dad Loses It While Trying to Discipline Sons Covered in Paint

    Most parents know that disciplining kids is no easy task. And it doesn't get any easier when your kids are adorable, too adorable to scold. In a new viral video, a father discovers his two sons covered in paint. Dad starts to reprimand the tikes in the usual manner saying, "Who's idea was this? Did…

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  • Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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    Stockton gym teacher charged after attempting to force a student into a pool

    A gym teacher was caught on camera dragging a 14-year-old student towards the pool after she refused to get into the water because she didn't want to ruin her hair

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  • NYC officer's gun may have discharged accidentally in man's death

    By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project in what may have been an accidental discharge of his weapon, the police commissioner said on Friday. Akai Gurley, 28, was shot once in the chest and…

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  • Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant.

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  • Darren Wilson to resign from Ferguson Police Department, reports say

    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson is reportedly in the final stages of a decision to resign from the St. Louis suburb’s force, even as America anxiously awaits the decision of a Missouri grand jury on whether to charge Mr. Wilson in the August killing of black teen Michael Brown.

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  • Cops: Woman killed ex, son on day engagement ended

    TOWNSHEND, Vt. (AP) — A woman accused of fatally shooting her fiance and his son on the day he ended their engagement pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder.

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  • Peterson says 'fresh start' might be best

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team.

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    Caught on Camera: NYPD Officer Allegedly Makes Violent Arrest

    A video obtained exclusively by PIX11 News shows a violent encounter between a New York City police officer and a man accused of jumping a turnstile at a Brooklyn subway station.

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  • FDA approves new, hard-to-abuse hydrocodone pill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators on Thursday approved the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller hydrocodone, offering an alternative to a similar medication that has been widely criticized for lacking such safeguards.

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  • UK troops in largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is carrying out its largest armored deployment in Eastern Europe for six years, in a joint exercise with Poland to reassure it in the wake of Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday. Last month NATO-member Poland said it was drawing up a…

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  • Ex-Marine pleads not guilty in slayings of 2 girls

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A former Marine already sentenced to death in the slaying of a sailor in Virginia pleaded not guilty on Thursday in the 2005 slayings of two young Illinois girls who were playing in a forest preserve.

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  • How differently do blacks and whites view Ferguson? Here are the numbers

    As a grand jury in Missouri nears a decision on whether to prosecute police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, history suggests the public response will divide along racial lines: Blacks and whites will view the outcome through starkly different lenses.

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  • California firefighter arrested in love triangle murder

    By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California firefighter who co-wrote a book about courage in the line of duty has been arrested along with his alleged mistress in the murder of the woman's husband, who was shot to death at a rail yard in August, police say. Jonathan Michael Hearn,…

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  • Plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people out of 119 cases -WHO

    GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August and there is a risk of the disease spreading rapidly in the capital, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. So far two cases and one death have been recorded in…

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  • Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

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