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August 24, 2012

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1. KILLER OF 77 NORWEGIANS IMPRISONED

The prison term lets authorities keep Anders Behring Breivik locked up for as long as he is considered dangerous.

2. ARMSTRONG TO BE STRIPPED OF 7 TOUR DE FRANCE TITLES

The cyclist will also be forever banned from competing after he declared he would no longer fight doping charges.

3. ROMNEY MAY GET NOMINATED MONDAY

The process will begin earlier than in the past because of concerns about Ron Paul supporters and Tropical Storm Isaac.

4. HOW A GIRL SAYS SHE ESCAPED FROM ABDUCTORS

A 24-year-old man and his mother are arrested after the teenager told Illinois police she was held captive for two years and had a baby after being raped.

5. ISAAC LASHES CARIBBEAN, BUT ULTIMATE PATH UNCERTAIN

The storm is unlikely to reach hurricane strength this weekend, but it still has GOP officials scrambling before their convention in Tampa.

6. PROSECUTORS: THEATER SHOOTING SUSPECT HAD MADE THREATS

They also say suspect James Holmes was banned from his school, but a college official denies that.

7. WHAT SOUTH KOREA BAN OF SOME APPLE, SAMSUNG PRODUCTS MEANS FOR THE U.S.

The partial victory for Samsung is small compared to the $2.5 billion lawsuit being deliberated by California jurors.

8. WHY MICHELLE OBAMA VISITED WISCONSIN

The first lady spent 90 minutes consoling relatives of the Sikh worshippers gunned down in their temple.

9. SUPPORTERS RALLY BEHIND BLACK ATHLETE AWAITING SENTENCE FOR RAPE

They say Darrell Williams is the victim of misidentification by two white women and racial profiling by the predominantly white jury in Oklahoma.

10. HIPPO DIES IN RESCUE ATTEMPT

A crew in South Africa was about to use a crane to lift the animal out of a pool, but it never survived.

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