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College student found dead inside home


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


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


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


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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Investigators seek suspects in Minnesota mosque bombing


BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Investigators are seeking suspects after an explosive device shattered windows and damaged an office at a suburban Minneapolis mosque.  No one was injured in the Saturday morning blast at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington. Police say there were no injuries, but the explosion damaged the …

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Probe of buried woman's death on beach issues findings


OCEAN CITY, Md. — The death of a 30-year-old Texas woman found buried on a Maryland beach has been ruled accidental. Citing a ruling from the state’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Ocean City police said in a statement Wednesday that Ashley O’Connor of Plano, Texas, who was found …

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FBI investigates death from domestic dispute on cruise ship


Last Updated Jul 26, 2017 7:31 PM EDT ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI is investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency said Wednesday. Princess Cruises said the woman died Tuesday …

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New details on condition of American freed by N. Korea


Doctors treating an American who was released earlier this week by North Korea said he suffered “severe injuries to all areas” of his brain while he was in captivity. Speaking at a press conference Thursday, Otto Warmbier’s doctors said he is breathing on his own but does not consistently respond to …

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