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2nd girl in Slender Man stabbing enters insanity plea
Both the girl and 14-year-old Morgan Geyser face one count of first-degree attempted intentional homicide as adults       
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Former state worker indicted in federal child porn case
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A former security supervisor for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services has been indicted on federal child pornography charges. Online court records say Brian Farrar is charged with receiving child pornography on Dec. 1 and with possessing child porn on March 29. His attorney ...
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West Metro firefighters rescue 5-year-old girl hiding in closet during blaze
West Metro firefighters rescued a 5-year-old girl who hid in a closet after a fire broke out in a Lakewood home early Friday morning, according to firefighters.
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Ruling on Dakota Access pipeline due by end of Friday
The Standing Rock Sioux tribe seeks to block a $3.8 billion project that will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois        
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Paris gas canister suspect linked to Islamic State
One of the seven people arrested in connection with gas canisters found in a car near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris allegedly pledged allegi...       
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At least 3 dead after train derailment in Spain
A passenger train derailed in Spain on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens of others, according to multiple media repo...       
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Nissan recalls 120K vehicles for fluid leaks
Nissan is recalling over 120,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because brake fluid could leak and cause fires        
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Deaths reported in clashes between rival Boko Haram factions
Ed AdamczykMONGUNO , Nigeria, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Several people were reported killed in sectarian battles within the Nigerian insurgent group Boko Haram, sources said
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Childhood home of Donald Trump to be sold at auction
The 3,600-square-foot Tudor has five bedrooms, a fully furnished basement and a two-car garage        
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South Sudan's fighting directed at highest levels: UN report
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - A confidential U.N. report says South Sudan's deadly fighting in July was directed by the highest levels of government, and that leaders are intent on a military solution that worsens ethnic tensions. The U.N. panel of experts report obtained by The Associated Press says President ...
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Paris suspect linked to Islamic State
One of the seven people arrested in connection with gas canisters found in a car near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris allegedly pledged allegi...       
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Reports: Train crash in Spain kills 3
A passenger train derailed in Spain on Friday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens of others, according to news reports.       
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Dozens of birds fall from sky; officials seek answers
The Animal Rescue League of Boston says residents reported birds falling from the sky and a sick cat       
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Aide: Facebook removed PM’s ‘napalm girl’ protest
“Facebook cannot continue to censor world history,” said an aide to Norway’s prime minister        
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21 killed as bus plunges off bridge in India
Police said the driver lost control of the vehicle while talking on his cellphone       
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Dozens trapped in Mont Blanc cable cars rescued
Rescuers brought down dozens of tourists, including a 10-year-old child, who were stranded in cable cars over Mont Blanc in the Alps overnight.         
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Law allows female WWII pilot to be inurned at Arlington
It took an act of Congress, but WWII pilot Elaine Harmon is finally being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery        
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
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Ag secretary says private investment needed to help grouse
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced grants on Thursday for a pair of programs that will attempt to use private financing to conserve land across the Western U.S. as part of a sweeping effort to restore the greater sage grouse's habitat.
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Gong show: Strange noise unsettles Murray in U.S. Open quarterfinals

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AP deletes Clinton Foundation tweet
The Twitter message was about an AP analysis of Clinton's meetings while secretary of State.         
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Rights group: Refugee children still in Greek police cells
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Refugee and migrant children in Greece are being held in police cells, often in "poor and degrading conditions" due to a lack of appropriate shelter space, Human Rights Watch said in a report published Friday. The U.S.-based rights group said it urged the Greek government to ...
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The Latest: Mayor: Chief suspended just prior to shooting
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on shooting death of Mississippi police chief (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The mayor of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, says the city's police chief had just been suspended when he shot himself to death in the police department's parking lot. Mayor Les ...
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US woman recovering in Thailand after fending off molester
BANGKOK (AP) - An American traveler is recovering in a hospital in Thailand after breaking her spine while tumbling down a cliff trying to escape from a man who allegedly was molesting her. Police say the 23-year-old woman, whom The Associated Press is not naming to protect her privacy, was ...
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State officials still not tracking mental health spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials still haven't taken steps to better track how $2 billion a year in voter-approved funding for mental health is spent, according to a critical report by a state watchdog, despite an audit 19 months ago that raised the same concerns. The Little Hoover Commission ...
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AP deletes Clinton tweet from two weeks ago
The Twitter message was about an AP analysis of Clinton's meetings while secretary of State.         
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Authorities investigate death of Bay St. Louis police chief
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The coroner in Mississippi's Hancock County confirms that he is investigating the death of the Bay St. Louis police chief. Coroner Jim Faulk said Chief Mike DeNardo died Thursday. Faulk told The Associated Press he was en route to a hospital to examine DeNardo's ...
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Caterpillar's 300 layoffs among more than 1,000 reported to state in August
Caterpillar is planning 300 job cuts at two downstate facilities, among more than 1,000 mass layoffs Illinois employers reported to the state in August. The layoffs at the two Caterpillar facilities in Mossville, which comprise support and management employees, are expected to begin Oct. 31. The...
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Actor John Hostetter of TV's 'Murphy Brown' dies at 69
John Hostetter, an actor, painter and musician best known for playing the steady stage manager in "Murphy Brown," has died. Hostetter died Sept. 2 of complications resulting from a long battle with cancer, his wife, Del Appleby, told the Associated Press on Thursday. Hostetter was 69 and died in...
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Controversial 9/11 Coke display in Walmart removed

