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New York City mayor heckled, booed at police graduation

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Dec 29,2014
National News

By Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday drew heckles and boos along with applause when he addressed graduating police cadets on Monday, two days after thousands of uniformed officers turned their backs on him at a slain policeman’s funeral. The mayor’s speech came

Iran’s supreme leader tweets #BlackLivesMatter, criticizes U.S. police

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Dec 29,2014
National News

In a series of tweets, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei compares U.S. unrest to Middle East conflicts. …read more Source::

California surfer survives great white shark attack

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Dec 29,2014
Offbeat

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A 50-year-old shark attack victim was listed in good condition on Monday, recovering in a Central California hospital after he was bitten in the leg and dragged underwater by… …read more Source::

7 dead on blazing Greek ferry as last survivors rescued

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Dec 29,2014
National News

Emergency teams battled high winds and stormy seas in the Adriatic to bring more than 470 to safety. …read more Source::

Watt sets NFL record with 2nd 20-sack season

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Dec 28,2014
Sports

By Tania Ganguli With three sacks against the Jacksonville Jaguars, J.J. Watt became the first player in NFL history with 20 or more sacks in two different seasons. …read more Source::

1 dead, hundreds stranded in Greek ferry disaster

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Dec 28,2014
National News

An Italian Coast Guard official says one person died while attempting to escape from a blazing ferry stranded in the Adriatic Sea, and another was injured. …read more Source::

Michael Sam tells Oprah there are other NFL players who are gay

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Dec 28,2014
Offbeat

(Reuters) – Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, told Oprah Winfrey that he still dreams of playing in a regular season game and that he is not the only homosexual in pro… …read more Source::

5 die in senior apartment fire in Texas

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Dec 28,2014
National News

At least 3 more hospitalized; 75 evacuated, some by ladder trucks …read more Source::

Angry police shun NYC mayor at funeral for slain officer

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Dec 27,2014
National News

By Jonathan Allen and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday at the funeral for one of two police officers shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black

Slain officer made honorary chaplain

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Dec 27,2014
National News

An extraordinary sea of dark blue flooded the streets around a New York church Saturday morning — thousands of police paying respects for one of two New York police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty last weekend. …read more Source::