Daily Archives: March 8, 2017

{FD} Harvard Law to allow applicants to take GRE; reconsiders LSAT

Harvard Law School will allow applicants to take the Graduate Record Examination test as part of a pilot program that could potentially challenge the Law School Admissions Test’s longstanding, national dominance over law-school admissions. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago woman charged with murder after allegedly forcing boyfriend to drink bleach

A Chicago woman has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of her boyfriend who police say she forced to drink bleach during a fight. Continue reading

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{FD} US mulls deploying up to 1,000 ‘reserve’ troops for ISIS fight, report says

The United States is considering deploying up to 1,000 soldiers to Kuwait as a reserve force in the fight against ISIS in the region, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 20 dead, dozens wounded, in Guatemala orphanage fire

As of Wednesday, firefighters were still extinguishing parts of the blaze. Continue reading

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{FD} VA expands mental health care for discharged veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs will offer urgent mental health care beginning this summer to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, part of its expanded initiative to stem stubbornly high rates of suicide. Continue reading

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{FD} Iraqi insurgent fighter allegedly lied about identity, got through ‘extreme’ vetting

Federal lawmakers are investigating how a former Iraqi insurgent fighter was able to lie about his identity and still get through America’s ‘extreme’ vetting process. Continue reading

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{FD} Deadly Mississippi bus-train wreck puts railroad crossing under scrutiny

The site of a train-tour bus crash that killed four people in Mississippi has a troubling history of accidents, including two this year, local and federal officials said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Seattle ‘dreamer’ case to be decided next week, judge says

A federal magistrate said Wednesday he expects to decide early next week whether to free a Mexican man who was picked up by immigration agents near Seattle despite participating in a federal program for those brought to the country illegally as children. Continue reading

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{FD} Ranchers assess damage after wildfires rage through 4 states

Kansas rancher Greg Gardiner got into some of his scorched pastures for the first time Wednesday and surveyed what he likened to a battle zone: carcasses of dead cattle everywhere. Continue reading

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{FD} Marines arrive in Syria in support of fight for Raqqa, defense official says

A detachment of U.S Marines arrived in Syria outside the ISIS de-facto capital of Raqqa, a U.S. defense official confirmed Wednesday to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} NYC cops thwart gun ring that exploited looser Virginia laws

An undercover cop in New York City bought 217 assault weapons, tommy guns and handguns, dismantling a trafficking ring that exploited Virginia’s looser gun laws and sent sellers north on buses with bags full of weapons, prosecutors said Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Probe sought after AP report on church abuse allegations

A district attorney has asked the state to investigate two assistant prosecutors after an Associated Press story that quoted former congregants of a North Carolina church as saying the men derailed criminal probes into allegations of abuse by sect lead… Continue reading

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{FD} US Marines Move into Syria with Howitzers

Marines attached to the 11th MEU quietly moved into Syria weeks ago to establish an artillery base, defense officials confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} FBI’s specialized mole-hunting team deployed to catch CIA leaker

Less than 24 hours after WikiLeaks published what it described as the “entire hacking capacity of the CIA,” a federal criminal probe by a specialized FBI unit has begun, Fox News confirmed. Continue reading

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{FD} Murder suspect on the run after he was freed from prison by mistake

Cops have launched a manhunt for Michael Smith after he left the high security Maghaberry Prison near Lisburn, Northern Ireland on Tuesday, where he was being held. Continue reading

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{FD} Blind dog lost for days in California mountains is found

A blind dog that was lost in the thick woods and steep terrain of California’s Santa Cruz mountains was missing for more than a week before she was found. Continue reading

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{FD} Top Enlisted Marine: Legal ‘Gaps’ in Addressing Online Harassment

Sgt. Maj. Ronald Green is concerned the service’s leaders do not have comprehensive legal tools to prosecute the alleged crimes. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago man who beat murder rap killed after leaving jail

A Chicago man who faced murder charges that were dismissed after prosecutors failed to give him a speedy trial was killed as he was driven away from Cook County Jail. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago tries to learn from New York crime fighting success

Even before President Trump tweeted a threat to send “in the Feds” to curb Chicago’s gun violence, he was saying on the campaign trail that there was a simple solution to the bloodshed: police should get tougher. Chicago should follow the lead of New Y… Continue reading

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{FD} Flier makes it through airport security with loaded gun in her purse

Guns get through TSA checkpoints more often than you might think. Continue reading

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{FD} Protests, some arrests during International Women’s Day events across US

Many women across the country are staying home from work, zipping up their wallets, wearing red and attending rallies in a bid to show their economic strength and impact on society, marking International Women’s Day on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Climate change goosed odds of freakishly hot February: study

A freakishly balmy February broke more than 11,700 local daily records for warmth in the United States, but it didn’t quite beat 1954 for the warmest February on record, climate scientists said. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawmakers probe claim DOJ aided Iraqi terror suspect days before November election

Federal lawmakers are investigating the possibility that senior Department of Justice officials interfered in a terrorism probe involving a refugee just prior to the November election in an effort to deny campaign momentum to Donald Trump, Fox News has… Continue reading

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{FD} Iran arrests two Catholics in new wave of brutality against Christians

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) arrested two Christians in late February as part of a brutal crackdown on Catholicism in the country’s West Azerbaijan Province. Continue reading

