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Ferguson hires black interim police chief

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:23
Ferguson is hiring a black interim police chief, a local media report says -- a move coming after the U.S. Justice Department examined the shooting of Michael Brown and determined the mostly white police contingent had discriminated against African-Americans in the Missouri city.
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Chattanooga gunman's friends texts: Shock and disbelief

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:16
In the hours after he fatally shot four U.S. Marines and a Navy sailor, close friends of Muhammad Youssef Abdelazeez discussed whether his motivation was jihad, or something else.
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More flights lit by lasers over New York, New Jersey

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:07
Four flights over the New York metro area reported Tuesday being illuminated by lasers, continuing a troubling trend that government officials say can disorient and temporarily blind pilots.
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Serial killer in Niagara Falls?

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:07
Two slayings in Niagara Falls, New York, that investigators Tuesday called "shocking to the conscience" have police wondering whether they have a sadistic serial killer on their hands.
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Leprosy cases spike in Florida

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:06
There are an unusually high number of leprosy cases cropping up in Florida.
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Penalty phase to begin in Aurora theater massacre trial

CNN - Wed, 07/22/2015 - 08:13
The monthlong penalty phase of the trial of James Holmes, who could be sentenced to death for killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater, is set to begin Wednesday.
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Police officer shoots unarmed man to death in traffic stop

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:59
Cincinnati police are investigating the fatal shooting of an apparently unarmed black man by a University of Cincinnati police officer after a confrontation during a traffic stop Sunday.
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Report: New York prison inmate escaped nightly

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:54
Convicted killer David Sweat escaped from his prison cell not once, not twice, but almost every night for several months, he told authorities, according to The New York Times.
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Selling sex and social media traps

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:06
Selling sex and the social media trap
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'Children For Sale: The Fight To End Human Trafficking,' tonight at 9 ET/PT

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:38
CNN Special Report, Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking airs July 21, 2015 at 9 PM/EST
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All about tornadoes

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:33
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Bland's death to be investigated like a murder

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:22
The investigation into the death of Sandra Bland is being treated like a murder investigation, a district attorney said Monday.
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Selling Atlanta's children

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:21
The image sticks in my mind: A female defendant is escorted into the courtroom with shackles around her ankles, making it difficult to walk. Dressed in a jail-issued jumpsuit and flip-flops, she takes a seat at the appointed table up front, until the judge is gaveled in and we all rise. As a newspaper reporter for more than 20 years in Atlanta, I'd observed this scene before. But this time, something was different.
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Ways to help sex trafficking victims in the U.S.

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 12:21
In the new CNN documentary "Children for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking," actress Jada Pinkett Smith worked closely with CNN producers to shed light on the growing epidemic of human trafficking in the United States -- in particular, Atlanta.
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Chattanooga shooter researched martyrdom on Internet

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:48
Chattanooga shooter Mohammad Abdulazeez conducted Internet searches on martyrdom as recently as a day before his shooting rampage took the lives of five service members in Tennessee, according to a person briefed on the investigation.
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30 years of devastating hurricanes

CNN - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 11:41
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