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RALEIGH (AP) — The owner of a clothing store at a busy North Carolina mall says he saw a shooting unfold after an argument in the food court and that he heard as many as four shots. Antonio Richardson, the owner of Casanova, in Raleigh's Crabtree Valley Mall says he saw two men arguing in the food court and one pulled a gun and started shooting. The man ran away. Police say no suspects have been arrested and no one has been found with gunshot wounds.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has rescued five people from flood waters in the Baton Rouge area of Louisiana. The Guard says a helicopter crew rescued two adults and their 6-year-old child from their home and took them to the airport today. A second helicopter crew rescued two women and evacuated them to the airport as well. More than 1,000 rescues have been made in Louisiana since heavy rain and flooding inundated the state.

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has hired a cybersecurity firm to investigate the hacking of the committee's computers. Pelosi is also advising fellow Democrats to change their cellphone numbers and not let family members read their text messages after personal and official information of Democratic House members and congressional staff was posted online.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Federal accident investigators are back on shore with the "black box" of the freighter El Faro which sank Oct. 1 while sailing from Jacksonville, Florida, to Puerto Rico. Investigators say it could be weeks before they know if it will help them understand what happened in the hours before the ship sank during a hurricane. All 33 aboard died. The device was recovered from about 3 miles below the sea earlier in the week.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The New York Times is reporting that the Soviet Union had a state-sponsored doping program ahead of the 1984 Olympics before it boycotted the Los Angeles Games. The paper reported online that the Research Institute of Physical Culture and Sports had a supply of anabolic steroids to inject track and field athletes. The Times quotes a 1983 document that was obtained from a former chief doctor for the Soviet track and field team.

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