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Boy, 11, survives 200-foot sliding fall in Utah

An 11-year-old boy was airlifted to a hospital but is expected to recover after he tumbled down a 200-foot rock slope while hiking with this family near a scenic waterfall in northern Utah, authorities said Monday. Full story

Police try to break up Turkey protest

   In Turkey, police used water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets to break up the thousands who gathered in Istanbul’s Taksim Square to memorialize the recent deaths of anti-government protestors there. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

Navy tests new laser cannon

   In a new video released by the Navy, the laser is shown obliterating a low-flying drone. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

18th century cannon found in Italy's waters

   Scuba divers in Italy have discovered the remains of an 18th century Spanish cannon off the coast of Sicily. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Sept. 13 - 20

   Protesters are sprayed with water cannons in Egypt, a family cries outside a hospital in Syria, a dancer waits to take the stage in Nigeria, a military member awaits a send-off in Connecticut and more.

Rep. Joe Walsh defends self against ‘loose cannon’ remarks

   Rep. Joe Walsh is having to answer questions about whether or not he’s a “loose cannon.” Not a great thing to confront in the midst of a reelection campaign…

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A Free Syrian Army fighter positions a cannon inside a house in Jobar, Damascus July 30, 2013. Picture taken July 30, 2013. REUTERS/ Mohamed Abdullah

A Victorian-era cannon is fired by National Heritage Trust historical re-enactors at the Upper Barrakka Saluting Battery during a hospitality conference event in Valletta
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A Victorian-era cannon is fired by National Heritage Trust historical re-enactors at the Upper Barrakka Saluting Battery during a hospitality conference event, as a plane flies overhead at dusk in Valletta July 20, 2013. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi (MALTA - Tags: TRAVEL SOCIETY TRANSPORT BUSINESS)