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Details in law professor's slaying

CNN - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 06:36
For the past week, the mystery surrounding the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has baffled family and friends from Florida to Canada.
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Lawyer: Marine's Tijuana counsel blew it

CNN - Sun, 07/27/2014 - 06:34
A U.S. Marine Corps reservist held in a Mexican prison for more than three months on a weapons charge could have been released within days of his detention if not for "missed opportunities" by his original legal counsel, his attorney told CNN.
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Carjackers run over, kill 3 kids in Philadelphia

CNN - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 06:47
Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.
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Deadly start to Chicago weekend

CNN - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 06:40
Gun violence flared again in Chicago when a shooter sprayed bullets outside a convenience store on the city's west side, killing a 13-year-old boy and wounding six others.
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Intruder: I'm pregnant. Man: I shot her

CNN - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 06:37
An 80-year-old homeowner says he fought back when he walked in on two people burglarizing his home who also attacked him.
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2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

CNN - Sat, 07/26/2014 - 05:16
Two American soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.
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Yet another child dies in a hot car; a foster father is arrested

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 19:59
The death of a 10-month-old girl left in a hot car in Wichita, Kanas -- the latest in a string of hot-car child deaths in the United States -- triggered the quick arrest of the girl's foster father and on Friday prompted state officials to launch home inspections of adoptive and foster families.
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Ohio State band director fired for 'sexualized' culture

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:30
The Ohio State University Marching Band, known for entertaining fans at sporting events with hypnotic formations choreographed to music, was also known among university insiders for a culture that facilitated sexual harassment, according to an investigative report.
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McCain: Ariz. execution was 'torture'

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 15:55
The prolonged execution of Arizona death row inmate Joseph Wood was tantamount to torture, Sen. John McCain said. "The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection," McCain said.
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Pope to visit Philly next year for conference

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:28
Pope Francis accepted the invitation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, the Catholic News Service reported Friday.
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Will Obama send troops to border?

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:21
The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.
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Why neon lights are dying

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:17
A few years ago, Brian Daniel was driving around Los Angeles when he spotted a neon sign for a random storage facility. The red stick figures carrying yellow boxes glowed from the mundane building. It was like it was screaming out to him.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 07:03
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Hospital shooting leaves 1 dead

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 06:21
A shooting at a Pennsylvania hospital leaves one dead and two wounded
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Bank hostage: 'I don't want my daughter to see me coming out'

CNN - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 06:16
Before she was taken hostage during a brazen bank robbery this month, Misty Holt-Singh worried about one thing, says a woman inside the bank with her.
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2 dead, dozens hurt after tornado hits campground

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 19:14
Two people are dead and dozens were injured at a Virginia campground Thursday where a tornado toppled campers and sent trees crashing onto vehicles.
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Family of 17 to share $20 million lottery jackpot

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 18:02
The Endreson family lottery pool -- a tradition born out of their mother's long-term dreams -- finally paid off when the 17 siblings won a $20 million jackpot, New Jersey lottery officials said Thursday.
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Audit: NASA short of funds for deep-space rocket

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 14:01
NASA's staggering budget shortfall has put its rocket program at "high risk" of missing the planned 2017 launch date for its $12 billion deep-space rocket, a federal watchdog said.
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'Professional scammers' refuse to leave Airbnb host's house

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:10
A California homeowner's nightmare has become a cautionary tale for those who rent their homes to strangers.
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Military required base on the moon?

CNN - Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:25
The U.S. military races to the moon to build a base -- to beat the Russians to the punch. Maybe test a nuclear weapon on the surface. Consider a lunar-based bombing system to target earthbound foes. That was the plan in the 1960s, according to declassified national security documents released this week.
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