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Denver-area veterans given free marijuana at unusual event

Organizers said the giveaway was intended to focus on alternative forms of treatment for veterans with various ailments

Democratic senator on beer keg spigot duty at LSU tailgate

Republicans had a field day with Mary Landrieu's attendance at her alma mater's game against Mississippi State

Kerry voices concern over Syria chemical weapons

After a watchdog report concludes chlorine used "systematically and repeatedly" in attacks, Kerry implies Assad regime broke agreement

Inmates captured a day after escape from California jail

Four of the five men who fled the Madera County lockup were rounded up within 24 hours of escape, but one remains at large

Fires continue to rage through California, displacing thousands

A week after it started, a large wildfire in the northern part of the state has torched dozens of homes and threatens thousands more


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Kerry voices concern over Syria chemical weapons

After a watchdog report concludes chlorine used "systematically and repeatedly" in attacks, Kerry implies Assad regime broke agreement

Sierra Leone ends Ebola crisis lockdown

Some residents complained of food shortages as officials scrambled to contact nearly every resident and bury the dead before lockdown lifted

Yemen: peace deal signed but rebels continue advance

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Yemen: peace deal signed but rebels continue advance
Houthi rebels seize strategically important installations in Sana'a, including the defence ministry and the central bank Continue reading...

Julia Gillard's misogyny speech was 'nonsense', says John Howard video

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Julia Gillard's misogyny speech was 'nonsense', says John Howard  video
John Howard says Julia Gillard's headline-grabbing misogyny speech in federal parliament was 'nonsense'. Speaking to the Seven Network's Sunday Night program, Howard said many 'women ... more

Family of Tourist Slain in Thailand Brings Body Home

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Family of Tourist Slain in Thailand Brings Body Home
A week after two British tourists were found murdered on an island in the Gulf of Thailand, the body of one of the victims, Hannah ... more

Korn/Ferry expands beyond recruiting into worker development programs

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When the pension plan that serves more than 40,000 actors and their dependents needed a new chief executive this year, Korn/Ferry International got the call.

G-20 finance ministers to acknowledge discrepancies in global economic outlook among countries

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Finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Cairns, Australia, will acknowledge in the statement that the outlook is uneven among countries.

Foreign institutional investors step up investments in long-term government bonds re-instating faith in economy

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Buoyed by the faith in the economy, FIIs, have stepped up investments in long-term government bonds with maturities extending up to 28-30 years.

Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

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Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5
Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to ... more

Woman Dies Three Weeks After Being Hit By Cab

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Woman Dies Three Weeks After Being Hit By Cab
A south suburban woman died about three weeks after she was hit by a cab in the Old Town neighborhood on the North Side.

Climate change march in NYC draw thousands

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London, Cairo, other cities also see large turnout in support of action on climate change ahead of UN Climate Summit

The new Star Wars is still waiting on its DroneShield

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The new Star Wars is still waiting on its DroneShield
Drone pilots have been capturing photos and video from above the scenes of the new Star Wars Episode VII, revealing a half-built Millenium Falcon and a black ... more

The Week Ahead: Citizens Financial Stock Offering, and a New BlackBerry

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Citizens Financial Group is scheduled to price its initial public offering this week, and BlackBerry is introducing the Passport phone.

Cops: Robbery suspect fatally stabbed by alleged victim

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Cops: Robbery suspect fatally stabbed by alleged victim
A Chicago man has died after he was stabbed by a man who he and several others tried to rob on Friday, officials said.

China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google

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China Clamps Down on Web, Pinching Companies Like Google
Chinese authorities have tightened censorship over Internet traffic in recent weeks, and Google and its services are particularly affected.

Konerko's Chicago legacy more than just numbers

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Konerko's Chicago legacy more than just numbers
The celebration of Paul Konerko's White Sox career has been ongoing since SoxFest in January, and if Konerko has been a little uncomfortable with it, ... more

Mets 10, Braves 2: DeGrom and Mets Knock Braves From Playoff Contention

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Mets 10, Braves 2: DeGrom and Mets Knock Braves From Playoff Contention
The rookie starter Jacob deGrom struck out eight of the first 11 batters he faced, sending Atlanta to its 14th loss in 18 games in ... more

Dodgers' 8-5 win over Chicago Cubs is pure relief

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Dodgers' 8-5 win over Chicago Cubs is pure relief
How routine. Just another Dodgers victory, just another game that reduced their magic number for clinching the division to four games.

Bears mantra for Jets: Protect the passer

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Bears mantra for Jets: Protect the passer
Aaron Kromer long has known about the m.o. of Jets coach Rex Ryan, a spirited leader who likes his sound bites colorful and his defenses ... more

Rory McIlroy ready to shoulder burden of his Ryder Cup responsibilities

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Rory McIlroy ready to shoulder burden of his Ryder Cup responsibilities
After his Open and US PGA victories, the Northern Irishman aims to carry his winning form into the Ryder CupRory McIlroys Ryder Cup journey has ... more

Woman gives birth to daughter on 91 Freeway in Anaheim

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A woman gave birth to a baby girl on the shoulder of the 91 Freeway in Anaheim early Saturday morning, minutes before paramedics arrived.

Suspect held in slaying of Torrance woman

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Torrance police are investigating the death of a 69-year-old woman as a homicide and have taken a man found in her apartment into custody.

Football: Crespi's DJ Beavers commits to Washington

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Linebacker DJ Beavers of Encino Crespi announced via Twitter that he has committed to Washington.

Korn/Ferry expands beyond recruiting into worker development programs

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When the pension plan that serves more than 40,000 actors and their dependents needed a new chief executive this year, Korn/Ferry International got the call.

'Assisted migration' may save some species from climate change doom

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'Assisted migration' may save some species from climate change doom
Most people have never seen a pika. The small mammals with oversized, round ears and stubby legs live at high elevation, on rocky slopes in ... more
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26 Cool Birthday Cakes That Will Make Kids Squeal

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Get inspired by these colorful treats, from easy how-tos to fancy Hollywood confections

Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan

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Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan
MILAN (AP) — Milan designers wrapped up five days of previews for next summer's womenswear looks on Sunday.

Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5

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Dodgers Beat Cubs 8-5
Matt Kemp homered and had four RBIs, Yasiel Puig scored a career-high four times and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers used six pitchers to ... more

Woman Dies Three Weeks After Being Hit By Cab

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Woman Dies Three Weeks After Being Hit By Cab
A south suburban woman died about three weeks after she was hit by a cab in the Old Town neighborhood on the North Side.

Kerry, Iran counterpart discuss nuclear talks, Islamic State

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart for more than an hour on Sunday and stressed the need ... more

Bomb blast in Egypt kills key witness in Mursi trial

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Bomb blast in Egypt kills key witness in Mursi trial
Fred LambertCAIRO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A bomb blast killed three Egyptian police officers Sunday, including a key witness in the trial against deposed President ... more

A Google Glass alternative from Sony

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There's a new Google Glass alternative coming out soon, and surprisingly, it's not from Apple. Here's what Sony has up their sleeves...

Randy Travis makes rare public appearance after stroke

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Randy Travis makes rare public appearance after stroke
Danielle HaynesDENISON, Texas, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Randy Travis walks without assistance at rare public appearance after stroke last year.

Snowden reveals connection between NSA and Israel's spying on Palestinians

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Snowden reveals connection between NSA and Israel's spying on Palestinians
Thor BensonJERUSALEM, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Snowden documents show a connection between Israeli spying on Palestinians and the NSA.

World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises

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World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises
By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the ... more