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  • A 15-year-old sophomore at a suburban Baltimore high school has been charged as an adult in the shooting of a classmate on the first day of school.

    Tracie Bradford, of Perry Hall, Md., consoles her daughter Leah, a student at Perry Hall High School who says she was in the school's cafeteria when a student was shot there and critically wounded on the first day of classes, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, in Perry Hall, Md. A suspect was taken into custody shortly after the shooting, according to police. No one else was reported injured.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 4:30 PM EST
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  • NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Gunmen in Kenya's coastal city of Mombasa shot dead a Muslim cleric accused by Washington and the United Nations of supporting al-Qaida-linked militants in Somalia, sparking rioting by youths in which one person died and at least one police car was burned.

    The killing on Monday of Aboud Rogo fits into a pattern of extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances of suspected terrorists that is allegedly being orchestrated by Kenyan police, say Kenyan human rights groups.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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  •  In this Aug. 24, 2012, file photo Republican Rep. Todd Akin, R-Mo., talks to the media gathered in Chesterfield, Mo., and told them he will stay in the U.S. Senate race despite the uproar over his remarks about rape and pregnancy.

    It's an ongoing political skirmish that shows no signs of letting up about two months before Election Day.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 12:30 PM EST
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  • In this Sept. 17, 1962 file photo, Neil Armstrong, one of the nine astronauts, is shown as he was introduced to the press, along with the other astronauts in Houston. The family of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, says he has died at age 82. A statement from the family says he died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. It doesn't say where he died. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969.

    The astronaut died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 05, 2012, 12:00 PM EST
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