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Gilchrist county sheriff Bobby Schultz talks with the medida following the shooting deaths of 8 members of a familhy in  Bell, Fla, Thursday, Sept., 18, 2014.  Schultz said a man killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)
Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildrenConvicted felon shoots, kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter, himself in small Florida town
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The original scroll on which the Marquis de Sade wrote the draft of his novel 'The 120 Days of Sodom" is displayed at the Letters and Manuscripts Museum in Paris, Friday, Sept.19, 2014. The 12-metre (39 foot) long scroll was found in its hiding place when the Bastille prison was stormed during the 1789 French revolution and over the years has repeatedly changed hands and had its ownership. Returning to France, the parchment piece, originally recovered from a cell wall at Paris's Bastille prison, goes on display to mark the bicentenary of Sade's death. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Original Marquis de Sade manuscript on displayOriginal Marquis de Sade manuscript on sexual extremism goes on display in Paris
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This photo provided Friday, Sept.19, 2014 by the French Army's video and photo department ECPAD shows soldier loading ammunition on a Rafale jet fighter on Al Dhafra base, UAE, before a strike in Iraq Friday. Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said. Rafale fighter jets accompanied by support planes struck the depot in northern Iraq on Friday morning, and the depot, which helped the extremist group launch operations, was “entirely destroyed,” President Francois Hollande said. (AP Photo/Jean-Luc Brunet, ECPAD)
France strikes Islamic State group's depot in IraqFrench president: First French airstrike destroys depot of Islamic State group in Iraq
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FDA tweaks food safety rules due next yearFDA tweaks food safety rules ahead of 2015 deadline in an effort to appease wary farmers
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Syrian Kurds fleeing IS group cross into TurkeySyrian Kurds fleeing Islamic State militants cross to safety in Turkey
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A Saltire and Union Jack flag hang side by side on a building in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)
UK remains united after Scotland referendumScottish voters reject independence in historic referendum with unprecedented turnout
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In this Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 photo, American puppeteers from the Manual Cinema group perform a live cinematic shadow puppet show during the Tehran Mobarak Puppet Festival in Iran. Hundreds of Iranian art lovers gave a troupe of Chicago-based puppeteers flowers and a lengthy standing ovation at the Tehran City Theater at the end of their historic performance this week during a rare visit by American performers to the Islamic Republic. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
American performers get standing ovation in IranAmerican performers receive standing ovation at Iranian puppet festival
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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. names new presidentR.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. taps head of PepsiCo North America's nutrition division as president
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Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentencedLawyer: Iranian youth behind 'Happy' video sentenced to suspended jail terms, lashes
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  • Man Urinated Outside Pa. Home Before Stealing Residents' Candy

    Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl. Online court records don't list an attorney for 29-year-old Earl Munoz who remained jailed Tuesday. CBS Local, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:32 PM
  • Pennsylvania police capture man wanted in slaying at Paterson pizzeria

    PATERSON - A 25-year-old man wanted for fatally shooting another man outside a Paterson pizzeria was captured at a Pennsylvania motel this week, police said late Tuesday. Police received a tip that the accused killer, Joseph Borges, was staying at a motel in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, according to Detective Kevin Lehman of the Richland Township Police Department. The Jersey Journal, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 03:07 PM
  • Sun City Keystone Group to have first meeting

    Sun City's Keystone Group is having its first official meeting Sept. 30 at Hidden Cypress. Bluffton Today, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 01:25 AM
  • Man accused of stealing candy

    A Cambria County man is in trouble after Altoona police say he broke into a Fifth Avenue home and stole candy. Earl Munoz, 29, of 570 Highland Ave., Johnstown, was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly climbed through a window on the 1800 block of Fifth Avenue, grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Stick candies from a glass dish on the living room coffee table and left through the home's back door, according to police. Altoona Mirror, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:00 AM
  • Western Pennsylvania man sentenced to 20 to 40 years for beating father with hammer, stabbing him to death

    A western Pennsylvania man convicted of having beaten his father with a hammer and then stabbed him to death a year ago has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison. The Tribune-Democrat reports that 33-year-old Jonathan Kuzma was sentenced Tuesday in Cambria County to the maximum penalty for third-degree murder. PennLive.com, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 07:45 AM
  • Recent guard assault was by inmate who had killed cellmate in 2012

    State police and a prison official confirmed the identity of an inmate accused of attempting to kill a prison guard last week at SCI-Coal Township. William Cramer, 23, serving a life sentence for murdering his cellmate in Cambria County Prison in August 2012, has not yet been charged in the Aug. 31 attack on the unidentified guard. The News Item, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 04:12 AM
  • College move-in day: What would Henry David Thoreau say?

    Stephanie Seibert, a management major from Pittsburgh, unpacks in her dorm room during freshman move-in day at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Johnstown, Pa. On the fourth-floor landing of the stairwell that led to my daughter Eve's sixth-floor dorm room, I stopped, caught my breath, and thought of Henry David Thoreau's famous pronouncement on the complications of consumerism: "Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. Christian Science Monitor, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:38 AM
  • New book keeps engine's legend on track

    After a pictorial book about one of the region's most storied locomotives laid the track, two authors are hoping their latest paperback will help the engine's legend pick up steam. With "The Clinchfield No. Greenwich Citizen, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:41 PM
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