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Government warns US retailers about hacking software

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about their customers.

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Ferguson Fallout: A call for police 'body cams'

Posted: 08/22/2014 - The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted gadgets that capture video footage of law enforcement's interactions with the public.

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Ukraine: Russian Aid Convoy is a "direct invasion"

Posted: 08/22/2014 - Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kiev's approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government's stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a "direct invasion."

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Attorney: Utah eatery had other chemical burn

Posted: 08/21/2014 - The attorney for a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic iced tea at a Utah restaurant says an employee at the eatery burned herself a month earlier on the same chemical cleaning compound.

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GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

Updated: 08/21/2014 - A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water.

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CEO: Kidnappers threatened Foley's life last week

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The chief executive officer of a Boston-based news organization says James Foley's kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to U.S. bombings in Iraq.

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Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

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US authenticating video of American's killing

Posted: 08/19/2014 - The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.

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Obama: Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam from militants

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Following dozens of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have recaptured Iraq's largest dam from the Islamist State group, handing the militants their first major defeat today since they swept across the country this summer.

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Obama sending attorney general Holder to Missouri

Posted: 08/18/2014 - President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder to Ferguson, Missouri, to meet with federal law enforcement authorities investigating the police shooting of an unarmed teenager.

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McConnell, Grimes set to appear together on KET

Posted: 08/18/2014 - Kentucky Educational Television says Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes, have both accepted the network's offer to appear at a candidate forum in October.

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