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Cops: State Department official solicited sex from minor

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:38pm
A U.S. State Department official was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of soliciting sex from a minor, Fairfax County police said.
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Tape of beating leads to charges against Philadelphia officers

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:37pm
Police in a patrol car chase down a man on a scooter. The car stops, and two officers get out and beat the man with their fists and batons. His orbital bone fractures and he suffers lacerations on his head, yet he is the one who is charged with aggravated assault.
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Ferguson police study new weapons technology

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:34pm
The embattled police here are testing something no other department in America has tried, in an effort to prevent another potentially explosive incident in which an officer kills an unarmed civilian.
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St. Louis officer under fire for turning off dashcam video during arrest

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:34pm
A St. Louis man has filed a lawsuit alleging excessive force in a case that involves an officer turning off a dashcam that was recording the man's arrest.
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Alabama governor sorry for police incident, officer pleads not guilty

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:34pm
Alabama's governor apologized for what he called an "unfortunate use of excessive force" by a police officer against an Indian man, even as the officer in question pleaded not guilty to assault.
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Video shows cops hitting man

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:30pm
Two Florida law enforcement officers are under fire after video surfaced of a Fort Lauderdale officer slapping a man and a Broward Sheriff's Office deputy dragging a handcuffed woman down a hallway.
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For sale: Boston snow, starting at $19.99

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:21pm
The only thing crazier than a guy in snowbound Massachusetts boxing up the powdery white stuff and offering it for sale online?
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See explosion blast home to pieces

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:05pm
Fifteen people were injured, including six firefighters and seven gas company employees, during a home explosion, officials said. CNN affiliate KYW reports.
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Hear gripping testimony from Chris Kyle's widow

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 1:04pm
Taya Kyle describes the final day of her husband Chris Kyle's life during the trial of Eddie Ray Routh.
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Arrests made at Wesleyan after overdoses

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:50pm
Police have arrested four students from Wesleyan University in connection with a drug overdose over the weekend. They are to appear in court next week, Middletown, Connecticut, police said Tuesday.
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The one question the trial never answered

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 12:08pm
Even with a conviction, the "American Sniper" murder trial never answered the one question that still haunts the families of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield.
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UNC whistleblower settles with university

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 10:24am
Three more athletes who say they were scammed out of an education at the University of North Carolina are now suing over academic fraud, and the whistleblower who exposed the fake-class system has now settled her lawsuit with the university.
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Why did the VA hospital release Eddie Ray Routh?

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:55am
A Texas VA hospital released Eddie Ray Routh against the wishes of his family. Gary Tuchman goes there looking for answers.
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You might die while wearing this shirt

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:48am
Wearing this popular "open carry" t-shirt comes with a hefty warning -- it could cost you your life. CNN affiliate KKCO has the details.
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Killer's mom: I called Chris Kyle praying he would answer

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:38am
Eddie Ray Routh has been found guilty in the murder of Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. CNN's Martin Savidge gives details from inside the courtroom.
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Why it only took 3 hours to reach verdict

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:38am
After a jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murder in the killings of two men, Don Lemon and his panel of legal experts discuss the verdict.
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Man climbed onto cars to rescue train passengers

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:14am
The disaster unfolded right in front of him: A commuter train plowed into a 1-ton pickup truck, engulfing the truck in flames and knocking passengers off the rails.
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Baby born encased in amniotic sac

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 8:09am
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Teen in viral laser cat photo commits suicide

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:50am
The New York high school student who gained popularity on social media for his '80s-style portrait his cat has committed suicide. CNN affiliate WTEN reports.
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Home invasion victim forced into credit union heist

CNN - Wed, 02/25/2015 - 4:50am
A victim of a reported home invasion in Bristol, Connecticut, was found outside of the credit union where he works with what appeared to be an explosive device strapped to his body, authorities said Monday.
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