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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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New York Police Department Announces New Use-Of-Force Rules

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The New York Police Department unveiled a new set of rules regarding its use of force, The New York Times, Newsday and the New York Post are reporting.

The new policy will establish new, explicit guidelines on when to use force and how to track those incidents.

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From FUBAR To Russian Phishing: The Latest From Hillary Clinton's Emails

Thursday, October 01, 2015

This post was updated at 12:48 p.m.

The latest release of more than 3,800 emails totaling more than 6,000 pages from Hillary Clinton's time at the State Department contained revelations into both the security of her controversial personal server, her dealings with her aides and top officials, and, of ...

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Hurricane Joaquin Churns In Atlantic, Could Threaten Eastern Seaboard

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The long-term forecast is still murky, but Virginia governor declares state of emergency for "major statewide rain event."

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Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A lab in Seoul is the only place in the world known to commercially clone dogs. But often the dog clones are sickly, critics say, and many other dogs are subjected to surgery to make a clone.

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Palestinian President Abbas Says He's No Longer Bound By Oslo Accords

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Updated at 1:53 p.m. ET.

During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said he was no longer bound by the Oslo Accords.

"As long as Israel refuses to commit to the agreements signed with us, which render us an authority without real ...

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Obama Approves Law To Fund Government Through Mid-December

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Updated 8:30 p.m. ET

The bill to fund the government through Dec. 11 has been signed into law by President Obama. That beats the midnight deadline for keeping government agencies operating.

Earlier in the day, the Senate and the House passed the bill, which does not strip funding from Planned ...

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WATCH: One Baseball Fan's Very Bad Day

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

So, maybe you've been having a bad day.

We're pretty sure that one guy — a baseball fan at Tuesday's Yankees game — can one up you.

The man was sitting along the third base line and got three chances to catch a ball. The guy fumbled all of them:

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U.S. Forces Conduct Airstrikes Near Taliban-Held Kunduz Airport

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The United States has carried out three airstrikes on the outskirts of Kunduz in Afghanistan.

Col. Brian Tribus, a spokesman for the military, said members of the coalition encountered insurgents and that's when the U.S. ordered airstrikes through the day Tuesday and into the early morning Wednesday.

Tribus stressed that ...

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6 Clips Of Audio You Should Hear From The Planned Parenthood Hearing

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

For the first time since surreptitious videos put Planned Parenthood in the spotlight again, the organization's president, Cecile Richards, faced the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

The more than five-hour hearing was oftentimes contentious. Richards defended her organization on several fronts. She said the videos released by ...

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Edward Snowden Joins Twitter, Follows The NSA

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has joined Twitter.

His first tweet:

But perhaps the most telling detail of the nascent account is that the only account he is currently following is that of the National Security Agency.

Remember, Snowden sought asylum in Russia after he leaked a trove of classified ...

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