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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 3:30pm
Two Reportedly Dead in Washington State School Shooting
Developing... A student on Friday afternoon reportedly opened fire in Washington state's Marysville Pilchuck High School, approximately 30 miles north of Seattle. Two students were killed, one of them the shooter—who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the the Seattle Times reports , citing law...
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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:30am
Two Confirmed Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament
Update 2:40 EST: Two people are confirmed dead from Wednesday's shooting. The Canadian soldier shot while guarding Canada's War Memorial has reportedly died from his injuries. Furthermore, a "male suspect" is confirmed dead. Police are reportedly searching cars leaving attempting to travel from...
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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 8:00am
Arkansas Voter ID Law Struck Down
The highest court in Arkansas has struck down a restrictive voter ID law passed by the state's Republican-controlled legislature, calling the measure 'unconstitutional.' The Associated Press reports : The high court noted the Arkansas Constitution lists specific requirements to vote: that a person...
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Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 5:30pm
Occupy Central Defies Deadline as Monday Morning Dawns
Developing... Hong Kong's Occupy Central protesters remained defiantly occupying streets surrounding the city's government headquarters in the early hours of Monday, with no sign that they would meet a deadline to clear the area by morning. Embattled Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying had said his...
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Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 12:45pm
Netanyahu: White House Criticism Un-American
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told CBS’s Bob Schieffer on Face the Nation in an interview broadcast Sunday that he was “baffled” by President Obama’s assertion that if Israel goes forward with construction of a new housing development in East Jerusalem, it risks condemnation from the...
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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 3:30pm
VIDEO: Live Streaming Coverage from Streets of Hong Kong
Follow the latest developments from the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong where the local time is (GMT+8):
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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 2:00pm
Hong Kong Protesters Defiant After Government Threatens Crackdown by Monday
"Umbrella Revolution" protesters in Hong Kong held their largest rally yet Saturday night, a defiant show of force following a threat by Hong Kong's chief executive that he would "clear the streets" by Monday morning. Live streaming coverage here... The chief executive of Hong Kong, Leung Chun-ying...
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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 1:30pm
Nurses to CDC: Wrong. US Hospitals Not Prepared for Ebola
The Centers for Disease Control and the Obama Administration's Department of Homeland Security rushed Friday to assure the US public that our hospitals are fully prepared for any possible outbreak of Ebola. The National Nurses United disagree. They say US hospitals "are not ready to confront this...
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 5:15pm
CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola Diagnosed in US
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Texas health officials confirmed on Tuesday that an individual who recently returned from Liberia to the United States has tested positive for the ebola virus and is now under medical care at a facility in Dallas. The identity of the patient has...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 8:15am
On Day Two of 'Illegal' US-Led Bombing of Syria, Obama Asks for Help Fighting 'Network of Death'
In a 40-minute address to the UN General Assembly on Wednesday, President Barack Obama described the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (or ISIS) as "a network of death" and called on world leaders to join the U.S. in taking "concrete steps to address the danger posed by religiously motivated fanatics...
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