• Deputy ambushed, fatally shot at Houston gas station

    HOUSTON (AP) — The search for the suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station continued Saturday morning, authorities said.

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  • Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicide

    NEW YORK (AP) — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday.

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  • Suspect in custody in ambush of Houston sheriff's deputy

    The man was apprehended by the Harris County Sheriff's Office at his mother's house before dawn on Saturday not far from the site of the ambush on Friday night, Houston Police Officer John Moore said. The deputy was in uniform and filling up his car with gas when the gunman approached from behind…

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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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    Migrants found dead in an abandoned truck in Austria (17 photos)

    Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday. Austrian police said three people had been…

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  • 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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  • Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death -sources

    N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad, a leading country in a military task force against Boko Haram, has sentenced 10 members of the Islamist militants to death on terrorism charges, the chief prosecutor said on Friday. "The condemned will be shot," Louampambe Mahouli Bruno said on state television. Chad's…

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    100 cameras were given to homeless people in London; this is what they shot

    In July, Café Art, a London-based arts initiative, came up with an ingenious way to help the homeless express themselves through art.

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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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    Southampton Township teacher killed week after her student dies from crash

    A middle school teacher mourning the loss of one her students in a traffic accident was struck and killed by a truck a week later in Burlington County.

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  • See what it's like to get smacked by a grizzly bear in this GoPro video

    Need an image to spark your nightmares tonight? This first-person video of a grizzly bear taking a swipe at a camera with its gigantic claws should do the trick.

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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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  • Senior ISIS Member Killed by Drone Strike Inside Syria

    The U.S. military says it had killed Junaid Hussain, a senior ISIS recruiter and cyber specialist during a drone strike in Syria. Hussain's death was confirmed in a tweet from Brett McGurk, the Deputy Special Presidential Envoy to the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL. Hussain is believed to be a…

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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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  • Nigeria smashes spy ring at Abuja airport: security agency

    Nigeria's domestic intelligence agency has warned travellers to be ready for an attack on the capital's airport after announcing it had smashed a spy network run by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram. The Department of State Services (DSS) said in a statement late Friday that it had arrested a…

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  • The most miserable one-star Yelp reviews of the world’s most incredible places

    Is anything good enough for some people? Because it’s the Internet, the answer is always, “No.” No matter how awesome or incredible something is, someone out there will always find a reason to hate on it. Inspired by this Mother Jones article about people bombing national parks with one-star…

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  • As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

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