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  • Deputy fatally shot from behind at Houston gas station

    HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was fatally shot multiple times from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station and a manhunt for the suspect continued Saturday morning, according to authorities.

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  • State police: Trooper dragged after motorcycle struck dies

    DETROIT (AP) — A state trooper on motorcycle patrol died from injuries suffered when he was dragged several miles by a car hauling a trailer which struck him along a Michigan highway.

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  • The most hilarious revelation about the Ashley Madison hack yet

    Was Ashley Madison a website full of married guys who spent their time trying to hook up with bots and/or other guys whom they thought were women? Gizmodo has taken a look at some of the leaked data about the website and has found that the reality is it’s “like a science fictional future where…

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  • Chad sentences 10 Boko Haram members to death -sources

    N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Chad, a leading country in a military task force against Boko Haram, has sentenced 10 members of the Islamist militants to death on terrorism charges, the chief prosecutor said on Friday. "The condemned will be shot," Louampambe Mahouli Bruno said on state television. Chad's…

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  • One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins

    Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. In a place with no animals and little vegetation around, they closed themselves in at 3:00 pm Hawaii time (0100 GMT Saturday),…

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    100 cameras were given to homeless people in London; this is what they shot

    In July, Café Art, a London-based arts initiative, came up with an ingenious way to help the homeless express themselves through art.

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    Migrants found dead in an abandoned truck in Austria (17 photos)

    Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials said Friday. Austrian police said three people had been…

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  • Police: Boy who died may have been in hot vehicle 3 hours

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 4-year-old boy who died in a stifling hot pickup truck in a Las Vegas home driveway might have been in the vehicle for up to three hours after his grandfather returned home with him on a sunny 100-degree day, authorities said Friday.

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  • Bolt bids for third gold as Jamaica reaches relay final

    Usain Bolt will have the chance to go for a golden treble at the world championships in Beijing after his teammates advanced into the finals of the 4x100m relay on Saturday. A Jamaican quartet comprising Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell, Rasheed Dwyer and Nickel Ashmeade clocked a season's best of 37.41…

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  • Story Of Daughter's Move Back Home Is Altered In The Telling

    DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws' basement six years ago. I think there may have been an emotional breakdown having to do with her work. I also think it upsets my mother-in-law to have her adult daughter living this life. Mom isn't willing to ask her to move out or…

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  • Teacher who was late 111 times says he was eating breakfast

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said Friday that breakfast is to blame for his tardiness.

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  • Man who shot Virginia journalists identified with 9/11 attacks: sheriff

    The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a well-planned assault and identified with mass murderers and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, authorities said on Friday. The shooter, Vester Flanagan, gave no sign of his destination or next move when he…

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  • See what it's like to get smacked by a grizzly bear in this GoPro video

    Need an image to spark your nightmares tonight? This first-person video of a grizzly bear taking a swipe at a camera with its gigantic claws should do the trick.

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  • Probiotics could help protect against inflammation, obesity

    A diet rich in fish oil produces very different gut bacteria from one that's rich in lard, according to a new study that suggests probiotics could be useful in curbing weight gain and inflammation. "We wanted to determine whether gut microbes directly contribute to the metabolic differences…

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  • Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.

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  • Attorney: Robin Williams' bikes are an issue in estate fight

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A legal fight over late actor Robin Williams' possessions includes his large bicycle collection, artwork, books and other items worth millions of dollars, an attorney for his widow said Friday.

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  • Spieth misses Barclays cut to lose No. 1 ranking

    Jordan Spieth's reign as world number one came to an abrupt end after a missed cut at the Barclays ensured Rory McIlroy would return to top spot. The Masters and US Open champion had toppled McIlroy from the number one ranking two weeks ago with a runner-up finish to Jason Day at the PGA…

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