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  • Trial to begin for teen charged in teacher's rape, killing

    BOSTON (AP) — One day in the fall of 2013, Colleen Ritzer asked one of her 9th-grade algebra students to stay after school. Hours later, the body of the popular, 24-year-old teacher was found in nearby woods, partly covered by leaves. She had been raped and her throat had been slit with a box…

    Associated Press
  • American daredevil Strange dies in wingsuit jump

    The American daredevil Johnny Strange has died in the Swiss Alps while attempting a wingsuit jump, the latest casualty in what is regarded as one the most dangerous extreme sports, authorities said Friday. On Thursday afternoon, Strange jumped from a 2,000 metre summit in the Swiss canton of Uri…

  • Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message

    ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The 26-year-old killer who gunned down classmates at an Oregon college spared a student and gave the "lucky one" something to deliver to authorities, according to the mother of a student who witnessed the rampage.

    Associated Press
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    Heavy rains pounds the Carolinas (28 photos)

    Flooding from days of record-setting rain along the heavily populated East Coast washed out bridges and homes and forecasters warned wind gusts topping 35 mph could down trees and power lines across the Carolinas and Virginia in coming hours. At least five weather-related deaths have been reported…

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  • Massive Container Ship Disappears in the Bermuda Triangle During Hurricane Joaquin

    “Obviously it’s very concerning that we have not found the ship and not had communications with the ship."

  • Trump wants to 'sit back,' watch Russia fall into Syria 'trap'

    Republican US presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said he would like to "sit back" and watch as Russia continues air strikes in Syria, suggesting it could be a "trap" that could bog down Moscow. In comments aired Sunday on ABC's "This Week," Trump said he would not establish a no-fly zone over…

  • Authorities Found Rx Pills In Jim Carrey's Girlfriend's House Under His Alias

    Authorities still haven't detirmined which drugs killed Cahtriona White.

  • In an Oregon gun shop, President Obama's message does not sit well

    By Emily Flitter ROSEBURG, Ore. (Reuters) - The first thing customers entering the Roseburg Gun Shop see is a life-sized cardboard cutout of President Barack Obama with a Middle Eastern scarf around his head and a badge pinned to his chest that reads: "Gun salesman of the year." The customers and…

  • Ohio mom says son knew risks of painkiller-laced heroin

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio mother whose adult son died of a drug overdose this year said her son knew the risks posed by painkiller-laced heroin flooding the state.

    Associated Press
  • Nurse learns patient dying from hit-and-run is her brother

    SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California nurse said she was working in the emergency room when she learned a patient dying from a hit-and-run crash was her brother.

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  • Father of Oregon campus shooter asks how he got so many guns

    (Reuters) - The father of the Oregon college gunman said on Saturday he "has to have some kind of issue" with his mental health to have killed nine people execution-style and wondered how he amassed such a large cache of weapons. "How on earth could he compile 13 guns?", Ian Mercer told CNN during…

  • Man's Anger Issues Threaten To Break Loving Relationship

    DEAR ABBY: I have anger issues and sometimes I take it out on the ones I love. When my fiancee recently told me we are having a child, I hoped my attitude would change. It hasn't, and at times it has gotten worse. I hit her last night and it left a mark.I feel awful for the pain I continue to cause…

    Dear Abby
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    Drive-in movie art (16 photos)

    This artist is a real Car -avaggio, making amazing hyperrealistic works inspired by drive-in theaters that depict real-life moments at the movies . Czech artist Andrew Valko, 58, created these stunning film-scene paintings after visiting drive-ins across the U.S. (Caters News) Artwork by Andrew…

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  • Intentional or Not?: Ndamukong Suh Kicks Ryan Fitzpatrick in Head

    The latest Suh play that's sure to be scrutinized.

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  • China biker clocked at 237 kph in Beijing speed stunt

    Beijing police have detained a motorcyclist who touched a speed of 237 kilometres per hour (147 mph) on the city's ring road, state media reported Sunday, after the stunt went viral on the Internet. The man, identified by China's official Xinhua news agency only as Peng, reached the speed during a…

  • Law firm labeled hate group leading Kim Davis' crusade

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis' lawyer stood onstage in a Washington D.C. hotel and pointed to a photo on the screen. It showed 100,000 people packed into a Peruvian soccer stadium, Mat Staver told the crowd, all there to pray for the Kentucky clerk battling against gay marriage.

    Associated Press
  • Cubans brace for the American invasion

    Elisabeth Montero Espinosa is troubled. As the United States starts to ease the restrictions on travel and commerce with Cuba, a swell of American tourists is expected to arrive with fat wallets. Recommended: How much do you know about Cuba?

    Christian Science Monitor
  • Objects located in sea in area of cargo ship missing in Bahamas

    Coast Guard search and rescue crews spotted multiple objects in the water in the area where a container ship went missing on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Coast Guard said. Life jackets, life rings, containers and an oil sheen were located by search and rescue aircrews, the Coast Guard added, noting…

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