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  • NATO intercepts Russian jets over Baltic Sea

    HELSINKI (AP) — NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that Russian military activity in the region is increasing.

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  • Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she hadn't known she was pregnant.

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    Citizen Pulls Over Police Officer

    In an attempt to bring attention to the issue of unlawful traffic stops by police impersonators, Gavin Seim of Washington state flagged down a police officer on the side of the road.

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  • Man, woman stoned to death for adultery in Syria: monitor

    By Rasha Elass BEIRUT (Reuters) - A man and a woman have been stoned to death for adultery in separate executions in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday. The man was executed in Idlib province in an area controlled by Islamist groups including the Nusra Front,…

    Reuters
  • Oscar Pistorius to Serve 10 Months in Prison

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African sprinter known as the Blade Runner, was found guilty of "culpable homicide" last month, for shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in his home on Valentine's Day 2013. On Tuesday, he learned that he has been given a sentence of five years in prison, but he is…

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  • Sweden gets two new sightings, as hunt for undersea intruder goes on

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's military is working on two new observations that could be evidence of suspected "foreign underwater activity" near the country's capital, a senior naval officer said on Tuesday. Swedish forces have been scouring the sea off Stockholm since Friday, after what the…

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  • Man warns Obama 'don't touch my girlfriend.' How did president handle it?

    An apparently jealous man on Monday warned President Obama to stay away from his fiancée.

    Christian Science Monitor
  • 6-year-old buying bubblegum killed in drive-by

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl was killed during a drive-by shooting while shopping for bubblegum with her father at a convenience store in Kansas City, according to police, who are vowing to find those responsible for her death.

    Associated Press
  • Another US patient recovers from Ebola

    Washington (AFP) - A US patient who has asked to remain anonymous has recovered from the Ebola virus and was released from the hospital, Emory University Healthcare said on Monday.

    AFP
  • IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.

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  • Arizona jury sworn in to consider death penalty for Jodi Arias

    By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona jury was sworn in on Tuesday to decide whether Jodi Arias, who was convicted of the 2008 slaying of her ex-boyfriend at a sensational trial, should face the death penalty or life in prison. The 12 jurors and six alternates were sworn for the penalty…

    Reuters
  • Newborn killer whale, first born since 2012, presumed dead in Washington

    By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - The first calf born in two years to an endangered killer whale population off the coast of the Pacific Northwest has been declared missing and presumed dead just weeks after its birth, experts said on Tuesday. The mother of the baby orca was seen for three…

    Reuters
  • N.Korea warns of 'unpredictable' retaliation

    North Korea warned Monday of an "unpredictable" retaliatory strike against South Korea following a series of minor border skirmishes that have raised military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks.

    AFP
  • Lawsuit: Detained transgender teen treated as boy

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 16-year-old transgender girl being held at a boys' detention center alleged that staff members are repeatedly referring to her by her male birth name and male pronouns, forcing her to wear boys' uniforms and banning her from wearing her wig and makeup.

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  • US man charged with killing Saudi college student

    SAN FERNANDO, California (AP) — A man charged with killing a Saudi Arabian college student stabbed him in order to steal a car the student was selling on Craigslist for more than $30,000, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday.

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  • Mom accused of killing 6 babies appears in court

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah judge will get his first chance in December to hear the evidence against a woman accused of killing six of her seven newborns and storing all of their bodies in her garage.

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  • Poland's Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's former Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski came under fire Tuesday from the prime minister and political opponents over a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia's president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008.

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