• Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

    ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.

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  • Source: BET suspends producer after Blue Ivy joke

    NEW YORK (AP) — BET has suspended a producer after a joke about Beyonce and Jay Z's daughter that aired Monday on the network's music video countdown show, "106 & Park."

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  • US Coast Guard fires at Iranian boat in Gulf

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired in self-defense on an Iranian boat in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said Wednesday, an encounter that could exacerbate tensions between the two countries as they work to hammer out a lasting deal over Iran's nuclear program.

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  • COUPLE WEIGHS RECONCILIATION FIVE YEARS AFTER VIOLENT SPLIT

    DEAR ABBY: Five years ago, my husband got drunk and physically attacked me in front of his family. It was horrible. I was in shock, and our relationship never recovered. The next four years were a series of court visits for custody of our child and eventually a divorce. Last year, his mother began…

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  • Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause statement shows.

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  • Science just gave us another great reason to legalize pot

    We’ve learned about a couple of good medical benefits to marijuana this year and now it seems there’s another one: Using medicinal marijuana makes it less likely that you’ll become hooked on painkillers. CNN reports that a new study published this in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal finds that…

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  • Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

    Hundreds of young men have left the U.K. to join the extremist group and have committed brutal acts in Middle East

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    Photos of the day - August 27, 2014 (21 photos)

    An aerial view of a tractor pulling a potato digger as a farmer harvests a field in Germany, relatives of two Palestinian children who witnesses said were killed in an Israeli air strike before a ceasefire was declared in Gaza and Freed, journalist Peter Theo Curtis addresses the media outside his…

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  • NFL suspends Browns star WR Gordon for 2014 season

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's wait is over, and so is his 2014 season. Now the star wide receiver's career is in peril.

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  • 3 bodies of family members found in Oregon lake

    GASTON, Ore. (AP) — Divers on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a mother and two of her children who authorities say drowned in a popular lake west of Portland.

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  • Saudi Arabia beheads three convicted of murder

    Saudi authorities on Wednesday beheaded three citizens after they were convicted of murder in separate cases, the interior ministry announced, bringing to 41 the number of executions there this year. Nawaf al-Mutairi was executed in the western city of Medina for the machine-gun killing of fellow…

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  • Jury Finds Texas Man Not Guilty in Shooting Death of Drunk Driver

    A jury returned a verdict of not guilty today for a Texas father accused of the shooting death of a drunk driver who killed his two sons.

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    The fashionable face-kini (9 photos)

    A recent fashion trend with women in Qingdao, China, located along the Yellow Sea, is a locally designed mask known as the face-kini. Those who wear the mask say it helps to protect their faces from jellyfish stings, algae and the sun's ultraviolet rays. (Getty) Find more news related pictures in…

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  • Woman, 75, gets life for killing husband in Wyoming 40 years ago

    An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District Attorney Scott Homar had sought a minimum of 20 years in prison…

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  • Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The bound bodies of two people were found in a Philadelphia river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself was taken to a hospital for stab wounds, police said.

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  • Police: Deaths of 2 dumped in river drug-related

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men were found dead in a river Wednesday, bound and weighted down with makeshift anchors and their throats slit, in drug-related abductions and killings that authorities said may also have been gang-related. A third victim who was badly wounded also was tossed in the river…

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    NBC will announce a Publishers Clearing House SuperPrize winner soon, so be sure to get your free entry at PCH.com today!

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  • Alarm as Nicaragua starts canal route survey

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Teams of assessors accompanied by soldiers and police have begun surveying properties along the route of Nicaragua's planned interoceanic canal, taking quick steps toward the start of a vast project the country has dreamed of for more than a century.

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