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Why are black church fires associated with acts of hate?

It's a visceral and involuntary reaction, perhaps even knee-jerk: A black church burns in the South and our minds race immediately to hatred. It must be arson. It must be the handiwork of some despicable white supremacist.

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Top ISIS leader killed in coalition airstrike

Senior ISIS leader Tariq Al-Harzi was killed by a coalition airstrike in Syria last month, a U.S. official said Thursday.

Al-Harzi was responsible for getting people and materials into Iraq and Syria, and worked to recruit fighters, according to Capt…

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Blasts rock Colombian capital; 8 injured

Two explosions rocked Colombia's capital on Thursday, injuring at least eight people.

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Philippines: Passenger ferry capsizes

A boat carrying 189 people has capsized in the central Philippines, minutes after leaving port, the Philippine Red Cross said Thursday.

There were 173 passengers and 16 crew members on board, according to Philippine Red Cross Chairman Richard Gordon,…

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Donald Trump's Miss USA back on TV: Reelz channel steps in

Days after the Miss USA pageant was dropped by Univision and NBC, the July 12 event has found a new home on television, the Reelz channel.

Reelz, a relatively obscure cable channel, saw an opportunity to fill the space left by NBC. It says it's…

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Boko Haram attacks kill 145 in Nigeria

At least 145 people were killed after Boko Haram militants raided three villages in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno, witnesses said Thursday.

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Obama touts OT plan in Wisconsin

When President Barack Obama flew into La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Thursday, he was greeted by Gov. Scott Walker, and the two were seen shaking hands and smiling.

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Car assembly line robot kills worker

An automotive assembly line robot killed a worker at a car factory in Germany this week, a prosecutor's office said.

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Report: Pilots fired after selfies with Playboy model

Two pilots with an Argentinian airline have been fired after they took selfies with a Playboy model in the cockpit during a flight, the airline told ABC News.

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New York firefighter wins $5 million lottery

New York City firefighter Carmelo Mercado retired after suffering lung ailments from his time working at ground zero after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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School shootings are 'contagious,' study finds

Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within about two weeks.

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Venus, Jupiter and a thunderstorm

A photographer snaps a shot of Venus, Jupiter and a thunderstorm lit up by lightning over the skies of Orlando, Florida.

Suspect uses Mountain Dew to rob mini-mart

A man uses Mountain Dew to rob a convenience store in California.

Washington Navy Yard on lockdown

Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard facility is under lockdown Thursday morning, according to a tweet from the U.S. Navy.

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