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National & World Ex-diner manager gets 8 years in murder-for-hire plot
The former manager of a popular northern New Jersey diner was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, in an attempt to gain greater control for himself.
National & World Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren
Authorities say a man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home in the small Florida town of Bell.
National & World Fence-jumper makes it into the White House Fence-jumper makes it into the White House
A man jumped over the fence of the White House on Friday and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said.
National & World Vets working to save leg of dog hit by stolen van Vets working to save leg of dog hit by stolen van
Veterinarians on Thursday were trying to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters.
National & World Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola
Shoppers crowded the streets and markets of Sierra Leone's capital Thursday, stocking up for a three-day shutdown when volunteers will identify people infected with Ebola and hand out 1.5 million bars of soap, as authorities struggle to slow an accelerating outbreak.