• Miss Honduras shot dead 'after fleeing sister's boyfriend'

    Miss Honduras was fatally shot as she tried to escape her sister's jealous boyfriend, police and reports said, hours after the siblings were found dead beside a river. Maria Jose Alvarado, 19, who had been due to fly to London to compete in the Miss World beauty pageant, disappeared with her sister…

  • Man charged in wife's death planned fatal hike

    DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not explain to investigators why he had a park map with an "X'' drawn at the spot where she fell.

    Associated Press
  • Gunman killed, three students shot in Florida university library

    By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - The gunman who shot and wounded three people at a Florida State University on Thursday was an alumnus who used a semi-automatic handgun as he opened up fire in a library where hundreds of students were studying for exams, officials said. The shooter,…

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  • Oklahoma police officer charged with raping women while on duty

    By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma City police officer accused of sexually assaulting 13 women while on duty will face trial for 35 felony counts including rape and sexual assault, court officials said on Wednesday. If convicted, Daniel Holtzclaw, 27, could face life in prison.…

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    Milwaukee man allegedly rapes 101-year-old woman, smiles at cameras in court

    A 20-year-old Milwaukee man accused of raping a 101-year-old woman in her home back in September walked into court smiling at the cameras.

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  • The Disgusting Prank That Happened to Jennifer Lawrence on Set of 'Hunger Games'

    After a run like the cast of "Hunger Games" has had, you tend to get close -- like brothers and sisters.In fact, Jennifer Lawrence said pranks are a constant on set.

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  • English ‘soulmates’ die just 10 minutes apart after lifetime of love

    Harry and Mavis Stevenson had been living in St. Werburgh's House Care Home in Derby, England, because she had fallen ill and they could not stand being apart. Their family was not surprised when Mavis passed away on Nov. 3 at 89 but was shocked when her 88-year-old husband — who was in good health…

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  • Republicans Appoint Obama's Next Pain in the Butt

    Members of the Obama administration, say hello to your new Republican interrogator, Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah.

    The Atlantic
  • New Kurdish offensive targets Islamic State group

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Kurdish forces, backed by U.S.-led airstrikes, launched a new offensive Wednesday targeting the Islamic State group in areas of Iraq that the extremists had captured this past summer.

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  • Groupon has massive sales planned for Black Friday – here’s everything you need to know

    Our Black Friday 2014 hub is filling up fast, but not every huge sale we detail for Black Friday this year requires you to brave the frigid cold and battle crowds to take advantage of deep discounts. A number of online retailers are also offering big sales for Black Friday this year, and Groupon is…

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  • Clinton says Obama on firm ground on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday noted that previous U.S. presidents have issued some type of executive order on immigration, suggesting his Democratic successor was on "pretty firm legal footing."

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  • Six nurses killed in latest attack on Chinese medical workers

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A man with a history of mental illness stabbed and killed seven people, six of them nurses, at a sanatorium dormitory in northern China on Thursday in the latest of a string of attacks on medical workers, state media reported. An administrator was among those killed and another…

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    3-year-old boy's death ruled a homicide, mother looking for answers

    The boy was caught in the middle of dispute between his mother and father, but died in the custody of his grandmother.

    WABC – NY
  • New York man found dead in bathtub with throat slashed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police are investigating the death of a man found with his throat slashed in a bathtub and identified by local media as a prominent banker, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Police responding to a 911 call discovered the lifeless body in an apartment in Manhattan's…

  • Defying GOP, Obama to spare 5M from deportation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Republicans and bypassing Congress, President Barack Obama prepared to invoke his executive authority Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation. Millions more will remain in limbo.

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  • Al Sharpton on 'High Alert' About Ferguson Decision

    Al Sharpton said today that he is "on high alert" for the grand jury decision in the case of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager who was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.Sharpton said that his civil rights group, the National Action Network, have been planning for…

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  • Dems reject Pelosi pick for top House post

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after re-electing Rep. Nancy Pelosi to lead them in the next Congress, House Democrats rebuffed her effort Wednesday to elect a close ally to an important committee post.

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