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Pakistan's deadly fake drugs trade remains massive

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Despite creation of a drug regulatory agency, the problem of counterfeit drugs remains a massive and deadly problem in Pakistan.

2 dead as storm downs trees in Washington state

Dangerous storm hits Northwest

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A powerful storm unleashed strong winds that toppled trees and power lines in the Northwest, leaving two people dead in Washington state, authorities said.

Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Gulf Coast remembers

1,800-plus died in costliest U.S. natural disaster

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The morning began with remembrance and prayer. From New Orleans to Mobile, Alabama, there were somber ceremonies marking the day 10 years ago when Hurricane…

Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

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On the campaign trail Saturday, it didn't take much time for Chris Christie to attack Hillary Clinton on her private email use.

Poll: Trump on top in Iowa, Carson making gains

Donald Trump, Aug. 25, 2015

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Donald Trump is on top among Republicans in Iowa, but Ben Carson has zoomed to the front of the GOP pack in the state, a new poll has found.

Jellyfish 'invading' Med through Suez Canal

Jellyfish traveled through Suez Canal

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Swarms of stinging jellyfish have invaded the beaches of Israel and the eastern Mediterranean, wrapping their painful tentacles around the limbs of…

Injured California hiker, 62, found after 9-day search

Hiker had been missing 9 days

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Miyuki Harwood, 62, of Orangevale, California, has been found alive after being missing in the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountains for nine days.

Fan dies from fall at Braves-Yankees game

A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during the Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.

The man tumbled out of the…

Legionnaires' disease found at San Quentin prison

OTD January 18 - Legionnaire's Disease


Inmates' time in San Quentin State Prison got a little harder Friday: The prison's water was turned off for a spell, and porta-potties brought in, because of a…

Fan dies from fall at Braves-Yankees game

A man who fell from the upper deck of Atlanta's Turner Field during Saturday night's Braves-Yankees game has died, the Atlanta Braves said.

The man tumbled out…

Expert: Expect sea levels to rise 3 feet

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It was less than two years ago that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its all-encompassing assessment on the current state of climate…

'Les Miserables' actor dies in fall

Les Miserables Broadway

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Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night…

Newlywed wins $4 million lotto prize

On Thursday, Timothy Sullivan promised his new wife to be lawfully wedded "for richer or for poorer."

On Friday, Sullivan became a couple million dollars richer…

Can the global gloom sink the U.S. economy?

Wall Street stocks plunge

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We saw the good, bad and ugly side of fear over the global economy last week.

Biden makes surprise visit to Delaware Dem event

Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to a county Democratic event on the Delaware coast Saturday.

In remarks at the Sussex County annual jamboree,…

DC's 2015 homicide reaches 2014 total

A double homicide in Washington on Friday brings the city's year-to-date murder count to the same level as that of all of last year.

The number of murders in…

Jindal: Louisiana stronger since Katrina

Hurricane Katrina damage

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Saturday marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the state is now "stronger than ever.".

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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