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The day Bettig was killed, Ishler had gotten into an argument with the professor, calling him " ignorant " to Geier. Geier is being held at the Centre County Correctional Facility and has a preliminary hearing scheduled for August 31. State College police initiated a missing person's case on August 15 after Bettig was reportedly last seen at 12:30 p.m. on August 13. Rockview State police found the 56-year-old's body in a quarry on Wednesday.
  • Florida Sheriff: Man kills couple, tries to bite face off husband

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    Martin County Sheriff William Snyder told reporters that Austin Harrouff may have been on hallucinogenic drugs when he attacked Michelle Mishcon, 53, and John Stevens, 59, at their Tequesta home late Monday. He was taken to a hospital where, Snyder said, he made "animal-like" - noises including "grunting" and "growling" - and was largely incoherent. Snyder said deputies did not fire their guns to try to stop Harrouff because the bullets could have hit the Stevens.
  • Space Station Adapter Paves Way For NASA's Commercial Crew Program

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    According to Russian media reports, Sergei Krikalev, the director of human programs for Roscosmos , said the move was made to lower Russia's ongoing costs to service the station. While this may sound like a lot, it's not much more than the Nasa's annual repairs and transport bill, according to Ars Technica . The standard crew size for the ISS has stayed at six for the past few years.
  • Martinez, Verlander boost Tigers past Mets

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    About two hours before the first pitch, Rodriguez and the rebuilding Yankees (56-55) announced the slumping slugger will play Friday night against Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium and then be released. Kinsler led off the bottom of the first inning with a hard single. With two on and two outs, Casey McGehee hit a ball that went off first baseman James Loney's glove and into right field.
  • Vanderbilt to remove 'Confederate' from residence hall

    Vanderbilt to remove 'Confederate' from residence hall

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    In 2005, Vanderbilt officially began referring to the building as Memorial Hall, although the word Confederate remained on its facade. The money has been pledged by anonymous donors, and Zeppos said the school chooses to focus on "moving Vanderbilt forward" rather than on what projects the Daughters of the Confederacy will spend the funds on, especially in light of a new Tennessee law that makes it more hard to remove Confederate symbols and statues from public places.
  • Party days over as Playboy mansion sells for $100m

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    The 33-year-old principal in the investment firm Metropoulos & Co. won't necessarily be moving in any time soon. Daren Metropoulous, a principal at the private equity firm Metropoulous & Co., announced the $100-million closing on the iconic Playboy Mansion, now owned and occupied by magazine publisher Hugh Hefner, in a Tuesday news release.
  • Weekday forecast: The rain won't go away

    Weekday forecast: The rain won't go away

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    Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Tonight: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 3am, then showers likely. There will be a chance for a pop-up shower or storm. Winds S 10-15 miles per hour. Friday night and Saturday , cooler. Northwest wind 3 to 5 miles per hour. Wind: S 5-15. High: 91. Partly cloudy. Lows around 65.
  • Father bought gun day after domestic dispute call

    Father bought gun day after domestic dispute call

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    Willow Short had a heart transplant at 6-days-old. Also near Short's body were those of his wife, 33-year-old Megan, and their three children: 8-year-old Lianna, 5-year-old Mark Jr. Three quarters of those deaths occur while the women attempt to leave the relationship or have already left, according to Domestic Abuse Shelter, a group working against domestic violence.
  • Top Chicago cop: Possibly policy violation in shooting

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    After reviewing an autopsy and video footage, authorities determined O'Neal was shot in the back after exiting the auto. A third officer got out of a auto and fired what was believed to be the fatal shot, according to WLS. The wrongful death lawsuit claims that officers effectively "executed" O'Neal, who was a suspect in a auto theft. Chicago police investigate a police-involved fatal shooting in the 7300 block of South Merrill Avenue in Chicago's South Shore neighborhood on Friday, July ...
  • Imam And Aide Shot Dead After Leaving Mosque

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    Police said 55-year-old Imam Maulama Akonjee and his 64-year-old ass. The men were transported to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center where they died, the hospital said. Other Muslim gatherings were chanting "This is Donald Trump's fault", and "Muslim hate crime". "The mayor is closely monitoring the NYPD investigation of this tragedy".
  • Pence: Donald Trump was being 'serious' about Obama and ISIS

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    It was a shocking incitement to political violence. "If she (Hillary) gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks", the Republican nominee for president told a North Carolina audience. Trump's reply: "No, it's no mistake". I think the facts are damaging enough. When candidates speak it well, it makes it easy for the press-let's break down the details of Hillary Clinton's healthcare plan!-but Trump is appealing to a certain segment of the population precisely because he is a break ...