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Brooklyn Bridge flags back on US soil, police say
Police say the two American flags swiped from the Brooklyn Bridge and replaced with white ones are back on U.S. soil.

Now that ex-officer is free, co-defendant in NYC cannibal-plot case wants out of jail too
A co-defendant of the New York City police officer dubbed the "cannibal cop" wants to be freed from jail too.

Officials: Florida woman who shot 7-year-old grandson likely won't face charges
Authorities say the Tampa woman who shot her 7-year-old grandson after mistaking him for an intruder probably won't face charges.

Connecticut won't pursue criminal charges against state workers, others in Irene aid fraud
Connecticut prosecutors say they won't pursue criminal charges against state employees and others who fraudulently obtained emergency food stamp benefits designated for people affected by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.

German court upholds eviction of man for use of squeaky swing set in apartment as sex prop
A German court says a landlady was within her rights to evict a man for persistently using a squeaky swing set in his apartment late at night as a sex prop.

Pink cookie is off menu at northeast Ohio school cafeterias because of nutritional guidelines
New federal nutritional guidelines for school cafeterias has meant the end of a favorite — and locally famous — treat in one northeast Ohio school district.

Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge."

Ice bucket challenge charity stunt goes wrong when 4 firefighters shocked by power line
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an "ice bucket challenge." Campbellsville Police Chief Tim Hazlette said the power line was never touched Thursday morning, but it carried such a high voltage that it was able to energize the ladder truck, shocking the firefighters.

After emotional day of testimony, former Virginia governor back on stand in corruption trial
After an emotional day of testimony, former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will be back on the stand in his public corruption trial.

US Ebola survivor thanks God, asks for prayers and aid for African countries fighting outbreak
As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in.

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