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  1. KC firefighters battle underground electrical fireSat, 27 Aug 2016 22:00:31 GMT
    Kansas City firefighters worked to put an underground electrical fire Saturday afternoon. More...
  2. Man arrested in fatal stabbing of 2 nuns in MississippiSat, 27 Aug 2016 18:50:11 GMT
    A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said. Margaret Held and Paula Merrill, both nurse practitioners, failed to show up for work Thursday at a clinic in Lex... More...
  3. Audit: Vague Kansas forfeiture laws used to pay salaries, operating costsSat, 27 Aug 2016 14:43:27 GMT
    Law enforcement agencies in Kansas are taking advantage of vague state forfeiture laws and using the proceeds to pay for salaries and possibly other operating expenses -- a practice that creates an incentive for more seizures during lean budget years, a legislative audit found. More...
  4. Police seek man who robbed Olathe 7-Eleven storeSat, 27 Aug 2016 14:37:59 GMT
    Police said they're looking for a man who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint in Olathe late Friday. More...
  5. Men presumed dead after boat capsizes at Lake of the OzarksSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:52:55 GMT
    Crews will continue searching for two Louisiana men who are missing and presumed drowned after a boat crash at the Lake of the Ozarks. More...
  6. Flooding causes problems throughout Kansas CitySat, 27 Aug 2016 13:21:32 GMT
    High water from flooding rains caused major problems in much of the Kansas City metropolitan area on Friday night. More...
  7. Storms bring tornadic activity, heavy rain to KC regionSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:18:36 GMT
    Severe storms raked through areas north of the Kansas City metropolitan area, bringing heavy rain and several reports of tornadoes. More...
  8. August 26, 2016 Editorial: Verruckt should come downSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:16:32 GMT
    Weeks ago, a 10-year-old boy died going down a 168 foot water slide, the world's largest at Schlitterbahn. More...
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Jump, Name, High School, Year 1. 26-9 1/4, Dion Bentley, Pittsburgh Penn Hills, 1989 2. 26-8 1/4, Carl Lewis, Willingboro (N.J.), 1979 3. 26-5 1/2, Charles Smith, Las Vegas, 1984 4. 26-4 3/4, James Stallworth, Tare (Calif), 1989 5. 26-2 1/4, Ken Duncan, Sacramento McClatchey, 1972 6. 26-1 1/2, Todd Trimble, Kansas City (Mo.) Southeast, 1989 7. 26 3/4, Jerry Proctor, Pasadena (Calif) Muir, 1967 8. 26 2/4, Joe Richardson, Pasadena (Calif), 1984 9. 26-0, Johnny Cleveland, Soquel (Calif), 1984 10. 25-11 1/2, Larry Doubley, Los Angeles Manual Arts, 1976
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  1. Domino's delivers pizza by drone in New ZealandFri, 26 Aug 2016 16:23:15 GMT
    In New Zealand, pizzas will soon be dropping from the heavens. Domino's demonstrated its ability to deliver food via a drone Thursday in New Zealand and plans to test actual deliveries to customers next month. "It doesn't add up to deliver a two kilogr... More...
  2. Realtor alert: 'Foot fetish creep' returnsFri, 26 Aug 2016 15:03:16 GMT
    Officials say a man in Texas is calling real estate agents but instead of discussing property sales, he asks them about footwear and pedicures. More...
  3. Woman celebrates centennial with beer pongThu, 25 Aug 2016 16:25:29 GMT
    An Illinois woman celebrating her 100th birthday celebrated with a game of beer pong, UPI reports. More...
  4. Vietnamese woman cuts off limbs for insurance moneyThu, 25 Aug 2016 14:36:09 GMT
    Thirty-year-old Ly Thi N of Hanoi, Vietnam admitted to asking her friend to cut off one of her hands and one of her feet in an attempt to collect an insurance pay off. More...
  5. KFC offers chicken-scented sunscreenWed, 24 Aug 2016 15:43:23 GMT
    Fast-food chain KFC sold 3,000 tubes of chicken-scented sunscreen Monday as a promotion for the restaurant's extra-crispy recipe, USA Today reports. More...
  6. Duke, a dog, wins third term as mayorWed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 GMT
    Nine-year-old Duke, a Great Pyrenees, handily won another one-year term as mayor of the small northwestern Minnesota town of Cormorant, Detroit Lakes Online reports. More...
  7. The weird world of datingTue, 23 Aug 2016 15:23:31 GMT
    Cultures around the world have unique takes on matchmaking. More...
