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Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms

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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo, damage from a blast is shown in a hallway at El Centro College downtown campus in Dallas. According to officials, this site is where gunman Micah Johnson was killed by the blast after he killed five police officers wounding several in July during a protest. Johnson, an Army reservist, showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014 and sought treatment for anxiety, depression and hallucinations, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers last month showed symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after returning home from Afghanistan in 2014, but doctors concluded that he presented no serious risk to himself or others, according to newly released documents from the Veterans Health Administration.


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Fan-made 'Star Trek' sets become tourist attraction in NY

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In this Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 photo, James Cawley sits in the captains chair while talking about his replica of the starship Enterprise from the original "Star Trek" series during the Trekonderoga festival in Ticonderoga, N.Y. Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series “Star Trek” have become a tourist attraction in upstate New York. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) — Sets mimicking those of the 1960s TV series "Star Trek" have become a tourist attraction in upstate New York.


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Nebraska prison on lockdown after 9 staff members assaulted

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 23:27
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Prison officials in Nebraska say nine staff members at the Lincoln Correctional Center have been assaulted by inmates who were refusing to return to their cells.
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Nonprofit asking Clinton, Trump to stop campaigning on 9/11

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 23:26
NEW YORK (AP) — A national organization promoting Sept. 11 as a day of public service and remembrance is asking presidential candidates to stop campaigning and running political ads on the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks.
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Nine prison staffers in Nebraska injured in altercation with inmates

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 23:11
The staff members were taken to hospital, treated and released after the incident that put the Lincoln Correctional Center on lockdown, Nebraska Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Dawn-Renee Smith said in a statement. The staff members were assaulted by inmates who refused to return to their housing units, she said.
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Del. family makes plea for help after 5th car crashes into home

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 22:57

Del. family makes plea for help after 5th car crashes into homeA Delaware family is appealing to the state transportation department for help in preventing more cars from crashing into their home.


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8-year-old girl critical after Camden shooting

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 22:49

8-year-old girl critical after Camden shootingThe child was caught in the crossfire while sitting on the porch, police say.


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Caught on camera: Woman sought in day care theft in Wissinoming

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 22:48

 Woman sought in day care theft in WissinomingThe operator of a day care center in Philadelphia's Wissinoming section is seeking the public's help in finding a woman who allegedly stole a purse containing $2,000.


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Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting female prisoner

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 21:58
An elected sheriff from a rural county in Colorado has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a developmentally disabled woman at his home before transporting her to jail, court documents showed on Wednesday. According to the affidavit, Hanna was transporting the woman from the town of Julesburg to a lockup in a neighboring county on Aug. 10 when he took her to his house and asked if she wanted to earn $60. Hanna, 43, who was elected in 2014, was taken into custody on Tuesday after a criminal probe conducted by Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents and district attorney investigators, court records showed.
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Indonesia finds ship that was taken by disgruntled crew

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 21:57
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's navy says it has located a fuel tanker that was missing for a week after being taken from port by its disgruntled crew.
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German tourist dies of injuries after California car crash

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 21:53
GROVELAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say one of three German tourists whose rental car crashed over a steep embankment after leaving Yosemite National park has died.
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Photos of Italian Towns Before and After Deadly Earthquake

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 21:41

Photos of Italian Towns Before and After Deadly EarthquakeThe 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the middle of the night.


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Little girl critical after Camden shooting

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:59

Little girl critical after Camden shootingInitial reports indicate the child is a girl between the ages of 7 and 10.


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Federal judge puts Starbucks lawsuit on ice in California

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:50

FILE - This Feb. 11, 2008 file photo shows a Starbucks iced drink at a store in Seattle. A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks was defrauding customers by adding too much ice to its cold beverages. Judge Percy Anderson tossed out the potential class-action Friday, Aug. 19, 2016, in Los Angeles federal court. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has thrown cold water on a lawsuit that claimed Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages.


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Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:34
DENVER (AP) — A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and threatening to put her in prison for the rest of her life if she told anyone, according to an arrest affidavit released Wednesday.
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World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:32

An autonomous vehicle is parked for its test drive in Singapore Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. The world’s first self-driving taxis, operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup, will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday, Aug. 25. The service will start small - six cars now, growing to a dozen by the end of the year. The ultimate goal, say nuTonomy officials, is to have a fully self-driving taxi fleet in Singapore by 2018, which will help sharply cut the number of cars on Singapore’s congested roads. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)SINGAPORE (AP) — The world's first self-driving taxis will be picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday.


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1 hurt in crash involving overturned vehicle in Bucks County

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:26

1 hurt in crash involving overturned vehicle in Bucks CountyAt least one person was hurt in a crash involving an overturned vehicle in Plumstead Township, Bucks County.


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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:05

This image provided Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, by RR Auction of Boston shows the first page of an April 1934 letter from Depression-era gangsters Bonnie and Clyde to a former member of their gang they felt had betrayed them. The letter, written in Bonnie Parker's neat cursive and signed by Clyde Barrow, is going up for auction and could fetch more than $40,000 when it's sold in September. (RR Auction via AP)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:


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Appeal seeks to overturn 'Blurred Lines' copyright verdict

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:03

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2015 file photo, Robin Thicke performs during the Steve Harvey Morning Show live broadcast at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Attorneys for Thicke and Pharrell Williams appealed a 2015 copyright infringement verdict over their hit song, "Blurred Lines," arguing the case should have been decided before trial, or that a new trial should be ordered because jurors were given improper instructions to decide the case. (Photo by Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams on Wednesday asked an appellate court to overturn a copyright infringement verdict against them over the 2013 hit song "Blurred Lines."


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Thieves steal $42,000 worth of energy drinks in California

Yahoo News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 20:03
CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Police in Corona are looking for some really wired thieves who swiped more than $42,000 worth of Monster Energy drinks.
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