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Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has been convicted of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia womans death.
U.S. auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle
Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters
Marathon bombing suspect: Delay trial until 2015
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked Friday to delay his trial until at least September 2015.
Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission
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Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election
U.S. judge halts major part of Texas law restricting abortions
District Judge Lee Yeakel said the so-called ambulatory surgical center requirement was unjust because it placed an undue burden on women by reducing the number of clinics where they could seek abortions and the regulations had no compelling public health
Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Dianas 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
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Jews 'forced' from Guatemala village
Some 230 members of an Orthodox Jewish group begin leaving a village in western Guatemala after a bitter row with the local indigenous community.
VIDEO: Tech search for 'perfect dance track'
The quest to find the perfect party anthem
Italy lawyers urged to work faster
Italian PM Matteo Renzi announces measures to quicken the pace of the countrys notoriously slow justice system to help the struggling economy.
The makeover that's divided a nation
The multi-million dollar makeover thats divided a nation
Texas abortion provisions struck down
A US judge strikes down part of a Texas abortion law that would have closed more than a dozen clinics.
Disowned gay teen speaks out
Gay son in video row speaks out
Ecuador to bring in digital currency
Ecuador says it will introduce the worlds first digital currency issued by a central bank and it will go into circulation in December.
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A tragedy, a theft, and a detective's hunch
As soon as Detectives Paul McClaskey and Jerry Verdugo turned on a camera they recovered from a pawn shop, they knew they had found something special.
New next month on Netflix and Amazon
Netflix, Amazon and Hulu are adding titles to their streaming options in September.
Teen trapped in burning house
A passerby caught a teen leaping from the third floor of a burning home. CNN affiliate WFMZ reports.
Oh baby! Who is expecting?
See recently active volcanoes spewing
Part of Texas abortion law struck down
A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to close a number of abortion clinics in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key component of an anti-abortion state law that has been considered one of the most restrictive
Cop resigns after Ferguson incident
Tom Fuentes discusses a St. Louis-area officer resigning after he was filmed pointing his rifle at Ferguson protestors.
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Ferguson shooting spurs curriculum advocates to craft lesson on race
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Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash
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Qatar's role as US ally at odds with claims it sponsors terror
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McConnell campaign manager resigns over 2012 scandal
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Is there a microchip implant in your future?
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The Boss pens kids book
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BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law
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Vladimir Putin calls for escape route for trapped Ukrainian soldiers as fighting rages
MARIUPOL, Ukraine — Since Monday, more than 200 Ukrainian volunteer soldiers have been trapped in the southeastern town of Ilyovaisk, surrounded by separatists they say have been freshly supplied with troops and high-tech weapons from Russia. Food and ammunition have
The U.N. says 7 in 10 Palestinians killed in Gaza were civilians. Israel disagrees.
GAZA CITY — The war in Gaza will now continue in a battle between databases to determine who was killed and why. The most contested number, the one that attracts the most stubborn insistence and ferocious rebuttal, is not the
WorldViews: U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s statement on U.S. citizens detained or mi(...)
On Friday, the U.S. State Department released the following statement by Secretary of State John F. Kerry, calling on Iranian government to release the detained or missing Americans in Iran. The Unites States respectfully calls on the Government of the Islamic
WorldViews: Iraqis unwilling to give up on a slowly dwindling culture
BAGHDAD — The other night I went to a charity concert at a state auditorium, packed with Iraqi artists, writers and actors. A group of crisply dressed young men sat on a stage framed by purple and gold velvet curtains, and
WorldViews: This video of a locust invasion in Madagascar will give you nightmares
Are you okay? Have you cowered under your desk in terror yet? Heres a GIF version, in case you want to torment your Twitter followers: The images were captured in Madagascars capital Antananarivo on Thursday, where billions of locusts descended upon the
Five co-authors of a new Ebola study died of the virus before their research was published
Underlining the immense risks taken by those working in West Africa to understand and combat the worsening Ebola outbreak, five co-authors of an important new Ebola study were killed by the virus before their research was published. Read full article
WorldViews: Putin thinks of the past when talking Ukraine — but the Arctic is where he sees R(...)
Vladimir Putin is a history buff, and he has made all sorts of historical allusions when talking about Ukraine over the past few days. First, theres the use of the word Novorossiya, a historical region of the Russia Empire that is now
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U.S. auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still warm enough to continue the recovery from a recession now five years
Exclusive: Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road,
Silva widens lead ahead of Brazil presidential election
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in what could be a likely runoff in Brazils October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday.
U.S. judge halts major part of Texas law restricting abortions
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. judge struck down parts of a law restricting abortions in Texas, saying in a decision on Friday that a provision requiring clinics to have certain hospital-like settings for surgeries was unconstitutional.
Obama, in Estonia and at NATO summit, to send strong message to Putin
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Estonia and attend a NATO summit in Wales next week to send a strong message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that his incursion into Ukraine must be reversed and to keep
After hard bargaining, EU set for deal on new leadership
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are set to end weeks of wrangling over top jobs in Brussels and agree on Saturday on who will fill key posts in EU institutions that face major challenges from a combative Russia and
U.S auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still warm enough to continue the recovery from a recession now five years
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Oklahoma cop charged with raping, abusing 8 women
He allegedly threatened to arrest victims if they did not submit.       
Okla. cop charged with raping, abusing 8 women
He allegedly threatened to arrest victims if they did not submit.       
For ALS families, coping is the real 'challenge'
Those with ALS hope the ice bucket campaign will lead to research to fight the disease.       
