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Cowboys' Spillman subject of reported sex assault

52 min 25 sec ago
GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) -- Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month....
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China warns of chaos if Hong Kong protests persist

56 min 58 sec ago
HONG KONG (AP) -- China warned of "chaos" and threw its weight behind Hong Kong's embattled leader in his face-off with pro-democracy protesters who have threatened to occupy government offices unless he steps down by the end of Thursday....
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Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad

1 hour 12 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and even grabs the basketball to take a few shots....
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Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home

1 hour 19 min ago
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware....
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Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

2 hours 6 min ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The San Francisco Giants know what it takes to win this time of year. The Pittsburgh Pirates are still learning....
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AP PHOTOS: Trash pickers worry about end of dump

2 hours 23 min ago
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Against a distant skyline of high-rise buildings, huge vultures dive over the nearly 9 tons of rubbish that arrive daily at the huge dump in Brazil's capital as nearly 3,000 trash pickers set aside recyclable plastic, metal and paper to sell....
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10 Things to Know for Thursday

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:45pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:...
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AP PHOTOS: Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:39pm
CLEVELAND (AP) -- They waited in line to see him, and when LeBron James ran onto the new court inside Quicken Loans Arena for the first time in four years wearing the Cavaliers' wine and gold colors, Cleveland fans welcomed him back with a thunderous roar they've been waiting to unleash....
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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe....
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US sharply criticizes new Israeli housing project

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:20pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a striking public rebuke, the Obama administration warned Israel on Wednesday that plans for a controversial new housing project in east Jerusalem would distance Israel from "even its closest allies" and raise questions about its commitment to seeking peace with Palestinians....
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Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 9:16pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday....
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Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with aged weapons

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:51pm
MAHMOUDIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- The exhausted Kurdish fighters leaned against a pair of antiquated green cannons on a hill overlooking this northern Iraqi village, the ground around them littered with shrapnel from fierce battles with Islamic State militants....
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McConnell, Grimes both get public pay to campaign

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:52pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell is criticizing his Democratic opponent for drawing her state paycheck while away from work to campaign. Left unsaid in the new TV ad is that McConnell appears to be taking his government salary while campaigning, too....
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Jeter: Players can share their stories on my site

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 6:31pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Derek Jeter is among the most media-savvy athletes on the planet, but he says it came through trial and error....
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Prosecutor to seek death penalty in beheading

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:56pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) -- Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn says he plans to seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant....
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 5:36pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the first patient diagnosed in the U.S....
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Civilian casualty standard eased in Iraq, Syria

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama announced in May 2013 that no lethal strike against a terrorist would be authorized without "near-certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured."...
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AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:23pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters as they begin casting ballots in this year's midterm elections, but nothing matters to American voters as much the economy....
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Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:15pm
DENVER (AP) -- A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship....
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Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music

Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:06pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A jury has found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store....
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