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7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak

These tips from Vegas chefs will make dinner taste like a million bucks<p>The Las Vegas food scene sure can be gaudy: the Denny’s wedding chapel, the countless Hooters knock-offs, the endless buffets. But if you look harder, the city sizzles up some amazing meals.<p>One category: high-end steak. Lucky …

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Baltimore Cleans Up After a Night of Violence

Suspect in Pennsylvania trooper slaying planned for months, police say

The self-taught survivalist accused of killing one Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding another planned the ambush for months, police said.<p>Authorities continue their search for suspect Eric Matthew Frein on Sunday but were yet to have cornered him in a wooded area around the Pike and Monroe …

Group says it gave hundreds of veterans free pot

DENVER (AP) — Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their …

Boko Haram in talks over kidnapped girls

Nigerian government officials and the International Committee of the Red Cross have had talks with Boko Haram about swapping imprisoned members of the Islamist terrorist group for the more than 200 Chibok school girls kidnapped in April, a source involved in the negotiations told CNN.<p>The officials …

Hash-oil labs raided amid a growing offshoot of the illicit drug trade

Seven men and two women are facing felony charges here stemming from what authorities say is a new and highly dangerous offshoot of the illicit drug trade: extracting hash oil from marijuana.<p>For users, hash oil offers a quick and lasting high. For sellers, it is easy to make and offers large …

A pistol-packing pastor helps catch robbery suspect

Praise the lord . . . and pass the ammunition.<p>A pistol-packing pastor helped catch a grandmother last week who police say has been stealing dozens of packages from the front porches of homes in a Texas town, KTRK reported.<p>Pastor Benny Holmes was, to hear his wife Pat tell it, “at his wits end” …

Blasts in China's Xinjiang province kill two

Attack comes as 17 regional officials and police are punished for an attack in July that led to almost 100 deaths<p>Two people were killed and several more injured in at least three explosions in China's troubled far western region of Xinjiang on Sunday, state media reported, but gave few details.<p>The …

NASA’s Maven spacecraft arrives at Mars after voyage of nearly a year

NASA's Maven spacecraft entered orbit around Mars for an unprecedented study of the red planet's atmosphere following a 710 million kilometre journey that began nearly a year ago.<p>The robotic explorer successfully slipped into orbit around the red planet late Sunday night.<p>"I think my heart's about …

Pennsylvania police 'close' to capture of suspected killer Eric Frein

The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett vowed Monday, as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.<p>Corbett discussed the manhunt for 31-year-old Eric Frein at a news conference in …

Grand Jury Probes Police Shooting of Black Man at Ohio Walmart

On Monday a grand jury convened to decide if a white police officer should be indicted in the shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>But the jury isn't meeting in Missouri, and the young man who died wasn’t named Michael Brown.<p>On Aug. 5, four days before 18-year-old Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, …

Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana …

Eric Frein: New clues in hunt for 'police killer'

<b>Police searching for a man accused of killing a police officer said they have found new evidence which could lead them to his hiding place.</b><p>More than 200 officers are searching for Eric Frein, 31, in Pennsylvania's dense north-east woodlands.<p>Pennsylvania police said they found an AK-47 rifle, …