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    Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors in Kabul: Officials

    Afghan Soldier Kills 3 U.S. Contractors in Kabul: Officials

    Three American contractors were shot to death Thursday by an Afghan soldier in the Afghan capital of Kabul, U.S. defense officials said, NBC News reported. One official said the shooting happened Thursday at the...

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    Obama Speaks at Democratic Caucus Retreat

    Obama Speaks at Democratic Caucus Retreat

    President Barack Obama is scheduled to join members of the House Democratic caucus in the City of Brotherly Love Thursday.

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  • kenneth ireland

    32 minutes ago

    Wrongly Convicted Man to Get $6 Million After 21 Years Behind Bars

    Wrongly Convicted Man to Get $6 Million After 21 Years Behind Bars

    A Wallingford man cleared of rape and murder charges and freed after 21 years behind bars will receive $6 million from the state for the ordeal he endured, officials said Thursday. Kenneth Ireland was freed...

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  • drought

    53 minutes ago

    Calif. Snowpack "Dismally Meager," Survey Finds

    California appears to be facing a fourth consecutive dry year, with water reservoirs already at critically low levels, the results of the state's second snowpack survey suggest. Snowpack levels in the Sierra...

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  • Aaron Hernandez

    2 hours ago

    Defense: Cops Quickly Focused on Hernandez in Killing

    Defense: Cops Quickly Focused on Hernandez in Killing

    Opening statements in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial have begun following a delay as the judge sorted out some last-minute jury issues. The trial was supposed to get underway on Thursday morning after a...

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  • texas news

    4 minutes ago

    Damaged Guardrail May Have Caused Deadly Prison Bus Crash: NTSB

    Damaged Guardrail May Have Caused Deadly Prison Bus Crash: NTSB

    A West Texas prison bus accident that killed two prison guards and eight inmates was likely caused when the bus hit a piece of displaced highway guardrail, sending the vehicle onto the center median and down an...

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