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U.S. Will Make 'Condolence Payments' To Victims Of Kunduz Hospital Airstrike

Sunday, October 11, 2015

The United States says it will offer "condolence payments" to the civilian victims and the family of those killed during a U.S. airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

In a statement, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said that the U.S. will "work with those affected to ...

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Thousands March In Ankara To Mourn Bombing Victims

Sunday, October 11, 2015

A day after a bombing left 95 people dead, thousands of demonstrators gathered on the streets of Ankara on Sunday to the victims.

Many in the crowd chanted anti-government slogans. Others demanded justice.

USA Today reports that some demonstrators wanted to lay flowers near the site of the twin ...

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Thousands Rally In D.C. For 20th Anniversary Of Million Man March

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Thousands of demonstrators marched on the National Mall on Saturday in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.

The theme of the march this time around was "Justice or Else," and it featured a diverse line-up of speakers who touched on a wide array of issues — ...

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Jerry Parr, Secret Service Agent Credited With Saving Ronald Reagan, Dies

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Jerry Parr, the Secret Service agent credited with saving the life of President Ronald Reagan, has died.

The Washington Post reports that Parr died at a hospice center in Washington. He was 85.

Parr became part of history when John W. Hinckley Jr. opened fire in 1981. As he ...

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In Pictures: At Military Parade, North Korean Leader says He's Ready For War

Saturday, October 10, 2015

North Korea put on a huge military parade on Saturday to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.

Reporting from Seoul, Jason Strother tells our Newscast unit that the country's leader Kim Jong Un gave a rare public speech to kick off the parade.

Kim said that he ...

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More Rain Is Forecast, As South Carolina Recovers From Floods

Saturday, October 10, 2015

After a few days of dry conditions, rain is once again in the forecast for South Carolina.

Torrential rains — in some parts, 20 inches in two days — have caused historic flooding in the state, which is still recovering. Parts of I-95, for example, are still closed.

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At Least 95 Killed In Turkey Twin Blasts At Peace Rally

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Updated at 6:30 p.m.

At least 95 people were killed and another 186 were injured when two bombs exploded during a peace rally in central Ankara, Turkey, the country's Interior Minister, Selami Altinok, said during a press conference on Saturday.

One video from the scene showed demonstrators dancing and chanting ...

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Mexico Says It Will Allow International Experts To Revisit Missing Students Case

Friday, October 09, 2015

Mexico says that it will allow a team of international experts to revisit the case of 43 students who went missing last year.

NPR's Carrie Kahn reports that the United Nations' top human rights official recommended the move after a visit to the country.

Carrie filed this report for our ...

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California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

Friday, October 09, 2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the most sweeping and stringent digital privacy law in the country on Thursday.

The American Civil Liberties Union called it a "landmark victory for digital privacy."

In essence, the law requires a warrant before any business turns over any of its ...

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U.S. Shelves Program Intended To Train Syrian Rebels

Friday, October 09, 2015

Updated at 1:27 p.m. ET.

The United States has shelved a program that was intended to train moderate Syrian rebel fighters.

As we've reported, the $500 million program, which sought to train 5,400 fighters, has failed. At last count, the U.S. said it had been able to train only ...

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U.S. Says Russian Missiles Intended For Syria Have Crashed In Iran

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Russian cruise missiles that were fired from warships in the Caspian sea and were intended to hit Syrian targets crashed in Iran, instead, a U.S. official tells NPR's Tom Bowman.

Tom reports that the missiles landed in a rural area of Iran. Local television, Tom reports, said "that something crashed ...

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Oklahoma Used The Wrong Drug To Execute Charles Warner

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Updated at 1:57 p.m. ET.

Corrections officials in Oklahoma used the wrong drug to execute Charles Warner back in January.

The revelation was included in Warner's autopsy report, which was just made public by the Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. According to the report, officials used ...

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Kickstarter Partners With United Nations In Campaign To Help Refugees

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The United Nations Refugee Agency and Kickstarter have joined forces in an effort to raise money to help migrants fleeing the violence in Syria.

In a video, Anne-Marie Gray, executive director and CEO of USA for UNHCR, said this "human tragedy" is the "largest migration crisis of our time."

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Amid Continued Negotiations, UAW Gives Fiat Chrysler A Strike Notice

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

The United Automobile Workers union has issued a strike notice to Fiat Chrysler. In a letter to the company, the union said that any contract extensions would expire at 11:59 p.m. Wednesday.

If the union decides to strike, it would be the first strike targeting a Detroit automaker in ...

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Oklahoma Removes Ten Commandments Monument From The State Capitol

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Under the cover of darkness and using a crane, workers removed a 6-foot granite structure from the grounds of the Capitol in Oklahoma City.

The Ten Commandments monument has been the subject of controversy and debate for years. Back in June, the state Supreme Court decided that the religious display ...

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FAA Proposes $1.9 Million Fine Against Photo Company Over Drone Use

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Updated 6:30 p.m. ET with SkyPan reaction

The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $1.9 million fine against an aerial photography company the agency says took 65 unauthorized flights using drones.

"Flying unmanned aircraft in violation of the Federal Aviation Regulations is illegal and can be dangerous," FAA Administrator Michael ...

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Authorities Release Names Of The 9 Victims Killed In Oregon

Friday, October 02, 2015

Authorities in Oregon released the names of the nine people killed during a mass shooting at a community college in Roseburg, Ore.

John Hanlin, the Douglas County sheriff, read the names during a news conference Friday afternoon:

The victims ranged in age from 18 to 67. One of them ...

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Obama: We Won't Turn Syria Into 'Proxy War' Between U.S. And Russia

Friday, October 02, 2015

President Obama said that he will not turn the situation in Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia.

During a press conference at the White House, Obama said that he rejected Russia's assumption that all of those groups who oppose Syrian President Bashar Assad are terrorists.

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British Teen Is Sentenced To Life Over Terrorist Plot

Friday, October 02, 2015

A 15-year-old British teen has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to charges that he plotted to killed police officers at a military parade.

The New York Times reports that the teen, who was not named because of his age, will serve at least five years ...

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The Racial Dimension Of New York Police's Use Of Force In 1 Graphic

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The New York City Police Department is making widespread changes to to its use of force policy.

The announcement came just after the NYPD Inspector General published a report looking at 179 cases of substantiated excessive use of force by police.

When they looked at the racial dimension of ...

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