Monthly Archives: September 2016

American sisters in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, police say

Two American sisters found dead in their tropical island villa while vacationing in Seychelles died of excess fluid in their lungs, according to police in the African archipelago nation. Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew gains strength, briefly becomes Category 5 storm

Hurricane Matthew grew into a powerful Category 5 storm late Friday as it crossed the Caribbean Sea on a course that could have it pounding Jamaica within days. Continue reading

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Mega-Hurricane Matthew threatens Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba

Hurricane Matthew is roaring across the Caribbean Sea as a monster Category 5 storm on a course that puts Jamaica, as well as parts of Haiti and Cuba, in the path of its potentially devastating winds and rain. Continue reading

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Charlotte police to release full video of black man’s shooting death

Police in Charlotte say they will release all of the dashcam and body camera video from the fatal shooting of a black man that sparked in riots in the city. Continue reading

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Charlotte police to release all video in black man’s death

Police in Charlotte say they will release all the police video from the fatal shooting of a black man that resulted in riots in the city. Continue reading

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UN condemns Congo clashes, calls for quick election calendar

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Students wear ‘White Power’ shirts to homecoming activity

Officials at a Montana high school say two students were told to change out of shirts that said “White Power” on the front of one and “Redneck” with a picture of the Confederate battle flag on the other. Continue reading

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Ohio police fatally shoot armed murder suspect near home

Authorities in Ohio’s capital say police fatally shot a murder suspect who was seen with a gun in his jacket before he ran from police and was ordered to stop in a confrontation with officers. Continue reading

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State police: Armed man killed after Detroit-area chase

Michigan State Police say a man has been killed by troopers in suburban Detroit after he sped away during a traffic stop and later emerged from his vehicle with a gun. Continue reading

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Murder charges filed in Amber Alert deaths of siblings

An Indiana woman accused of smothering two of her children after abducting them was formally charged with murder Friday. Continue reading

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NCAA to hold Oct. 28 procedural hearing in UNC academic case

The NCAA’s academic case against North Carolina now has an added step likely to delay resolution a little longer: a procedural hearing. Continue reading

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Father indicted after daughter found dead in Georgia lake

Police say a man has been indicted on murder and child cruelty charges after his 7-year-old daughter was found dead in a Georgia lake. Continue reading

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The Latest: Police say Minneapolis homicides likely domestic

The Latest on a Minneapolis shooting incident that left three people dead (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Continue reading

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Police: Teen tossed baby from window after giving birth

Omaha police investigating the death of an infant say the baby girl was tossed from a second-story apartment window immediately after her teen mother gave birth to her. Continue reading

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Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., UN official and ex-US envoy dies

Joseph Verner Reed, Jr., a United Nations undersecretary-general, former U.S. ambassador and chief of protocol under President George H.W. Continue reading

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NJ train crash renews debate over train safety tech

The catastrophic train crash Thursday in Hoboken, N.J., has renewed debate over technology known as “positive train control” that potentially could have helped avert the disaster that injured over 100 and left one woman dead. Continue reading

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Board apologizes after flap over separate low-income school

A Mississippi school board is apologizing after the superintendent was quoted saying the district might consider an optional separate school to boost academic achievement among low-income students. Continue reading

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Slain officer’s face to appear on ignition interlock devices

The face of a police officer killed by a drunken driver will appear on ignition interlock devices installed in the vehicles of Maryland motorists convicted of a DUI. Continue reading

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Records: Man accused of killings stole ID to obtain passport

Court records show a man in the country illegally who’s accused of a string of crimes that left two dead in the Dallas area had fraudulently obtained a U.S. passport that allowed him to freely travel across the Texas-Mexico border. Continue reading

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Pentagon chief urges Southeast Asia security cooperation

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is meeting in Hawaii with his counterparts from 10 Southeast Asian nations, even as U.S. relations with the Philippines grow shakier. Continue reading

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