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{FD} Turkey shuts down US aid group Mercy Corps as relations with Washington deteriorate

In the increasing welter of warfare in northern Syria, one of the biggest U.S.-based humanitarian organizations operating in the area has become collateral damage, at least temporarily—and perhaps a sign of worsening relations between the government of Turkey and the Trump Administration. Continue reading

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{FD} Detroit apartment fire: 5 dead, 4 injured

Five people have been killed in an apartment fire on Detroit’s east side Wednesday afternoon, a source with the fire department tells FOX 2. At least four others have been injured. Continue reading

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{FD} Detroit apartment fire: 4 dead, 5 injured

Four people have been killed in an apartment fire on Detroit’s east side Wednesday afternoon, a source with the fire department tells FOX 2. At least five others have been injured. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump lauds 298K jobs added in February, but economists are cautious

President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that January and February were the “strongest consecutive months for hiring” since mid-2015, citing a LinkedIn Workforce Report. Continue reading

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{FD} Churchgoer killed by stray bullet from gang shooting, cops say

A stray ...extreme language deleted... a gang-related shooting killed a woman as she drove from church in southern California, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Georgia man held 8 women against their will in home, police say

A man in Georgia was arrested for allegedly holding 8 women against their will. Continue reading

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{FD} Consumer group blasts PETA for euthanizing high rate of animals at its shelter

A national consumer non-profit group is assailing People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, for killing more than 1,000 dogs and cats last year at its headquarters in Norfolk, Va. Continue reading

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{FD} Proposed Israel travel ban moves forward, draws comparisons to Trump’s

Israel’s parliament this week approved a bill that would bar foreign activists who call for economic, cultural or academic boycotts of either Israel or the Jewish settlements in the West Bank — a move that drew comparisons to President Trump’s “extreme vetting.” Continue reading

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{FD} Mom erects billboard seeking answers 10 years after son’s death

Last month, Christi Berry had a billboard installed on West Boylston Street in Worcester and now has renewed hope that someone will help solve the mystery. Continue reading

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{FD} Argentine judge orders exhumation of body of former president’s son

The lawyer of Menem Jr.’s mother said the family is not even certain the remains they buried over two decades ago are his. Continue reading

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{FD} Samsung plans US expansion, would shift manufacturing from Mexico

Initial capital investment is expected to be around $300 million Continue reading

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{FD} Youth pastor arrested in 1994 dismemberment of Florida teen

A youth pastor in Florida was arrested Tuesday in connection with the murder and dismembering of a 16-year-old boy in 1994, as FBI investigators reportedly scoured through two properties he owned. Continue reading

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{FD} 8-year-old boy says ‘angels’ helped him save his father’s life

An 8-year-old boy in Idaho says angels helped him lift a car off his father’s body to save his life. Continue reading

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{FD} $20,000 reward offered for missing California cat

In Marina Del Rey, California, posted banners have been popping up in the area offering a $20,000 dollar reward for a missing cat. Continue reading

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{FD} First Board-Selected Enlisted Drone Pilots Announced

The first 30 board-selected enlisted airmen will begin training to fly the RQ-4 Global Hawk drone, the Air Force announced. Continue reading

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{FD} Drone Milestone: More RPA Jobs Than Any Other Pilot Position

The U.S. Air Force now has more jobs for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper drones than any other type of pilot position. Continue reading

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{FD} In Pakistan, sexual violence affects 93 percent of women

Most Pakistani women have experienced some sort of sexual violence in their lifetime. Continue reading

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{FD} Family gifts Tulsa custodian truck to keep him working at school

A custodian at a Tulsa elementary school got the surprise of the lifetime when a local family bought him a truck to ensure he kept working there. Continue reading

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{FD} Lynne Stewart, lawyer who represented blind sheik, Black Panthers, dead at 77

An outspoken New York civil rights lawyer who represented clients ranging from small-time criminals to radicals and was released early from prison three years ago because she was expected to die of cancer has died. Continue reading

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{FD} Police: Man held 8 women against their will in Georgia home

A man in Georgia was arrested for allegedly holding 8 women against their will. Continue reading

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{FD} At least 19 dead, dozens wounded, in Guatemala orphanage fire

As of Wednesday, firefighters were still extinguishing parts of the blaze. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Day Without a Woman’ supporters got $246M from Soros

Billionaire George Soros gave $246 million to groups behind Wednesday’s “Day Without a Woman” protest, according to a report by a conservative think tank. Continue reading

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{FD} Churchgoer killed by stray bullet from gang shooting: cops

A stray ...extreme language deleted... a gang-related shooting killed a woman as she drove from church in southern California, police said. Continue reading

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{FD} Texas ‘bathroom bill’ advances after 13 hours of testimony

A North Carolina-style “bathroom bill” has cleared a first vote in Texas after 13 consecutive hours of public comment dominated by transgender-rights supporters who oppose the measure. Continue reading

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{FD} Details of deadly bus-train crash in Mississippi emerge

The train that slammed into a bus filled with passengers heading to Gulf Coast casinos “just kept coming and coming,” according to a man who survived the crash in Mississippi. Continue reading

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{FD} Singaporeans angry at ‘too lenient’ sentence for American child sex offender

An American Mixed Martial Arts instructor who was jailed for four years last week for having sex with two teenage girls in Singapore will not face stronger penalties, according to the country’s public prosecutor. Continue reading

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