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Brad Pitt attacked at 'Maleficent' premiere

Updated: 05/29/2014 - A man was led away in handcuffs after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie "Maleficent."

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Obama 'troubled' by VA report

Updated: 05/29/2014 - The White House says President Barack Obama finds a report on treatment delays at Veterans Affairs medical facilities "extremely troubling."

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Poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

Posted: 05/28/2014 - Author and poet Maya Angelou (MY'-ah ANJ'-eh-loh), who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died. She was 86.

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Facebook helps find abducted newborn in Quebec

Posted: 05/28/2014 - The mother of a one-day-old infant snatched from a Quebec hospital is thanking the people who hunted down the alleged kidnapper following a Facebook post.

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CA lawmakers respond to rampage

Posted: 05/28/2014 - California lawmakers have introduced legislation in the State Assembly following Friday's shooting and stabbing rampage at University of California, Santa Barbara, that killed six students.

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Alaska wildfire grows, spurs evacuations

Posted: 05/25/2014 - Officials say a massive wildfire burning in Alaska's Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage has grown in windy conditions and mandatory evacuations are underway.

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Police methods for destroying drug evidence vary

Posted: 05/25/2014 - Law enforcement agencies around the country seize and store cocaine, marijuana and other illegal drugs as evidence and then face a sometimes tricky task: How do you get rid of it all?

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Europe's order to mute Google angers US

Updated: 05/25/2014 - Google is already getting requests to block links that someone might find embarrassing in Europe thanks to a new, popular ruling that says the search giant has to provide this service.

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Can US eliminate invasive species by eating them?

Posted: 05/25/2014 - It seems simple: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, so why not control these populations by getting people to eat them?

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Judge rejects lawsuit over deaths of 2 women

Posted: 05/25/2014 - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the federal government by the family of two women killed by a Fort Campbell soldier.

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Florida health workers cleared after MERS exposure

Posted: 05/25/2014 - All the health care workers who came into contact with a Saudi resident infected with the second confirmed MERS case in the U.S. have been cleared to return to work.

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Private hospitals could take some pressure off VA

Updated: 05/25/2014 - The Obama administration's decision to allow more veterans to get care at private hospitals could take some pressure off backlogged Veterans Affairs facilities.

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Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

Posted: 05/25/2014 - A price-fixing investigation into the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over.

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Sweets makers work to keep names off e-cigarettes

Updated: 05/25/2014 - Some makers of the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes are using notable brand names like Thin Mint, Tootsie Roll and Cinnamon Toast Crunch to sell their wares.

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