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8 badminton players expelled from Olympic doubles

Posted: 08/01/2012 - Indonesia's Olympic team leader says eight female badminton doubles players have been disqualified from the London Games after trying to lose matches to receive a more favorable place in the field.

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Defense: Shooting suspect was seeing psychiatrist

Updated: 07/27/2012 - Court papers say the former graduate student accused in the Colorado movie theater shooting was being treated by a psychiatrist at the university where he studied.

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Stocks soar after ECB vows to protect the euro

Posted: 07/26/2012 - U.S. stocks are soaring at the opening bell after the president of the European Central Bank vowed to do what it takes to preserve the continent's monetary union.

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US jobless claims drop by 35,000 to 353,000

Posted: 07/26/2012 - The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped by 35,000 last week, but the numbers were skewed by seasonal factors.

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US new-home sales fall to 350K, 5-month low

Posted: 07/25/2012 - Americans bought fewer new homes in June after sales jumped to a two-year high in May. The steep decline suggests a weaker job market could make the housing recovery slow and uneven.

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New trial denied in Hudson family killings

Posted: 07/24/2012 - An Illinois judge has denied a new trial for the man convicted of killing Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.

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Public hearing set on proposed NY sugary drink ban

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Whether they think the mayor is combating obesity or infringing on their rights, New Yorkers are scheduled to get their say on a proposed ban on large sugary drinks served at restaurants, movie theaters and other eateries.

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Three arrested in separate 'Dark Knight' incidents

Posted: 07/24/2012 - Police across the country have arrested at least three people accused of making threats during or after watching the new Batman movie days after a fatal theater shooting in Colorado.

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Penn State fined $60M, wins vacated from '98-11

Updated: 07/23/2012 - The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.

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Authorities: 13 dead after truck crashes in Texas

Updated: 07/23/2012 - A spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety says at least two children are among the 11 people killed when a pickup truck left the highway and crashed into trees in rural South Texas.

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Colo. suspect's family: 'Hearts go out to' victims

Updated: 07/20/2012 - A former medical student in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history.

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Police: Suspect home is booby-trapped

Updated: 07/20/2012 - AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police say Colorado movie theater suspect's apartment is booby-trapped and area evacuated.

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