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Crucifix Spared in San Jose Church Fire

November 18, 2014 10:10 am

SAN JOSE (KTVU and Wire reports) — Sam Arlotta stood in amazement as he watched firefighters carefully remove a 10-foot-tall, Italian-made gilded wooden crucifix from the wreckage of San Jose’s Holy Cross Parish. For most of his 86 years, the crucifix had been a sign of his faith. “I can’t believe what I’m seeing,” he […]

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Three Americans Killed in Synagogue Attack in Jerusalem

November 18, 2014 9:59 am

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city’s bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout. Related Stories Israel PM Netanyahu orders Jerusalem ‘terrorists” homes razed AFP Israel to step up demolition of […]

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FBI Warns Authorities Nationwide To Prepare For Ferguson Decision

November 17, 2014 10:20 pm

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and activated the National Guard Monday in advance of a grand jury decision about whether a white police officer will be charged in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson. Nixon said the National Guard would assist state and […]

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Charles Manson To Be Married.

November 17, 2014 10:06 pm

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him. Afton Elaine Burton, the raven-haired bride-to-be, said she loves the man convicted in the notorious murders of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate. No […]

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Amber Alert Reportedly Faked. Boy Arrested

November 17, 2014 5:19 pm

UPDATE:  Authorities now say the boy who claims to have been abducted has been found and admits to making up the entire story. ON NOVEMBER 17, 2014, AT 10:00 AM, SERGIO VAZQUEZ WAS ABDUCTED FROM THE CITY OF SAN ANDREAS, IN CALAVERAS COUNTY CALIFORNIA. THIS AMBER ALERT IS ACTIVE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: CALAVERAS, TUOLUMNE, AMADOR, STANISLAUS, […]

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DEA Makes Surprise Visit To NFL Teams Including 49ers

November 17, 2014 10:34 am

Concerned about possibly illegal distribution and usage of painkillers across the NFL, the Drug Enforcement Agency paid an unannounced visit to many visiting teams’ training and medical staffs on Sunday. Among the teams receiving the surprise visits was the San Francisco 49ers.

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Scientists Are Analyzing Data From Comet

November 17, 2014 10:33 am

Paris (AFP) – Europe’s science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday. Related Stories All systems go for historic comet landing AFP Despite landing fumble, comet probe working well AFP European probe lands on […]

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Ebola Doctor Dies in Nebraska Hospital

November 17, 2014 10:14 am

A surgeon from Sierra Leone who was being treated for Ebola in the US has died, a Nebraska hospital announced. Martin Salia, who has US residency and is married to an American, arrived for treatment in the state on Saturday, in a critical condition. And on Monday morning the hospital said the 44-year-old had died. […]

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Parents of Aid Worker Killed by ISIS Say They Are Proud Of Their Son

November 17, 2014 10:11 am

The White House on Sunday called killing of U.S. aid worker Abdul-Rahman Kassig “an act of pure evil” as it offered its prayers and condolences to Kassig’s family after the militant group ISIS announced his death in a 16-minute video. The video features a masked militant with a British accent standing over a severed head. […]

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Bono’s Bad Luck Streak Continues

November 17, 2014 9:48 am

Just days after he ‘cheated death’ following an in-flight emergency over Germany, Bono has been forced to pull out of a scheduled TV appearance in New York after falling off his bike in Central Park on Sunday. The U2 frontman has since been left needing surgery for an injury to his arm – and cancelled […]

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