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July 4 terror precautions were no joke

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:24pm
The increased threat warnings that led up to the recent July 4 celebrations were anything but subtle. Government officials and security analysts warned Americans that the large gatherings for America's Independence Day might provide fertile ground for ISIS attackers or their affiliates to attack. Police officers and first responders increased their efforts and the American public was told once again that if they see something, say something.
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Ticker tape parade for U.S. soccer team

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:23pm
See photos of the U.S. women's soccer team as it celebrates its World Cup victory with a ticker tape parade in New York on Friday, July 10.
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$100K Rodin statue, stolen 24 years ago, returned to owner

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:21pm
How might you feel if a valuable objet d'art was stolen from your home, disappeared for the best part of a generation, and was then returned?
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San Francisco sheriff blames feds in immigrant shooting

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:20pm
San Francisco's sheriff strongly defended his department's release of an undocumented immigrant who allegedly went on to kill a woman, saying Friday the blame should be on federal officials who failed to take the proper steps to keep him in custody.
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Family of man shot by Washington police seek $4 million

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:20pm
The family of a man who shot and killed by police in Washington state early this year is seeking nearly $4.8 million in damages, according to public records obtained by CNN.
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Actor Omar Sharif dies

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:16pm
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Twitter's favorite escaped monkey recaptured in Memphis

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:14pm
There will be no more walking in Memphis -- at least outside her enclosure -- for Zimm, the monkey.
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University student protests parking fines with 11,000 pennies

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:14pm
When Stephen Coyle received two parking tickets on the University of North Carolina-Charlotte's campus, he jokingly told parking officials that he would pay them back in pennies.
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Patients give horror stories as cancer doctor gets 45 years

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:14pm
A Detroit-area cancer doctor who authorities say gave unnecessary cancer treatment to patients --including some who didn't actually have cancer -- was sentenced Friday to 45 years in prison.
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FDA adds heart attack and stroke warning to some painkillers

CNN - Sat, 07/11/2015 - 2:14pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling on drug makers of some popular painkillers to strengthen their warning labels after a review of new safety information. The warning labels on non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, known as NSAIDs, must be udpated to identify an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke.
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Pilot dumps ammo in plane toilet

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 6:23pm
United Airlines is investigating an incident where a pilot dumped live ammunition down a toilet during an international flight from Houston to Germany.
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'Symbolic maneuver' doesn't erase racism

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 4:10pm
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Accused theater gunman James Holmes says he won't testify

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:33pm
After more than six weeks and as the mass murder trial nears its end, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes told a judge Thursday that he won't testify.
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Ed Hardy designer Christian Audigier dies

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:30pm
Christian Audigier, the designer best known for his work with Ed Hardy and Von Dutch, has died after a battle with cancer, friend and publicist Michele Elyzabeth said. He was 57.
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U.S. intercepts Russian bombers off coast

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:29pm
The same day that Russian President Vladimir Putin sent congratulations to the White House to mark July 4, the U.S. military was tracking Russian bombers off the coast of Alaska and California.
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Escaped monkey swings into social media

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:26pm
Zimm, a 3-year-old monkey from the Memphis Zoo, "announced" her prison break Thursday on Twitter, taunting her former captors.
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Nikki Haley: Confederate flag 'should have never been there'

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 3:26pm
Shortly after the removal of the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Gov. Nikki Haley told CNN's Don Lemon that placing the flag in 2000 was a poor decision.
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New Orleans grapples with its Confederate past

CNN - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 1:05pm
Several prominent monuments around New Orleans are coming under fire as the nation debates the placement of Confederate symbols.
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