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  1. Judge Orders U.S. Marine Tahmooressi's Release From Mexican JailSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:41:44 GMT
    A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars on gun charges. More...
  2. Halloween Trick: Bone-Chilling Weather Brings ShiversSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:37:01 GMT
    An arctic blast swept into the eastern U.S. Friday, bringing a deep chill to Halloween festivities from the Midwest to the East Coast. More...
  3. Gas Prices on Verge of Dipping Below $3Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:22:51 GMT
    Gas prices are already below $3 a gallon in 23 of the lower 48 states, and analysts say prices will continue to drop. More...
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  1. Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APECFri, 31 Oct 2014 09:52:49 GMT
    Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. Student leader Alex Chow said at a rally late Thursday that protest organizers would discuss the idea of trying to talk to Chinese officials during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum that begins Nov. 5. Chow said it's unclear whether protest leaders would even be allowed to make it past mainland Chinese border checkpoints. More...
  2. 8-year-old tells NC Senate candidates to be niceFri, 31 Oct 2014 06:05:31 GMT
    An 8-year-old North Carolina girl is sick of the heated Senate race where more than $100 million has been spent on mostly negative TV ads. Raleigh third-grader Carson Park wrote a letter to Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and her Republican challenger, state House Speaker Thom Tillis, asking them to stop with the ads. More...
  3. Roberts' Primary Foe Urges Kansans to Vote for HimFri, 31 Oct 2014 02:18:18 GMT
    Kansas U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is getting a somewhat reluctant endorsement from his former Republican primary challenger, Milton Wolf. In a message posted Thursday on his campaign Facebook page, Wolf urges his supporters to set aside their differences with Roberts and vote for the Republican incumbent in next Tuesday's election. More...
  4. Navajo vote could factor into tight Arizona raceThu, 30 Oct 2014 22:11:58 GMT
    The party is trying hard to hang on to the seat held by U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick and needs Navajo voters who lean Democrat to turn out in droves in what is one of the hardest-fought congressional races in the country. Kirkpatrick has learned to speak the Navajo language, regularly appears at the tribe's legislative sessions and has sponsored fairs and rodeos. More...
  5. Official: At Least 2 Dead in Wichita, Kansas Airport CrashThu, 30 Oct 2014 18:00:31 GMT
    Officials say at least two people are dead after a small plane reported losing engine power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport. Wichita Fire Chief Ronald D. Blackwell says at least four other people were taken to a hospital and five more are unaccounted for after the Thursday morning crash at Mid-Continent Airport, from which huge plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles around the city. More...
  6. For-profit colleges face 'gainful employment' ruleThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:02:23 GMT
    WASHINGTON >> For-profit colleges that don't produce graduates capable of paying off their student loans could soon face the wrath of the federal government. Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule being announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose access to federal student-aid programs. More...
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  1. Mexican judge frees jailed Marine Andrew Tahmooressi, family saysSat, 01 Nov 2014 00:22:54 GMT
    A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of jailed US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi, a  family spokesman told The Associated Press. More...
  2. Salem school bars church youth leader after student objects to religious conversationFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:15:22 GMT
    A church youth leader has been barred from volunteering at a Salem public school after a student said he was promoting Christianity and insulted her for being an atheist. More...
  3. Seattle megachurch dissolves, weeks after embattled founder resigns under fireFri, 31 Oct 2014 23:00:04 GMT
    Seattle megachurch Mars Hill has dissolved, about two weeks after its founder Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership. More...
  4. Excommunicated leader of Mormon women's group loses appealFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:18:57 GMT
    The founder of a Mormon women's group who was excommunicated this summer says she has lost her appeal. More...
  5. Jury sides with former university official in federal civil rights lawsuit alleging sex abuseFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:16:28 GMT
    A jury says a former university administrator in northeastern Pennsylvania isn't guilty of allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted students. More...
  6. Jury recommends death penalty for Ohio man convicted of couple's sledgehammer slayingsFri, 31 Oct 2014 22:15:52 GMT
    A man who was convicted of beating his girlfriend's parents to death with a sledgehammer should be executed, a jury said Friday. More...
  7. Prosecutor drops charge in death of prayer group leader's wife, says confession unreliableFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:31:36 GMT
    A Missouri prosecutor has dropped charges against a former suburban Kansas City man who confessed to killing the wife of his prayer group leader. More...
  8. Ex-band FAMU member convicted in hazing deathFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:20:38 GMT
    A former Florida A&M band member accused of being the ringleader of a brutal hazing ritual known as "Crossing Bus C" that killed a drum major was convicted Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing. More...
  9. Intruder dressed as Grim Reaper attacks woman in her San Diego County homeFri, 31 Oct 2014 20:15:58 GMT
    A San Diego County woman has been attacked and stabbed in her home by an intruder dressed as the Grim Reaper on Halloween. More...
  10. Jury convicts California man of murder after hearing 'Hoarders' psychologist's testimonyFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:45:21 GMT
    A jury convicted a Northern California man of first-degree murder in the killing of an animal control officer, rejecting testimony from a psychologist who stars on the reality show "Hoarders" that the defendant's hoarding disorder could have made him react violently to anyone trying to take his pets. More...