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Bears get early breaks, hold on to beat Jets 27-19

8 hours 56 min ago
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears needed to claw back from a big deficit last week....
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Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner

8 hours 56 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner....
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10 Things to Know for Today

10 hours 19 min ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft

11 hours 1 min ago
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning - the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau....
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Lessons learned 6 months into worst Ebola outbreak

11 hours 56 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- Six months into the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, scientists say they know more about how the potentially lethal virus behaves. The first cases of Ebola in this outbreak were reported in Guinea by the World Health Organization on March 23 - before spreading to Sierra Leone, Liberia and elsewhere. Here's a look at what scientists have learned so far....
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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture

14 hours 40 min ago
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials....
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Afghan president-elect seeks favor in Washington

14 hours 54 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Months before becoming president-elect of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States, using his ties to the West to seek influence in Washington....
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Amnesty blasts China's torture tool industry

15 hours 58 min ago
BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese production and export of police equipment primarily used for torture, such as electric shock wands and neck-and-wrist cuffs connected by a chain, has grown dramatically, enabling human rights violations at home and abroad, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday....
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:27pm
SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees and raising pressure for the government to step up efforts to take on the Sunni extremists. Meanwhile, the United States and five Arab countries launched the first airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:53pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:11pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska....
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AP PHOTOS: White House security over the years

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the Secret Service's toughest jobs is trying to balance public access to the White House with security of the presidential residence. White House security suffered an extraordinary breach this weekend when an ex-soldier allegedly jumped the fence, sprinted across the lawn and entered the mansion before he was apprehended just inside the front door....
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Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:27pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- A splinter group from al-Qaida's North African branch kidnapped a French citizen and said Monday that it would kill him unless France halts it airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq....
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Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:05pm
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola were bracing for new caseloads on Monday after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide checkup and a large new clinic....
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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:23pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges....
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Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:17pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign....
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State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:14pm
BOSTON (AP) -- Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said....
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Businesses and investors pressing for green policy

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:59pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute....
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Owner: 'No misinformation' by Ravens on Rice

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 4:37pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.)...
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Obama concerned intruder got in his family's home

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:41pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is expressing concern that an intruder carrying a knife was able to get into the White House where his family lives....
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