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Police question person of interest in 12-year-old's death

Police question person of interest in 12-year-old's death

July 17th, 2015 3:41 pm by LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press

The girl left her house sometime around midnight with someone her parents didn't know after speaking with him at the front door, authorities said.

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BREAKING: FBI says man who attacked military sites in Tennessee purchased some of his guns illegally

BREAKING: FBI says man who attacked military sites in Tennessee purchased some of his guns illegally

July 17th, 2015 3:38 pm by Associated Press

Also, he was wearing vest that allowed him to carry extra gun ammunition.

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Accused gunman in Chattanooga Marine killings interned at TVA, wrestled at Red Bank

Accused gunman in Chattanooga Marine killings interned at TVA, wrestled at Red Bank

July 17th, 2015 10:58 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press

The 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer who had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed.

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Greek bailout closer to reality after Germany, EU approval

Greek bailout closer to reality after Germany, EU approval

July 17th, 2015 10:55 am by Geir Moulson and Elena Becatoros, Associated Press

The bailout of Greece took two big strides forward Friday as German lawmakers overwhelmingly gave their backing to another financial rescue and the European Union confirmed it would get Athens enough money to avoid an imminent debt default.

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Investigators digging into background of Chattanooga shooter

Investigators digging into background of Chattanooga shooter

July 17th, 2015 10:47 am by Lucas L. Johnson and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press

Counterterrorism investigators are trying to figure out why a 24-year-old Kuwait-born man who by many accounts lived a typical life in suburban America attacked two military facilities in a shooting rampage that killed four Marines.

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Judge sets trial for accused gunman in Charleston church massacre

Judge sets trial for accused gunman in Charleston church massacre

July 16th, 2015 4:56 pm by BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press

He faces multiple charges, including nine counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder.

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Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

Feds launch sexual violence investigation at UT

July 16th, 2015 4:10 pm by Anita Wadhwani, The Tennessean

UT officials said Thursday they were "in the process of collecting and preparing the information the Office of Civil Rights has requested."

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UPDATE: Shooter in Chattanooga Marines slayings identified

UPDATE: Shooter in Chattanooga Marines slayings identified

July 16th, 2015 2:25 pm by Associated Press

A U.S. official speaking on condition of anonymity identified the gunman as 24-year-old Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez of Hixson, and said he was believed to have been born in Kuwait, though it was unclear whether he was a U.S. or Kuwaiti citizen.

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Ex-President George HW Bush in fair condition after breaking bone in neck

Ex-President George HW Bush in fair condition after breaking bone in neck

July 16th, 2015 2:22 pm by Associated Press

At 91, the senior Bush is the nation's oldest living former president.

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TLC cancels '19 Kids and Counting'

TLC cancels '19 Kids and Counting'

July 16th, 2015 10:26 am by Associated Press

Since 2008, the series - TLC's most watched, averaging 3.2 million viewers - had chronicled the family life of Arkansas couple Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar and their children, now numbering 19.

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