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  • US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

    Saturday, July 26 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-07-26 13:36:17 GMT
    The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.
    The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified...

    Storm shelters in East critical to saving lives Video included

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    For many people in the east, their severe storm plan includes hunkering down in county shelters to protect themselves. More>>

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    Hot Weekend/Severe Weather Threat Monday Video included

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    A hot weekend ahead.  Severe storms possible by Monday.
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    Pitt Co. All-Stars prepare for 12U Babe Ruth World Series Video included

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    The Pitt County 12U All-Star softball team is busy on the practice field getting ready for 2014 Babe Ruth World Series. More>>

    Tournament of State Champions holds opening ceremony Video included

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    It's another magical night over at Elm Street Park as some of the best young baseball players in the country converge in Greenville. Tonight was the opening ceremony for the Tournament of State Champions. More>>

    Immigration workshop warns against scammers

    Immigration workshop warns against scammers Video included

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    The Association of Mexicans in North Carolina" or "AMEXCAN" sponsored a workshop tonight alongside the" N.C. Justice Center" to answer questions about fraud protection and the “Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals” program. More>>

    Fayetteville police capture Lenior Co. murder suspect

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    Fayetteville police captured a man Friday evening wanted for murder in Lenior County. More>>

    Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again

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    Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can -at least in some instances- be used on other carriers. More>>

    New Bern milk plant to have only 30 workers after Sunday

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    The Maola Milk plant is scheduled to close its processing operations on Sunday.  More>>

    Disappearing Beach: The story of Buxton Beach Video included

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    Hatteras Island is a vacation destination for more than a million people a year. More>>

    Jamesville NRSBA school set to open its doors next week Video included

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    A new high school in the east dedicated to science, technology, engineering and math is set to open its doors next week. More>>

    EMS also affected by Vidant Pungo shutdown Video included

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    Belhaven mayor Adam O'Neal makes a stop in Fredericksburg, Virginia on his 237-mile walk fighting for rural healthcare. More>>

    Beaufort County still working to pick up pieces after April tornado Video included

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    Three months after tornadoes ripped through portions of Beaufort County, people are still working to pick up the pieces. More>>

    Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

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    Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers will discuss the future... More>>

    Coach Ruff holds his annual fantasy camp Video included

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    Have you ever wondered what your favorite Pirates have to do to be successful? It is not easy as we found out today at Coach Ruffin McNeill's Fantasy Camp. More>>

    Coast Guard rescues boaters off Bald Head Island

    The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued 10 people after their pontoon boat began taking on water southeast of Bald Head Island. More>>

    NC man charged with child abuse after spanking

    A Jacksonville man is charged by Onslow County authorities with child abuse after they say he spanked a young girl with several objects. More>>

    Attorney: 'Fatal Vision' court case will continue

    Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied. Former Army captain, Jeffrey MacDonald's latest appeal for a new trial has been denied.

    A defense attorney says the case of Jeffrey MacDonald isn't over despite a federal judge's rejection of the former Army doctor's claim of innocence and request for a new trial. More>>

    Pitt County ahead of medicaid app schedule Video included

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    Pitt County reports they are seeing the highest productivity levels in the state for processing Medicaid applications on NC Fast. More>>

    Va. Gov.: Blessing more didn't die in tornado

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    Speaking a few dozen yards away from where two people were killed in a tornado that swept through a campground on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday it's a blessing more people didn't... More>>

    Man charged in New Bern post office accident

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    Police charge a man for crashing into the lobby of a New Bern post office Friday morning. More>>

    Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    Wilson police identify 7-year-old boy killed after shots fired at home Video included

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    Police have identified a 7-year-old killed in a shooting Wednesday night in Wilson. More>>

    Three arrested with meth, sawed-off rifle in Kinston

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    Three people are facing charges in Kinston after police seized drugs and weapons. More>>

    Beaufort fires blamed on Thursday storms, lightning Video included

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    Storms with gusty winds, torrential rainfall, and dangerous lightning sparked three fires Thursday afternoon in Carteret County.  More>>

    Magnolia man due in court on arson, attempted murder charges

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    Friday, a Duplin County man facing arson and attempted murder charges will make his first court appearance.  More>>

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    • Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years

      Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years

      Saturday, July 26 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:03:28 GMT
      The Baseball Hall of Fame has reduced the number of years a player can remain eligible to be voted in by the writers to 10 years from 15, giving Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens less time to be considered.
      The Baseball Hall of Fame has reduced the number of years a player can remain eligible to be voted in by the writers to 10 years from 15, giving Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens less time to be considered.
    • Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

      Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

      Saturday, July 26 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:33:59 GMT
      By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of...
      By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most...
    • Browns fans flock to see Johnny Football

      Browns fans flock to see Johnny Football

      Saturday, July 26 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:33:53 GMT
      With No. 2 jerseys ringing the field, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has begun his quest to win Cleveland's starting job.
      With No. 2 jerseys ringing the field, Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has begun his quest to win Cleveland's starting job.
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    • Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

      Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

      Saturday, July 26 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:14:12 GMT
      The parents of a woman who died on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 travelled from Perth, Australia to honor their daughter at the crash site in eastern Ukraine.
      Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday in hopes of retaking the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.
    • California can't say if it's meeting drought goal

      California can't say if it's meeting drought goal

      Saturday, July 26 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-07-26 15:13:56 GMT
      The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking...
      The sprinklers outside the California's state Capitol are off and the lawn is withering, the lemon- and cucumber-infused "water stations" at the state pension building are gone, and prison inmates are taking shorter...
    • AP PHOTOS: Brief cease-fire halts Gaza war

      AP PHOTOS: Brief cease-fire halts Gaza war

      Saturday, July 26 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-07-26 14:54:10 GMT
      A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see the destruction.
      A brief cease-fire Saturday in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas militants allowed thousands to return home to see the destruction.
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    • AP Essay: Air tragedies bring grief without order

      AP Essay: Air tragedies bring grief without order

      Saturday, July 26 2014 4:36 AM EDT2014-07-26 08:36:26 GMT
      When air travel goes wrong, the modern world has given us a script to follow.
      When air travel goes wrong, the modern world has given us a script to follow.
    • Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

      Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

      Friday, July 25 2014 9:05 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:05:50 GMT
      It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
      It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.
    • Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

      Radar captures mayfly swarm on Mississippi River

      Friday, July 25 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:56:25 GMT
      Mayflies have begun hatching in the Mississippi River, emerging from the water in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and other surfaces and leave behind a slimy mess.
      Mayflies have begun emerging from the Mississippi River in swarms that show up on radar like thunderstorms, coat roads and leave behind slimy messes. They've already been blamed for at least one car crash this week in...
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