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  • Questions linger after missing teen returns home

    NORTH CONWAY, N.H. (AP) — Since 15-year-old Abigail Hernandez returned home last week, her photo has been taken off the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's website. The missing-person posters that hung in her hometown for nine months are now scrawled with "Found." Her mother says…

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  • Attacks kill Ukraine mayor, target another

    Two Ukrainian mayors have been targeted in separate attacks, authorities said Saturday, with one shot dead while the other's house was hit by an anti-tank rocket. In the other attack, the house of Andry Sadovy, mayor of the western city of Lviv, was hit by a rocket fired late Friday. Sadovy is a…

    AFP
  • 5 Questions That Will Not Get You Hired

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  • Grieving Dutch minister made Europe re-think Russia sanctions

    By Justyna Pawlak BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Dutch Foreign Minister Frans Timmermans spoke to his European Union peers of his grief and anger over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines airliner over eastern Ukraine, it was a turning point in Europe's approach to Russia. Several ministers had tears in…

    Reuters
  • Divorce sheds light on Michael Moore's wealth

    Oscar-winning director Michael Moore, famous for documentaries challenging capitalism, has divorced his wife of 22 years following a civil court proceeding in Michigan that drew attention to his wealth. "'Kathleen and Michael have mutually and amicably reached a divorce settlement'," read a posting…

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    Reward of $110,000 after 3 kids killed by carjacked SUV

    Officials say the reward of $110,000 has been extended until Monday 12:00 noon for any information on the suspects involved.

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  • Al-Qaeda releases video of US suicide bomber in Syria

    Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate has released a video of a young US suicide bomber from Florida who blew himself up at an army post in the northwest of the country. Moner Mohammad Abu Salha, alias Abu Hurayra al-Amriki, was believed to be the first American national to carry out such an attack in Syria's…

    AFP
  • Lawmakers complain Obama too aloof with Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House — six years in — still doesn't get it when it comes to working with…

    Associated Press
  • US Military Dusts Off Decades-Old 'Readiness' Plans for Russia

    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Laments Russian Aggression, Says US Forces ‘Not Sitting Still’

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  • Air Algerie crash wipes out entire families

    All passengers and crew on board an Air Algerie jetliner that crashed in Mali died in the tragedy, which completely wiped out several families, France announced. As the first images emerged of the crash site, showing a charred landscape and debris scattered over a wide area, French President…

    AFP
  • Browns' Manziel: "I've made some rookie mistakes"

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.

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  • California burglary suspect may face murder charge in shooting by homeowner

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California burglary suspect faces possible murder charges in the fatal shooting of his alleged accomplice, even though she was gunned down by the elderly man they had just robbed as she pleaded she was pregnant, police said Friday.Ed Winter,…

    Reuters
  • NASCAR drivers want changes on the schedule

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France says nothing drastic will be done to next year's schedule.

    Associated Press
  • First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a city of around…

    Reuters
  • Dallas Cowboys LB McClain convicted in Alabama

    DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player's bid to restart his career.

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  • Three children killed, three adults hurt in Philadelphia carjacking

    By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Three children were killed and three adults, including their mother, injured on Friday when a carjacked SUV swerved out of control in Philadelphia, striking a sidewalk church fundraiser, police said. The crash occurred at about 11:15 a.m. after two men used…

    Reuters
  • Chinese grad student found beaten to death near USC campus

    By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles has been found dead in his off-campus apartment after being assaulted late at night on his way home, police and university officials said. The body of Xinran Ji, 24, an…

    Reuters
  • Former WWE champ nabs suspected burglar in Arizona

    A hapless burglar in Arizona learned a hard lesson when he broke into the Phoenix home of former World Wrestling Entertainment heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan, police said on Friday. The ex-professional grappler gave chase and was able to catch 22-year-old Cesar Sosa. Sergeant Tommy Thompson, a…

    Reuters
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    Pretty power plants (10 photos)

    You wouldn't normally associate power stations with beautiful scenic shots but one photographer has traveled nearly 2000 to track down the ugliest energy plants and show them in a whole new light. Czech snapper, Radek Kalhous, uses Google Earth to find the perfect locations for his unique pictures…

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  • Kansas man arrested after baby girl dies in hot car

    A foster parent for a 10-month-old Kansas girl who died after being left in a car in sweltering heat for more than two hours has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment, police said on Friday. The man and the older child went into the home without realizing the baby was still in…

    Reuters
  • Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, as Israel's Security Cabinet was to decide whether to expand its operation or consider ideas for a cease-fire.

    Associated Press
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