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    British forces carry out their first attack on ISIS in Iraq

    LONDON – According to Britain’s defense ministry, British military aircraft carried out their first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq on Tuesday. RAF Tornadoes dropped a bomb on an ISIS weapon that was attacking Kurdish ground forces in northwestern Iraq and shot a missile at an armed pickup truck. According to the ministry, an initial assessment indicates that both strikes were successful.

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    University hires convicted sex offender to talk about sexual assault awareness

    EUGENE, Ore. – Some faculty and staff at the University of Oregon are upset with who the school hired to train athletes about sexual assault awareness last year. KATU obtained a copy of the contract and discovered the speaker is a convicted sex offender. “In fact, his only credential was that he’s a convicted sex offender. I don’t think that that’s enough,” said Carol Stabile, a professor at the university. Stabile is a co-chair of the Faculty Senate Task Force […]

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    Troopers searching for truck that caused deadly crash on interstate

    CARTER COUNTY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of an orange or yellow pickup truck that played a role in a deadly accident. On Sunday, troopers were investigating a deadly crash along I-35 and mile marker 36 in Carter County. Witnesses say an orange or yellow pickup truck was heading northbound on the interstate when it made a left turn into the median, before heading southbound on I-35. As a result of the U-turn in […]

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    District Attorney: Race may have played a bigger role than religion in Oklahoma beheading case

    UPDATE: The Cleveland County District Attorney released new information related to the case against 30-year-old Alton Nolen, who is being charged with beheading a co-worker and stabbing another. On Tuesday morning, District Attorney Greg Mashburn said the attacks began after Nolen was suspended from work and went home to get a knife before coming back to the business. He says Nolen wanted to “get revenge” on the people he thought were responsible for his suspension. He confirms that it was not a company […]

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    Police: One hospitalized after gunfire erupts at Kentucky high school

    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – One person was rushed to a hospital after police responded to a report of gunfire at a Kentucky high school. Police and emergency crews rushed to Fern Creek High School after the school was put on lockdown. Around 12:51 p.m., students were seen walking out of the school with their hands on their heads. According to the Louisville Metro Police Department, several students saw a firearm at the school and officers are still searching for weapons. […]

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    FBI offer $100,000 reward for ‘AK-47 Bandit’

    LOS ANGELES – A reward up to $100,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a man known as the “AK-47 Bandit.” Authorities say the suspect shot a Chino police officer after robbing a bank in 2012 and has since been linked to four bank robberies and one attempt in multiple states. Last month, the “AK-47 Bandit” was linked to a bank robbery on Aug. 22 at a bank in Nebraska. The FBI says […]

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    Experts say stores will open even earlier on Thanksgiving this year

    Black Friday may completely takeover Thanksgiving this year, according to some retail industry experts. Over the past few years, the after-Thanksgiving shopping frenzy has started earlier and earlier with some stores opening as early as 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving last year. Experts say some stores could stay open all day on Thanksgiving this year. “It’s inevitable to see them open all day or even earlier than last year,” Joel Bines, managing director and co-leader of consulting firm AlixPartners’ retail practice, told […]

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    California bans single-use plastic bags

    LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – California has become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the ban, which would prohibit single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and large pharmacies in 2015. The ban would also include convenience stores in 2016. The measure also features $2 million in loans to help manufacturers shift to producing reusable bags. It would also allow stores to charge 10 cents for each paper and reusable bag.  

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    Listen: Carrie Underwood releases spiritual new single

    OKLAHOMA CITY – It has been almost 10 years since an Oklahoma-native became America’s country sweetheart. After winning “American Idol,” Carrie Underwood has released a series of hit singles. “Something in the Water” is her latest single that is already grabbing the attention of fans across the globe. According to a post on Underwood’s website, the song will be featured on her album “Greatest Hits: Decade #1.” The album will consist of her 18 number one singles and will hit store shelves […]

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    Police searching for man who broke into Oklahoma pharmacy

    CHICKASHA, Okla. – Authorities say they are looking for a man who broke into a Chickasha pharmacy last week. On Sept. 27, police say a man used a plastic pallet to break the drive-thru window at the Walgreens pharmacy. Officials say that while the hole was not very big,  the subject was still able to get inside the pharmacy. He broke into the pharmacy around 6:36 a.m. and left around 6:55 a.m. If you have any information on the crime, call […]

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    Middle school students credited with saving teacher’s life

    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) – Three students at San Fernando Middle School are being credited with helping to save the life of a substitute teacher. Francisco Flores was teaching a seventh-grade health class when he began sweating profusely, slurring his words and putting his hand over his chest. Despite Flores saying he was okay, it was obvious to Vanessa Rodriguez, Maria Chavez and Samantha Rodriguez that something was wrong. “We knew we had to act fast because we didn’t want to […]