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DA rules out charges in handcuffed man's fatal shooting

State prosecutors have ruled out any criminal charges in the death of a south Louisiana man who was fatally shot while handcuffed in the back of a patrol car

2 NYC police officers wounded in public housing shooting

Two police officers have been shot and wounded by a gunman they encountered in the stairwell of a public housing project they were patrolling, and the gunman later killed himself

France Now Won't Let Its Grocery Stores Throw Away Unsold Food

France is the first country to pass and now enforce a law that makes it illegal for grocery stores to discard food that's about to expire.

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Cavemen ate better than you think

Cavemen may have eaten much better than we thought. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Twitter moves to actively seek out terrorist supporters

Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday

Florida readies for a fight with Zika virus

Florida's history of fighting off mosquito-borne outbreaks puts the state in perhaps better position than most when it comes to the Zika virus

You Won't Want To Miss James Franco's 'Zola Tells All' Movie

The 148-tweet story and the Rolling Stone article that followed caught the attention of James Franco, who will direct the film.

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The Latest: Michigan official fired for role in Flint crisis

The former head of the Michigan's Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance office has been fired after an investigation into the state's oversight of Flint's switch to a new water source that ultimately led to lead contamination

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Taiwan

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has struck southern Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey

The Latest: Man charged in Oregon standoff wins jail release

A man arrested in the armed takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge has been allowed to leave to jail

The Latest: 2 wounded NYPD officers are identified

Authorities have identified the two police officers shot and wounded while patrolling a New York housing project Thursday evening

Officials Investigating What Caused A NYC Crane To Collapse, Killing 1

A 330-ton crane collapsed in New York City, and officials are trying to find the cause.

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Experiment could mean big step towards nuclear fusion

An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Woman Attended Her Own Funeral After Husband Tried To Have Her Killed

In an interview with the BBC, Noela Rukundo said her husband jumped and started screaming when he saw her.

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Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

For the first time, Apple is accepting iPhones with cracked screens or broken buttons for anyone wanting to upgrade

After criticism, Brazil transferring Zika samples to US

Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that followed criticism over the country's hoarding of disease data and biological material

Stocks edge lower in early trading following jobs report

The stock market edges lower after the government reported only modest job growth last month

More Couples Aren't Sleeping Together, But Lost Love Isn't Always Why

More people are saying they prefer sleeping alone than with their partner, but that doesn't always mean the relationship is in trouble.

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Cruz's 2016 strategy focuses on turning out white voters

Ted Cruz has mapped out a path to the White House that all but ignores the boom in minority voters in America

Canada eases certain sanctions against Iran

Canada has dropped many of the sanctions it imposed on Iran over that country's nuclear ambitions

Texas authorities move 'affluenza' teen to adult jail

The Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck is being transferred to an adult jail

Man who killed wife, put photo on Facebook to be sentenced

A South Florida man who shot his wife and posted a photo of her body on Facebook could be sentenced to life in prison

Denny's Settles Los Angeles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Denny's has settled a lawsuit in which a black couple claim they were asked to pay for their meal early at a Los Angeles location.

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Wrong number on jury summons has people calling sex hotline

A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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UN Panel Says Julian Assange Should Be Allowed To Go Free

According to a recent finding by a United Nations panel, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Sweden and the U.K.

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