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Denver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns
Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up
MADRID (AP) — Spains unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period, the latest sign of the economys recovery.
Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign
Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction
HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants
HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that
3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings
AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola
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In pictures: Ottawa shootings
Images from outside the Canadian parliament
VIDEO: 'Britain will support IS strategy'
The US envoy tasked by President Obama with leading the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria tells BBC Newsnight says Britain will support us.
Kansas City level World Series
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series.
Rwanda MPs condemn BBC over genocide
Rwandas parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?
Farah Khans much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.
Tesco sales and profits fall again
Tesco reports a 4.4% fall in like-for-like sales in the first half of its financial year, profits plunge more than 90% to £112m.
VIDEO: Oscar buzz for Michael 'Birdman' Keaton
Critics are already hailing Michael Keatons latest film Birdman a success, with many tipping it for an Oscar as Talking Movies Tom Brook reports.
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Kenny G at Hong Kong protests?
Smooth jazz saxophonist Kenny G wants everyone to know that hes not a foreign agitator trying to defy the Chinese Communist Party.
China to launch moon orbiter
China says it will launch an experimental spacecraft between Friday and Sunday that will orbit the moon before returning to Earth, in a first for the countrys ambitious space program.
Dogs catch White House fence jumper
Video shows the confrontation between police dogs and a man who jumped the White House fence.
Ebola: Nurse to leave isolation
Obama expresses cautious optimism. An infected nurse shows signs of improvement. And a military response team begins training.
Who was the Parliament gunman?
What would spur someone to walk up to a war memorial, shoot a soldier guarding it, then rush into Canadas Parliament?
'Hero' official shot gunman
Members of parliament, the press and the public hailed 58-year-old Kevin Vickers -- the sergeant-at-arms of Canadas House of Commons -- for shooting dead a gunman whod gotten into the Canadian legislature.
It's not supposed to happen in Canada
It was a surprise, even for a journalist, to be driving down Wellington Street, the citys ceremonial thoroughfare, and to find myself swept into the chaotic aftermath of a disaster. I was rushing to a television studio at mid-morning and
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OBAMACARE SCRAMBLE Companies trying to avoid fines for noncompliant plans
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Arbitrator says NFL Commissioner must testify at Ray Rice appeal hearing
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'IN OUR BACKYARD' Two WWII shipwrecks found off North Carolina coast
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Kenny G draws China's ire with visit to Hong Kong protesters
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SIGN OF A LANDSLIDE? GOP leads Dems in Iowa early vote for first time
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Scientists describe newly discovered dinosaur as 'one of the weirdest', 'pretty goofy'
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Royals even World Series behind big sixth inning
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Following Scottish vote, attention in Britain shifts to rights for the English
CHELMSFORD, England — Just a month after the United Kingdom survived a near-death experience when nearly half of Scots voted to secede, the focus of British politics has rapidly shifted to that other hotbed of churning nationalist discontent: England. Read
WorldViews: Watch: Ukrainian girl escapes death as Donetsk stadium debris crashes down
The video above is of CCTV footage taken on Monday outside the Donbass Arena in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which, despite attempts to broker a ceasefire, continues to be the site of clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. Read
After weeks of clashes, Hong Kong takes time out to debate political showdown
BEIJING — From the start, one of Hong Kong’s most closely watched political debates in nearly a generation took on a unique, bizarre quality. On one side were five of Hong Kong’s most powerful government leaders in business attire. On
Parliament shooting shocks Canada
OTTAWA — A sudden spasm of violence jolted the government center of Canada’s capital on Wednesday morning, as a gunman killed an honor guard soldier at a war memorial and then opened fire inside the nearby Parliament building, triggering a
Syrians to be trained to defend territory, not take ground from jihadists, officials say
The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory, rather than to seize it back from the Islamic State, according to senior U.S. and allied officials, some of
WorldViews: State Department suggests Syrian regime soldier a hero in stray retweet
In the struggle to win hearts and minds from the Islamic State, much of the focus has been on the online battle: Extremists and their supporters have taken to mediums like Twitter and YouTube to spread their message, a relatively new and worrying tactic
As U.S. attacks Islamic State, Syria steps up assaults on moderate rebels
BEIRUT — Syrian government forces have dramatically intensified air and ground assaults on areas held by moderate rebels, attempting to deliver crippling blows as world attention shifts to airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq and
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Eight Pakistani Shi'ites killed in sectarian attack
QUETTA Pakistan (Reuters) - Eight Shiite members of Pakistans ethnic Hazara minority were killed and one wounded on Thursday, when gunmen opened fire on a bus in the volatile province of Baluchistan, police said.
U.S.-led air strikes killed 553 people in Syria, 32 civilians: monitor
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people, including 32 civilians, during a month-long campaign in Syria against Islamic State militants, a Syrian monitoring group which tracks the violence said on Thursday.
Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby
OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canadas parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital.
Suspended South Carolina speaker to plead guilty to ethics charges: report
CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Suspended South Carolina House of Representatives Speaker Bobby Harrell is expected to plead guilty to criminal ethics charges related to misuse of campaign money and misconduct in office, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.Harrell, a Republican
Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs, a Secret Service spokesman said.
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Boooooo: Haunted house shut down for code problems
Scary structure required to have a fire-alarm system and sprinklers, city says.       
