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Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake

At least 16 people died when two barrel bombs struck as mourners attended a wake for children killed in a separate barrel bombing in Aleppo, a Syrian monitoring group said.

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49ers QB sits during national anthem in protest

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a preseason game, saying he would not honor a song nor "show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

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Italy earthquake: Country in mourning begins burying the dead

Italy began the painful task of burying its dead Saturday following a massive earthquake, as aftershocks rattled the heart of the country and the death toll climbed to 291.

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Japan braces for a third powerful typhoon in a week

Just a week after the deadly Typhoon Mindulle and Kompasu pummeled Japan, the country is bracing for another powerful typhoon to hit its eastern side.

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Olympian sells medal to fund child's cancer treatment

For an athlete, an Olympic medal is a priceless possession.

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10-year-old girl killed in gruesome murder, mother arrested

Candles, flowers and stuffed animals mark the memorial for a 10-year-old girl, who New Mexico police said was brutally murdered. Three people arrested in the case include her own mother.

Victoria Martens had just started fourth grade at an Albuquerque...

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Nephew of Sinaloa cartel leader shot dead

Gunmen killed the nephew of a Sinaloa cartel leader in the latest attack against relatives of people linked to the drug organization.

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Ernst to Trump: Stop with the name-calling

Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst offered some advice for her party's standard-bearer Saturday, telling Donald Trump he should focus on hitting Hillary Clinton and discussing policy, "not name calling."

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San Diego Border Patrol seizes $3 million

Border Patrol agents in California hit a jackpot this week in terms of cash seizures: $3 million.


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Rhymefest's angry tweet draws Chicago PD apology

Grammy- and Oscar-winning artist Rhymefest took to Twitter on Saturday to denounce what he described as "disgusting" treatment by the Chicago Police Department when he tried to report an armed robbery.

Rhymefest, whose legal name is Che Smith, posted...

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Emergency landing after Southwest engine failure

A Southwest Airlines flight from New Orleans to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing when one of the engines failed, the airline said.

A woman who was on the plane with her husband and three children told CNN affiliate KOCO that the engine ...

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Man arrested in fatal stabbing of 2 nuns in Mississippi

A man has been arrested in the stabbing deaths of two nuns whose bodies were found in their home in rural Mississippi, authorities said.

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Domino's delivers pizza by drone in New Zealand

In New Zealand, pizzas will soon be dropping from the heavens.

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Realtor alert: 'Foot fetish creep' returns

Officials say a man in Texas is calling real estate agents but instead of discussing…

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An Illinois woman celebrating her 100th birthday celebrated with a game of beer pong…

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John Krasinski: I 'stole' a trick from Clooney

John Krasinski directs and stars in his latest film, "The Hollars" which arrives in…

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Steven Avery's lawyer wants evidence retested

A lawyer for Steven Avery, the subject of the controversial 10-part docuseries…

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MTV VMAs 2016: 5 reasons to watch

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards happen Sunday. But let's be honest, the VMAs are…

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Bill Nye: Louisiana floods due to climate change

As Louisiana tries to dry out and start rebuilding after last week's catastrophic…

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Rio 2016 rep: Athletes can compete in safety

The chief spokesman for the Rio Olympics told The Associated Press on Monday that…


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The Boulder County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men Sunday on suspicion of…

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Emergency landing after Southwest engine failure

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A man who breached a security gate at a Nebraska airport, stole a truck near the…

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