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Group protests Washington mascot game

Posted: 09/07/2014 - A small group of people are protesting the name of the Washington Redksins outside the stadium before the team's game against Houston.

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Obama to delay immigration action

Posted: 09/06/2014 - White House officials say President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.

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AP sources: U.S. plane lands in Iran amid mix-up

Posted: 09/05/2014 - U.S. officials say a commercial aircraft chartered by the U.S.-led military in Afghanistan was re-routed to Iran, apparently because of a mix-up over its flight plan.

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France ready to act against Islamic State group

Posted: 09/05/2014 - French President Francois Hollande says his country is ready to join a coalition to take action against the Islamic State group if Iraqi authorities request it and the United Nations approves.

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Police seek charges in revolting 'ice bucket' prank

Updated: 09/05/2014 - Outraged police in a northeast Ohio suburb are pledging to bring charges against those responsible for dumping a bucket allegedly containing feces and body fluids on a special needs student who was told it was part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" fundraiser.

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5 high schoolers sickened by marijuana brownies

Updated: 09/05/2014 - Authorities say five students got sick - including two who were rushed to the hospital unconscious - after eating marijuana brownies that were sold at a San Francisco Bay Area high school.

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Florida service set for slain journalist Sotloff

Posted: 09/05/2014 - A service is being held at a South Florida temple for journalist Steven Sotloff, whose killing at the hands of Islamic militants has sparked international outrage.

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Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption

Posted: 09/04/2014 - A jury has convicted former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, of corruption, fraud and bribery, after the couple accepted more than $165,000 of gifts and loans from a businessman.

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Fast food protests expected in push for higher pay

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Hundreds of workers from McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's and other fast-food chains are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, according to labor organizers of the latest national protest to push the companies to pay their employees at least $15 an hour.

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Leaders: US, UK will 'not be cowed' by militants

Posted: 09/04/2014 - Faced with a mounting militant threat in the Middle East, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron declared Thursday that their nations will "not be cowed" by extremists

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Cobra on loose in suburban Southern California

Posted: 09/03/2014 - Southern California animal control officers are hunting for a highly venomous cobra that bit a dog and then slithered off into a suburban Los Angeles neighborhood.

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Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom

Updated: 09/03/2014 - An attorney who habitually appears in court without socks faces sanctions including possible fines if he shows up without them again in one Indiana courtroom.

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CVS stops tobacco sales early, changes name

Posted: 09/03/2014 - CVS said earlier this year that it would stop selling tobacco products on October 1st. It has already removed the products from shelves.

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Lawsuits seek any Michael Brown juvenile records

Posted: 09/03/2014 - Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered today as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police officer last month.

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Family says slain reporter gave voice to voiceless

Updated: 09/03/2014 - The family of a journalist slain by Islamic State militants says Steven Sotloff dedicated his life to portraying the suffering of people in war zones, but was "no hero."

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