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21 May 2015

Omaha officer gunned down

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Omaha, Neb. --- (WOWT)  An Omaha, Nebraska police officer is dead after being shot by a suspect Wednesday afternoon.Witnesses reported hearing about 15 gunshots in two bursts and seeing CPR perform ...

21 May 2015

Bin Laden documents released

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(NBC News)  The Obama administration has released what it calls a "treasure trove" of Osama Bin Laden's documents.   The material seized by Seal Team Six in the raid that killed Bin Laden reveals ...

21 May 2015

Washington state teen uses stuffed tiger as car ornament

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Wash. --- A Washington state teenager gave his neighbors a shock on Monday, May 18th, as he was driving around with a stuffed toy tiger on his car, but some people couldn't tell it wasn't real. Conn ...

21 May 2015

Airbag recall: What's next?

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A major automotive recall could mean the vehicle in your driveway may not be as safe as expected. Airbag manufacturer Takata is recalling millions of vehicles because of a possible defect that coul ...

20 May 2015

Stay-at-home dad rejected from joining a California mother's club

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Burlingame, Calif. -- (NBC Bay Area - KNTV) A stay-at-home dad says a Bay Area moms' group told him he’s unwelcome because he is heterosexual. Haran Yaffe runs a start-up from home so he can be w ...

19 May 2015

Takata announces largest auto recall

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Takata is significantly increasing the number of faulty air bags it's recalling. In an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Takata Corp. will declare nearly 34,000,000 ...

19 May 2015

Waco biker shooting: Investigators seek answers in wild brawl

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Waco, Texas -- (NBC News) Among the many unanswered questions surrounding the deadly shootout between cops and Texas biker gangs is who fired the fatal shots. Some of them may have come from police ...

19 May 2015

Five-year-old Waterboarded

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Mt. Morris, Mich. --- (WEYI)  A Mt. Morris, Michigan man is behind bars after allegedly waterboarding his girlfriend's 5-year-old son.Michael Porter told police he got the waterboarding idea from w ...

19 May 2015

"America's "fittest" cities

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(NBC News)  The American College of Sports Medicine is out with its annual rankings of America's fittest cities.Washington D.C. ranks number one on the American fitness index this year.  Great acc ...

18 May 2015

Study shows students perform better on tests without cell phones in class

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A new study finds students may actually perform better on tests if they don't carry a cell phone to class.  The study by the London School of Economics found a link between banning smart phones in ...