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Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

Pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by family

May 27th, 2014 6:00 pm by Associated Press

The woman was killed while on her way to court to contest an abduction case her family had filed against her husband. Her father was promptly arrested on murder charges, police investigator Rana Mujahid said.

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Vandals cost Lunch Box program first day of operations

Vandals cost Lunch Box program first day of operations

May 27th, 2014 4:46 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — The Of One Accord ministry's "Lunch Box" program had to cancel most of its deliveries Tuesday due to vandals breaking out a window on the school bus that has been converted into a mobile cafeteria.

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Police search for missing Kingsport teen

Police search for missing Kingsport teen

May 27th, 2014 4:27 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are searching for a 17-year-old boy last seen by his family on Saturday, saying he was emotionally distraught at that time and there is "significant concern for his general welfare."

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Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

May 27th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

A responding officer located the alleged burglar standing outside, at which point it was learned that the complainant was highly intoxicated, had lost his keys and locked himself out of his home.

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Protesters oppose new Tenn. electric chair law

Protesters oppose new Tenn. electric chair law

May 27th, 2014 2:26 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

A group of protesters gathered across from the state Capitol to voice opposition to a measure Gov. Bill Haslam recently signed into law to allow use of the electric chair if lethal injection drugs are unavailable.

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Police believe family dispute behind grave vandalism, decoration thefts

Police believe family dispute behind grave vandalism, decoration thefts

May 27th, 2014 2:25 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Police believe the vandalism of a grave and theft of grave decorations which was reported at a Stanley Valley cemetery over the weekend was motivated by a dispute between two families.

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Update: Fla. triple-homicide suspect captured in Knoxville

Update: Fla. triple-homicide suspect captured in Knoxville

May 27th, 2014 2:00 pm by Associated Press

SWAT members surrounded the Knox County motel where David Eugene Smith was staying on Tuesday. At some point Smith fired shots, including one at himself. He was wounded, but authorities have not revealed more about his injuries.

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Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

Scientists to drop research drones into hurricanes

May 27th, 2014 12:54 pm by JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press

The $1.25 million project is among a slew of other NOAA hurricane research funded by last year's Sandy supplemental bill that authorized $60 billion for disaster relief agencies.

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US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

US to keep 9,800 troops in Afghanistan at year-end

May 27th, 2014 12:50 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

President Barack Obama will seek to keep 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after the war formally ends later this year and then will withdraw most of those forces by the end of 2016.

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Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

Crossbows that may shoot unexpectedly recalled

May 27th, 2014 12:11 pm by Associated Press

They were sold between June and November last year for between $600 and $1,500 at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Kinsey's Archery and Pape's, as well as online and in catalogs.

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