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Police chief: Hitting suspect with car was right decision

CNN - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:31am
Chief Terry Rozema of the Marana, Arizona police department talks about the dashcam video that shows an officer intentionally hit a suspect with his car.
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What cop said after S.C. shooting

CNN - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:27am
The voice of Officer Slager can be heard in two pieces of audio recorded in the immediate aftermath of the South Carolina shooting talking about what just happened.
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Woman sues university over weight-loss suggestion

CNN - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:07am
A woman is suing Bethune-Cookman University after she claimed the band director told her to lose 20 pounds before she could get a dance team application. WKMG reports.
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Strangers stood by while woman gang raped

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:59pm
A young woman was watching a video in the news when she discovered a nightmare scenario: She may have been drugged and gang-raped on a crowded Florida beach in broad daylight, as bystanders watched.
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SpaceX botches landing on barge

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 10:09pm
SpaceX on Tuesday launched a two-stage Falcon 9 rocket carrying an uncrewed cargo spacecraft called Dragon on a flight from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station.
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'Blackwater killed my son'

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:42pm
One former employee of the private Blackwater Worldwide security company was sentenced Monday to life in prison and three others to 30 years each behind bars for their roles in a 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad that left 17 people dead.
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Hidden cameras reveal airport workers stealing

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:32pm
Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers' bags.
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Nonpartisan gridlock: Baby ducklings stop D.C. traffic

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:32pm
It was like a scene out of "Make Way for Ducklings" on Tuesday on a rainy street in Washington. CNN Situation Room correspondent Brian Todd and photojournalist Khalil Abdullah were on their way to interview a legal analyst on L Street NW when they happened on a brood of baby ducks causing a stir.
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Cheating scandal lands Atlanta educators in prison

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:22pm
There was nothing routine about a sentencing hearing Tuesday in Atlanta that wrote the final legal chapter of one of the most massive school cheating scandals in the country.
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Judge to Tsarnaev jury: Don't go to Boston Marathon

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:22pm
The Boston Marathon is traditionally an event in which people in and around the Massachusetts capital come together, celebrate and enjoy.
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R&B singer Percy Sledge dies

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:03pm
Percy Sledge, the R&B belter whose biggest hit, "When a Man Loves a Woman," became a cornerstone of soul music, has died.
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Obama asks Congress to take Cuba off terror list

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 4:03pm
As expected, President Barack Obama recommended Tuesday that Cuba be removed from the U.S. government's list of state sponsors of terrorism. Long sought by the Cuban government, Obama's decision will likely expedite plans to re-establish embassies in both Washington and Havana.
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Bullet ricochets off armadillo, hits mother-in-law

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:26pm
A man shot an armadillo and the bullet struck his mother-in-law in the back. CNN affiliate WALB reports.
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Driver shot dead after hitting, killing child

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:25pm
An investigation is underway after a a car accident followed by a shooting left three people dead in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. CNN affiliate WTMJ reports.
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Explosive hearing condemns illicit DEA parties

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:22pm
DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart is grilled during a House Oversight Committee hearing over a report detailing "sex parties" attended by agents.
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Briny puddles could dot Mars, new research says

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:19pm
It's not going to be enough to slake the thirst of the elusive Mars bunny, but scientists say new research seems to support the theory that what looks like a bone-dry red planet during the day could be dotted with tiny puddles of salty water at night.
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Americans wanted these books banned in 2014

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:12pm
Books featuring Native Americans, on-the-run alien lovers, gay penguins and middle school theater geeks top the American Library Association's 2014 list of most challenged books.
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Shooting suspect captured sleeping on beach

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 2:06pm
The man accused of shooting and killing an employee at Wayne Community College in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Monday was arrested early Tuesday in Florida, police say.
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Twins drown as mom tries to fend off bee

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:50pm
Two 18-month-old twins drowned after their mother tried to fend off a bee and let go of their stroller, which rolled into a canal, Arizona police said.
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Deputy who shot man turns himself in

CNN - Tue, 04/14/2015 - 12:27pm
The Tulsa County reserve deputy who fatally shot a man instead of using his Taser will turn himself in to authorities Tuesday, his attorney said.
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