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Senate: China hacked military contractor networks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate investigators are blaming China for nearly two dozen successful hacker break-ins of computer networks belonging to Pentagon contractors.
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Menendez pushes plan to fill gaps in Amber, Silver alert systems

Nj News - 1 hour 4 min ago
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez says The Child and Elderly Missing Alert Program Act of 2014 would allow private programs to launch searches quicker Seth Augenstein | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/saugenstein/index.html
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Cut your lawn or face big fines: South Jersey town

Nj News - 1 hour 6 min ago
Evesham approved the measure in a 5-0 vote Tuesday night. Alex Napoliello | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/alexnapo/index.html
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Texas woman set to die for starvation of child, 9

Yahoo News - 1 hour 7 min ago

This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Lisa Ann Coleman. On Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, Coleman is set for execution for the 9-year-old Davontae Williams' starvation death 10 years ago. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice)HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a 38-year-old Texas woman are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block her scheduled execution for the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago.


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Eisenhower Memorial panel considers Gehry's design

Yahoo News - 1 hour 27 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal commission working to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower near the National Mall is considering Wednesday whether to move forward with architect Frank Gehry's design after years of controversy over the project.
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Girl, 8, dies after nine-story fall from apartment

Yahoo News - 1 hour 36 min ago
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old girl who fell nine stories from a west Philadelphia apartment building has died.
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Trenton man arrested in months-old robbery and shooting incident

Nj News - 1 hour 38 min ago
Ari Ellis, 24, was arrested without incident around 8:00 a.m. on the 100 block of Home Avenue Tuesday, charged with the April 14 robbery and assault of another Trenton man, Keith Brown | Times of Trenton http://connect.nj.com/user/KeithMBrown/index.html
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Express lanes on Route 80 reopen in Parsippany after crash, DOT says

Nj News - 1 hour 40 min ago
Crash occurred near Exit 45 for Beverwyck Road, the DOT reports Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jzaremba/index.html
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3 arraigned in disappearance of Mass. boy

Yahoo News - 1 hour 42 min ago
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Three Massachusetts residents charged with hindering the investigation into the disappearance and death of a 5-year-old boy have been arraigned in Superior Court.
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U.S. attorney general to propose more rewards, agents to fight Wall St crime

Yahoo News - 1 hour 56 min ago

United States Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference announcing updates on investigation of Brown shooting in Ferguson Missouri, in WashingtonBy Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street whistleblowers who provide U.S. prosecutors with evidence of financial fraud should get larger rewards for their efforts, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder plans to say in a speech on Wednesday, according to a Justice Department official. The FBI also needs more agents, including those with expertise in forensic accounting, to better pursue complicated financial crime investigations, Holder will say, said the person, who declined to be named. ...


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Former Ohio deputy arrested in colleague's slaying

Yahoo News - 2 hours 2 min ago
MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A former southeast Ohio sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the previously unsolved slaying of a fellow deputy 33 years ago.
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New Jersey firefighters face discipline for banner

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MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a southern New Jersey town plan to discipline some volunteer firefighters after a sign drew unwanted attention.
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Michigan woman holds off thief, then gives birth

Yahoo News - 2 hours 12 min ago
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.
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Police: Tenn. father forced teen to drink alcohol

Yahoo News - 2 hours 14 min ago
SWEETWATER, Tenn. (AP) — Police say an East Tennessee father forced his son to drink alcohol until he passed out as a punishment after he caught the 15-year-old drinking.
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Judge orders hearing on Detroit water shutoffs

Yahoo News - 2 hours 14 min ago
DETROIT (AP) — A judge has pushed back a hearing over whether to temporarily delay water shutoffs to Detroit residents with unpaid bills.
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Mercer County Police Academy graduates 23 new officers

Nj News - 2 hours 21 min ago
At ceremony this morning at Mercer County Community College, officers of the Police Academy’s 11th class will be sworn in. Keith Brown | Times of Trenton http://connect.nj.com/user/KeithMBrown/index.html
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Accident shuts down Route 80 express lanes in Parsippany, DOT says

Nj News - 2 hours 22 min ago
Crash occurred near Exit 45 for Beverwyck Road, the DOT reports Justin Zaremba | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jzaremba/index.html
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Girl, 8, dies after 9-story fall from apartment

Yahoo News - 2 hours 23 min ago

Girl, 8, dies after 9-story fall from apartmentAuthorities say an 8-year-old girl who fell nine stories from a West Philadelphia apartment building has died.


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Detroit's bankruptcy trial put on pause again

Yahoo News - 2 hours 31 min ago

The word 'Bankruptcy' is seen painted on the side of a vacant building by street artists as a statement on the financial affairs of the city on Grand River Avenue in DetroitWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Wednesday ordered a week-long break in Detroit's bankruptcy trial, giving the last major objector to the city's restructuring plan time to rework its case. The hearing will be adjourned from Friday and reconvene Monday, Sept. 29. It also was put on hiatus last week for three days while the city put the finishing touches on a settlement with another hold out creditor Syncora Guarantee Inc. Syncora formally withdrew its objections to the plan in light of the settlement on Tuesday, leaving Financial Guaranty Insurance Co, which has $1. ...


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Forgotten Faces of Sandy: Week 6 of voices from the storm

Nj News - 2 hours 33 min ago
This is week six in our ongoing series highlighting the faces of those still reeling from Hurricane Sandy's impact. S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/sp_sullivan/index.html
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