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No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday....
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NKorea tries on the charm to avoid ICC referral
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For an envoy of the North Korean government, which virtually bans the average citizen's contact with the outside world, Kim Ju Song looks breezily connected. A tablet computer is propped on his table in the United Nations' bustling delegates lounge. He hands out his name card with a Gmail address and mobile number and suggests a "coffee meeting to exchange views."...
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Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial....
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North Korea detainee due back in Ohio
CINCINNATI (AP) -- News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight....
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Jurors see gruesome photos at Jodi Arias' trial
PHOENIX (AP) -- Jurors at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias saw a series of gruesome photos that showed her boyfriend's dead body crammed into a shower at his house with his throat slit....
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FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions....
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Judge to hear plea deal in oil patch killing
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch....
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Website asks high court to throw out lawsuit
SEATTLE (AP) -- A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable....
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Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary....
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US journalist to head home after Ebola recovery
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola will be released soon from an Omaha hospital....
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Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88
DALLAS (AP) -- Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88....
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Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday....
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Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights....
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Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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