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Washington high school gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting

Washington school gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting... Read more »

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Suspect from Salt Lake City arrested in death of 2 California deputies

Officials say a second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot by a suspect who has now been apprehended for four shootings. Read more »

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Border Patrol agent involved in fatal shooting

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an armed suspect on Friday about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, authorities said. Read more »

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Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US

Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93. Read more »

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Remains believed to be of missing Oklahoma teen who wanted to test himself against the wilderness

Remains found by a hunter this month in the rugged outback of southeast Oregon appear to be those of an Oklahoma teenager who went missing last year after telling his parents he wanted to test... Read more »

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Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate... Read more »

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TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. Read more »

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Remains found nearly a week ago belong to missing Virginia student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges... Read more »

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House Democrats on defense in Nevada

National Democrats are buying ad time to protect a suddenly vulnerable, first-term Nevada congressman as a handful of House races turn more competitive within days of midterm elections. Read more »

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US official: Auto safety agency under review

Transportation officials are reviewing the "safety culture" of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday. Read more »

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Stumped doctor ordered cyanide test on dying woman

A physician who treated a 41-year-old neurologist after she suddenly collapsed said Friday that he ordered a test that eventually revealed a lethal amount of cyanide in her blood because he could... Read more »

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WHO: Toddler's bus ride into Mali put many at risk for Ebola

Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health... Read more »

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Union questions NFL's domestic violence plan

The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators." Read more »

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UN authorizes ship inspections for Somali charcoal

The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut... Read more »

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High school grads to get free ride at North Dakota oil country college

Petrodollars can buy the finer things in life. And in one North Dakota oil county, they will be used to pay for the higher education of every graduate of area high schools, if students want. Read more »

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Ebola jitters for some — but not all — New Yorkers

Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about... Read more »

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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and... Read more »

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Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai; attack on army post kills 30

A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling... Read more »

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Hillary Clinton rallies women in New England

Facing an anxious electorate, Democrats are turning to Hillary Rodham Clinton to drum up support among female voters as polls suggest her party could be losing ground among women heading into next... Read more »

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Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

A growing lava stream threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding as it heads toward a small rural town. Read more »

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Gunman in Canada attack once complained that mosque he attended was too liberal, inclusive

The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out... Read more »

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As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know

Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S. Read more »

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After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower. Read more »

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Islamic State militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria. Read more »

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Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

The United States is destabilizing the global world order by trying to enforce its will, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington... Read more »

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