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Nitrogen gas approved as backup execution method

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:49am
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill on Friday that would allow the state to perform executions with nitrogen gas if lethal injection is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable.
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Police pull woman from car, then it explodes

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:49am
The overturned convertible was smoldering, when police pulled up to it on a New Jersey roadway. The driver was pinned inside -- and unconscious.
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Gorilla charges zoo window, sends family running

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:46am
A family trip to a Nebraska zoo turned terrifying for one family after the gorilla they were looking at leaped toward the exhibit window, cracking it.
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Cameras roll while police actions go wrong -- and right

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:39am
Americans are weighing in every week on what cops are up to. They've had to, because cameras are everywhere -- in phones, on dashboards and on officers' uniforms.
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The FBI's most-wanted terrorists

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:37am
Twenty years after Oklahoma City domestic terror threats range from white supremacists to eco-terrorists to anti-government extremists and radical separatist groups, according to the FBI.
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Exploring the creepiest abandoned spaces of NYC

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:33am
Will Ellis ignored his first "no trespassing" sign in 2012 when he ducked through the fence surrounding an old warehouse in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
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U.S. Navy tests new submarine-hunting drone ship

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:31am
Silently moving deep beneath the ocean's surface, combat submarines can employ the element of surprise to carry out devastating attacks on naval fleets and land targets.
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Hubble Space Telescope turns 25

CNN - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:27am
It's up there right now -- flying about 340 miles over the Earth and circling us every 97 minutes. It's a telescope -- in the sky. Just think about that for a bit.
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L.A. Kings' Jarret Stoll arrested on drug charge

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:37pm
Hockey player Jarret Stoll of the L.A. Kings was arrested Friday at the swimming pool of a Las Vegas resort for possession of drugs, CNN affiliate KSNV reported, citing a police spokesman.
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Cops: Parent choked teacher in class

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:35pm
Police say a parent walked into a middle school and choked a teacher until she was unconscious. CNN affiliate WCBS reports.
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Viral video shows cop parking in bike lane

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:35pm
CNN affiliate WIVB has the details on cellphone video showing a police officer parking in a bike lane so he can buy pizza.
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Ferguson protesters were deemed 'enemy forces'

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:34pm
As the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy to help quell riots in Ferguson, Missouri, that raged sporadically last year, the guard used highly militarized words such as "enemy forces" and "adversaries" to refer to protesters, according to documents obtained by CNN.
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Vet claims she killed cat with arrow, posts photo

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:33pm
Hey, look what I did. That small boast on social media can trigger a whirlwind that spins into real-life grief, as a Texas veterinarian found out after shooting a cat.
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'Goopy, mushy' creatures invade beaches

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:31pm
Otherworldly goo lumps in blue and purple speckled beaches in Oregon and Washington states this week, after strong wind got caught in their sails. Purple sailor jellyfish are generally not harmful to people.
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U.S. companies violated Iran sanctions, indictment says

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:31pm
Four companies and five people have been charged with violating U.S. sanctions on Iran just as American officials are working to use those sanctions to persuade Iran to renounce any ambition to develop nuclear arms.
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Creator of indoor malls dies at 91

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:31pm
American suburbanites who can do all their shopping without getting wet, driving from point-to-point or looking for a new place to park, have one man to thank -- Alfred Taubman.
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'Bored' teen convicted in random 'thrill kill'

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:31pm
The bored 16-year-old who gunned down a college baseball player in Oklahoma simply because he and his two friends "had nothing to do," is now a convicted murderer.
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National parks are free this weekend

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:28pm
From the giant sequoias of Yosemite to the geysers of Yellowstone, the United States' national parks were made for you and me.
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What if you gave a test and no kids showed up?

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:28pm
For the first time, in just about every state in the country, some parents are refusing to let their children take standardized tests at school. Here's what's behind the growing movement.
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Deputy in shooting says he did required training

CNN - Sat, 04/18/2015 - 1:27pm
A 73-year-old volunteer deputy who says he mistakenly killed a suspect during a sting operation this month told NBC's "Today" on Friday that reports that his training records were forged are false.
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