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Man uses tuna head to catch 7-foot sand tiger shark in Maryland
Ben HooperOCEAN CITY, Md., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A man who reeled in a massive sand tiger shark at a Maryland beach said he kayaked a large tuna head about 350 yards out into the water as bait.
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Watch: College Football Show Week 2
Join our team – Bob Wojnowski, John Niyo, Angelique Chengelis and Matt Charboneau – for the Detroit News College Football Show.        
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Marines: Recruit killed himself amid culture of abuse
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Marine Corps says a recruit committed suicide in March amid a widespread culture of hazing and abuse in his battalion at Parris Island. The investigation could lead to punishments for as many as 20 officers…
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Man formally charged with vehicular homicide in death of Denver Post reporter
A 23-year-old Denver man has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide while driving recklessly and drunken driving in the death of Denver Post reporter Colleen O'Connor, according to a news release by Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey's office.
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DNA evidence leads to arrest in 1983 slaying of WWI veteran
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Newly tested DNA evidence from the home of a 92-year-old World War I veteran strangled in 1983 has led to murder charges against a woman who was a teenager when the crime was committed, prosecutors said.
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John Hostetter, 'Murphy Brown' star dead at 69
Wade SheridanNEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Actor John Hostetter, best known for appearing on popular CBS sitcom "Murphy Brown," has died at the age of 69.
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The College Football Show: Week 2
Join our team – Bob Wojnowski, John Niyo, Angelique Chengelis and Matt Charboneau – for the Detroit News College Football Show.        
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Judge rejects challenge to case filed in suicide-pact crash
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - A judge is upholding an adult murder case against a 16-year-old girl charged with killing two people in a high-speed crash on her way to carry out a suicide pact. Judge Brent West rejected defense arguments it's cruel and unusual for teenagers to face possible state ...
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2 men charged with hacking senior U.S. officials
The men allegedly targeted CIA Director John Brennan and other senior government officials       
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Disney will scan fingers of 3- to 9-year-olds to battle ticket fraud

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Fatal shooting reported at West Texas high school
A manhunt was underway and schools were locked down in Alpine, Texas, amid reports of a fatal shooting at Alpine High, authorities said.       
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John Hostetter, ‘Murphy Brown’ actor, dead at 69
Hostetter died Sept. 2 of complications resulting from a long battle with cancer       
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Texas cops report active shooter at high school
There’s an “active shooter” situation at a high school and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect       
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Massachusetts woman seeks couple in beachside engagement photo
Daniel UriaDENNIS , Mass., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A woman in Massachusetts took to social media to seek out a couple after she photographed their engagement at a local beach.
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Prevention programs significantly reduce ankle injuries in soccer
Stephen FellerWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Prevention programs can reduce the number of injured ankles among soccer players, according to a large review of studies.
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17-year-old boy drowns at Missouri group home
SMITHTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool at a Missouri group home. The Sedalia Democrat (http://bit.ly/2ccDVLr ) reports that the Pettis County Sheriff's Office says Steven Thompson died Saturday at the home in Smithton. Toxicology results are pending, but no foul play ...
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North Dakota's chief archaeologist to inspect pipeline site
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's chief archaeologist plans to inspect an area along the route of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline where Standing Rock Sioux officials say they've identified cultural artifacts. Paul Picha (PEE'-kuh) told The Associated Press that the trip likely won't happen until next week. If ...
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Charges filed in break-in at home of dead punter's brother
GREELEY, Neb. (AP) - Charges have been filed against a man suspected of burglarizing the home of the brother of Nebraska punter Sam Foltz, who died in a car crash this summer. Court records say 38-year-old Scott Davis, of Lennox, South Dakota, is charged with two felony counts of theft, ...
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Israel: Work has begun on underground barrier to block Hamas tunnels
Israeli defense officials say work has begun on an underground barrier along Gaza border to block Hamas tunnels.       
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Jewelry taken from Drake tour bus found
“Hotline Bling” rapper Drake saw the safe return of millions of dollars’ worth of actual bling stolen from his tour bus        
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