USC Football Player Admits He Lied About Injury, Pool Rescue

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_1167c878a8.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (LOS ANGELES) -- Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw told school officials that he lied about how he suffered his ankle injuries over the weekend, according to a statement released by the school. He has been suspended indefinitely from all team activities by the university. Shaw initially claimed he was injured after leaping from the second story of an apartment complex to save his 7-year-old nephew, who was struggling in the pool.

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"Cops" Crew Member Killed in Police Shootout with Robbery Suspect

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_08e39f8593.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (OMAHA, Neb.) -- A crew member working on the television show Cops was killed on Tuesday night when Omaha police fired at a robbery suspect. Police say the shooting occurred after officers responded to a robbery at a fast food restaurant. The crew member was identified by Langley Productions as Bryce Dion. Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said Wednesday that Dion "paid the ultimate price for his service to provide the footage of the real-life dangers that law enforcement officers face on a daily basis."

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Sister of Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_3849d3ddf3.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The sister of the alleged Boston Marathon bombers was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly threatening a Harlem woman. According to the New York Police Department, Aliana Tsarnaeva, who lives in North Bergen, New Jersey, allegedly called the victim on Monday, saying, "I have people that can go over there and put a bomb on you." The NYPD believes that the alleged victim is the mother of Tsarnaeva's boyfriend's child.

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One Midwest High School, Two American Terrorists

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_2d2d275f21.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (MINNEAPOLIS) -- With the news that an American was among those killed recently while fighting on the side of the terror group ISIS in Syria came the revelation that he was classmates and close friends with another U.S. citizen who died in battle alongside a different anti-American extremist group on a different front line five years before. Douglas McAuthur McCain, a 33-year-old rapper, was identified by the White House Tuesday as having been killed in the bloody conflict in Syria.

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Military Jet Crashes in Virginia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_e1f02c9027.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (STAUNTON, Va.) -- A military jet en route to Louisiana crashed near Staunton on Wednesday. A U.S. Department of Defense official confirmed that the plane, an F-15, had originated from the Massachusetts National Guard. No injuries were reported on the ground, though the condition of the pilot was not immediately clear. Virginia State Police worked Wednesday morning to reach the crash site, which they said was near the side of a mountain.

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