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Montana Man Cites 'Castle Doctrine' As Defense In German Teen's Shooting

Thu, 2014-12-04 11:08

The law says that a man's home is his castle and can be defended as such. Prosecutors said Markus Kaarma shot in cold blood the exchange student who had entered his garage.

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Grand Jury In Garner Case Heard From 50 Witnesses, Saw 4 Videos

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:54

A New York judge allowed the release of limited information about the usually secret process. Unlike the Ferguson case, the judge released only metadata.

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Texas Man Found Guilty In Killings Of DA, His Wife And Prosecutor

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:40

The prosecution argued that Eric Williams, a former justice of the peace who was caught stealing computer equipment, carried out the killings as revenge.

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The Mystery Of The Missing Martins

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:40

In Skunk Bear's latest video, join the search for an enormous flock of missing songbirds, and learn some bizarre facts about Shakespeare and Doppler radar along the way.

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Where Wages Are Rising (And Falling), In 1 Graph

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:40

Overall, wages were stagnant over the past year. But workers in some sectors saw significant gains.

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NYC Police Will Be Retrained, De Blasio Says At News Conference

Thu, 2014-12-04 10:23

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announce plans to give new training to police officers.

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Justice Department Finds Cleveland Police Uses Excessive Force

Thu, 2014-12-04 09:26

The city and the federal government have come to terms to try to correct the issues with the department, Attorney General Eric Holder said.

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Is The Food Babe A Fearmonger? Scientists Are Speaking Out

Thu, 2014-12-04 09:26

The food system is awash in chemicals and additives. One woman has made a career out of investigating them. But a cadre of critics says she's creating more confusion than clarity about food.

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It Wasn't Pretty, But 76ers Manage To Win Their First Game Of The Season

Thu, 2014-12-04 09:05

The game got off to a bizarre start when the teams went for the wrong baskets. Still, the 76ers managed to avoid tying a record for the worst start to an NBA season.

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CDC Warns That The Flu Season May Be A Bad One

Thu, 2014-12-04 08:07

The main flu strain circulating now tends to send more people to the hospital than other strains. It also causes more deaths, especially among the elderly, children and people with health issues.

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China To End Organ Harvesting From Executed Inmates

Thu, 2014-12-04 07:43

The controversial practice has long been criticized by human rights campaigners who say that it could hasten the pace that prisoners are put to death in China.

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Putin Defiant In Speech In Face Of Sanctions, Economic Woes

Thu, 2014-12-04 07:24

The Russian president said in his State of the Union speech the "difficulties" his country faced "also create new possibilities." He accused the West of trying to break up Russia.

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Al-Qaida Branch In Yemen Threatens To Kill Hostage

Thu, 2014-12-04 05:39

The man in the video says he's a British-born American citizen, who was kidnapped in Sanaa in September. A militant on video says the U.S. has three days meet unspecified demands.

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NASA's Orion Prepares For Lift Off At Cape Canaveral

Thu, 2014-12-04 04:19

It's hoped that the spacecraft, which is meant to replace the shuttle as a means of getting astronauts into space, could one day be used as part of a mission to Mars.

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The Sentiment In New York Captured In A 25-Second Audio Clip

Thu, 2014-12-04 03:56

Eric Garner's stepfather tries to calm a protester who pleads, "What's the future for me? ... For my son, for my child?"

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Super Typhoon Hagupit Takes Aim For The Philippines

Thu, 2014-12-04 02:49

The storm is expected to be at least a category 4 when it hits the island chain on Friday. Some places are still recovering from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

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Justice Department Plans New Cybercrime Team

Thu, 2014-12-04 02:03

The reorganization being announced today will "provide a central hub for expert advice and legal guidance" and improve coordination among law enforcement, businesses and elected officials.

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For Ebola Orphans In Liberia, It's A Bittersweet New Beginning

Thu, 2014-12-04 01:06

After being quarantined for weeks, 18 children in Monrovia are ready to go to their new home or reunite with extended family But it's not all smiles as the children remember the family they lost.

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Teachers Go Door-Knocking In Nashville

Thu, 2014-12-04 00:49

In Nashville, several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.

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A Syrian Entrepreneur Looks To Build The Amazon Of The Arab World

Wed, 2014-12-03 23:37

Souq.com, created by U.S.-educated Ronaldo Mouchawar, has a strong presence in the Middle East. Since the boom in cell phones in the region, "you can feel the crescendo" in its tech sector, he says.

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