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  1. 2 Arkansas men sentenced for kidnapping Dallas womanRead the original story

    31 min ago | KAUZ

    Authorities say two Arkansas men have been sentenced to prison for their roles in kidnapping a Dallas woman to keep her from testifying against one of them in a criminal case in Texas. The Dallas Morning News reports Michael Roberts of Bella Vista, Arkansas, and Jason Petitt of Fayetteville, Arkansas, both pleaded guilty a few months after the June abduction.

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  2. Prosecution expected to rest in Aaron Hernandez murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    Former New England Patriots NFL football player Aaron Hernandez, left, listens alongside his attorney Charles Rankin as prosecution witness Alexander Bradley is questioned by the prosecution without the jury present durin... FALL RIVER, Mass. - The prosecution is expected to rest in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case against him.

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  3. Texas trooper cited for Snoop Dogg photo at Austin eventRead the original story

    35 min ago | KAUZ

    A state trooper who agreed to a photo with Snoop Dogg at the South by Southwest music festival was reprimanded by his superiors, who said he shouldn't have posed with a public figure who has a well-known criminal background. Billy Spears was working security when the rapper asked for a picture with him.

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  4. Russian trawler with 132 crew sinks, at least 54 deadRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art. An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.

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  5. Gunmen storm Kenya college; 30 hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Gunmen attacked a university in south central Kenya before dawn Thursday, firing indiscriminately and sending students scrambling for cover, witnesses and media reports said. At least 30 people were hospitalized from the attack at Garissa University College, most of them with gunshot wounds, the Kenya Red Cross said.

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  6. Fire destroys South Albany HS cafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A school district official in Albany says classes are expected to resume Monday at South Albany High School, where an early-morning fire destroyed a building that housed the cafeteria, band and choir rooms. No one was hurt.

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  7. Classes in JavaScript and Patterns in creating them.Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Code Project

    Before going to creating class in JavaScript, we need to know what are closures and how they come to rescue in creating classes. Lets dig into that by seeing an example.

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  8. New Jersey Sen. Menendez vows to fight corruption chargesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

    A defiant New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez declared that he's "not going anywhere" after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors. Menendez is expected to appear in federal court in Newark Thursday in response to charges that he used the power of his Senate seat to benefit Dr. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy Florida eye doctor who prosecutors say provided the senator with luxury vacations, airline travel, golf trips and tens of thousands of dollars in contributions to a legal defense fund.

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  9. Man swinging machete, talking to cat, taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Police say a 42-year-old man described as swinging a machete in a northwest Portland street and talking to his cat has been taken to a hospital for a mental health evaluation. Sgt. Pete Simpson said police and a behavioral health unit officer responded Wednesday morning and watched the armed man go in and out of his truck and camper while yelling and talking to the cat.

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  10. At least 2 dead after masked gunmen storm Kenya college campusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CBC News

    Gunmen attacked Garissa University College early Thursday, shooting indiscriminately in campus hostels, killing at least two people and wounding four others, police said. Police and military surrounded the buildings and were trying to secure the area in eastern Kenya, police officer Musa Yego said.

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  11. Toddler spent 24 hours cuddling pregnant mum's body inside car after she dropped dead at wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Popular primary school teacher Alina Roberts was 22 weeks pregnant when she suddenly died while driving two-year-old Benjamin home from a day out A tragic toddler spent more than 24 hours cuddling his mum's body inside their family car after she dropped dead at the wheel. Alina Roberts, 33, suddenly died while driving two-year-old son Benjamin home from a day out at a local children's farm.

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  12. Coast Guard medevacs man from charter boat off WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Coast Guard helicopter has plucked an ailing man from a charter vessel about 12 miles off Westport, Washington, and flown him to a hospital at Astoria, Oregon. A Coast Guard spokesman says the operator of the vessel Tequila Too called for help Wednesday morning, saying a 53-year-old passenger was experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack.

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  13. Prince Harry to start Australian army stintRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    The 30-year-old prince is due to arrive Monday in Australia for a four-week stint with the armed forces there. Prince Harry "will work and live alongside colleagues in the Australian Army in a number of regiments in Sydney, Darwin and Perth," the Australian Defence Forces said Thursday.

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  14. Are our cars about to get much cheaper?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S a simple idea, and soon enough, it might actually be implemented. The result would be terrible for the big multinational companies - and good for Aussies.

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  15. Man found burned at Portland intersection dies of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Portland Fire & Rescue says an extensively burned 45-year-old man found early Wednesday at a north Portland intersection has died of his injuries. Lt. Joseph Troncoso says fire investigators believe the burn victim got too close while stoking a warming fire and his clothing caught fire.

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  16. Man fatally shot by Eugene police identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The police chief in Eugene, Oregon, says a 49-year-old man killed by a police officer earlier this week was shot after he came to the front door of his residence and pointed a rifle at an officer. Police Chief Pete Kerns identified the man killed Monday as Brian Babb.

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  17. Boko Haram uses children as human bombs, commits 'heinous crimes': UNRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    A girl drinks water as women queue for blankets and food in Damasak, Nigeria, last week. Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from Damasak.

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  18. U.S. airlines slog to slowest start since 2011 on seat gainRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    U.S. airline shares are off to their worst start since 2011 amid concern that carriers are offering too many seats, chipping away at one of the industry's most closely watched measures of sales. Revenue from each seat flown a mile fell in the first quarter and probably will decline again in the coming three months, according to analysts including Julie Yates of Credit Suisse Group AG and UBS AG's Darryl Genovesi.

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  19. Walmart seeks assist from its suppliers to lower pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    Walmart is asking suppliers to cut back on advertising spending in its stores as it seeks lower prices on goods that it sells to its own customers. The request comes as the world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., looks to reclaim its position as the low-price leader amid stiff competition and perk up sluggish sales in the U.S. Historically, makers of consumer products devote a portion of their budget to market their products at Walmart whether it's online advertising on social media or store displays.

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  20. OSIRIS-REx spacecraft final assembly begins in LittletonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    REx is short for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer. The spacecraft is scheduled to launch in September 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Fla., spend about a year orbiting the sun and hurtle off into space for its approach to the asteroid in August 2018.

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