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Angry police shun NYC mayor at funeral for slain officer


NEW YORK - Tens of thousands of police from cities across the United States filled a New York City church and nearby streets on Saturday for the funeral of one of two policemen shot by a man who said he was avenging the killing of unarmed black men by police. | Video

Arizona officer killed during domestic violence investigation

- An Arizona police officer investigating a domestic violence incident was shot dead by a suspect who then killed himself, police said.

11:08am EST

Elder-care challenges prompt tech executives to create startups, apps

SAN FRANCISCO - For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. 

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Teen charged with arson in Missouri protest

- A teen was charged Saturday with arson after police say he confessed to setting a convenience store on fire during anti-police violence protests in a St. Louis suburb last week, according to officials and media reports.

27 Dec 2014

Former President Bush, 90, to spend weekend in Houston hospital

- Doctors in Houston will keep former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in the hospital through the weekend since his bout with shortness of breath, though doctors "have begun discussing dates for his discharge," his office said Saturday.

27 Dec 2014

Two snowmobilers die, one rescued after plunging into Montana lake

- Two men died and a third was rescued from a Montana lake when their snowmobiles plunged into the ice-covered body of water as they attempted to cross to the other side, local officials said Saturday.

27 Dec 2014

Man at New York psychiatric hospital killed by fellow patient, police say

- A patient at a psychiatric hospital in New York City has been charged with killing a fellow patient at the state-run facility, police said on Saturday.

27 Dec 2014

Five people stabbed in Washington restaurant

WASHINGTON - Five people were stabbed early on Saturday in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., police said. The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. at McFadden's, a popular restaurant and nightclub on Pennsylvania Avenue, eight blocks from the White House in the nation's capital.

27 Dec 2014

'Gorillafication' in sight for abandoned baby primate at Ohio zoo

- Zookeepers wearing gorilla suits have helped rear an endangered abandoned baby gorilla in Ohio so she can join an adult group.

27 Dec 2014

Former 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond arrested in Wisconsin

- Former "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy "Screech" on the high school sitcom, has been arrested for stabbing a man with a switchblade at a bar north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, police said on Friday.

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