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  • Slain Michigan teenager had swollen hands from pounding on door: witness

    By Aaron Foley DETROIT (Reuters) - An independent medical examiner testified on Thursday that a black teenager's hands were swollen from pounding on the door of a white suburban Detroit man's home, which could support the man's claim that he thought the teenager was trying to break in. The…

    Reuters
  • GOP Tells Obama to Ignore Congress One Day After Suing Him for Ignoring Congress

    On Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own to fix the border crisis. The messaging whiplash resulted from Speaker John Boehner's failure – so far – to pass a…

    The Atlantic Wire
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  • Ebola-infected doctor's extraordinary sacrifice

    Even from his own sickbed, Dr. Kent Brantly continues to put the well-being of others before his own.

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  • DIABETIC FRIEND SUFFERS CLOSE CALL MILES AWAY FROM HOSPITAL

    DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a lake house and invited a couple (close friends) to join us for a few days. The husband has cancer and has been taking chemo. We wanted them both to rest, as the wife is his only caregiver. We all thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to relax and enjoy…

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  • AP Analysis: Putin cornered over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — For Russian President Vladimir Putin, there are few options left in the Ukraine crisis and they all look bad.

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  • Welcome aboard: Obama lavishes praise on Castro

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There were all the trappings of a campaign endorsement rally: the cheering crowds, the American flags, and the sitting president heaping praise on a fellow Democrat. All that was missing was the campaign.

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    Woman who claimed husband died in 2012 home invasion charged in his murder

    A woman who claimed robbers killed her husband during a 2012 home invasion in northwest Houston has now been charged in his death

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  • Fla. man guilty of throwing baby from car window

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along an interstate, killing the infant instantly.

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  • Disgruntled executive shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago building

    By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - A senior executive upset about a job demotion gravely wounded the chief executive officer of his company in a downtown Chicago office building and then fatally shot himself, police said on Thursday. Steven LaVoie, the 54-year-old CEO of the Chicago software…

    Reuters
  • Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

    By Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen Jenkins CHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa will be flown to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, hospital…

    Reuters
  • Man on FBI 'most wanted' list arrested in Mexico, sent to Louisiana

    (Reuters) - A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list suspected of raping and murdering a woman in her mobile home in 2008 was captured in Mexico and sent earlier this week to Louisiana to face prosecution, an FBI spokeswoman said on Thursday. Jose Manuel Garcia Guevara, a Mexican laborer, stands…

    Reuters
  • Israel vows to crush Gaza tunnels, snubs UN

    Israel vowed Thursday to keep its troops in Gaza until they finish destroying a network of cross-border tunnels, despite sharp UN and US criticism over the Palestinian death toll. Speaking at a cabinet meeting in Tel Aviv, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would not accept any ceasefire…

    AFP
  • Kansas man who left child in hot car is charged with murder

    A Kansas man faces a first-degree murder charge after his 10-month-old foster daughter died when she was left in a hot car for more than two hours as outdoor temperatures reached about 90 degrees, officials said on Thursday. Seth Jackson, 29, was being held on $250,000 bond after being charged in…

    Reuters
  • China confirms new generation long range missiles: report

    China has acknowledged the existence of a new intercontinental ballistic missile said to be capable of carrying multiple nuclear warheads as far as the United States, state-run media reported Friday. It is "possibly capable of carrying multiple independently targetable re-entry vehicles", the US…

    AFP
  • Dental Implants: What You Should Know

    Thinking of getting dental implants? There are critical things you should know before going under the knife for the perfect smile.

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  • Ex-NYPD officer sues for $175 million over 'rape cop' label

    A former New York City police officer cleared of charges of raping a drunken fashion executive in her Manhattan apartment but jailed for misconduct over the incident is suing his accuser and the city for $175 million, his attorney said on Thursday. The case against Kenneth Moreno, who was acquitted…

    Reuters
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    Mom Suffered 40 Stab Wounds Before Decapitation, Dismemberment

    The young Brooklyn mother of four who was allegedly killed by her landlady was stabbed more than 40 times before being dismembered and decapitated. Police say Leah Cuevas, the victim`s landlady, stabbed the mother of four young children more than 40 times before hacking off her limbs and beheading…

    Tribune
  • Police assist 'Woman in Black' after crowd surrounds her in Virginia

    By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A woman dressed in all black who has been spotted strolling along highways in the U.S. Southeast and Midwest needed police assistance after she was surrounded by a group of about 50 curious people in Virginia, authorities said on Wednesday. Police in Winchester,…

    Reuters
  • Beyond oil and reserves, Russia running on empty

    By Lidia Kelly and Katya Golubkova MOSCOW (Reuters) - For all the sanctions Western leaders can throw at Russia, the biggest threat to President Vladimir Putin's ability to back separatists in east Ukraine is something beyond his or their control: the price of oil.     With Russia's $2 trillion…

    Reuters
  • Congresswoman who co-sponsored Bush impeachment bill said Democrats never tried to impeach Bush

    Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said Democrats had never moved to impeach former President George W. Bush, but she co-sponsored a bill to do just that in 2008.

    Yahoo News
  • Fla. boy, 12, arrested in homeless man's killing

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 12-year-old Florida boy was under arrest Thursday and accused of fatally shooting a homeless man in the head during a "horrific event," police said.

    Associated Press
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