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  • U.S. hunter sought in killing of park lion

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    An American man is being sought in connection with a case that has drawn international attention -- the killing of Cecil the lion -- Zimbabwean officials said Tuesday.

    The man suspected in Cecil's death is Walter James Palmer of Eden Prairie, Minnesot...

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    Authorities release Sandra Bland jail video

    Authorities in Waller County, Texas, released hours of jail video on Tuesday in an effort to knock down the idea that Sandra Bland was dead before she was brought to jail.

    Bland, 28, was found dead in her cell three days after she was arrested for all...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton campaigns in Iowa

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    Clinton won't answer Keystone pipeline question

    Hillary Clinton on Tuesday declined to say whether she supported the Keystone XL pipeline expansion, telling a New Hampshire voter that if the matter is still undecided by the time she becomes president, she will give him an answer then.

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    Health care spending expected to grow faster

    After years of historically slow growth, health care spending is once again on the rise -- and it's expected to continue to accelerate over the next decade.

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    U.S. Navy

    Spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard granted parole

    Convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard has been granted parole and will be released from an American jail on Nov. 21, his lawyer announced Tuesday.

    Pollard's release -- exactly 30 years after his arrest -- could help ease the tensions between the ...

  • Joyce Mitchell

    Mitchell pleads guilty to helping inmates escape

    With a barely audible whisper of "guilty," the prison tailor charged with helping two murderers stage a dramatic escape from an upstate New York prison last month pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that could bring her up to seven years behind bars.


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    Chuck II's are selling fast

    The classic Converse sneaker known for its vintage look just got a big update in the comfort department.

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    Virgin Galactic crash blamed on human error

    Human error was responsible for the catastrophic 2014 crash of an experimental Virgin Galactic rocket ship that left the co-pilot dead.

    Specifically, the "probable cause" of the crash was the "pilot's premature unlocking of the SpaceShipTwo feather sy...

  • Tom Brady Super Bowl

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    Tom Brady's 'Deflategate' suspension upheld

    The National Football League has upheld a four-game suspension of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady for his role in the football tampering scandal known as "Deflategate," the league announced in a news release Tuesday.

    Commissioner Roge...

  • Donald Trump in Iowa July 18, 2015

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    Trump distances himself from top aide's for rape comment

    Donald Trump distanced himself Tuesday from comments made by one of his top adviser in an explosive interview while defending the Republican presidential candidate from a decades-old rape accusation.

    Michael Cohen, special counsel to Trump and an exec...

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    Boehner to limit access to Pope's speech

    Fearing an overcapacity crowd, House Speaker John Boehner is cracking down on access to the House chamber for Pope Francis' speech to a joint meeting of Congress in September -- and he doesn't want former members of Congress showing up.

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    Sources: Disabled work program mired in fraud

    The nation's premier federal program that provides work for people who are severely disabled is mired in widespread corruption, financial fraud and violations of the law, numerous sources tell CNN. And instead of helping the severely disabled find wo...

  • HTC One cell phone


    The science of cell phones and brain tumors

    The city of Berkeley, California, passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors.

  • Madyson Middleton

    Santa Cruz Police Department

    Boy arrested in California missing-girl case

    An 8-year-old California girl voluntarily entered the apartment of a teenage boy she knew before he allegedly killed her and hid her body in a recycling bin, police said Tuesday.

    The body of Madyson "Maddy" Middleton, who was reported missing Sunday e...

  • Canceled flights, LaGuardia

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    9 reasons travelers hate LaGuardia Airport

    Vice President Biden famously said LaGuardia Airport reminds him of being in a "third-world country." Flyers couldn't agree more.

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    Newspaper newsrooms suffer biggest cuts since 2007-2008

    A report released Tuesday brought more grim news for the already beleaguered newspaper business.

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    NATO, after Turkey talks, condemns terrorism

    NATO's North Atlantic Council condemned terrorism but didn't commit to any specific action Tuesday to help Turkey after the country requested special talks due to heightened concerns over its security, including threats from ISIS on its Syrian border...

  • Baltimore protests heat up


    Baltimore riots: Leaders' emails show chaos

    Baltimore officials knew protests could erupt the day of Freddie Gray's funeral but were overwhelmed by the riots that followed.

    Those are some of the details found in 7,000 pages of government emails the city released Monday. The documents were turn...

  • Obama Jobs - Money1


    CEO shares $27 million with staff after selling his firm

    This is what profit sharing should look like.

  • Cilantro, generic

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    FDA bans some cilantro from Mexico

    The Food and Drug Administration has issued a ban on some cilantro imported from Mexico after an investigation to determine the cause of hundreds of reported intestinal illnesses in the United States dating back to 2012.

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    Libya: Gadhafi's son sentenced to death

    A Tripoli court sentenced several officials in the former regime of slain Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi to death Tuesday -- including Gadhafi's son Saif al-Islam Gadhafi in absentia -- drawing criticism from the U.N. human rights office.

    Saif al-Islam...

  • Austin Stephanos, Perry Cohen

    US Coast Guard

    Ships, planes search for Florida teen boaters

    In the warm waters off Florida this time of year, the Coast Guard says, someone can survive four, maybe five days.

    Florida teens Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos have been missing since Friday -- four days and counting.

    "People can survive in the water...

  • Sepp Blatter Nobel Prize

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    Putin: FIFA's Blatter deserves Nobel Prize

    Embattled FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his work leading world soccer's governing body, according to Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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    Family workouts for bodies, bonding

    Busy is the operative word for many modern families. Between school, work and extracurricular demands, every day has family members scattered, doing their own things. Too often, home becomes the place for decompressing in front of a screen -- many ti...

  • David Sweat mugshot

    New York State Police

    5 things escaped inmate told law enforcement

    David Sweat escaped the maximum security Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6, along with fellow prisoner Richard Matt.


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