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Medical examiner says chokehold by police officer caused death of NYC man; ruled homicide

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A white police office's chokehold on a black New York City man last month caused his death, the medical examiner announced Friday, ruling it a homicide....

posted: August 1,2014


2 Americans detained in North Korea say they will be tried soon, appeal for US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said ...

San Francisco transit vehicles involved in 2 crashes; 1 serious injury, 19 moderate and minor

SAN FRANCISCO - Twenty people were taken to hospitals Friday, one with serious injuries, after two...

Ebola moving faster than efforts to control disease in West Africa; death toll 729+

CONAKRY, Guinea - An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving...

Obama speaks to Putin, raises US concerns about Ukraine crisis, missile treaty compliance

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pressed Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday for a...

Tropical storm Bertha dumps heavy rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday as it ...

European powers started the Great War a century ago - underestimating the tragedies ahead

SAINT-SYMPHORIEN, Belgium - British Pvt. John Parr set off on his reconnaissance bike on the...

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