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U.S. appeals court to consider revealing 'Bridgegate' co-conspirators

A giant American flag hangs from the West tower of the George Washington Bridge in between New York and New Jersey ahead of the U.S.-Germany 2014 World Cup Group G soccer match June 26, 2014. REUTER/Mike Segar <span class="articleLocation”>A U.S. appeals court on Monday is set to consider whether to ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s social network accounts hijacked by bragging hackers

Not even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is safe from cyber-attacks. The billionaire has had his (non-Facebook) social networking accounts temporarily taken over by the hacker group OurMine, who bragged about it in the hijacked feeds. Tweeting to its 41,000 Twitter followers, the group claimed Sunday to have compromised Zuck’s LinkedIn, ...

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Oregon derailment likely to reignite oil-by-rail safety concerns

<span class="articleLocation”>A Union Pacific train carrying crude oil derailed and burst into flames along Oregon’s scenic Columbia River gorge on Friday in the first major rail accident involving crude in a year. While no injuries were reported, the train remained engulfed in flames six hours after the derailment, officials said. ...

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Killer bee attack in Texas leaves one man injured & family dogs dead

A Texas man was hospitalized and his two dogs were left dead after a swarm of killer bees attacked them, stinging the Texan over 50 times and his dogs over 1,000. James Roy thought his dogs were fighting, but when he stepped into his yard in the city of Midland ...

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Tropical Storm Colin threatens Florida, southeastern U.S.

<span class="articleLocation”>A tropical depression threatening Florida and parts of the southeastern United States with severe thunderstorms was upgraded on Sunday to Tropical Storm Colin by the U.S. National Hurricane Center. The storm is expected to hit Florida’s Gulf Coast by Monday, with rain already drenching parts of the southeastern United ...

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Cleanup underway after Oregon train carrying oil derailed

Smoke billows from a derailed oil train near Mosier, Oregon U.S. in this handout photo released to Reuters June 3, 2016. Courtesy of Climate Solutions/Handout via Reuters <span class="articleLocation”>Most of the cars from a Union Pacific train carrying crude oil that derailed and burst into flames in Oregon on Friday ...

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American Muslims remember Ali as hero for their faith

A man wears a t-shirt with a photo of Muhammad Ali during a tribute to the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali in Harlem, New York, U.S., June 4, 2016. Reuters/Stephanie Keith The death of boxing great Muhammad Ali cost American Muslims perhaps their greatest hero, a goodwill ambassador for Islam ...

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Storms menace East Coast; Florida under tropical storm warning

A weather system moving across the United States is seen in a NOAA GOES satellite image taken using a wavelength sensitive to the content of water vapor in the atmosphere June 5, 2016. NOAA/Handout via Reuters While the U.S. West Coast sweated in a heat wave, forecasters warned of severe ...

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Memphis policeman dies after being hit by car during pursuit

<span class="articleLocation”>A Memphis police officer died after being struck by the vehicle of a fleeing suspect, who was being pursued following several local shootings, authorities said. Officer Verdell Smith, 46, died shortly after being hit at 10:20 p.m. on Saturday, Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings said at a news ...

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Obama: Muhammad Ali 'fought for us'

Muhammad Ali training at his Pennsylvanian mountain retreat for his fight against George Foreman in Zaire, August 1974.Action Images/MSI President Barack Obama paid tribute on Saturday to boxer Muhammad Ali, saying his fight for racial justice and religious tolerance “shook up the world” and was an inspiration. “Muhammad Ali shook ...

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