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  • Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — School officials say three teenage girls under investigation for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an online predator who encouraged them to travel to Syria. U.S. officials on Wednesday were still trying to determine how they made it...

  • Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released...

  • Tribe's highest court orders candidate off ballot

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A candidate for tribal president on the nation's largest Indian reservation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office. The Navajo Nation's highest court dismissed an appeal from Chris Deschene, making a...

  • 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot to death by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses...

  • Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack. The girl and her parents, who...

  • Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family. "I'm very sorry about my involvement in this business," Irina Walker told a federal...

  • Woman foils burglary, fires shots as man flees

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    DEMING, N.M. (AP) — A 71-year-old woman whipped out her revolver and took the law into her own hands when she fired at a burglary suspect as he fled her rural neighborhood, authorities said Wednesday. Deputies said the woman had spotted a suspicious vehicle in a neighbor's driveway...

  • Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The international search to find the world's funniest person moves to Las Vegas. The Laugh Factory in Hollywood says online votes from its Monday night competition have been counted and five finalists from Finland, France, Pakistan, Spain and United Arab Emirates...

  • Protest against police brutality blocks Ga freeway

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Demonstrators who say they were taking part in a week of resistance to police brutality temporarily blocked rush hour traffic on a busy freeway through downtown Atlanta. Atlanta Police spokesman John Chafee says some 30 demonstrators in a group of up to 80 people...

  • Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads

    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican Mitch McConnell. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee last week stopped paying for...

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