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2 hours ago

Body-Cam Video Helps Clear Cop in Shooting

A Salt Lake City, Utah, police officer has been cleared in the shooting death of an unarmed man, a decision based on video from the officer's body camera, a Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Tuesday. Dillon Taylor, 20, was shot to death by officer Bron Cruz on Aug. 11 after police received a report about three men who were seen near a 7-Eleven, possibly flashing a gun, reported NBC affiliate KSL. Taylor repeatedly ignored commands to show his hands and made a motion the officer believed looked like he was pulling a gun from his waistband, Gill said. Read »
4 hours ago

U.S. Sending Tanks, Troops to Baltic States and Poland

5 hours ago

Iraqi Pilots Mistakenly Give Food, Ammunition to ISIS

Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014 at 2:58 AM

7 Killed by Suicide Bombers in Kabul, Afghanistan

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

New Execution Rules in Oklahoma After Botched Injection

6 hours ago

WATCH: Protesters Fill Streets on China's National Day

Watch Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators fill streets on China's National Day after the midnight deadline for the city’s leaders to respond to their demands passed Tuesday. The demonstrators seek a reversal of a decision by China's central government in Beijing to screen all candidates in Hong Kong's first direct elections — scheduled for 2017. Members of the mostly student-led "Umbrella Revolution" movement told NBC News they will stay as long as it takes. Meanwhile, it appears that protesters' cellphones are being targeted by a highly sophisticated malware. Read »
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 9:09 PM

Police Aren't Seeking Second Suspect in Beverly Carter Murder

3 hours ago

Armed Ex-Con Shared Elevator With Obama: Report

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 7:06 PM

Ohio Wal-Mart Takes Pellet Guns Off Display After Cops Shot Man

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Kurds Drive ISIS From Key Border Town

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 2:42 PM

Wife Pleads to ISIS for Release of Husband Alan Henning

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Britain Launches 1st Strikes Against ISIS in Iraq

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Okla. Beheading Suspect Wanted “Revenge” for Firing

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Watch: World Leaders Speak at U.N.

Check out a live stream of world leaders addressing the 69th session of the United Nations' General Assembly. Read »
Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 8:03 AM

Afghanistan, U.S. Sign Security Pact