  8. Found you! NASA re-establishes contact with missing spacecraftTue, 23 Aug 2016 14:27:47 GMT
    Despite almost two years of silence, NASA never stopped searching for its long lost spacecraft STEREO-B. More...
  9. 10-foot snake on the loose in small townMon, 22 Aug 2016 16:44:46 GMT
    Take a look at this picture and shudder. More...
  10. Police: Fugitive disguises himself as elderly manMon, 22 Aug 2016 15:17:22 GMT
    When Massachusetts law enforcement surrounded the house of a 31-year-old suspected drug dealer Thursday, the person in the home didn't initially match the description. More...
World News
  1. Man arrested in nuns' deathsSat, 27 Aug 2016 18:11:56 GMT
    A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found this week in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said. More...
  2. Trump links death of Dwyane Wade's cousin to black voteSat, 27 Aug 2016 21:05:15 GMT
    Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin are one of the reasons African-Americans will vote for the Republican nominee. More...
  3. General's 'swinger lifestyle' revealedFri, 26 Aug 2016 22:23:22 GMT
    Army Major General David Haight was removed from his key post after allegations of sexual impropriety. Experts say his alleged actions could have put US national security at risk. CNN's Elise Labott reports. More...
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  1. Florida-bound Southwest flight diverted by engine problemSat, 27 Aug 2016 21:43:00 GMT
    A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando, Florida, made an emergency landing Saturday morning due to a major problem with one of its two engines. More...
  2. Texas hit man gets second stay of executionSat, 27 Aug 2016 21:34:05 GMT
    A convicted hit man scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for a murder-for-hire plot that left a woman dead more than 23 years ago has received a reprieve from a state appeals court the second he has received within a week of an execution date. More...
  3. 3rd suspect in New Mexico girl's horrific death held on bailSat, 27 Aug 2016 21:31:49 GMT
    The third suspect in the horrific rape and killing of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl whose body was dismembered made her first court appearance Saturday. More...
  4. Latest: Wade's cousin hit by stray shot in possible robberySat, 27 Aug 2016 21:02:14 GMT
    The Latest on the fatal shooting of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin in Chicago (all times local): 3:55 p.m. More...
  5. 2 rare blue whales spotted off New Hampshire coastSat, 27 Aug 2016 20:50:41 GMT
    A rare sighting of two blue whales has been made in New England. More...
  6. Hunting, fishing licenses on sale again in WashingtonSat, 27 Aug 2016 20:11:31 GMT
    Hunting and fishing licenses are on sale again in Washington state, after someone hacked or attempted to hack into an outside vendor's system, exposing several million records containing the personal information of hunters and anglers throughout the Northwest. More...
  7. Family members find body of missing N. Carolina teacherSat, 27 Aug 2016 20:00:54 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies say the family members of a North Carolina man who disappeared days before he was to begin his first year as a teacher found his body in a lake. More...
  8. New review of surveillance video of a 2002 Afghanistan firefight generates controversySat, 27 Aug 2016 20:00:00 GMT
    A new review of surveillance video of a 2002 firefight between a US special ops team and Al Qeada fighters in the mountains of Afghanistan that left seven Americans dead is now the focus of controversywith the Air Force secretary pushing the Medal of Honor for one of their own killed during the battle. More...
  9. Mother charged in drowning death of son in central AlabamaSat, 27 Aug 2016 19:54:55 GMT
    A mother has been charged in the death of her son who drowned in the pool at a central Alabama apartment while she shopped at Walmart. More...
  10. Large whale tangled in rope off Central California coastSat, 27 Aug 2016 19:44:23 GMT
    A humpback whale with a rope wrapped around its body is being monitored off the Central California coast. More...
Sports
  1. NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin killed in ChicagoSat, 27 Aug 2016 19:35:56 GMT
    Nykea Aldridge was pushing a stroller down a South Side Chicago street Friday afternoon when several men started shooting at each other. One of the bullets hit her in the head. Another struck her in an arm. She died about 45 minutes later at a hospita... More...
  2. Chelsea takes three from threeSat, 27 Aug 2016 18:51:18 GMT
    Chelsea has taken an early lead at the top of the English Premiership after an emphatic win over Burnley. Belgian Eden Hazard opened the scoring -- his second in three games -- with contributions from Willian shortly before half time and then a late g... More...
  3. Two men in a kayak, looking to make historySat, 27 Aug 2016 05:54:50 GMT
    Two men have set out in a kayak, eager to become the first travelers in centuries to reach Scotland from the Arctic Circle. More...
  4. Serena chasing history, but can Keys steal the show?Sat, 27 Aug 2016 05:15:04 GMT
    Once again, history is on the line for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open. More...
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