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  1. Too Young to Shoot? Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle UzisThu, 28 Aug 2014 08:39:04 GMT
    Arent there laws to prevent children from handling guns like that? The answer is sadly, Not really. More...
  2. 'Unruly Passenger' Forces Paris-Bound Jet to DivertThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:07:01 GMT
    An American Airlines flight from Miami to Paris was diverted to Boston late Wednesday because of an unruly passenger, the airline said. More...
  3. Four Die in Plane Crash Near New Mexico FairgroundThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:00:58 GMT
    The small plane was engulfed in flames after it crashed near the Southern New Mexico Fair Ground in Las Cruces. The fair doesn't open until Oct. 1. More...
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  1. Perry says GOP Congress is key to solving problemsThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:33:43 GMT
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry is telling the South Carolina GOP that it's important for Republicans to control Congress so they can solve the country's immigration problem and other national issues. More...
  2. No 10: No US air strike requestThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:27:38 GMT
    Downing Street has denied receiving a request from the US for Britain to join air strikes against jihadists Britain joining strikes against jihadists has not been requested and is not currently under discussion, Downing Street has insisted, despite reports that Barack Obama is hoping to win agreement to bring allies into the air campaign by next ... (more) More...
  3. Convictions overturned in Amish hair attacksThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:23:28 GMT
    An Ohio appeals court Wednesday overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish men and women in connection with a spate of beard- and hair-cutting attacks on members of their faith, according to court documents. More...
  4. Mom pleads for release of captive US journalistWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:13:53 GMT
    Shirley Sotloff, who lives in the Miami area, addressed the leader of the Islamic State in seeking the return of Steven Sotloff, 31. Shirley Sotloff said that her son shouldn't pay for U.S. government actions in the Middle East over which he has no control, and that as a journalist he cared about the weak and oppressed. More...
  5. Obama Wants New ISIS War Plan ASAPWed, 27 Aug 2014 16:59:22 GMT
    President Obama wants to decide by the end of the week whether or not his war in Iraq against the Islamic State will expand to the group's haven in eastern Syria. More...
  6. 2 rescued from disabled boat near brink of fallsWed, 27 Aug 2014 14:59:21 GMT
    Authorities say two boaters were less than a half-mile from the brink of Niagara Falls when they were rescued from their disabled vessel by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. More...
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  1. Appeals court overturns hate crime convictions in Amish haircutting caseThu, 28 Aug 2014 07:00:12 GMT
    Personal conflict, not religion, was the driving motive behind beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish, an appeals court panel ruled Wednesday in overturning the hate-crime convictions of 16 men and women. More...
  2. Feds say balance struck in California wildfire dead wood plan, but advocates see tree troubleThu, 28 Aug 2014 06:11:53 GMT
    Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees. More...
  3. Hometown university offering free tuition, extra help to kids from poor Pennsylvania cityThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:45:02 GMT
    On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. More...
  4. Woman's quest to ID those buried in Arizona Indian cemetery teaches her about Native cultureThu, 28 Aug 2014 05:27:07 GMT
    A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them. More...
  5. Ex-CEO to buy majority stake in New England supermarket chain, ending worker protestsThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:46:32 GMT
    A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. More...
  6. Survey: Americans more anxious about economy now than immediately after Great Recession endedThu, 28 Aug 2014 04:02:18 GMT
    Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health. More...
  7. Sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev charged in bomb threatThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:26:24 GMT
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested. More...
  8. Boston Marathon bombing suspect's sister charged with New York telephone bomb threatThu, 28 Aug 2014 01:00:34 GMT
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested. More...
  9. Southern California pediatric nurse charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster babyThu, 28 Aug 2014 00:00:41 GMT
    A pediatric nurse in Southern California has been charged with molesting his 2-month-old foster baby. More...
  10. Ex-officer admits helping others feign psych problems in massive NYC disability-fraud caseWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:48:26 GMT
    An accused ringleader of a sprawling disabilities fraud scheme admitted Wednesday he helped coach retired police officers and others to fake mental-health problems to get Social Security benefits. More...