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Abbas says he will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupation

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:44pm
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas says he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N.
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Drought leaves huge California water wholesaler with tightening reserves; 2015 cuts possible

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:03pm
The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing drought, officials said Monday.
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Turkish president indicates his country traded Islamic State prisoners for Turkish hostages

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 8:46pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan has indicated that his country may have traded Islamic State group prisoners it held captive in exchange for 49 Turkish hostages held by the militants.
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Mike Tyson comes to aid of injured motorcyclist in Vegas crash

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:18pm
Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate.
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Federal appeals court reinstates NY lawsuit alleging National Westminster Bank supported Hamas

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 7:05pm
A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accused the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas, just hours before a Brooklyn jury ruled against a bank in a similar case.
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Portland community leader originally from El Salvador moves in to church to avoid deportation

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 6:35pm
A Portland community activist originally from El Salvador has spent the weekend hidden in a church after immigration authorities tried to detain him last week.
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2 roads, bridge remain closed due to Mt. Shasta mudslide triggered by melting glacier

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:22pm
U.S. Forest Service crews on Mount Shasta were dealing Monday with mud flow from a melting glacier that covered two roads and a bridge in muck, logs and rocks and forced a mountain creek out of its banks.
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California's threatened sea otters still short of numbers needed to come off watch list

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 5:21pm
Officials say an annual review of California's threatened sea otters has found their population seems to be holding steady but remains low enough to remain on a federal watch list.
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Grand jury begins reviewing evidence in fatal shooting of man by police inside Ohio Wal-Mart

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:12pm
A grand jury is looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in an Ohio Wal-Mart to determine whether charges should be filed in the racially charged case.
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Federal prosecutor warns NYC that legal action might be necessary over problem-plagued jails

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:59am
A federal prosecutor says he's ready to take legal action against New York City to force long-overdue reforms at its problem-plagued jail complex.
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US stocks fall amid jitters over China; Energy stocks slide as crude oil price falls

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:57am
U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China's economy.
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Bank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:45am
Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers.
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President: No danger from social media threat that prompted dormitory lockdown at Alabama

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:07am
The president of the University of Alabama says there was no danger from a threat that prompted a lockdown at a women's dormitory in Tuscaloosa.
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Alaska television reporter quits on air to promote medical marijuana business

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:45am
A reporter for an Alaska TV station revealed on the air that she owns a medical marijuana business and was quitting her job to advocate for the drug.
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Bankruptcy judge is asked to stop Detroit water shutoffs; city says water can't be free

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:12am
The city of Detroit is telling a judge it must have the power to cut off water to people who haven't paid their bills or worked out a payment plan.
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US existing home sales drop 1.8 percent in August; slowdown in investors buying homes

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:08am
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.
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Death of student after fraternity gathering may be alcohol-related, prosecutor says

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:46am
Prosecutors say a Rutgers University student has died after she "became distressed" while attending a small gathering at a fraternity house.
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US stocks open lower following signs of weakness in China's economy; Dow slips after records

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:36am
U.S. stocks are opening lower as investors worry about some soft economic data from China and a profit warning by the British retailer Tesco.
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A pistol-packing pastor helps catch robbery suspect

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:00am
A pistol-packing pastor helped catch a grandmother last week who police say has been stealing dozens of packages from the front porches of homes in a Texas town, KTRK reported.
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Three Afghan soldiers reported missing from Cape Cod base

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 3:00am
Three Afghan National Army soldiers are missing from a Cape Cod military base where they had been taking part in a training exercise. 
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