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5 People Injured In Stabbing Incident On California Campus

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Five people were injured and a suspect was killed in a stabbing attack on the University of California, Merced, campus.

According to the school, two of the victims were flown to a local hospital and three others were treated on campus.

The alleged attacker was shot by police and ...

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Investigation Finds Illinois Cop At Center Of Manhunt Shot Himself

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

(Updated at 11:36 a.m. ET.)

Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, the Illinois police officer whose death this fall prompted a massive manhunt, actually shot himself, investigators have concluded.

During a press conference on Wednesday, Lake County Major Crime Task Force Cmdr. George Filenko said Gliniewicz committed suicide after he spent years stealing ...

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In Houston, Voters Reject A Closely Watched Equal Rights Ordinance

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Voters in Houston soundly rejected a closely watched ordinance that prohibited discrimination in city contracting, business services, housing and employment.

As the Texas Tribune reports, the measure became a flashpoint in a confrontation between the city's lesbian mayor and the city's conservatives.

Ultimately, opponents of the ordinance, which is ...

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WATCH: In Interview, Rachel Dolezal Admits She Was Born White

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP official who made national news when questions were raised about her racial identity, admits that she was born white.

In an interview with the TV show The Real, Dolezal said, however, that she still identifies as black.

"I acknowledge I was born biologically white, ...

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Tropical Cyclone Chapala Batters Yemen, Dumps Years' Worth Of Rain

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

A rare tropical cyclone named Chapala has dumped years' worth of rain on Yemen in a matter of hours.

Yemen has already been ravaged by war, and now parts of it are under water.

Here's a photo published by the Yemen Post Newspaper:

Yemen is used to getting about ...

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As Final Bodies Are Flown To Russia, Clues Emerge About Metrojet Plane Crash

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

As some clues begin to emerge about what caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to break up in flight, the final victims' bodies arrived in Russia.

CNN reports the government released a complete list of the 224 people who were killed in the crash. CNN reports:

"At least 25 children ...

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Watchdog: U.S. Paid For 'World's Most Expensive' Gas Station In Afghanistan

Monday, November 02, 2015

"DOD charged the American taxpayer $43 million for what is likely the world's most expensive gas station."

That's what Special Inspector General John F. Sopko found when he looked at the construction of a natural gas station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan.

According to the report, at most that station should ...

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Amid E. Coli Outbreak, Chipotle Closes 43 Restaurants In Washington, Oregon

Monday, November 02, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill is temporarily closing more than 40 restaurants in and around Seattle and Portland, Ore., as health officials investigate an E. coli outbreak that has gotten at least 22 people sick.

USA Today reports:

"Since Oct. 14, three people in Clackamas and Washington counties in ...

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With Cause Of Plane Crash Still Unknown, Russians Begin Identifying Remains

Monday, November 02, 2015

As the Russian government tries to determine what could have caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to break up in flight, some of the victims' bodies have arrived in St. Petersburg.

Russian forensic experts began trying to identify the remains of the passengers who were killed when an Airbus A321-200 crashed ...

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Appeals Court Refuses To Shut Down NSA Bulk Collection Program Early

Thursday, October 29, 2015

A federal appeals court has refused to put an early end to a National Security Agency program that collects data about Americans' telephone calls in bulk.

The American Civil Liberties Union had asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to issue a preliminary injunction against the program, because ...

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5 Headlines: Media Consensus Is That CNBC Was GOP Debate's 'Biggest Loser'

Thursday, October 29, 2015

The pundit world is still trying to decide which of the 10 Republican candidates for president won the third Republican debate of the 2016 race.

But it didn't take long for there to be consensus on one thing: CNBC was the night's "biggest loser."

On multiple occasions, the moderators ...

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The Third GOP Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Video Clips)

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The third GOP debate was a heavyweight match but with quick footwork and well-orchestrated jabs that were responded to with masterful cross-counters. The surprise? Trump wasn't the only one punching. Bush went after Rubio for missing Senate votes. Kasich said Trump's platform was "fantasy." In a recurring theme, Cruz attacked ...

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Giant Surveillance 'Blimp' That Untethered, Now Down, Under Control

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Update at 4:10 p.m. ET. Blimp Is Down:

A runaway giant surveillance blimp that was tailed by F-16 fighter jets from Maryland to Pennsylvania is now down and under control, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

Nikki Krize, a reporter for WNEP-TV, tweeted a picture that showed ...

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Small California Town Gives Its Police Nunchucks As Non-Lethal Alternative

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A small town in California is outfitting its police with nunchucks in order to give its officers another non-lethal alternative to subduing a suspect and also with hopes that it will change the perception that police officers are aggressive.

KRCR-TV reports that that Anderson Police Department has trained its ...

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In Speech To Police Chiefs, Obama Pushes For Tougher Gun Laws

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

In a speech to a meeting of police chiefs, President Obama defended the job of police departments across the country, called for tougher gun laws and said the United States criminal justice system needs reform.

"Too often, law enforcement gets scapegoated for the broader failures of our society and criminal ...

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Pentagon Chief Says U.S. Plans To Increase Tempo Of Air Attacks Against ISIS

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says the U.S. will begin to increase the tempo of an air campaign against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq.

"We won't hold back from supporting capable partners in opportunistic attacks against ISIL, or conducting such missions directly whether by strikes from the air or ...

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Doctors Without Borders Says Facility In Yemen Destroyed By Airstrikes

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Doctors Without Borders says one of their small medical facilities in Saada, Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday night.

On Twitter, the organization said patients and staff were inside the facility when it was attacked, but the aid group's chief, Hassan Boucenine, told The Associated Press that no ...

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WATCH: China's State Media Goes Psychedelic To Explain 5-Year Plan

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

A video put out by China's official state media has been making the rounds this morning.

Not for the politics of it, as you might expect. Instead, for its form. It uses some well-worn American psychedelia to hawk the country's new five-year development plan.

The catchy chorus: "If you wanna ...

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Vice President Of Maldives Arrested Over Alleged Plot To Kill President

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Authorities in the Maldives have arrested the country's vice president for what they say is his involvement in a plot to kill the president.

You may remember that back in September, President Abdulla Yameen was unhurt when his speedboat was rocked by an explosion. Reuters reports that Vice President Ahmed ...

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NATO Investigators Deem Reports Of Civilian Casualties In Kunduz 'Credible'

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Investigators for the NATO coalition in Afghanistan said they have found credible evidence that a U.S. airstrike in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killed civilians.

Back in October, a U.S. gunship opened fire on a Doctors Without Borders hospital, killing 23 people.

In a statement, Gen. John Campbell, the commander of U.S. ...

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