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2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder. The grand jury indictment against Thomas Johnson III was handed up Friday and made public this morning at about the same time he was sent from Strong Memorial Hospital to the Monroe County Jail.

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7 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Lawyer hopes tests show infants stillborn

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client. Erika Murray, 31, was charged Friday with fetal death concealment and other counts after authorities found the bodies in her squalid, vermin-infested home in Blackstone, a town near the Rhode Island border and about 50 miles southwest of Boston.

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11 hrs ago | Sentinel & Enterprise

Miss America gets flak over plastic red cup routine

The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup. That was the message Monday from Kira Kazantsev of New York as many social media users continued to pan her use of a plastic cup during the talent portion of Sunday night's pageant finale in Atlantic City.

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15 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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18 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Egypt says boosting security at tourist locations

Egypt's tourism minister says the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil. Hisham Zaazoua outlined the new measures in an interview with the Associated Press late Sunday.

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22 hrs ago | KSWO

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

14, 2014 ahead of a conference with U.S. . Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines in Downing Street, central London, Sunday Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Westwood show highlights Scotland, not fashion

14, 2014. . Designer Vivienne Westwood, alongside her granddaughter Cora Corre, during her Spring/Summer 2015 collection during London Fashion Week, at Victoria House in central London, Sunday, Sept.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election

By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home says he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the... By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show... Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.

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WTEN-TV Albany

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With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Exit poll: Sweden opposition wins without majority

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. One of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Santa Monica using $1M to evaluate its happiness

10, 2014, in Santa Monica, Calif. . Kristin Rodriguez, left, and her husband, Frank, visiting from San Francisco, sun bathe on the beach Wednesday, Sept.

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The Wall Street Journal

Sunday Talk Preview: Fighting Terror

The White House's strategy against Islamic State militants and the NFL's response to the Ray Rice domestic-violence incident are expected to be discussed on this Sunday's news shows. Here are the guest lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press: ABC's "This Week" White House chief of staff Denis McDonough ; Sen. Tom Harkin ; Education Secretary Arne Duncan .

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News9 Oklahoma City

North Korea sentences American man to 6 years

1, 2014 file photo, Matthew Miller, an American detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Lamar says Swift's remarks help himself, hip-hop

Recording artist Kendrick Lamar performs at the Maxim Magazine Super Bowl Party in this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 file photo taken in New York. Lamar said Saturday night Sept.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Chemical reform bill faces uphill battle in Senate

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, actress Jessica Alba is seen, in New York. The powerful chemical industry is putting its lobbying muscle behind legislation that would establish standards for chemicals used in products from household goods to cellphones and plastic water bottles _ but also make it tougher for states to regulate them.

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13WHAM

Correction: Sept 11-Survivor Trees story

In a story Sept. 12 about seedlings from a tree at the World Trade Center, The Associated Press misspelled the word for a tree that survived the World Trade Center attacks.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Man being questioned in police barracks shooting

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. - Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were questioning a person of interest, state police said Saturday.

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Times Herald-Record

Two Pennsylvania state troopers shot, one dead, in ambush attack

Two Pennsylvania state troopers were shot late Friday night in what reports were describing as an ambush attack outside a barracks in Pike County.

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TheCelebrityCafe

Broadway changes mind, will dim lights for Joan Rivers after all

Broadway executives didn't plan on dimming lights to honor the late Joan Rivers just a day ago, but reversed their decision on Tuesday. The Broadway League said on Monday that theater lights would not be dimmed as the legendary comedienne did not meet required criteria for the honor, The Associated Press reports.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Zephyr Teachout mulling Andrew Cuomo endorsement if he opposes fracking

Democratic gubernatorial challenger Zephyr Teachout didn't succeed in unseating the incumbent in this week's primary, but she still hopes to make an impact in the November election. The law professor who had hoped to become New York's first female governor said Friday her endorsement in the general election will depend on one issue: fracking.

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