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Officer's conviction overturned in beating of Md. college student during 2010 celebration

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:37am
An officer's conviction has been overturned in the beating of a University of Maryland student during a rowdy March 2010 basketball celebration.
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Clemson suspends fraternity activities after reports of alcohol abuse, sexual misconduct

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:14am
Clemson University has suspended all fraternity activities after reports of alcohol abuse and sexual misconduct.
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New York parking cop stole $89G in quarters

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:50am
Maybe he'll only serve a quarter of his sentence.
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Lawyers: Teen accused of killing Colorado Springs newlyweds happened upon scene after slayings

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:46am
Lawyers for a teen accused of killing a Fort Carson soldier and his pregnant wife during a burglary say he happened upon the scene after the newlyweds were killed.
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Attorney for Chicago man accused in Bali killing says client denies police claim of confession

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:36am
A U.S. attorney for a Chicago man accused of killing his girlfriend's mother on the Indonesian resort island of Bali said Wednesday that his client is denying a police claim that he confessed.
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Authorities: California husband, wife held in killing of woman following dispute over pets

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:15am
Authorities say a California woman and her husband have been arrested in the death of a neighbor who was fatally stabbed in her driveway last week during an argument over pets.
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Harvard University's endowment grows to $36.4B, approaching pre-recession record high

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:12am
Harvard University's largest-in-the-nation endowment grew to $36.4 billion in the fiscal year that ended in June on a 15.4 percent return.
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Pennsylvania woman gets jail for aiding man who tattooed smiley face on 12-year-old girl

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 9:53am
A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to four months to two years in jail for helping the man she lived with tattoo a smiley face and a derogatory word on a 12-year-old girl who spent the night at their home.
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Gunman in deadly Alabama UPS facility shooting was fired day before, cops say

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:00am
Authorities in Alabama said the man who killed two people and himself inside a UPS warehouse in Birmingham Tuesday morning had been fired from the company a day earlier.
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Nearly 2,000 more firefighters thrown into battle against California blaze

Wed, 09/24/2014 - 12:00am
Nearly 2,000 firefighters were added Tuesday to battle a massive Northern California wildfire that threatened thousands of homes and fouled the air 50 miles away in Reno, Nevada, which was blanketed by smoke.
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Police: Man charged with abduction with intent to defile in case of missing U.Va. student

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:05pm
The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday night.
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2 wounded in central Florida mall shooting; 2 men found dead in fleeing vehicle after crash

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 10:13pm
Two people were wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall Tuesday, and police were trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle were connected, authorities said.
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Florida mall shooting leaves 2 wounded

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:55pm
Authorities say two people have been wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall, and police are trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle are connected.
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Hundreds of Colorado students protest history curriculum changes that would promote patriotism

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 8:32pm
They staged the civil disobedience in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority.
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'Fault in Our Stars' book banned from California district's middle schools over sexual content

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:40pm
The bestselling book "The Fault in Our Stars," narrated by a 16-year-old cancer patient, has been banned from Riverside Unified School District middle schools over sexual content, but it is still allowed in high schools.
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Suspect in case of missing UVA student Hannah Graham charged with abduction

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:15pm
The man who police believe was the last person seen with the University of Virginia student who vanished on Sept.13 is being sought by police on two misdemeanor reckless driving warrants, but has not been heard from since Sunday.
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Homeland Security says Syria airstrikes may have 'disrupted' attack plotting for now

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:16pm
The FBI and the Homeland Security Department say there is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States.
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Prosecutor: Developer hoarded cash while awaiting sentencing for tax fraud, gets 20 years

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:06pm
A former developer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for fraudulently obtaining tax credits and then plotting to flee the country while he was supposed to be liquidating assets to raise money to repay his victims.
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Stock markets in Europe, US in retreat after soft economic data, airstrikes in Syria

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:54am
U.S. stocks are mostly lower following disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.
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Air Force tests unarmed Minuteman 3 missile with launch from California base

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 11:52am
The U.S. Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile from California.
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