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    Three African lions born at Woodland Park Zoo (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

    SEATTLE — Three African lions were born Friday at the Woodland Park Zoo. The cubs are the first litter between mother, 5-year-old Adia, and father, 7-year-old Xerxes. Zookeepers moved the cubs into the maternity den where the family can bond in more comfortable surroundings. “Animal management staff are closely monitoring the litter via an internal cam to ensure the mom is providing good maternal care and the cubs are properly nursing. The mom and cubs will remain off public view […]

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    Iran executes woman who killed her alleged rapist

    (CNN) — An Iranian woman convicted of murder — in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist — was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security. The United Nations has said she never received a fair trial. The U.S. State Department also said there were concerns about the trial. “There were […]

  • Students from Marysville-Pilchuck High School hold candles during a vigil at the Grove Church on October 24, 2014 in Marysville, Washington. After a shooting at the high school at least two are dead, including the gunman, with several more wounded. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

    3 students remain in critical condition; shooter targeted his cousins, relatives say

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — When a gunman opened fire at students in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School cafeteria on Friday, he was not shooting at random targets, his relatives said. A teenage girl was killed. Two others had emergency surgery at Providence Medical Center in Everett and were listed in critical condition with head injuries Saturday morning. Chief Medical Officer Joanne Roberts identified them as Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14. At a news conference Saturday, Roberts read a brief statement from Soriano’s family: […]

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    Should health care workers who treat Ebola in Africa be quarantined? 2 states say YES

    (CNN) — When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home? Three weeks off, some say — whether they like it or not. The governors of New York and New Jersey instituted just such a policy Friday, announcing that airport screening will be stepped up in their states and that any arriving passengers who’d recently been in […]

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    Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies at age 71

    (CNN) — Jack Bruce, singer, songwriter and bassist for legendary 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday at age 71. Bruce’s family confirmed the death of the Scottish musician on his official website and Facebook page. “The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts.” Considered one of the greatest rock trios of all time, Cream was formed by Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker […]

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    4 killed, 2 seriously hurt when car crashes into power pole

    AUBURN — Four people were killed and two seriously hurt in a collision early Saturday in Auburn. According to Valley Regional Fire Authority, several people inside the car were ejected when it hit a pole around 2:00 a.m. in the 3700 block of Auburn Way South. Officials said two men and two women were pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were taken to Harborview Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown. Several lanes of Auburn Way South were closed in the […]

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    SEE IT: 11-year-old girl’s self-taught dubstep dance takes Internet by storm

    An 11-year-old girl is quickly becoming a YouTube sensation. Adilyn Malcom — otherwise known as Audacious Adi — taught herself how to dance to dubstep by watching videos and listening to electronic dance music. See for yourself!

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    Palestinian-American minor killed by Israeli military, US official says

    (CNN) — A Palestinian-American minor has been killed by the Israel Defense Forces, according to the U.S. State Department. According to a press release from the State Department, the individual was killed Friday during clashes in Silwad, a town in the West Bank. The official Palestinian news agency WAFA identified the slain minor as Orwa Hammad, 14. The IDF said an “attack was prevented” when the military fired upon a male hurling a Molotov cocktail on a main road with […]

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    Iraqi forces, Peshmerga claim gains against ISIS; battle for Kobani continues

    BAGHDAD (CNN) — Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check. In a post on Facebook, al-Abadi saluted the efforts made by Iraqi forces to liberate the area and said they “have inflicted a strong blow to the terrorist organization ISIS.” Jurf al-Sakhar is on the outskirts of Hilla and is a mixed Sunni-Shiite area. […]