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World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Mideast and Africa to the deadly scourge of Ebola and growing Islamic radicalism, leaders from more than 140 countries open their annual meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday with few solutions....
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Denver area students walk out of school in protest
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) -- Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay....
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Pastor: UPS gunman was 'troubled' over work
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested the situation might turn violent, his pastor said....
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Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday night....
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Ports mostly reopen after Los Angeles-area fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A fire that raged overnight on the underside of an old wooden wharf was finally quelled Tuesday but not before all container terminals at the Port of Los Angeles and several in adjacent Long Beach harbor were shut down for most of the day because of worries about unhealthy smoke....
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2 wounded in central Florida mall shooting
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Two people were wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall Tuesday, and police were trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle were connected, authorities said....
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10 Things to Know-Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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4 injured in natural gas tank blast in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- An explosion at a natural gas storage tank injured four workers on Tuesday in western Wyoming, authorities said....
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PM: Haiti to hold delayed vote by early next year
NEW YORK (AP) -- Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Tuesday that his country will hold long-overdue elections no later than early next year if several opposition lawmakers don't stand in the way of the vote before their mandates expire in January....
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Judge reinstates protections for Wyoming wolves
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming wolves are back under federal projection after a ruling Tuesday by a federal judge in Washington, D.C....
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Things to know about $8B wind energy proposal
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- An alliance of four companies has proposed an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming. Here are a few things to know about the ambitious project:...
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US, California release roadmap for solar projects
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- State and federal officials sought Tuesday to bring order to California's boom for renewable-energy plants in the Mojave and other southern California deserts, releasing a roadmap covering 22.5 million acres that designates some areas for large-scale solar, wind and geothermal plants and others for conservation of desert habitat and animals....
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Girlfriend: Poisoned doctor suspected lover
HOUSTON (AP) -- The girlfriend of a Texas researcher who prosecutors allege was poisoned by a woman with whom he was having an affair testified Tuesday that her boyfriend suspected the woman was responsible but was afraid to contact authorities....
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Traffic resumes on highway hit by deadly landslide
OSO, Wash. (AP) -- Traffic was for the most part flowing freely in two directions on a state highway that was blocked by a huge landslide six months ago in Washington state that killed 43 people....
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Providence: Mayor OK to send firemen to gay parade
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci did not violate the rights of firefighters ordered to drive a fire truck in a 2001 gay pride parade, a lawyer for the city argued to the Rhode Island Supreme Court on Tuesday....
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