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Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray
UPDATE: Kurdish officials said Tuesday their fighters recaptured a key Iraqi border crossing into Syria from Islamic State group militants in intense fighting, as Britain joined the U.S.-led intern...
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Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man pulls air rifles
Pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by police, a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spokesman said Tuesday.
September 30, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Georgia, 2 parties battle over minority votes
Republicans and Democrats in Georgia are in a fierce fight to inspire blacks and other minorities to cast ballots in this year's midterm elections, with several statewide offices and control of the...
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Obama goal of Gitmo closure stalled at Pentagon
The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Bara...
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Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands
UPDATE: Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the street protests that have posed the stiffest chal...
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Police: Shots fired at Kentucky school, 1 student hurt
UPDATE: A high school student was injured and one person was being sought after a shooting at a high school in southern Louisville, police said Tuesday.
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8 horses escape Georgia pasture, trot along freeway
Animal services workers in east Georgia are investigating how a group of eight horses escaped a pasture before trotting alongside Interstate 20.
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Marathon bombing suspects' sister faces NYC judge
A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was led away in handcuffs Tuesday after a brief court appearance on allegations that she threatened to "put a bomb" on a perceived romantic rival, w...
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No images of Hong Kong protests in China's media
China's government has cut off news about Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests to the rest of the country, a clampdown so thorough that no image of the rallies has appeared in state-controlled media,...
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Israel, Palestinians part ways in dueling speeches
In a pair of fiery speeches at the United Nations, the Israeli and Palestinian leaders appear to have abandoned any hope of reviving peace talks and instead seem intent on pressing forward with sep...
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