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  • Brady offers thanks, says 'sorry' following Deflategate ruling

    Tom Brady Super Bowl

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    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady issues a statement after a judge overturned his 4-game suspension for his role in Deflategate.

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  • Rescuers trying to free huge marine mammal


    Rescuers trying to free blue whale off California coast

    A rescue effort has been mounted to free a blue whale apparently trapped in a fishing net off the coast of Southern California, Los Angeles County Fire Lifeguard spokesperson A.J. Lester said Friday.

  • Illegal business run out of government building in DC

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    Ex-Labor employee admits bootleg movie scheme

    A former long-time Labor Department employee admitted Friday to running a bootleg movie operation within the department's headquarters in Washington.

    Ricardo Taylor -- a three-decade Labor veteran who was the supervisor of the department's mailroom --...

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    Dozens sickened in Arizona salmonella outbreak

    A salmonella outbreak linked to cucumbers grown in Mexico has killed one person and sickened hundreds in the United States, health officials said.

    The outbreak of Salmonella Poona has been reported in 27 states since July, according to the Centers for...

  • FAMU Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    FAMU hazing death defendant gets 4-year prison term

    It's been nearly four years since Robert Champion walked onto a bus full of fellow members of the famed FAMU Marching 100 band and didn't walk out alive.

    Since then, several of his bandmates have paid for his death -- a result of hazing -- in court.


  • Airline airplane


    Man charged with pointing laser at airliner

    A man was arrested in Los Angeles after he pointed a "powerful green laser light" into the cockpit of a commercial airliner, police said.

  • Goforth funeral

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    Deadly attacks leave cops feeling under siege

    Demonstrators marched to the gates of the Minnesota State Fair last weekend, raised a banner reading "Black Lives Matter" and chanted, "Pigs in a blanket! Fry 'em like bacon!"

  • Trees, forest, woodland

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    The Earth has 3 trillion trees, study finds

    The good news: A new study finds that there are 3.04 trillion trees on Earth, 7½ times more than previous estimates.

  • Joe Gliniewicz

    Lake County Sheriff's Office via CNN

    Officer's killing: Cops find new evidence

    Investigators on Friday found a significant piece of evidence at the place where an Illinois police officer was fatally shot this week.

    Lake County Major Crime Task Force commander George Filenko wouldn't specify what type of evidence was discovered, ...

  • Donald Trump in New York

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    Trump: Gay marriage the 'law of the land'

    Republican front-runner Donald Trump said Friday that he wished a Kentucky county clerk, Kim Davis, was not jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, but he added that the Supreme Court has ruled and it is "the law of the land."

  • Business suit and tie


    Stress at work as bad as secondhand smoke

    Workplace stress isn't just annoying -- it's as bad for your health as secondhand smoke, according to a new study by researchers at Harvard Business School and Stanford University.

    "When you think about how much time individuals typically spend at wo...

  • China military parade 3

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    China cyber sanctions could come next week

    Sanctions against China for cyberattacks on the U.S. private sector could come as early as next week, U.S. officials told CNN Friday.

    The package of penalties on individuals and commercial entities believed to be responsible for the attacks has been ...

  • Alaska map

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    Chinese Navy ships entered US waters

    Chinese Navy ships entered U.S. territorial waters off of Alaska last week, coming within 12 miles of the coastline, multiple defense officials told CNN Friday.

  • King cobra

    Florida Department of Fish and Wildlife via CNN

    Trappers try to lure king cobra with dead snakes

    It takes a snake to catch a snake. At least to catch a king cobra.

  • Kentucky clerk denying licenses

    Mike Huckabee to visit Kentucky clerk in jail

    Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is planning to visit the Kentucky clerk taken into custody for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples next week.

    Huckabee will visit Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk, in jail Tuesday be...

  • Kentucky County

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    Kentucky clerk's office issues same-sex wedding license

    With the clerk who had refused them in jail, William Smith Jr. and James Yates on Friday morning became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Rowan County, Kentucky.

    In what was their sixth attempt this summer, Smith and Yates pre...

  • FAMU student Robert Champion

    Champion Family

    Former Florida A&M band member gets 4 years in hazing death

    A former Florida A&M University band member who pleaded no contest to manslaughter was sentenced Friday to four years in prison in the hazing death of a drum major, The Associated Press reported.

  • Police car with emergency lights on

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    Mass. Police: Officer shot his own patrol car

    A part-time Massachusetts police officer lied when he said somebody shot at his patrol car, causing it to crash and catch fire, a police sergeant said Thursday.

    "We have determined that the officer's story was fabricated," said Mills, Massachusetts, p...

  • Federal Reserve

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    Up in the air: Fed rate hike remains unclear

    Clarity is a rare commodity at the Federal Reserve lately.

    We hoped that the August jobs report would provide a clear signal on the strength of the economy before the U.S. central bank meets in less than two weeks and decides whether it will raise it...

  • Illinois search

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    Videos might hold clue to officer's killing

    Investigators in the shooting death of Illinois police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz will be reviewing a hodgepodge of surveillance videos for clues in the slaying of the Fox Lake veteran, officials said Friday.

    "We have images of people that we believe are sub...

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    Clinton: Biden 'struggling' with possible run

    Hillary Clinton refused to weigh in Friday on whether Vice President Joe Biden will challenge her and run for president, saying he's clearly "struggling" with the decision.

    "I'm not going to address any of the political questions around my friend Joe ...

  • Ted Cruz

    From Ted Cruz for U.S. Senate

    In 2016, Ted Cruz dreams of a 2012 replay

    Ted Cruz's team thinks they already beat Jeb Bush -- three years ago.

    That's when Cruz, a young lawyer with a thin resume but political talent, elbowed his way through a crowded field with just enough cash and just enough endorsements to topple an est...

  • Donald Trump, August 2015

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    Donald Trump planning Dallas rally Sept. 14

    Donald Trump is heading back to Texas, but this time he won't be visiting the border.

  • Texas deputy's killer still at large

    Harris County Sheriff's Office via CNN

    Texas deputy shot and killed is laid to rest

    Thousands of mourners gathered Friday for a final salute to a deputy sheriff shot to death last week while fueling his patrol car near Houston.

    Deputy Darren H. Goforth died August 28 when a gunman came up behind him at a gas station and shot him in t...

  • Google Chrome

    Google: New Chrome is faster and will save your battery

    Google has released a new version of Chrome that it claims will make your browser faster and give your laptop battery extra life.


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