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9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

September 11th, 2014 11:37 am by RACHELLE BLIDNER and JONATHAN LEMIRE

Family and friends of those who died read the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, at the Pentagon and near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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Sound off: Is the president's plan enough to punish ISIS?

Sound off: Is the president's plan enough to punish ISIS?

September 11th, 2014 9:07 am by Johnson City Press

The president's plan will be scrutinized in great length today by members of Congress, foreign affairs analysts and news pundits. The most important assessment, however, is to come from the American people.

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Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

September 11th, 2014 7:29 am by GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Pistorius, 27, is guilty of premeditated murder.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

Prosecutor: Multimillionaire mom forced fatal toxic cocktail down autistic son's throat

September 10th, 2014 8:35 pm by Associated Press

Prosecutors portray Gigi Jordan as a calm and calculating killer who poisoned her only child and then balanced her checkbook and transferred money out of his trust fund as he lay dead.

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Update: Obama orders launch of airstrikes in Syria for first time

Update: Obama orders launch of airstrikes in Syria for first time

September 10th, 2014 8:10 pm by JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent

In an address to the nation, Obama also announced he was dispatching nearly 500 more U.S. troops to Iraq to assist that country's besieged security forces.

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13 years later: Flight 93 site toured on 9/11 anniversary eve

13 years later: Flight 93 site toured on 9/11 anniversary eve

September 10th, 2014 8:07 pm by JOE MANDAK, Associated Press

The memorial marks the spot where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed 13 years ago in a reclaimed strip mine some 75 miles southeast of Pittsburgh after passengers fought back against hijackers.

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Dad: Man accused of killing his own 5 kids not an 'animal'

Dad: Man accused of killing his own 5 kids not an 'animal'

September 10th, 2014 3:39 pm by Staff Report

The father of 32-year-old Timothy Ray Jones Jr. made a brief statement outside his Amory home Wednesday.

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Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

September 10th, 2014 12:34 pm by JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.

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Canada says it has found ship missing 170 years

Canada says it has found ship missing 170 years

September 10th, 2014 8:17 am by Rob Gillies, Associated Press

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office said the well-preserved wreck of one of the vessels was found Sunday with the help of a remotely operated underwater vehicle.

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