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6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the NC Attacks

Authorities are monitoring the waters off the North Carolina coast after a string of shark attacks that began in June. There have been at least seven attacks by sharks reported. There are six types of sharks that could be responsible for the attacks -- blacknose shark, sharpnose shark, bull shark, tiger shark, blacktip shark and spinner shark. However the challenge is that sharks who attack and swim off are difficult to identify, according to Dr. Louis Daniel, director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries. Read more about the six sharks' unique characteristics. Get More at NBC News

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 10:20 PM

Mass Killings, School Shootings 'Contagious,' Study Finds

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Woman Sentenced for Killing Boyfriend With Frying Pan

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Weather Blamed for Fire at S.C. Church

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 9:40 AM

'This Year Is Different': Fears of July 4 ISIS-Style Attack

Although Fourth of July security advisories are fairly common, this year's bulletin sent to local law enforcement in May carries weight because ISIS has asked its supporters to carry out attacks around the world, NBC News reported. Authorities have said they are unaware of any specific or credible threat inside the country. But there is mounting evidence that many of those ISIS supporters, including so-called lone wolves who have been inspired if not explicitly backed by the group, are heeding those calls. In the New York region alone, authorities have arrested five people on terror-related charges in the past month. "This year is different from other years because of the real links that come across between ISIS' fighters on the ground connecting with radicalized individuals or self-radicalized individuals online in the homeland," said Laith Alkhouri, a co-founder of security consulting firm Flashpoint Intelligence, an NBC News partner. Get More at NBC News

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Fourth of July: What You Should Know

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Chicago Cops Sue Over Police Department's Tattoo Ban

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SoCal Man Mowing Lawn Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 4:16 PM
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Video Shows Man Getting Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest in NYC

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Intelligence Agencies File Forms Old-School After Massive Hack

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 4:55 AM
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Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:38 PM

Cuba Launches First Public Wi-Fi Hotspots on Havana Avenue

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Russia Launches Crucial Supply Ship to Space Station

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