Turkey kidnap plot raises doubts about U.S. troop safety
Plot targeting Syrian rebel commander funded by Islamic State, reports say.       
Nurse who got $630,000 in OT tripled pension
During one stretch, Mercy Mathew worked 192 days straight, mostly for 16.5-hour shifts.       
Thursday's forecast: More rain for the Northeast
Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.       
Rights group: Migrant workers abused in UAE homes
Human Rights Watch says problem is that workers residency is tied to employers.       
Family: Amber Vinson free of Ebola virus
Mother says Dallas nurse, who contracted virus from Liberian who later died, is regaining strength.       
California prisons end race policy
Officers have frequently locked inmates in their cells based on races involved in riots.       
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Nurse Amber Vinson's Blood Tests Negative for Ebola
The negative results doesnt mean Vinson is free of the deadly virus, but its a positive sign welcomed by her ecstatic family.
Royals Even World Series at One Game Apiece
Yordano Ventura held the Giants to two runs and Kansas Citys offense awoke for seven runs as the Royals evened up the 2014 World Series.
Royals Even World Series at One Game Apiece
Yordano Ventura held the Giants to two runs and Kansas Citys offense awoke for seven runs as the Royals evened up the 2014 World Series.
Partial Solar Eclipse Will Darken Your Thursday
Thursday brings a partial solar eclipse, with the moon passing between the Earth and Sun just enough to take a bite out of the stars disc.
Brian Williams: Zellwegger's Different, 'More Fulfilling Life'
The actress says she’s glad people noticed the difference and that she’s living a different, more fulfilling life.
Cops Keep Mistaking Man for Alleged Killer Frein
A Pennsylvania man says he has an unfortunate doppelganger: The man being sought for allegedly shooting to death a state trooper some five weeks ago.
A Good Fight: Detroit Boxing Gym Gets Kids Off Streets
On the bleak east side of Detroit, a boxing coach is making sure kids have a fighting chance at success in a city plagued by hardship.
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9 in Connecticut Being Watched for Symptoms of Ebola
Though they do not appear to be sick, nine people who may have been exposed to the virus have been told to stay at home and are being monitored by public health authorities for symptoms.
First Draft: Another Fence-Jumper at the White House
A man jumped the White House fence but was immediately apprehended, the Secret Service said.
Thousands in Iran Protest Acid Attacks on Women
Demonstrations in Isfahan erupted after assaults that coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people deemed to be acting in an “un-Islamic” way.
Matter: Man’s Genome From 45,000 Years Ago Is Reconstructed
The genetic material, extracted from a Siberian fossil, supported a hypothesis that early humans interbred with Neanderthals, and their interaction occurred between 50,000 and 60,000 years ago.
Midterm Calculus: Arkansas, a Demographic Challenge for Democrats
Changes in the state’s population have helped create a political climate far more favorable to Republicans.
Disruptions: At Facebook, Creating Empathy Among Cyberbullying
Arturo Bejar is trying to create empathy among teenage users to curb cyberbullying and harassment.
Barnes & Noble to Leave the Bronx After 15 Years
The bookstore giant, which was wooed and cajoled to come to the borough in the 1990s, plans to close its store in Co-op City in late December.
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Steady, Dominant Bull Pen Helping Royals Prove They Belong on Big Stage
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera made a conscious effort to change the speeds of his pitches this year, and in Game 2 of the World Series, it paid off. He threw a fastball 101 mph, then dropped
Kenny G Assures China That He Has No Opinion on the Hong Kong Protests
I love China,” he clarifies
North Carolina Releases Wainstein Report on Academic Scandal
The report mentions that athletes academic counselors directed them to take the classes in question
What Makes Something Funny? Can Humor Improve Our Lives?
Ever notice that we take our comedians seriously and we think our politicians are liars? Is something wrong there? Chris Rock, Louis C.K., and Patton Oswalt not only make you laugh but they usually have you nodding your head thinking,
Mayor, Wife Tied to Disappearance of 43 Students in Mexico
The attorney general believes they are “probable masterminds in the case
Marvel Releases Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Early After Leak
Dammit, Hydra
Here’s What Would Happen if Ebola Was Stolen From a Lab
The virus is considered a bioterrorism agent. But massive fines, jail time and a risk of deadly exposure may be enough of a deterrent
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Peconic Bay Medical Center, Eastern Long Island Hospital in talks to join larger health systems
Two East End hospitals are in talks to affiliate with either Stony Brook University Hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System.
Peconic Bay Medical Center, Eastern Long Island Hospital in talks to join larger health systems
Two East End hospitals are in talks to affiliate with either Stony Brook University Hospital or the North Shore-LIJ Health System.
The gloves come off as Cuomo, Astorino debate
BUFFALO -- On a stage together for the first and only time in this campaign, Democrat Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and Republican Rob Astorino each went for the others throat, with charges of racism, lying and breaking the law.
The Rev. Paul Walsh, retired auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre Diocese, dies at 77
He would walk the streets of Freeport, the parish where he was last stationed, wearing khaki pants, a Providence College sweatshirt and a Brooklyn Dodgers baseball cap.
Editorial: NY Assembly mustn't overlook suburban needs
The Assembly would be a fine proving ground.
Editorial: NY Assembly mustn't overlook suburban needs
The Assembly would be a fine proving ground.
Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola tests negative for virus
The first Ebola test for the quarantined King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse hospitalized with the virus has come back negative.
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