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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo views the scene of a prison escape in a handout picture from the New York Governor's Press Office taken at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York June 6, 2015.

Police question possible accomplice, as manhunt for escaped convicts continues

Authorities have questioned a prison worker as a possible accomplice to the convicted killers who escaped over the weekend.

First Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Patrick Haggan points to surveillance video released during a press conference Monday, June 8, 2015, in Boston, which they say shows the fatal shooting of a Boston man suspected of plotting to kill police officers. The video comes from a restaurant across the street, and the figures shown are blurry. Police and the FBI say it shows officers shooting 26-year-old Usaama Rahim on June 2 in the city's Roslindale neighborhood after they attempted to question him about "terrorist-related information."

Video of police shooting released in terrorism probe

Surveillance video of Usaamah Abdullah Rahim threatening officers with a large knife in Boston has been released.

FILE- In this April 7, 2015 file photo provided by the Charleston County, S.C., Sheriff's Office shows Patrolman Michael Thomas Slager. A grand jury affirmed the state of South Carolina's murder charge on Monday, June 8, 2015, against Slager who fatally shot an unarmed back man trying to run from a traffic stop on April 4, 2015.

South Carolina ex-police officer indicted in death of black man

A grand jury indicted a white former police officer on a murder charge for the shooting death of a black man in South Carolina.

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

Federal data breaches offer treasure trove for hackers

A massive breach of U.S. federal computer networks disclosed this week is the latest in a flood of attacks by suspected Chinese hackers.

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Texas policeman suspended after pulling gun on teen at pool party

A policeman is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that showed him throwing a bathing-suit clad girl to the ground and drawing a gun on another at a pool party disturbance.

This combination made from photos released by the New York State Police shows inmates David Sweat, left, and Richard Matt. Authorities on Saturday, June 6, 2015 said Sweat, 34, and Matt, 48, both convicted murderers, escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y. (New York State Police via AP)

Two murderers escape prison with power tools

More than 200 local, state and federal law enforcement officials are looking for the missing convicted killers.

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American Pharoah wins Belmont to capture Triple Crown

American Pharoah entered horse racing's all-time greats by winning the Belmont Stakes to capture the coveted Triple Crown in nearly four decades.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Data stolen in massive government hack dates back to 1985

Hackers broke into government computers, compromising the personal data of millions of current and former federal employees.

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EPA: Fracking not ‘widespread risk’ to drinking water

Fracking for shale oil and gas has not led to widespread pollution of drinking water, although some drilling activities could potentially cause health risks.

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Move over Viagra, it’s the women’s turn

The makers of a twice-rejected pill intended to boost libido in women will try once again this week to persuade regulators that the drug warrants approval as the first prescription treatment for low sexual desire in women.

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Global warming isn’t taking a break

An apparent slowdown in the pace of global warming is likely an illusion after a new study found no break in the trend of rising temperatures.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, June 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today, Friday, June 5.

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Recall: Safety of Takata air bag replacements questioned

At least 400,000 of the replacement Takata air bags used to fix the historic recall will need to be replaced again due to another potentially defective part.

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Texas doctors do first skull-scalp transplant

The surgery marks the first transplant of its kind, to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment.

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FBI: Boston man talked of a beheading, killing officers

Usaama Rahim was killed after he lunged at investigators who wanted to question him.

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Obama hasn’t sold Dems on trade agenda

President Barack Obama's make-or-break push for expanded trade is meeting stiff resistance from fellow Democrats in the House.

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Pentagon: Labs in 17 states got live anthrax

A U.S. military base in Utah sent live anthrax samples to 51 labs across America, and that number may rise.

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Iran, six powers resume nuclear talks as June 30 deadline looms

Other lingering issues to be resolved include monitoring and verification measures to ensure Iran could not pursue a clandestine nuclear weapons program.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

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Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

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The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

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The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.