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President Obama to declare new marine sanctuary in Lake Michigan

In Valparaiso, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the Obama Administration is launching Sea Scout , a new global initiative that will unite governments and stakeholders worldwide in the fight against illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.

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Authorities search for clues in North Port baby's disappearance

The Sarasota Sheriff's Department said inside the home they found blood on pillows and a mattress and high on walls and light fixtures. She tells me the house Kristen and Joseph lived in burned down two weeks before Chance was born. They are each being held in South Carolina on $150,000 bond, awaiting extradition to the Sarasota County Jail. The woman they met there told Georgia detectives that Kristen Bury attempted to sell her { some | {a fewsome} }baby clothes.

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Dog mysteriously dies in Central Park, reports say

Police said the dog's owner was walking the Labrador retriever near West 110th Street and Central Park West around 11 p.m. Tuesday when the animal suddenly slumped over and died with head trauma. The canine was pronounced dead on the scene. Burke, 55, called 911 in a panic, believing his dog had been shot, according to the New York Post . In fact, Burke admitted he didn't even hear gunshots.

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Pentagon outraged: Russians intercept USA drones above Syria

The self-proclaimed Islamic State dominates much of northeast Syria. U.S. and Russian military officials are now engaged in technical discussions aimed at preventing unintentional contact in Syrian airspace, where the two militaries are operating.

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Search for Missing Monticello Man

The Wright County Sheriff's Office Mounted Patrol, Recreational Services Unit, and sheriff's deputies are all involved. Authorities have also been searching the nearby Mississippi River, but volunteers have been asked not to interfere with that.

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U Penn Professor Calls Ben Carson 'Coon of the Year' on Twitter

Anthea Butler used the racist term in a tweet responding to a Sports Illustrated article on how Carson didn't mind NASCAR fans flying the Confederate flag on private property. carrying a gun and stalking young black men". UPenn religion department chair Justin McDaniel told The Washington Examiner that Butler is on sabbatical and that the department has no comment on the matter, while a Carson campaign spokesperson said the tweet "does not merit a response".