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Video Shows Cleveland Cop Shoot 12-Year-Old Within Seconds

Cleveland police have released surveillance video that shows a 12-year-old boy walking around and waving a pellet gun and then being fatally shot by a rookie officer seconds after he arrived on the scene, NBC News reported. The black-and-white video is grainy, and Tamir Rice's movements are hard to decipher at times. But he can been seen pacing on the sidewalk of Cudell Recreation Center, the silhouette of his Airsoft pistol plainly visible. A 911 caller, who was sitting in a nearby gazebo, told police several times that the weapon was probably a fake, but the dispatcher did not relay that information to the responding officers, referring to it only as "a gun," police tapes show. A grand jury will decide whether Officers Timothy Loehman, 26, and Frank Garmback, 46, will be charged over Rice's death. Read »
5 hours ago

"Disrespectful": Michael Brown's Mom Slams Wilson

Lesley McSpadden, the mother of slain Ferguson teen Michael Brown, said Wednesday the first public comments from police officer Darren Wilson added "insult after injury," following a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer in the killing. Wilson's account "sounds crazy," Michael Brown Sr. said on NBC's "Today" show. It's "disrespectful," McSpadden explained. Wilson said in his interview that Brown was the instigator of the incident, reaching for Wilson's gun and charging at him. "For one, my son, he respected law enforcement,'' Brown Sr. said. "Two, who in their right mind would rush or charge at a police officer that has his gun drawn? It sounds crazy." Read »
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After Obama Pardon, Cheese Is the National Turkey

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Obamacare Sign-Ups Near 500K After First Week

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Heart Surgery

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Nor'easter to Hamper Thanksgiving Travel for Millions

A nor'easter forecast to snarl the Thanksgiving travel plans of millions of Americans began its march up the East Coast early Wednesday, lashing the region with heavy rain, NBC News reported. Forecasters warned the storm would bring over a foot of snow in some areas as it moved north on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C., are expected to see rain and snow and 30-mph winds, while western Massachusetts may see up to 16 inches of snow. Parts of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey were expected to get 3 to 6 inches. Flight cancellations also began piling up at major airports, with Newark Liberty airport in New Jersey, LaGuardia in New York and Philadelphia International each seeing 100 flights canceled. Read »
3 hours ago

Student Organizes Christmas Card Signing for Troops

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Watch: Texas Family Rescues Dog With Jug on Head

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 3:24 PM

We are here to tell America that we will not surrender, we will never give up our rights and we are against all sanctions  

— Hardline students in Iran, demanding on the streets of Teheran on Sunday their government not cave to Western pressures, as negotiators from Iran and the West tried to hammer out a nuclear deal on the eve of a self-imposed deadline.
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EPA Proposes New Limit for Ozone Emissions

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Smoking Rate in U.S. Hits 50 Year Low

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 at 6:36 AM
By Michael Rodio

Protests Erupt After Ferguson Decision

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Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

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