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  • U.S. Military Releases Video Of F-22 Strike Against ISIS

    The Pentagon on Tuesday released an image of the Syrian-based ISIS command center targeted by the first F-22 Raptors ever used in actual combat, along with a video of the successful strike. (RELATED: U.S. Uses F-22 Stealth Fighters For The First Time

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  • Russia Condemns U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS and al-Qaeda; Assad Approves

    In the wake of the first American-led airstrikes against Islamic State forces in Syria, we're learning that the operation did not just focus on ISIS installations and its oil trade, but also the al-Nusra Front as well. According to Reuters, strikes against the al Qaeda-linked group in northern…

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  • White tiger kills youth at New Delhi zoo

    A white tiger on Tuesday attacked and killed a youth who apparently jumped into its enclosure at a zoo in the Indian capital. One witness said he raced to the enclosure after hearing screams to see the victim locked in the tiger's jaws, "writhing badly in pain". The head of the zoo told AFP that a…

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  • Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson

    Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between minorities and police. How the fire happened wasn't immediately clear, but it…

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    Driver In Crash That Killed Five Didn`t Have License

    The coroner said the driver responsible for a deadly crash in the Poconos didn`t have a license. He said she was killed along with her three brothers and daughter.

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  • Florida man admits to killing family in 911 call

    With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself.

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  • New York man jailed 23 years dies after wrongful conviction case

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York man who spent more than two decades in prison for a murder he was later cleared of died shortly after filing a $124 million lawsuit against the city, his lawyer said on Monday. William Lopez was convicted in 1989 of gunning down a suspected drug…

    Reuters
  • Denver area students walk out of school in protest

    Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would…

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  • Where Did Ebola Come From?

    In some parts of Africa, myths that Ebola was brought to the regions by health care workers have hurt the ability of workers to respond to the outbreak. The true reservoir for Ebola — that is, where the virus hides when it's not causing outbreaks in people — is not known for sure, but experts say…

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  • Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work

    The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said. Birmingham police late Tuesday identified the shooter as 45-year-old Kerry Joe…

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  • Two suspects in Florida store shooting die in car crash

    By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - Two suspects in a shooting at a clothing store in Kissimmee, Florida, were killed on Tuesday after crashing their car, in an incident that caused the evacuation of a mall and technical college, police said. Two victims sustained non-life-threatening wounds…

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    3 to surrender in attack on gay couple in Center City Philadelphia

    24-year-old Katherine Knott and two other suspects in an attack on a gay couple in Center City Philadelphia are expected to surrender on Wednesday.

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  • Khorasan group was planning 'major' attacks: US

    A US-led air attack against jihadists in Syria targeted Al-Qaeda's Khorasan group because it was on the verge of carrying out "major attacks" against the West, the US military said Tuesday. The Americans pounded Khorasan targets in Syria with Tomahawk cruise missiles to counter the mounting threat…

    AFP
  • Indiana man dies trying rim-to-rim hike at Grand Canyon

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A 46-year-old Indiana man collapsed and died while trying to hike rim-to-rim with his two brothers at Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona, a park official said on Monday. Michael Sperry, of Valparaiso, was pronounced dead at the scene about half a mile below…

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  • Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights

    Israel downed a Syrian warplane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday in the first such incident in three decades and warned it would respond "forcefully" if its security is threatened. It was the first time Israel had shot down a piloted Syrian plane since 1985 and drew a sharp response from Damascus.…

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  • Pennsylvania police ambush suspect believed hiding in remote woods

    By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said on Monday that police believed the survivalist suspected of killing a state trooper and wounding another was still hiding in a remote part of the Pocono Mountains, as an intensive manhunt entered its 11th day.…

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  • He’s the World’s Biggest TV Star

    Kerry Washington, Sofía Vergara, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Hamm, Neil Patrick Harris, Ellen DeGeneres—hell, even Kim Kardashian—all have held up their end of the bargain. NCIS, which stands for Naval Criminal Investigative Service, is not only the third most popular show on TV (just behind Sunday Night…

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