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4 indicted in drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Memphis girl

4 indicted in drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Memphis girl

September 2nd, 2015 7:54 am by Associated Press

All four men are being held without bond. Online court records don't show if they have lawyers who could comment on their cases, which are being handled by prosecutors who deal with gang-related crimes.

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Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses

September 1st, 2015 9:30 am by CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press

A county clerk has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" - this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.

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Erwin man allegedly kills wife during argument over church tithes

Erwin man allegedly kills wife during argument over church tithes

September 1st, 2015 8:40 am by NET News Service

An 81-year-old Erwin woman whose husband confessed to shooting her on Sunday has died, resulting in a first-degree murder charge, authorities said.

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Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

Obama paints doomsday scene of global warming in Alaska

September 1st, 2015 8:15 am by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

President Barack Obama is painting a doomsday scenario for the Arctic and beyond if climate change isn't dealt with fast: entire nations submerged underwater, cities abandoned and refugees fleeing in droves as conflict breaks out across the globe.

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Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony win support for redesigned $10 bill

August 31st, 2015 7:29 pm by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony were the names most mentioned Monday as women who should be considered for a redesigned $10 bill during a town hall meeting with U.S. Treasurer Rosie Rios.

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Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

August 31st, 2015 7:19 pm by KEN DILANIAN, AP Intelligence Writer

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state.

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'It's a different world' for law enforcement officers after killings

'It's a different world' for law enforcement officers after killings

August 31st, 2015 8:54 am by By Joel Rubin, Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times (TNS)

"The general public has a perception that we may or may not be the good guys," said Curry, 51, a law enforcement veteran who now works with the Harris County Constable's Office.

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Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

August 31st, 2015 12:25 am by Associated Press

LOS ANGELES - Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.

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News Regional & National Outdoors
Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

August 30th, 2015 5:59 pm by ALANNA DURKIN, Associated Press

BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine - When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring - not a rolling, monthslong frat party.

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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

August 30th, 2015 5:47 pm by JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press

HOUSTON - The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

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