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Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpointTaliban kill 7 Afghan policemen in attack on checkpoint in north; reporter dies of wounds
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ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton takes questions from reporters during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life
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Tunisian presidential candidate Beji Caid Essebsi , right, delivers his speech during his last campaign rally in Tunis, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Tunisians must decide Sunday between Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old veteran of previous regimes, and Moncef Marzouki, a 75-year-old human rights activist who is the outgoing interim president. For the third time in just two months, Tunisian voters will head to the polls this weekend, this time to elect a president in a runoff vote that presents a stark choice between the country's past and its Arab Spring revolution. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
Tunisians head to elect president in runoffTunisians choose between stability and change in runoff presidential vote
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Bentzi Gopstein, leader of the extreme right-wing movement Lehava, is handcuffed as he arrives for his hearing at a Jerusalem Court, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Israeli police on Tuesday arrested 10 Jewish activists from an extremist group opposed to Arab-Jewish coexistence, including its leader, in the first major clampdown against a fringe organization that has become a symbol of rising anti-Arab sentiment. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)
Israel arrests more from Jewish extremist groupIsrael presses ahead with crackdown on Jewish extremist group, arrests 4 activists
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Vancouver Canucks' Jannik Hansen, center, of Denmark, is tended to by a trainer as Radim Vrbata, of the Czech Republic, and Henrik Sedin, right, of Sweden, watch after he was checked during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Calgary Flames in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck)
Canucks' Hansen taken to hospital after hitCanucks forward Hansen collapses on bench after hit, walks to locker room, taken to hospital
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Sasha Obama, left, watches as Admiral Samuel Locklear III, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, greets President Barack Obama, as first lady Michelle Obama walks with Malia Obama, far right, as the first family arrives at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to begin their family vacation Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
President Obama's Hawaii vacation: Day 1How President Obama spent Day 1 of his holiday vacation in Hawaii
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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd (80) celebrates after catching an 11-yard touchdown reception with wide receiver Eddie Royal during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Novak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ersChargers stay alive in playoff race on Nick Novak's field goal in OT, beat 49ers 38-35
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ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, pauses at the podium during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.  An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold deathAP sources: Killer of 2 NYC cops posted online that he would shoot 'pigs' over chokehold death
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Obama: No justification for murder of NYC policeObama unconditionally condemns shooting deaths of NYC police officers, says no justification
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  • Man killed, 12 others hurt in Friday shootings

    A man was killed and at least 12 other people were hurt in shootings across Chicago on Friday, according to police. The fatal shooting happened about 4:40 p.m. in Little Village. Chicago Sun-Times, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 02:26 AM
  • Woman Killed by Train Committed Suicide: Autopsy

    A woman who died after being struck by a train Friday morning committed suicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner. Christina Birkmeyer, 23, of the 7700 block of 167th Place in Tinley Park, was hit shortly midnight Friday, as the Rock Island District train No. Patch.com, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 05:40 PM
  • News Bloomington man killed in crash

    Willie Lofton, 51, was in a vehicle when it crashed on Nov. 28 near the intersection of Monroe and Oak, according to Bloomington police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Chicago Sun-Times, Sat, Dec 20 2014 @ 05:06 PM
  • News Lyons man accused of promoting prostitution

    A west suburban man charged with advertising prostitution on a website was ordered held on a $25,000 bond Friday. Abraham Banda, 31, of Lyons, faces two counts of promoting prostitution, a Class 4 felony, according to a statement from the Cook County sheriff's office. Chicago Sun-Times, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 09:21 PM
  • West Suburban Man Accused of Promoting Prostitution

    A Lyons man believed to be behind a west suburban prostitution operation was arrested earlier this week on charges of promoting prostitution. Abraham Banda, 31, was the subject of joint investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's vice unit and the Berwyn Police Department . Patch.com, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 08:47 PM
  • Former teacher pleads guilty to obscenity

    A 30-year-old Palatine man has pleaded guilty to an obscenity charge related to contact with a teenager, court records show. Brian Rossetti, who taught physical education at Wheeling High School for about five months from August 2009 to January 2010, was charged with sexual abuse earlier this year. Daily Herald, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 07:16 PM
  • $1 million bond for man charged with 2013 shooting death

    A man was ordered held on $1 million bond Thursday after prosecutors claimed he was part of a group that beat a man then shot him dead in Chatham, Homicide Watch Chicago reports. On Dec. 21, 2013, Leroy Griffin was walking with an acquaintance to a gas station near 79th and State streets when a green vehicle stopped nearby, said Assistant State's Attorney Beth Novy. My FOX Chicago, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 04:45 PM
  • Lawsuit Claims Starbucks Cookie Broke Woman's Teeth

    Some things are too hard to bite your teeth into. Count a cookie at Starbucks that was allegedly "beyond its sale date" as one of them. Patch.com, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 07:59 PM
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