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usa US woman shoots at police robot

An elderly Californian woman surrenders to police after a 22-hour stand-off, in which she shot at a police robot sent to communicate with her.

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usa Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

HAMPTON, N.H. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton says U.S. ground forces should not be sent back to Iraq.Campaigning in New Hampshire on Friday, the former secretary of state appeared to be definitive on that subject.She said she sees "no role whatsoever for American soldiers on the ground to go back" other than in their current limited capacity as trainers and advisers.Iraqi setbacks in the fight against Islamic State militants have intensi

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usa Ken Burns at Wash U graduation: 'Black lives matter'

History will repeat itself, warns the documentary filmmaker in his commencement address.

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usa US, Cuba talks go on - no agreement on embassies

US, Cuba close latest round of talks with no announcement on restoring embassies. May 22

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usa Dallas girl sentenced to 40 years for drowning baby

DALLAS Reuters - A 14-year-old Dallas girl was sentenced by a juvenile court judge on Friday to 40 years in custody, the maximum punishment available, after admitting to drowning an infant in January, court officials said.

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usa Drought-ridden California faces decision on new water cuts

Farmers expect to get an answer on surprise offer to give up some of their water in exchange for being spared deeper cutbacks

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usa Fayette District Warned to Support Low-Achieving Schools

Kentucky education chief warns Fayette district to improve support to low-achieving schools

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usa Houston firefighter dies in apparent murder-suicide

HOUSTON Reuters - A firefighter who served 12 years with the Houston Fire Department and his girlfriend have been found dead in an apparent murder-suicide at their suburban Houston home, officials said on Friday.

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usa Man Charged After Pushing Past Los Angeles Airport Security

Man charged after pushing past security at Los Angeles airport, getting subdued with stun gun

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usa The Latest on Waco Shooting: Texas Lawmakers OK Biker Bill

The Latest on Waco shooting: Lawmakers pass biker bill but key supporters remain jailed

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usa Man charged after pushing past security at Los Angeles airport, getting subdued with stun gun

Prosecutors have charged a man who refused to cooperate with security officers at Los Angeles International Airport and was subdued with a stun gun.

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usa Husband, Wife Plead Not Guilty in Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

Man accused as bourbon theft ringleader pleads not guilty; wife's lawyer says she was unaware

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usa Suspect in Washington Killings Had Help as He Fled, Officials Say

Investigators said Daron D. Wint, charged in the killings of four people, stayed ahead of a weeklong police search with the aid of a number of people.

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usa Beau Biden at military hospital so father can visit

Security at Walter Reed allows regular stopovers from Joe, Jill Biden, spokeswoman says.

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usa 2 Men Arrested in California in Terrorism Probe

Task force arrests 2 men, 1 at Los Angeles airport, in probe involving aid to terror group

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usa Huckabee Defends 'Honest And Open' Duggar Family

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday he supports reality TV family.

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usa Man Being Deported Gets Out of Jail to Donate Kidney to Sister

A man convicted of felony burglary has been released from custody so that he can donate a kidney to his sister and potentially save her life.

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usa Pipeline in California Oil Spill Ordered Shut Down, Tested

Federal regulators have ordered Plains All American Pipeline LP to conduct a battery of tests and analyses to determine how the failure of its pipeline caused a spill of crude oil off Santa Barbara County, Calif.

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usa Washington state officials urge calm following police shooting

SEATTLE Reuters - Officials in Washington state's capital, Olympia, urged calm on Friday after protests turned heated between police and demonstrators over the shooting of two unarmed black men suspected of trying to steal beer from a supermarket.

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usa Lawyer: Ex-NFLer Aaron Hernandez, now in prison, low on cash

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.Attorney John Fitzpatrick told a judge in New Bedford on Thursday that Hernandez was paid for only one year of his now-terminated $40 million contract with the New England Patriots."Despite some pretty wild and baseless speculative allegations made about piles of money, there are no piles of money,"

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usa Four Robbery Suspects Killed While Fleeing Burglary

Investigators have recovered a number of items from the vehicle that were stolen in the incident that sparked the chase.

44 minutes ago // CBS

usa Temple professor accused of sharing sensitive technology with China

Chairman of physics department offered to make China a leader in the field of superconductivity, prosecutors say

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usa Man convicted of arranging wife's murder gets life

Kashif Parvaiz was convicted in February of scheming with his Massachusetts girlfriend to kill his wife and make it look like a random attack in 2011.

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usa $30 hot dog man near World Trade Center gets fired

Stick a fork in him the food vendor who charged tourists $30 for a hot dog was canned for the sausage scam, his boss revealed Thursday.

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usa USA TODAY video threepeat: It's a small world

With new born cubs, fairy penguins and a fawn it's a small world on this weeks eddition of threepeat.

53 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Yellen: Fed on Track to Raise Rates This Year

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the central bank is on track to raise interest rates this year but will likely proceed cautiously.

55 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Ex-students of elite Connecticut university charged in drug scandal

NEW HAVEN, Conn. Reuters - Two former students at Connecticut's elite Wesleyan University have been indicted by a federal grand jury after distributing hallucinogenic synthetic drugs that hospitalized 11 students in February, federal officials said on Friday.

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usa FBI identifies two California men arrested for seeking to help militants

LOS ANGELES Reuters - The FBI has identified two Southern California men arrested on suspicion of conspiring to provide material support to militants and they were expected to appear in court on Friday.

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usa Elderly Homeowner Finds Stranger Living Upstairs

Police said the man was actually the boyfriend of the woman's caretaker, and had moved several suitcases and other personal items into the upstairs.

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usa California oil spill's cause could take months to find

Broken oil pipeline spills thousands of gallons of crude into the sea with slicks stretching for miles along coast

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usa Shake Shack's shares hit new high as speculation swirls over "Chicken Shack" filing

Shake Shack's shares surged to another record high Friday, fueled in part by speculation that the hamburger chain could be thinking about dishing out chicken.

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usa 'Mean Girls' Regina George house for sale

This isn't a regular house; it's a cool house. It's big and full of secrets.

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usa First Draft: State Department Releases Hillary Clinton Emails

The State Department said it was releasing 296 emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton sent and received when she was secretary of state, many related to the 2012 attack on the American mission in Benghazi, Libya.

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usa 7 Ways to Be More Productive on the Weekends

Days off are different for harried entrepreneurs but making the most of Saturday and Sunday doesn't mean constant work.

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usa Prosecutors weigh charges against engineer in deadly Amtrak crash

Brandon Bostian could face criminal charges if authorities find he was reckless or negligent before deadly derailment in Philadelphia

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usa Milwaukee man pronounced dead, then moves limbs

A man was pronounced dead after collapsing at his Milwaukee apartment, but began to move his limbs as he was about to be taken to the morgue, authorities say.