• Alabama man gets $1,000 in police settlement, his lawyers get $459,000

    By Sherrel Wheeler Stewart BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama man who sued over being hit and kicked by police after leading them on a high-speed chase will get $1,000 in a settlement with the city of Birmingham, while his attorneys will take in $459,000, officials said Wednesday. The incident…

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  • Sears to close stores, lay off about 5,500: Seeking Alpha

    (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp is shuttering more than 100 stores and laying off at least 5,457 employees, investor website Seeking Alpha reported on Thursday, indicating the struggling retailer may be stepping up store closures. Sears said in August it had closed 96 stores in the six months since…

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  • Lebanon army nabs beheading suspect in 'terror cell' raid

    Lebanese troops arrested a recruiter for the Islamic State group wanted for the beheading of a captured soldier, in a raid Thursday that netted more suspects and killed three gunmen, the army said. "A military intelligence unit carried out a security operation at dawn in the Dinniyeh area" of…

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  • Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

    PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million.

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  • Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students

    Mexico on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing. Carrying torches and candles, tens of thousands of people marched through Mexico City and other cities to…

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  • Dancing priests become Internet sensation

    ROME (AP) — A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keys-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract.

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  • US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

    US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 jihadists in a month, as Kurdish fighters prepared to reinforce the embattled border town of Kobane. The battle for Kobane has become crucial for both the Islamic State (IS) group and its opponents, with a senior US…

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    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (108 photos)

    Geneva (AFP) - Top experts on the Ebola virus raised grave concerns Thursday about the worsening epidemic in west Africa as the number of people with the disease neared 10,000. The World Heath Organization said after an emergency meeting on the deadly haemorrhagic fever that the situation in the…

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  • Wife admits ordering killing of Briton on Bali

    Denpasar (Indonesia) (AFP) - The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia's resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police said Wednesday.

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    High School student attacked; father speaks out

    A father is speaking out after his son was attacked by fellow students at Valencia High School. The incident was caught on tape.

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  • Six in quarantine in Connecticut as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

    By Richard Weizel WEST HAVEN, Conn. (Reuters) - Connecticut placed six West Africans who recently arrived in the United States under quarantine for possible Ebola exposure, a move that comes as the United States starts new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly…

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  • Recent Study Shows Joint Relief Really Works

    Clinical study concluded that natural joint supplement demonstrated a significantly significant reduction in joint issues within 5 days of treatment.

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  • Jodi Arias Death Penalty Trial Begins With Shocking Photo

    The death penalty phase of Jodi Arias' murder trial started today with both sides promising it would be just as graphic as the original murder trial, and the prosecution fulfilled on that immediately.

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  • Boyfriend leads police to pregnant Ohio woman's remains

    By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - An Ohio man who confessed to killing his pregnant girlfriend and burning down their Columbus apartment led authorities to her body early Wednesday, Ohio police said. Jacob Ferrero, 22, confessed to the murder and arson to Columbus police and fire investigators…

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  • Pat Robertson calls gay rights activists 'terrorists'

    A day after his controversial comments about AIDS were obliterated by Anderson Cooper, the conservative televangelist called gay rights activists “terrorists."

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  • Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada's seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son.

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  • Israel vows crackdown after Palestinian car attack

    Israel on Thursday pledged a tough response to any further attacks in Jerusalem as police flooded flashpoint Arab neighbourhoods a day after a Palestinian car attack killed a baby. It was the second deadly incident involving a Palestinian driving a vehicle in three months and prompted a sharp…

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    Teens suspected in deadly hit-and-run to be released without charges

    The Tulare County District Attorney is not charging the two teenagers who turned themselves into police in the hit-and-run death of a nine-year-old boy in Dinuba.

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