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Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

Thursday, September 04, 2014

McDonnell and his wife had been charged with taking gifts and loans from the owner of a nutritional supplement company in exchange for political favors. She was also found guilty.

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Ferguson Police Tactics Draw Justice Department Investigation

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The department will launch an inquiry into the city's police force, with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.

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Bloomberg Will Return To Running His Media Company In Surprise Move

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

The former New York mayor replaces his former city hall deputy Daniel L. Doctoroff, who chose to leave after Bloomberg re-engaged at the firm and began once again adding input on day-to-day decisions.

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U.S. Forces Tried To Rescue Foley, Other Hostages In Syria

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The mission earlier this summer, based on intelligence from released hostages, "was not successful because the hostages were not present at the targeted location," the Pentagon reported.

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U.S. Authenticates Video Of Militants Beheading American Journalist

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A video in which the extremist group the Islamic State claims to execute American journalist James Foley is authentic, according to U.S. intelligence analysts. Foley was abducted in Syria in 2012.

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NYPD Chokehold Death Will Go To Grand Jury, Prosecutor Says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Eric Garner died last month when, as police arrested him in Staten Island, an officer placed him in a chokehold while several others pinned him to the ground.

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MLB Owners Pick League's COO As New Commissioner

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Rob Manfred, a labor lawyer who has worked for the league for 16 years, beat out Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner. Current commissioner Bud Selig says he'll retire in January.

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North Korea Fires Missiles Off Coast As Pope Lands In Seoul

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Upcoming U.S.-South Korean military exercises, which the north frequently protests, may also have inspired the show of belligerence, reports NPR's Jason Strother.

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In Tense Ferguson, Mo., 2 Reporters Caught In Arrests

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

When SWAT officers swept through a McDonald's restaurant, they arrested not just locals, but journalists working for The Washington Post and The Huffington Post, The Associated Press reports.

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Tiger Woods Won't Play In Ryder Cup, Will Rest Back Until December

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The golfer says on his website that his trainer and doctors have urged him not to play or practice for the next several months.

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Sultry Film Star Lauren Bacall Dies At 89

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Actress Lauren Bacall, who paired with spouse Humphrey Bogart in films including The Big Sleep and Key Largo, has died at 89, according to the Bogart estate. NPR has not confirmed the report.

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Iselle Lashes Hawaii's Big Island As Threat From Julio Fades

Friday, August 08, 2014

Hurricane Iselle weakened to a tropical storm before it barreled ashore early Friday with strong winds and heavy rains. Hurricane Julio, meanwhile, appears to be weakening and veering north.

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Malaysia's Money-Losing Airline Will Become National Property

Friday, August 08, 2014

Malaysia plans to nationalize its flag carrier Malaysia Airlines after back-to-back disasters and a 12-year stretch that saw the company restructured four times.

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Michigan Man Found Guilty In Shooting Death Of Girl On His Porch

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The white homeowner said he shot the 19-year-old because he'd felt threatened when she pounded on his door after 4 a.m. She had crashed her car about half a mile from his house.

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Iraqi Yazidis Reportedly Facing Death Threats From Islamic State

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Militants' advances in Iraq may be triggering a humanitarian crisis for the Yazidi minority, many of whom have been driven from their homes and threatened with death unless they convert to Islam.

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Hawaii, Which Almost Never Has Hurricanes, Is Getting Ready For 2

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Hurricanes Iselle and Julio are both expected to weaken into tropical storms before approaching the islands later this week, but residents are being urged to stock up on supplies.

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Ukraine Forces Near Rebel City As Russia Escalates Border Exercises

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Government troops and separatists have been fighting for months for control of eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian leaders say Russia has been supplying the separatists — a charge Moscow denies.

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Hacker Says He Can Break Into Airplane Systems Using In-Flight Wi-Fi

Monday, August 04, 2014

Two years ago, a group at Las Vegas' annual hacker convention said it could break into air traffic control systems. This year a session will show how a passenger can hack a plane while in the air.

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Iraqi Leader Orders Air Support For Kurds Battling Extremists

Monday, August 04, 2014

Meanwhile, Kurdish forces are urging the U.S. to provide weapons in the fight against militants with the Islamic State.

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Storms, Aftershocks Hurt Rescue Efforts Following Deadly China Quake

Monday, August 04, 2014

The earthquake that hit Yunnan Province on Sunday afternoon has killed nearly 400 people. It displaced about 230,000 people, and more than 57,000 may still be waiting for rescue.

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