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A 41-year-old woman was killed Wednesday when she got caught in an elevator of a New York building and it started to move. The woman caught her shoe or leg, and even though the doors weren’t closed, the elevator started to move and the woman was crushed.


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"This is a time for Iraq to look forward. This is an opportunity for Iraq to forge ahead on a path to security and prosperity. We owe it to all of the lives that were sacrificed in this war not to fail." - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, talking Thursday in Baghdad to mark the official end of the war in Iraq. The war, which started in 2003, resulted in the deaths of 4,500 U.S. troops.


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An Ohio judge says a third-grader who was taken from his mother after his weight topped 200 pounds will be removed from foster care and placed in his uncle's custody:



 


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