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Showers, thunderstorms roll through CT Sunday evening

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The humidity has rolled into the state, and coming with it are some showers and potential thunderstorms. More>>

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Labor Day weekend storms roll through the state. More>>

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Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

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Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. More>>

LifeStar helicopter dispatched to crash in Vernon

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A LifeStar emergency helicopter was dispatched to a serious crash in Vernon on Sunday evening.
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Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub. More>>

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

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Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men... More>>

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion... More>>

One of banned Greek organizations at UConn allowed to stay

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One of the three Greek life organizations at the University of Connecticut that is appealing suspensions after hazing allegations will stay on campus this school year. More>>

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

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San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. More>>

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

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An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the... More>>

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

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A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. More>>

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

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Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold... More>>

Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

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Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night. More>>

Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

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A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died. More>>

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

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Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. More>>

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

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Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation. More>>

Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

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Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office. More>>

Mom mum, but Facebook on fire over injured kindergartner

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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student. More>>

Bristol police search for suspect in armed bank robbery

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Bristol police are looking for an armed robbery suspect who held up a bank just after noon on Sunday. More>>

Waterford police look for two suspects in Walmart robbery

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Waterford police are looking for three suspects involved in a robbery at Walmart. More>>

CT cracks down on speeding, DUI violations

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Connecticut is cracking down on highway speeders this busy Labor Day holiday weekend. More>>

Sand collapse kills 9-year-old girl at Oregon beach

When you think of potentially fatal threats at the beach, you probably think of sharks or riptides. You probably don't worry about the sand. But that unexpected killer has now claimed at least three lives in the United States this summer. More>>

Police: officer dragged by suspect's vehicle while responding to protective order complaint

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A Bristol police officer was dragged by a car on Saturday while responding to a complaint for a violation of a protective order. More>>

Check your fridge: Kraft American cheese recall

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Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular its single-slice American cheese. More>>

Ferguson's flashpoint sparks national outrage

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They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united... More>>

Small earthquake hits CA, near site of earlier 6.0 quake

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The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.

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Afghanistan crash kills 23

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A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving. More>>

Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

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Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said... More>>

CT state police investigate untimely death at Lime Rock Park

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Connecticut State Police are investigating and untimely death that happened at Lime Rock Park in Salisbury. More>>

Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

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A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday. More>>

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

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Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen... More>>

EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

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Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away. More>>

Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future

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Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone. More>>

Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua; 5 remain

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Rescue workers and trapped miners alike frantically dug away at opposite sides of rock and mud that blocked a Nicaragua gold mine, finally succeeding in freeing at least 20 men. Efforts to reach five miners still missing... More>>

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man

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Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police. More>>

East Hampton lake closed for unsafe levels of algae

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A popular lake in East Hampton is closed to swimmers on Labor Day weekend because of unsafe levels of algae. More>>

Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

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The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of this St. Louis-area suburb that was the center of attention for three weeks. But those in the community know they've got a long... More>>

Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

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As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter. More>>

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

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The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria. More>>

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

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An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock... More>>

Your Week in Viral Videos: Little girl in awe of space shuttle

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Millions of people were inspired by the space shuttle, and it continues to do that, even though it hasn't flown in more than three years.

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Bristol police arrest man following robbery report

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Police in Bristol arrested 39-year-old resident Carlos Rivera on burglary and larceny charges early Saturday morning. 
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Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

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A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after... More>>

Lots of deals to be found this Labor Day weekend

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If you're not spending Labor Day at the beach or on the lake, there are plenty of deals to be found at the stores.  More>>

Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

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A time few could imagine during the glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos and more than 5,000 jobs will be lost this weekend. More>>

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

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A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said. More>>

Suspect questioned after presidential threat

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Connecticut State Police have been told to be watching for a "potentially suspicious person and vehicle" after a threat against the president of United States in New York. More>>

Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

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Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews. More>>

Fans fill Rentschler Field for first UConn football home game

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The first game of the football season for UConn was held on Friday evening and the fans filled the stadium at Rentschler Field. More>>

Police release photos of alleged funeral home burglar Video included

"[The burglar] went by and viewed a few bodies," owner Louis Charbonnet said. "He walked by one particular famous guy we have in here, and he stopped and visited with him and went about his business of stealing."
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Police make arrest for shooting in Willimantic

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The Willimantic Police Department made an arrest in connection with a shooting that happened on Main St. on Tuesday Aug. 26. More>>

Controversy over delays in implementing licenses for undocumented immigrants

 There's controversy over the timetable for giving undocumented immigrants drivers licenses
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Foxwoods Casino hopes to expand business by offering new shopping center

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Foxwoods Casino is cashing in on some new business. More>>

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Local business offers to help customers affected by West Hartford spa closing

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There's an offer of help for customers out hundreds of dollars after a West Hartford day spa suddenly closed. More>>

Lake in East Hampton being tested for toxic algae

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A popular Connecticut lake may be closed to swimmers this Labor Day weekend because of unsafe levels of algae in the water. More>>

Pelto fails to earn spot on Connecticut ballot

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Former Democratic state Rep. Jonathan Pelto's name will not appear on the November ballot for governor. More>>

School bus delays in Southington scare parents

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Every school year seems to start out with some kinks that need to be ironed out, but in Southington, parents are outraged after buses for the youngest students ran over an hour late on the first day. More>>

Huskies battle Cougars in home opener at the Rent

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The University of Connecticut Huskies football season kicks off with its home opener on Friday night. More>>

Labor Day gas prices are lowest in four years

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Many people were already off on Friday and headed on their way to their Labor Day weekend travels. More>>

2-month-old baby in Groton suffered 29 bone fractures Video included

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A father accused of abusing a 2-month-old boy in Groton faced a judge on Friday.
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Corn maze goers to rock out at Lyman starting this weekend

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The corn maze at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield will be rocking out this year. More>>

Police trying to locate missing 14-year-old girl from Hartford

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The Hartford Police Department is trying to locate a missing 14-year-old girl, who they said is not a "habitual runaway." More>>

Dr. Cash spreads cash craze fever in Hartford

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If treasure seekers have a fever, the only prescription may be from Dr. Cash. More>>

Car crashes into CVS in Rocky Hill

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A motor vehicle crashed into a pharmacy on the Silas Deane Highway in Rocky Hill on Friday afternoon, police said. More>>

9-year-old dials 911 from the back of a stolen SUV Video included

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A brave boy from Houston is being credited with saving other children and an SUV from a carjacker. More>>

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  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 07:21:11 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.More >
  • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...More >
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...More >
  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:21:26 GMT
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.More >
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion...More >
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