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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The mother of a 5-year-old girl abducted from kindergarten and sexually assaulted gently asked her daughter about the ordeal on a tape recording played Wednesday in a Philadelphia courtroom."I was in my classroom eating my br ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — "All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully automatic weapon upward, and the instructor is ...more

Reuters News - 10 mins ago

(Reuters) - A South Carolina man who shattered two leg bones during a company kickball game is entitled to workers' compensation benefits because he was required to attend the event as part of his job, the state's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday. ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its first black Cabinet member nearly three weeks after the shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer led to v ...more

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By Barani Krishnan (Reuters) - A federal nuclear inspector urged U.S. regulators to shut down a California nuclear power plant until tests showed its reactors could withstand shocks from nearby earthquake faults, according to the Associated P ...more

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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The third Gaza War in six years appears to have ended in another sort of tie, with both Israel and Hamas claiming the upper hand. Their questionable achievements have come at a big price, especially to long-suffering Palestinian ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man is facing murder and other charges in the fatal shooting of a man in a wheelchair who was begging for change along a busy roadway.Miami-Dade police say 27-year-old Rodney Louis shot the victim multiple times Tues ...more

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By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A federal appeals court in Ohio on Wednesday overturned the hate crime convictions of an Amish sect leader and 15 of his followers in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their religious fa ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended the entire NFL season for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.The league announced Wednesday that arbitrator Harold Henderson upheld Gordon's indefini ...more

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DEERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An Air Force fighter jet based in Massachusetts crashed in the mountains of western Virginia on Wednesday, shaking the ground and frightening residents, and officials said the pilot's fate was unknown.No injuries were repor ...more