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  1. 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...
  2. Explosion Reported at BP Oil Refinery in IndianaThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:19:42 GMT
    Police would confirm only that crews were at the scene of a BP oil refinery in the Chicago suburb of Whiting, Indana, after an explosion was reported. More...
  3. Five Kids Safe After Day Care Van Stolen in HoustonThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:38:24 GMT
    Five children, ages 3 to 12, were found safe in a massive search after the day care van they were in was stolen in Houston. More...
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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common CoreWed, 27 Aug 2014 10:49:12 GMT
    Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards. 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. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. Feds allows logging after huge California wildfireWed, 27 Aug 2014 22:13:07 GMT
    A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from 52 square miles of forests blackened last year in a massive central California wildfire, a move contested by environmentalists. More...
  9. Out of frying pan, into fire: Bistro removes bacon sign called rude to vegans, gets criticizedWed, 27 Aug 2014 21:45:34 GMT
    A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. More...
  10. Stocks drift mostly higher as the Standard & Poor's 500 holds on to 2,000 points; Express upWed, 27 Aug 2014 20:12:15 GMT
    Stocks are drifting mostly higher as a main U.S. index sets a record for a third day in a row. More...