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Iraqi Police Fire Shots, Tear Gas at Protesters; 8 Killed

BAGHDAD — Iraqi police fired live shots into the air as well as rubber bullets and dozens of tear gas canisters Friday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters, sending young demonstrators running for cover and enveloping a main bridge in the capita...
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FBI: Inmate Is the Deadliest Serial Killer in US History

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the deadliest serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. Samuel Little, who has been behind bars since 20...
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Dozens Dead or Hurt in Wedding Party Blast in Afghan Capital

KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. More than 1,000 people had been invited, one witness said, as fe...
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Stabbing, Robbery Rampage Leaves 4 Dead in SoCal

LOS ANGELES — A man "full of anger" stabbed, slashed and robbed his way across two Southern California cities in a bloody rampage that killed four people and wounded two others who were apparently targeted at r...
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911 Calls Illustrate Chaotic Aftermath of Campus Shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Students frantically call for help as a deadly shooting unfolds on a North Carolina campus in 911 recordings released Friday, with one saying the gunman was "still shooting" as she fled the classroom where he opened fire. Charlotte governm...