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Twenty injured after stabbing spree at Pittsburgh-area high school

(Reuters) – Twenty students were injured after a stabbing attack, apparently by a male student, at a Pennsylvania high school on Wednesday, and four of the victims were flown to area hospitals, officials said. The suspected attacker, a student at the school, was in custody, local media reported, citing police.…

Obama warns Americans on Hurricane Irene

CHILMARK, Massachusetts — President Barack Obama urged Americans to take immediate precautions as the “extremely dangerous” Hurricane Irene bore down on the US east coast and told them to heed evacuation orders. “I cannot stress this highly enough. If you are in the projected path of this hurricane, you have…