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Police kill one escaped convict, search for other continues

By Leigh Jones
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Crime | Police in New York fatally shot escaped murderer Richard Matt this afternoon, hours after search teams discovered signs of the fugitives about 30 miles from…

Midday Roundup: Terror attacks rattle Tunisia, Kuwait, and France

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Reign of terror. Terrorists left their mark around the world today with three deadly attacks. The worst, in the North African country of Tunisia, left at…

Victim decapitated in French attack was local businessman

By Leigh Jones
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Terrorism | UPDATE: The victim of today's attack at a gas factory is believed to be the owner of a local transportation company, according to a security official.

Midday Roundup: Mother Emanuel holds Bible study one week after shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Laid to rest. Funeral services will be held today for two of the nine people killed last week when a gunman opened fire during a Bible study at Emanuel…

Boston bomber apologizes before getting formal death sentence

By Leigh Jones
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Boston Bombings | Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the families of his victims this morning before a judge formally sentenced him to death. “I…

Midday Roundup: France fumes over U.S. spying revelations

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Listening in. France is fuming over revelations the U.S. National Security Agency spied on three of the country’s presidents and other top officials.

Midday Roundup: Drone strike kills top ISIS commander

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Losing ground. A U.S. drone strike in Mosul, Iraq, has killed a top Islamic State (ISIS) commander suspected of playing a major role in the 2012 attack on the…

Gov. Nikki Haley: Time for the Confederate flag to go

By Leigh Jones
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Race Issues | South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has added her voice to the chorus calling for the Confederate flag to disappear from the state Capitol grounds in Columbia.

Charleston church to re-open for worship

By Leigh Jones, Lynde Langdon & Mickey McLean
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Crime | As Emanuel AME’s congregation prepares for the Lord’s Day, possible evidence of the shooter’s motive emerges

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…

Donald Trump dives in to presidential fray

By Leigh Jones
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Campaign 2016 | Billionaire CEO and reality star Donald Trump wants to be the leader of the free world, too. This morning, at a Manhattan skyscraper emblazoned with his name,

Midday Roundup: Kurdish forces win major battle against ISIS in Syria

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | ISIS rout. Kurdish forces in Syria celebrated a major victory over Islamic State (ISIS) militants, reclaiming the strategic town of Tal Abyad on the Turkish…

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