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N.C. half -brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

N.C. half -brothers freed after 3 decades in prison

September 3rd, 2014 4:07 pm by MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Henry McCollum, 50, hugged his weeping parents at the gates of Central Prison in Raleigh, a day after a judge ordered his release, citing the new evidence in the 1983 slaying of Sabrina Buie. His half brother, 46-year-old Leon Brown, was later freed

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Group identifies 3rd US aid worker with Ebola

Group identifies 3rd US aid worker with Ebola

September 3rd, 2014 4:06 pm by MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

The third U.S. aid worker sickened with Ebola is a Boston-area doctor who decided to return to Liberia after the two others fell ill with the deadly virus, the president of his missionary group said Wednesday.

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Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

Juvenile jail escape latest for troubled facility

September 3rd, 2014 10:43 am by ERIK SCHELZIG, Associated Press

All but seven of the teens from the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center were taken back into custody by Tuesday, a day after they escaped.

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Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

Obama casts Russia as threat to peace in Europe

September 3rd, 2014 10:42 am by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

"You lost your independence once before," Obama said following meetings with Baltic leaders in the Estonian capital of Tallinn. "With NATO, you'll never lose it again."

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Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

Police: 'Handsy' groom, two others arrested after wedding brawl

September 2nd, 2014 11:00 pm by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (MCT)

The waitress told police that Mark Williams touched her and became "handsy" with her while she was working during his wedding cruise. She also said he tried to pour alcohol down her throat, police said.

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Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

Study links polar vortex chills to melting sea ice

September 2nd, 2014 10:48 pm by Associated Press

Remember the polar vortex, the huge mass of Arctic air that can plunge much of the U.S. into the deep freeze? You might have to get used to it.

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Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

Study: Playing music helps sharpen kids' brains

September 2nd, 2014 10:00 pm by JOHN ROGERS, Associated Press

A two-year study of 44 children in the program shows that the training changes the brain in ways that make it easier for youngsters to process sounds, according to results reported in Tuesday's edition of The Journal of Neuroscience.

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Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

September 2nd, 2014 7:00 pm by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press

Opening statements in Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial began Tuesday afternoon in federal court, where lawyers for the city will attempt to convince a judge that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.

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Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

Some fear auto industry returning to bad habits

September 2nd, 2014 6:35 pm by Associated Press

As the auto industry strives to sustain its post-recession comeback, car companies are resorting to tactics that some experts warn will lead to trouble down the road.

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Home Depot investigates possible data breach

Home Depot investigates possible data breach

September 2nd, 2014 6:00 pm by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer

The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both banks and law enforcement.

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