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Ishpeming girl's fall from house window prompts investigation

ISHPEMING, MI-- Ishpeming Police are asking for help in determining how a 15-year-old girl fell from the second story of an unoccupied house on the 100 block of West North Street. Officers responded Saturday around 3 a.m. after someone heard a female screaming for help. When police arrived they found the teen lying on the ground with severe facial and head injuries. They don’t know if she fell or was pushed, and are trying to determine if she was alone or with other people. The unidentified...

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Police officers have arrested three men as part of the investigation into the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. The arrests come after Prime Minister Theresa May raised the terror threat level to "critical," the highest setting.

Charges against the men were not announced; they were arrested "after police executed warrants in South Manchester," the Greater Manchester Police department says. That's the same area of the city where suspected suicide bomber Salman Abedi, 22, is believed to have lived.

It's a simple, frequently recurring phrase: "The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack." But it raises some questions: Is the claim credible or just an empty assertion, and if it's true, what does "responsibility" actually entail?

Experts who closely follow the Islamic State say that in general when it comes to attacks in the West, an ISIS claim of responsibility usually means there was some sort of connection. But the attack might have been planned, funded and directed by ISIS ... or it could just have been inspired by the group's propaganda.

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The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

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The National Football League announced three changes to the game on Tuesday, but the one getting most of the attention has to do with end zone celebrations.

For years, the league has limited how players could celebrate following touchdowns, and for how long.

People often ask me: What's the best lesson you learned after almost two decades on the U.S. women's soccer team?

I'm fairly certain they want the secret formula to winning. Instead, I tell them, the best lesson I learned is actually a secret about life.

And that lesson came to me while watching my incredible teammates do their thing, on and off the field. Sure, I loved that they were amazing athletes, and we were winning World Cups and Olympics together. But I was most impressed that they were even more amazing human beings who led in a variety of ways.

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