Police shot Marine as he drove away, witness says
A member of the bachelorette party that witnessed the shooting comes forward.       
Dog bite victim, 73, says owner tried to pay him off
One of the Cane Corsos who mauled a Michigan jogger to death also bit a man last November.     
Calif. school 'retires' old rendering of Arab mascot
Coachella Valley Highs mascot drew objections from an anti-discrimination group.       
Smithsonian to honor La. family's civil rights efforts
The Hicks family was at the forefront of a Bogalusa effort isolated from the movement.       
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Big Box Health Care: Checkup for the Price of a Latte?
Wal-Mart is taking an aggressive tack, with in-store branded clinics offering primary health care at a price competitors may find hard to match.
Another NYPD Homicide: Man Died From Restraints, ME Rules
The NYC Medical Examiners Office ruled Ronald Singletons death was a homicide caused when cops put him in a protective body wrap.
High Price: Get Ready to Spend More on Your Holiday Barbecue
Drought conditions have spikes prices for many Barbecue staples, but that doesnt mean Labor Day revelers need to go hungry over the weekend.
John Walker, Spy for Soviets, Dies in Prison
Walker was sentenced in 1986 to two life terms in prison for supplying the then-Soviet Union with highly sensitive military data for almost 20 years.
Ukraine, Explained: What's Behind Putin's Latest Moves?
Pro-Moscow rebels, with Vladimir Putins backing, may be opening up a third front in the tumultuous Ukraine conflict.
Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law
A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law
A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state.
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Turkey's Davutoglu Announces New Government
Turkeys new Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday reappointed all key ministers who served under the new president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, setting a course of continuity for the new government.
Critic’s Notebook: Telluride and Toronto Look for Exclusivity
As the fall film festival season begins, audiences stampede to festivals as if being the first to see a film still mattered in the age of digital dispatches.
Movie Review: ‘The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier),’ From Janos Szasz
“The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier),” based on a novel by Agota Kristof, is a flinty parable of brutality and resilience: World War II seen through the eyes of twin boys.
U.S. Identifies Citizens Joining Rebels in Syria, Including ISIS
Nearly a dozen Americans are known to have traveled to Syria to fight for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the militant group that the Obama administration says poses the greatest threat to the United States since Al Qaeda
Syrian Refugees Surpass 3 Million, U.N. Says
The relief agency called the crisis “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era,” as more than a million people have fled in the last 12 months alone.
Obama Urges Calm in Face of Crises in Ukraine and Syria
President Obama confronted two volatile crises with restraint Thursday, saying he was not close to authorizing airstrikes in Syria and playing down an escalation of Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.
Putin Commends Separatist Militias in Ukraine
Addressing the rebels directly, the Russian president also asked that a humanitarian corridor be opened to allow encircled Ukrainian troops to retreat.
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Boston Bombing Suspect Requests Trial Delay
The trial is currently scheduled to begin in November
Joan Rivers Remains in ‘Serious’ Condition, Daughter Says
The day after comedy legend and “Fashion Police” co-host Joan Rivers was rushed to a New York hospital, she remains in “serious” condition, according to a statement issued by her daughter, Melissa Rivers, through the Mount Sinai Health System. Rivers,
Federal Judge Halts Key Part of Texas Abortion Law
(AUSTIN, Texas) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics in the state. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel sided with clinics that sued over one of the
49ers’ Aldon Smith Gets 9-Game Suspension Following DUIs
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine NFL games following a number of incidents including making a false bomb threat and two arrests for driving under the influence. “Our organization has known this decision would come
U.S. Warns Against Ukraine Travel
Escalating conflict in the region prompted the new travel advisory for Americans
Rand Paul: Bill Would Fire Hillary
In a speech Friday, the likely 2016 Presidential hopeful also took a jab at Barack Obama
49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Suspended by NFL
(SANTA CLARA, Calif.) — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL’s substance abuse
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Shuttered Lake Grove school marred by arson fire
A fire that destroyed a building at the shuttered Lake Grove School on Friday afternoon was intentionally set, Suffolk police said.
Best, worst summer movies of 2014: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' down to 'The Expendables 3'
What a difference a month makes. All through June and July, film industry insiders complained about what a lousy season it was at the box office. July 4 weekend: down 43 percent from last year. July 25 weekend: down 15
Son of mobster Vincent 'Vinnie Gorgeous' Basciano gets prison term for pot distribution
A federal judge Friday told the son of imprisoned-for-life celebrity mobster Vincent Vinnie Gorgeous Basciano that hell have to serve 42 months for marijuana distribution before he can start fulfilling a pledge to not follow in his fathers footsteps.
Teachout: Pull plug on Cuomo overhaul of LIPA (Updates)
ALBANY — Democratic challenger Zephyr Teachout on Friday slammed one of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomos most-prized initiatives by calling for a reversal of what she claims was an unconstitutional reorganization of the Long Island Power Authority.
Brookhaven town board member Tim Mazzei resigns to pursue a County Court judgeship
Suffolk County Court candidate Tim Mazzei has resigned from his Brookhaven Town Board seat with 16 months remaining in his term to hasten a special election to choose his successor.
'Not trying to be trivial,' Rep. Peter King bops Obama over tan suit
Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) criticized President Barack Obama for wearing a tan suit to a news conference Thursday where he was to address serious issues (see video below starting at 1:40).
Officer rescues cat, two dogs from burning Lake Grove apartment
A cat was rescued from a burning apartment in Lake Grove on Friday by a Fourth Precinct officer, who moments later had to retrieve the pet owners two dogs, Suffolk police said.
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