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Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities

Posted 9/22/2014 in National

Down a concrete path, between rail tracks that buzz with each approaching train and a river choked by plastic and raw sewage, Asih Binti Arif cradles her baby and reflects on dreams gone dark.

 

'Maze Runner' surpasses 'Tombstones' with $32.5 M

Posted 9/22/2014 in National

The young-adult adaptation "The Maze Runner" raced to the top of the box-office with $32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.

 

Obama and immigration: High hopes, a mixed record

Posted 9/22/2014 in National

There were about 30, all Mexican nationals desperate to avoid deportations that would separate them from their families. Living in Illinois, they appealed for help from their new U.S. senator, Barack Obama. He turned them down.

 

 

Agents nab intruder who darted into White House

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

An intruder made it through the front door of the White House after scaling the mansion's fence before Secret Service agents apprehended him. The first family was not in the residence.

 

 

Florida town knew shooter had troubled past

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.

 

 

Police taking precautions in ambush suspect search

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising extreme caution as they combed a heavily wooded area for a suspect described as a self-taught survivalist.

 

 

Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.

 

 

Ohio creator of Slush Puppies dead at age 74

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Will Radcliff, who built a multimillion-dollar global business from flavored, icy Slush Puppie drinks, has died in Cincinnati. He was 74.

 

 

China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for bribery

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday for bribing doctors in China, the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court.

 

 

Verdict in peanut trial should send warning

Posted 9/20/2014 in National

Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare.

 

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A man with a lengthy criminal history has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.

Convicted Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren, daughter

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A man who spent time in prison a decade ago for the shooting death of his young son killed six of his grandchildren, including an infant, his adult daughter and himself in a rampage at a home where authorities in the small Florida town say they had been called to in the past.

 

France strikes Islamic State depot in Iraq

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrike Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, the French presidency said.

 

 

Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. But terrorism experts today questioned whether the ruthless movement had the capacity or inclination to sustain a terror campaign so far from the Middle East.

 

 

Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.

 

 

CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.

 

 

Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania.

 

 

Theater shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack.

 

 

Police: Ambush suspect probably hiding in woods

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

Pennsylvania State Police paused to pay tribute to their fallen comrade, then got back to work hunting for the man suspected as his killer -- a self-taught survivalist they are trying to flush out of dense, swampy northeastern Pennsylvania woodland.

 

 

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life

Posted 9/19/2014 in National

A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.

 

 

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