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Egyptian Court Hands Down 683 Death Sentences

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:58

It's the second mass death sentence in just two months in Egypt; however, all but 37 of the 529 people convicted in March had their sentences commuted.

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Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud Charges

Mon, 2014-04-28 04:43

The New York Republican is facing a 20-count federal indictment, including charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud. He turned himself in Monday, and was later released on $400,000 bail.

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U.S. Announces New Sanctions On Russia Over Ukraine Unrest

Mon, 2014-04-28 03:17

President Obama says the U.S. and European partners want the new economic sanctions against Moscow to change the calculus over the situation in Ukraine.

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Killer Tornadoes Rip Through Arkansas, Oklahoma

Mon, 2014-04-28 02:35

The most powerful of the twisters touched down north of Little Rock and tore an 80-mile path through the area. At least 17 people have died.

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Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

Mon, 2014-04-28 01:08

A dispute over a state law requiring abortion providers to have hospital admitting privileges goes before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Critics say such laws create a de facto ban on abortion.

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Egypt Sentences 683 To Death In Mass Trial

Mon, 2014-04-28 00:25

The cases are linked to deadly riots that erupted in Egypt after security forces violently disbanded sit-ins held by Muslim Brotherhood supporters in Cairo last August.

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How A Public Corruption Scandal Became A Fight Over Free Speech

Sun, 2014-04-27 23:37

Monday the Supreme Court hears about a man who was fired after testifying against a state lawmaker. The case on public employees' right to speak out could impact future corruption investigations.

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Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

Sun, 2014-04-27 23:36

It sounds so simple; slap on a testosterone patch and you're feeling young again. But for many men, the problem may really be obesity or diabetes. Here's how to know.

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Testosterone, The Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra, May Be Risky

Sun, 2014-04-27 23:35

Clinics touting prescription testosterone as the answer to low energy and decreased sex drive are proliferating across the country. But these "low T" clinics may be putting men's health at risk.

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Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie

Sun, 2014-04-27 23:33

In eastern Kansas, ranchers burn the prairie every spring to bring back grass for grazing cattle. Environmentalists celebrate those fires because without them the delicate ecosystem would disappear.

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Missing Plane's Search Area To Be Expanded

Sun, 2014-04-27 21:29

The underwater hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will be expanded to include a massive swath of ocean floor that may take up to eight months to search, Australia's prime minister said Monday.

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Bad Weather Hinders Search For Ferry Dead

Sun, 2014-04-27 21:24

Divers renewed their search for more than 100 bodies still trapped in a sunken ferry. Officials said they've narrowed down the likely locations in the ship of most of the remaining missing passengers.

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Deadly Storms Strike Central, Southern U.S.

Sun, 2014-04-27 19:13

A powerful storm created tornadoes through several states Sunday evening. Hard hit areas included Little Rock and parts of Oklahoma.

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Learning With Disabilities: One Effort To Shake Up The Classroom

Sun, 2014-04-27 14:21

The traditional special education model keeps kids with disabilities separate from their peers for much of the day. But a few educators and advocates are pushing for something different.

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Astronaut Twins To Separate For The Sake Of Space Travel

Sun, 2014-04-27 13:21

Before NASA can send a manned mission to Mars, it needs to know more about how extended time in space affects the human body. Mark and Scott Kelly are the perfect subjects for such an experiment.

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'Have Mercy On Our Little Ones': Kidnapping Agonizes Nigerians

Sun, 2014-04-27 13:21

More than 200 schoolgirls were taken from a remote town, horrifying the country. The government has been blamed for an inadequate response to the kidnapping, and to extremism in general.

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49ers Fan Sues NFL For $50 Million Over Seattle Playoff Tickets

Sun, 2014-04-27 12:46

Citing limits on who could buy Seattle Seahawks playoff tickets, a San Francisco 49ers fans is suing the NFL, saying the practice amounts to "economic discrimination."

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Keeping An Eye On The KKK

Sun, 2014-04-27 11:33

We asked Google to alert us to Ku Klux Klan activities for a week and our mailbox filled up quickly.

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Pro-Russia Forces Release Western Military Observer In Ukraine

Sun, 2014-04-27 09:51

Seven European military observers are still being held prisoner in eastern Ukraine by insurgents.

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Detained European Military Observer Freed In Eastern Ukraine

Sun, 2014-04-27 09:18

One of the eight military observers who were arrested by pro-Russian separatists has been freed, reportedly for medical reasons. The observers were detained Friday.

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