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Cop shoots armed robbers to death while holding baby

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An off-duty military police officer’s trip to the pharmacy with his family turned into a deadly shootout in Brazil over the weekend. Sgt. Rafael Souza went to buy medicine with his wife and young son late Saturday afternoon when two armed, hooded men stormed the business outside Sao Paulo, Britain’s …

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New photos released ahead of Queen's 70th wedding anniversary

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Last Updated Nov 19, 2017 10:27 PM EST LONDON — When Britain’s 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth married 26-year-old Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey in 1947, the wedding sparked joy and celebration in a country just recovering from World War II. Seven decades on, the couple who would become Queen Elizabeth …

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"Something happened": Mystery surrounds woman missing for 42 years

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MONTICELLO, N.Y. — The 78-year-old woman’s mind was clouded by dementia. But she recognized the brunette with a slight smile in the faded picture from the 1970s detectives showed her. “Me,” the woman uttered in a voice barely above a whisper. The picture helped investigators visiting an assisted-living facility near …

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Texas church to be demolished after shooting, pastor says

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The Texas church where more than two dozen people were killed by a gunman during Sunday services will be demolished, the pastor said. Pastor Frank Pomeroy, whose 14-year-old daughter was among the victims, told leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention earlier this week that it would …

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College student found dead inside home

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Last Updated Oct 9, 2017 10:39 AM EDT PITTSBURGH — A University of Pittsburgh student was found dead at a home in a Pittsburgh neighborhood over the weekend, police said. Neighbors looked on at the crime scene from their front porches Sunday afternoon, CBS station KDKA-TV reports. “We didn’t hear …

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Miami's homeless detained ahead of Hurricane Irma

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MIAMI — On what is likely the last clear day in Florida before Hurricane Irma’s monster wind and rain, social workers and police officers are giving Miami’s estimated 1,100 homeless people a stark choice: Come willingly to a storm shelter, or be held against their will for a mental health …

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8-year-old dies months after drinking boiling water on dare

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BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. — An 8-year-old Florida girl died more than four months after she was injured while drinking boiling water through a straw on a dare. CBS West Palm Beach affiliate WPEC-TV reports Ki’ari Pope started having trouble breathing on the night of July 30. She told her mother’s …

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Manufacturer determines cause of fatal Ohio State Fair ride accident

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Last Updated Aug 6, 2017 5:02 PM EDT COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Fair ride that malfunctioned last month, killing one person and injuring several others, was found to have “excessive corrosion” that ultimately caused a support beam to break, the ride’s manufacturer announced Sunday. The Netherlands-based KMG International …

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