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  1. Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | NewsOK.com

    A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said. Police Lt.

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  2. Hackers attack US reporters for Ethiopian TV serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    More than a year after researchers revealed an electronic eavesdropping campaign aimed at D.C.-area journalists, the hackers are at it again. Internet watchdog group Citizen Lab said in a report published Monday that hackers who attacked a U.S. employee of Ethiopian Satellite Television in 2013 have recently launched a new round of attacks using upgraded espionage software.

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  3. Feed The Children president, CEO announces plans to step down in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    During the past three years, Kevin Hagan and staff at Feed the Children have worked diligently to restore credibility in the organization, build a new brand, promote transparency and diversify revenue streams, among other goals, while serving children in need around the world. Photos of the children and work accomplished by Feed the Children president and CEO Kevin Hagan fill his office at the Feed the Children headquarters in Oklahoma City.

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  4. Feed The Children president, CEO announces plans to step down in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    During the past three years, Kevin Hagan and staff at Feed the Children have worked diligently to restore credibility in the organization, build a new brand, promote transparency and diversify revenue streams, among other goals, while serving children in need around the world. Hagan, 42, announced Thursday that he plans to step down as president and chief executive officer of the Oklahoma City-based relief organization at the end of May. He will be taking over as CEO of the American Diabetes Association, which is headquartered in Alexandria, Va.

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  5. Estonian man pleads guilty in Megaupload piracy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    An Estonian man who worked as a computer programmer for the now-defunct file-sharing website Megaupload has pleaded guilty in what prosecutors say was a massive copyright-piracy scheme run through the site. Andrus Nomm, 36, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, to conspiracy to commit copyright infringement.

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  6. Man pleads guilty in Megaupload case brought to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    An Estonian man has pleaded guilty in what prosecutors say was a massive copyright-piracy scheme run through the now-defunct website Megaupload. Andrus Nomm pleaded guilty Friday to conspiracy to commit copyright infringement in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  7. Family, friends say 3 slain in NC left a legacy of givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    Three young people gunned down in a condominium in North Carolina were known and admired for helping and healing others, whether it was friends and next-door neighbors or refugees located thousands of miles away, friends and family said. A makeshift memorial appears on display, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, N.C., in remembrance of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, who were killed on Tuesday.

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  8. Kent State coach keeps focus on team while battling lymphomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    It began with the worst type of call in late October, when doctors told the Kent State women's basketball coach that something was wrong and she might have cancer. And it ran all the way to the middle of November, when she got the word that she had Stage II Lymphoma.

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  9. APNewsBreak: Man charged in Megaupload case brought to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    An Estonian man was brought to the U.S. to face charges in what federal prosecutors say was a massive copyright-piracy scheme run through the now-defunct website Megaupload. Prosecutors say the website was cleverly designed to deliberately encourage piracy of movies, TV shows and music by giving users cash incentives to upload pirated content.

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  10. APNewsBreak: Suspected terrorist brother of no-fly-list manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    The FBI on Thursday added a former taxi driver from northern Virginia to its list of most-wanted terrorists, saying he was a recruiter for the al-Shabab terror group in Somalia. FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2013, file photo, Gulet Mohamed, left, leaves the federal court in Alexandria, Va., with his attorney, Gadeir Abbas, with the Council on American-Islamic Relations, after a hearing challenging his placement on the government's no fly list.

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  11. 3 family friendly football movies to get you ready for the Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    With the Super Bowl fast approaching, here are three family friendly football movies to get you amped up for the big game. With the Super Bowl fast approaching, here are three family friendly football movies to get you amped up for the big game.

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  12. Saudi King Abdullah, a gradual modernizer, dead at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    His changes looked minute to the outside world. But in a kingdom where ultra-conservative Muslim clerics long have held a lock on all aspects of society, King Abdullah's incremental reforms echoed mightily.

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  13. UCLA beats Providence in 2OT in NCAA soccer semiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    The Bruins will play Virginia in the championship game Sunday. Virginia beat Maryland-Baltimore County 1-0 in the first semifinal.

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  14. Congress relaxes whole grain standards for schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    A massive year-end spending bill released Tuesday doesn't allow schools to opt out of healthier school meal standards championed by first lady Michelle Obama, as House Republicans had sought. But it would ease standards that require more whole grains in school foods.

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  15. Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and tablets after the busy holiday shopping weekend. Glenn Wright, dressed in a Santa Claus costume, moves items at the Amazon fulfillment center on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Lebanon, Tenn.

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  16. Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and tablets after the busy holiday shopping weekend. Glenn Wright, dressed in a Santa Claus costume, moves items at the Amazon fulfillment center on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Lebanon, Tenn.

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  17. GM ordered switches nearly 2 months before recallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Emails showing that General Motors ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling the government of a safety recall will be heavily scrutinized by federal prosecutors, who are investigating GM's conduct, according to legal experts. FILE - This April 1 2014 file photo shows the ignition switch of a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt in Alexandria, Va.

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  18. Nebraska returner Pierson-El stars on offense tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Nebraska's receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El steps out just before with pylon with 4:41 left in the third quarter. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played the Northwestern Wildcats in a football game on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Evanston, Ill.

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