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Lowe's is closing 51 stores in the US and Canada

In another sign of the times for retail, Lowe's is closing 51 North American stores.  The home improvement chain said Monday that locations are underperforming and the decision will help the hardware chain focus on…
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Tennessee death row inmate put to death by electric chair

Death row inmate Edmund Zagorski died at 7:26 p.m. CDT Thursday after Tennessee prison officials electrocuted him with the electric chair. He was 63.  He is the 134th person put to death by Tennessee since 1916 and…
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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting pleads not guilty

Wearing a red jumpsuit and a bandage on his left arm, the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting rampage that left 11 people dead made a brief appearance in federal court Thursday for arraignment on a 44-count…
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James 'Whitey' Bulger, notorious Boston gangster, found dead in prison; homicide suspected

James “Whitey’’ Bulger, the ruthless Boston gangster who eluded authorities for 16 years before being captured and then convicted in 2013 of participating in 11 murders, has died at a prison in West Virginia.   Bulger, 89,…
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Four Pittsburgh police officers recovering after terror at synagogue are heroes

Four police officers were among the wounded in the attack on a synagogue in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Squirrel Hill as they answered Saturday's 911 call that became the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. …
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Alleged synagogue shooter posted his intent on social media

The man who allegedly gunned down 11 worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue used three handguns and an AR-15 assault rifle in the 20-minute rampage and screamed to SWAT officers who wounded him in a shootout…
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FBI confirms 12th suspicious package recovered in Florida

Two more suspicious packages were recovered Friday, one in Florida addressed to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and the other in New York addressed to former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. A source told…
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Crude pipe bombs sent to Obama, Clintons, CNN, others; no injuries

Crude pipe bombs targeting Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, CNN and others were intercepted Tuesday night and Wednesday in a rash of attacks two weeks before nationwide elections that could reshape Congress and serve…
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Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina

Lottery officials say someone has won the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot.  Mega Millions officials say a ticket purchased in South Carolina matches all six numbers in Tuesday night's drawing. The massive jackpot is…
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Image of iceberg captured by NASA looks like a perfect rectangle

Usually when we think of icebergs, we don't imagine perfect geometric shapes.  But that's exactly what NASA captured in an image posted on Twitter of an iceberg in what appears to be the shape of…
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