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Two U.S. Soldiers Help Subdue Gunman On French Train

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:29

A gunman opened fire on a high speed train that was traveling between Amsterdam and Paris. According to French officials, two Americans subdued the shooter.

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Stocks Fall; Dow Down 10 Percent Since May

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:29

Stock markets around the world plunged this week as investors absorbed more evidence that China's economy is slowing. In the US, the Dow suffered its worst week since 2011.

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UN Official 'Absolutely Horrified' With Conditions In Syria

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:29

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the United Nations' top humanitarian official Stephen O'Brien about his recent trip to Syria. "This will be a lost generation," O'Brien says of conditions there.

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Capturing Campaign History In The Granite State

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:03

Associated Press photographer Jim Cole has covered every New Hampshire presidential primary since 1980. Now he's preparing for the 2016 primary.

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They're Invisible In China: Portraits Of The Mentally Ill

Sat, 2015-08-22 03:03

A young photographer has won a scholarship for his work documenting the lives of six families in Guangdong province who are struggling with mental illness.

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Reporting Post-Ferguson: A Journey To 'Very Dark Places'

Sat, 2015-08-22 02:08

MSNBC's Trymaine Lee was one of several African-American journalists who shared their stories of reporting on racially-charged violence with Code Switch's Gene Demby.

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South Korea And North Korea Agree To High-Level Talks

Sat, 2015-08-22 01:14

South Korea and North Korea agreed to hold their first high-level talks in nearly a year to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.

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After Clashes With Migrants Along Border, Macedonia Begins Letting Some Refugees In

Fri, 2015-08-21 16:31

In recent months, Macedonia has tried to control the recent influx of migrants — many of them fleeing violence in Syria and Afghanistan.

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After Clashes With Migrants Along Border, Macedonia Begins Letting Some Refugees In

Fri, 2015-08-21 16:31

In recent months, Macedonia has tried to control the recent influx of migrants — many of them fleeing violence in Syria and Afghanistan.

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Mistrial Declared In N.C. Trial Of White Officer Who Shot Unarmed Black Man

Fri, 2015-08-21 15:52

At issue in the case, was whether white police officer Randall Kerrick was justified when he fired a dozen rounds, 10 of which hit Jonathan Ferrell, an African-American who was unarmed.

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Gunman Kills Guard In Federal Building In NYC, Then Kills Himself

Fri, 2015-08-21 15:01

Police say the attack occurred in Lower Manhattan Friday afternoon. They say there is "no indication of a nexus to terrorism."

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Gunman On French Train Wounds 3; Reportedly Subdued By 2 U.S. Marines

Fri, 2015-08-21 13:48

French media says the Marines heard man loading a weapon in a toilet cubicle and confronted him as he emerged into the main car.

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A Brutal Week For Investors; Will There Be More Zigs Than Zags?

Fri, 2015-08-21 13:38

Stock investors have to decide if the August downturn is just part of a normal zigzag pattern in any bull market, or the start of a bear market that could last for years.

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Creator Of The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Party Endorses Candidate Deez Nuts

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:56

New York politician Jimmy McMillan founded The Rent Is Too Damn High Party. Now he's endorsing presidential candidate Deez Nuts, a 15-year-old boy from Iowa.

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Autopsy Reveals St. Louis Police Shot Mansur Ball-Bey In The Back

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:34

This latest incident comes less than two weeks after mourners marked the anniversary of the death of Michael Brown, who was killed a white police officer in nearby Ferguson, Mo.

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Judge To Redraw Florida's Congressional Maps After Legislature Fails To Reach Deal

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:23

Because the Sunshine State's legislature can't decide on how to redraw lines, a Florida judge will do it for them.

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Mayor Landrieu Tells Displaced New Orleanians: 'Y'all Can Come Home'

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:15

In the decade since Hurricane Katrina, tens of thousands of New Orleans residents fled the city and never returned. This week New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu went on the road to call his people home.

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U.S.: Islamic State Deputy Leader Killed In Airstrike

Fri, 2015-08-21 12:13

Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, described as running the finance, media, operations and logistics wings of ISIS, was killed on Tuesday near Mosul, U.S. officials say.

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Yes, The U.S. Is On A Historic Lucky Streak In Dodging Major Hurricanes

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:49

A major hurricane hasn't hit the U.S. since 2005. There hasn't been a lull that long since 1861 to 1868 — when Abraham Lincoln was president.

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Jeb Bush Is Suddenly Attacking Trump. Here's Why That Matters

Fri, 2015-08-21 11:27

Facing a drop in polls and on the defensive, the former Florida governor is trying to find his swagger by attacking Trump. But it's an uncomfortable position for the non-confrontational Bush.

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