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Sydney siege adds to growing list of deadly hostage standoffs

December 16, 2014 Featured, World No Comments

A 16-hour hostage siege with a lone gunman holding 17 people inside a chocolate shop ended in the early morning hours as commandos hearing gunfire inside the shop stormed in killing the gunman and ending the siege, but not before two of the hostages were killed. Jason Carroll takes a look at previous hostage situations and the outcome of the rescue attempts.

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Prosecutor releases more Ferguson documents

December 16, 2014 Featured, World No Comments

New questions about the evidence presented to the Ferguson grand jury that decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown. Saint Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch has released more grand jury documents. He said they were left out by mistake when thousands of other documents were made public last month.

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‘Hero’ Manager and Mom of Three Both Slain in Sydney Siege

December 16, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

The shop’s “perfectionist” manager and a lawyer mom of three children in New South Wales are the hostages who died in the Sydney cafe siege.

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Possible Sighting Expands Search for Shooting Spree Suspect

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A manhunt is under way for a gunman suspected of killing six people and wounding another at three separate locations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, overnight.

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Cosby’s Wife Slams ‘Portrait of a Man I Do Not Know’

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Bill Cosby’s wife, Camille, spoke out in support of her husband today, suggesting that the media has been quick to move unvetted accusations against him.

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Death Toll From GM Ignition Switches Rises to 42

December 16, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

At least 42 people have died and 58 have been injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switche

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Watch: Find Out How Two Little Boys Just Made a Million Dollars

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Dylan Siegel wrote “Chocolate Bar,” to help raise money to cure rare liver disease that his friend Jonah suffers from.

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Watch: Instant Index: Mumps Spreads Through NHL

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David Muir reveals the stories people have been buzzing about.

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Kids Shot ‘One by One’: At Least 84 Dead as Taliban Attack School

December 16, 2014 Featured, News No Comments

Uniformed militants attacked a public school, killing at least 84 students and taking hostages on Tuesday.

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Manhunt for Former Marine Suspected in PA Shooting Spree

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A manhunt is underway for a gunman suspected of killing six people and wounding another at three separate locations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, overnight.

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  • RidicuList: Dialing 911 to speak to Santa December 17, 2014
    The RidicuList has featured plenty of wacky 911 calls. This one could be the most adorable. Meet the little boys from Wisconsin who thought they figured out a fast way to reach St. Nick. That’s not the only Christmas story we managed to fit into tonight’s RidicuList. […]
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