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  • Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochet

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say shows the killing was an accident.

    Associated Press
  • Wife Has All The Company She Needs In Her Electronic Devices

    DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 22 years, and we had a good marriage until recently. Over the last three years she has become more and more consumed with her phone and tablet. She goes nowhere and does nothing without them. Every night and weekend she sits engrossed in both devices until…

    Dear Abby
  • What killed Knut? Riddle of polar bear's death solved

    BERLIN (AP) — The sudden death four years ago of Knut, the celebrity Berlin Zoo polar bear who ended up on the cover of Vanity Fair, shocked his fans around the world and posed a riddle for veterinarians anxious to keep other animals from suffering the same fate.

    Associated Press
  • Father of Virginia TV reporter slain on air vows to fight for gun control

    The father of a Virginia journalist killed in an on-air shooting said on Thursday he would become a crusader for gun control, but analysts said there was little likelihood of legislation on the federal level any time soon, despite changes in some states. Two journalists, reporter Alison Parker and…

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  • 10 Signs Your Thyroid is Out of Whack

    "I had some classic symptoms," Dorris says, "but never connected it with thyroid issues." But after a routine screening in 2007, the now-48-year-old executive director of the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation was diagnosed with Graves' disease, which like many thyroid problems, is often…

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  • Trump lead grows, Clinton slips: poll

    Billionaire Donald Trump extended his lead yet again atop the Republican presidential field, with front-running Democrat Hillary Clinton slipping and Vice President Joe Biden faring better than her against Republicans, poll results revealed Thursday. Trump, the combative real estate mogul, leads…

    AFP
  • You’ll Never Guess Which Region Suspends Black Kids From School Most Often

    The assessment, made by the Center for the Study of Race and Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, found that African American students were consistently suspended and expelled at higher rates than their peers in each of the 3,000 school districts in…

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  • Coroner: Man dies of injuries from crash 50 years ago

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man died this week of injuries he sustained when he was hit by a vehicle in eastern Pennsylvania a half-century ago.

    Associated Press
  • Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins in Colorado told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived.

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  • Policeman shot to death and three women stabbed, one fatally, in Louisiana

    The suspect, identified as Harrison Lee Wiley Jr., was captured about an hour after the violence began in the small town of Sunset, about 70 miles (112 km) west of the state capital, Baton Rouge, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff said. Wiley is accused of stabbing his wife and two other women in a…

    Reuters
  • New Jersey teacher who was late for work 111 times keeps job

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period.

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    Virginia gunman's manifesto sheds light on live TV shooting motive, technology plays role in crime and capture

    A 23-page manifesto written by ex-WDBJ reporter Vester Lee Flanagan, who reported as Bryce Williams, faxed to ABC News sheds some light on why he shot and killed two former coworkers on live television Wednesday morning.

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  • Major cancer breakthrough: Doctors solve long-standing mystery of how to stop cancer from growing

    Cancer is a terrifying disease that researchers around the globe are obsessively working to cure. Now scientists from the USA have made a breakthrough discovery related to how cells replicate in cancer patients, how to put a stop to the process, and even how to reverse a tumor. DON’T MISS: iPhone…

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  • IS kills two generals in Iraq, advances in Syria

    A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed two Iraqi generals on Thursday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the jihadists made gains in neighbouring Syria. IS overran large areas of Iraq in 2014 and seized Anbar capital Ramadi earlier this year. It also controls major…

    AFP
  • White supremacist expressed surprise in call victims not Jewish

    Prosecutors in Kansas rested their case on Thursday in the murder trial of a white supremacist after playing a recorded call in which he expressed surprise the three people fatally shot outside two Jewish centers last year were not Jewish. Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, a former senior member of the Ku…

    Reuters
  • Ashley Madison, meet the kids: infidelity and divorce

    NEW YORK (AP) — Divorce is often ugly, but the consequences for kids when infidelity is involved can deepen their anxiety, anger or confusion.

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  • AP Exclusive: David Letterman struggling with love of racing

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — This kind of list makes David Letterman sick to his stomach and question his love of auto racing.

    Associated Press