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Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York


BUFFALO - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow.

Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's decision

FERGUSON, Mo. - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer. | Video

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

WASHINGTON - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. | Video

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Twelve-year-old Cleveland boy dies after being shot by police

CLEVELAND - A 12-year-old boy who was shot by police after he waved and pointed a pellet gun at a Cleveland city recreation center died on Sunday from his injuries, officials said.

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More than 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago: reports

CHICAGO - As many as 32 horses died in a fire at a stable and boarding facility in a town outside Chicago, local media reported on Sunday.

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New Jersey mother dies days after shooting her children, police say

- A New Jersey mother who shot and killed two of her children and critically wounded a third before turning the gun on herself died on Sunday, three days after the shootings, state police said.

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New York lawmakers meet to address police shooting of unarmed man

- New York City elected officials were meeting on Sunday to discuss community concerns following the shooting death of an unarmed man in Brooklyn by a police officer who said his weapon discharged accidentally, officials said.

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New York City baby shot as father cleaned illegal weapon, police say

- A nine-month-old baby was shot and severely wounded on Sunday by her father, who told New York City police his gun accidentally discharged while he was cleaning it.

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Small quake shakes Dallas area, stirring fracking critics

- A light earthquake shook the Dallas-Ft. Worth area of North Texas on Saturday night, leaving no known damage or casualties but stirring concern about the potential of the area's oil and gas fracking industry to generate seismic activity.

FBI arrests two would-be Ferguson bomb suspects: law enforcement source

FERGUSON Mo. - Two men suspected of buying explosives they planned to detonate during protests in Ferguson, Missouri, once a grand jury decides the Michael Brown case, were arrested on Friday and charged with federal firearms offenses, a law enforcement official told Reuters.

22 Nov 2014

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