• State police: Trooper dragged after motorcycle struck dies

    DETROIT (AP) — A state trooper on motorcycle patrol died from injuries suffered when he was dragged several miles by a car hauling a trailer which struck him along a Michigan highway.

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  • The most hilarious revelation about the Ashley Madison hack yet

    Was Ashley Madison a website full of married guys who spent their time trying to hook up with bots and/or other guys whom they thought were women? Gizmodo has taken a look at some of the leaked data about the website and has found that the reality is it’s “like a science fictional future where…

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  • Stewart claims he didn't see man on track before fatal crash

    NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR star Tony Stewart said he didn't see a driver walking on a dirt track in upstate New York last year before he struck and killed him, and noted the racer was impaired by marijuana and shouldn't have been outside his car, according to court papers filed Friday.

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  • Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny 100-degree day, authorities said Friday.

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  • Man who shot Virginia journalists identified with 9/11 attacks: sheriff

    The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a well-planned assault and identified with mass murderers and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, authorities said on Friday. The shooter, Vester Flanagan, gave no sign of his destination or next move when he…

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  • Kurdish forces free seven villages in Iraq: officials

    Western-backed Kurdish fighters freed seven villages from the clasps of the Islamic State group in northern Iraq in recent days, the US-led coalition battling the jihadists. Bolstered by coalition airstrikes, the Peshmerga fighters wrestled back more than 200 square kilometers (80 square miles)…

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  • Story Of Daughter's Move Back Home Is Altered In The Telling

    DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws' basement six years ago. I think there may have been an emotional breakdown having to do with her work. I also think it upsets my mother-in-law to have her adult daughter living this life. Mom isn't willing to ask her to move out or…

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    Photos of the day - August 28, 2015 (22 photos)

    Jeremy Taiwo of the U.S. competes in the men's decathlon long jump event during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, African penguins walk near Burghers walk at dawn in Simonstown, South Africa and Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New…

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  • Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.

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  • Oklahoma day care probed for drugging kids to get them to sleep

    A southeastern Oklahoma day care is under investigation for child abuse on suspicion of drugging children in its care, including those under a year old, to get them to sleep, police and state officials said on Friday. Officials from the day care center were not immediately available for comment.…

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    Parents killed, kids injured after drag racers strike minivan in Robbins, police say

    Police said drag racing was involved in a crash that killed two people and injured several children in Robbins.

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  • One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

    Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. In a place with no animals and little vegetation around, they closed themselves in at 3:00 pm Hawaii time (0100 GMT Saturday),…

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  • Jewish group says Nazi train treasures must go to rightful owners

    Any valuables found on a Nazi train buried in Poland since World War Two must be returned to their rightful owners, the World Jewish Congress said on Friday. "To the extent that any items now being discovered in Poland may have been stolen from Jews before they were sent to death ... it is…

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  • Bulgaria to repair its Soviet-built MiG-29 jets in Poland

    Bulgaria's defence ministry said on Friday it would repair six of its 19 Soviet-built MiG-29 fighter planes in Poland, in a move to reduce its dependence on Russia. "Bulgaria and Poland express their strong political will for cooperation especially about the maintenance of the MiG-29 fighters," the…

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  • Judge denies bid to halt Oklahoma inmate's execution

    McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A judge ruled against an Oklahoma death row inmate on Friday after his attorneys argued he is insane and sought to halt his upcoming execution for the 2002 killing of his 9-month-old daughter.

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  • U.S. confirms Islamic State computer expert killed in air strike

    The U.S. military confirmed on Friday that a British hacker who was one of the Islamic State movement's top computer experts and active in encouraging people abroad to carry out "lone wolf" attacks was killed in Syria by a U.S. air strike. Junaid Hussain of Birmingham, England, was killed on Aug.…

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  • 10 Signs Your Thyroid is Out of Whack

    "I had some classic symptoms," Dorris says, "but never connected it with thyroid issues." But after a routine screening in 2007, the now-48-year-old executive director of the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation was diagnosed with Graves' disease, which like many thyroid problems, is often…

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