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Midday Roundup: FBI joins probe into Clinton’s private email server

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Security concerns. The FBI is investigating the private email setup that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used during her time at the State…

Midday Roundup: Baltimore seeks federal help to halt homicide spree

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Homicide help. Baltimore has called in the federal cavalry to help deal with a surge in homicides that local police have been unable to either quell or…

Christians in Washington respond to South Carolina tragedy with prayer

By Jae Wasson
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Tragedy | WASHINGTON—Pastor Otis Gordon of Charleston, S.C., stood on the grass near the U.S. Capitol on Thursday afternoon, his eyes brimming with tears. Around him…

Midday Roundup: Theater shooter worried doctor, but not enough

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Hindsight. The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he opened fire in an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, killing 12 and wounding 70 others, was so…

Midday Roundup: Dogs pick up fresh scent in hunt for escapees

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Hot on the trail. Schools and a highway near a New York state prison have closed as the manhunt for two escaped killers continues. More than 450 law…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds trapped after Chinese cruise ship sinks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Chinese shipwreck.Crews in China are frantically trying to rescue cruise-ship passengers trapped underwater in the Yangtze River after the vessel capsized…

Midday Roundup: Officials probe cause of deadly Amtrak derailment

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly derailment. Six people died late Tuesday when an Amtrak train traveling from Washington, D.C., to New York City derailed in Philadelphia. Another six…

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot had practiced deadly maneuver

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | New crash details. French investigators said today that Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz practiced a controlled descent on an earlier flight the day he…

Prosecutor: Co-pilot crashed Germanwings flight on purpose

By Lynde Langdon
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Tragedy | Black-box data revealed the co-pilot of a Germanwings flight slammed into an Alpine mountainside intentionally, leaving questions as to why he did it.

Midday Roundup: ISIS takes more Christians hostage in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Kidnapped. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is reporting Islamic State (ISIS) militants have abducted as many as 90 Assyrian Christians after raiding…

Midday Roundup: ISIS demands $200 million to spare Japanese captives

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Deadly demands. ISIS militants are demanding a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two Japanese hostages the group plans to kill in 72 hours. Kenji Goto…

Midday Roundup: Al-Qaeda claims it ordered Paris attacks

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Responsible? The leader of Yemen’s al-Qaeda branch claimed responsibility for last week’s attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo , reinforcing…

 
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