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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

By JIM KUHNHENN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the...full story
updated 2014-09-16 12:42 PM
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US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola
By JIM KUHNHENN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the....Fullstory

2014-09-16 12:42 PM

Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoy

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards....Fullstory

2014-09-16 12:22 PM

12 Nigerian troops sentenced to death for mutiny

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- A court martial has sentenced 12 Nigerian soldiers fighting Islamic extremists to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder....Fullstory

2014-09-16 11:01 AM

Phillies closer Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB Phillies closer Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended for seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd....Fullstory

2014-09-16 10:22 AM

Argentine Results

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BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:42 AM

BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale
By BECKY BOHRER
Associated Press

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- BP Alaska, a major player in the state's oil industry, on Monday announced plans to lay off 275 employees and direct....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu gets injection

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu received a cortisone injection in his left shoulder on Monday and won't throw for at....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

Judge halts proceedings in child stabbing case
By TODD RICHMOND
Associated Press

WAUKESHA, Wisconsin (AP) -- A judge halted court proceedings Monday for one of two 12-year-old girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

Cuomo, Christie discuss the region's terror threat
By TOM HAYS
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

US cites state secrets in civil lawsuit over Iran
By LARRY NEUMEISTER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. government, citing state secrets and a threat to national security, has asked a judge to toss out a defamation....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

BC-TEN--Guangzhou International Womens Open Results

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BC-TEN--Guangzhou International Womens Open Results Guangzhou International Womens Open Results GUANGZHOU, China (AP) -- Results Tuesday from the Guangzhou International Womens Open at Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Center....Fullstory

2014-09-16 12:42 PM

BC-FBN--NFL Glance

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BC-FBN--NFL Glance,0395 National Football League ....Fullstory

2014-09-16 12:01 PM

Radisson suspends Minnesota Vikings sponsorship

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MINNETONKA, Minnesota (AP) -- The Radisson hotel chain is suspending its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings after star running back Adrian Peterson was charged with....Fullstory

2014-09-16 10:22 AM

Argentine Standings

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BC-SOC--Argentine Standings ....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:42 AM

DeGrom ties MLB record with 8 strikeouts at start DeGrom ties MLB record with 8 strikeouts at start

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters. The rookie whiffed eight consecutive....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:22 AM

NFL, union close to finalizing new drug policy
By BARRY WILNER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL and the players' union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week. Union spokesman....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?
By LAURAN NEERGAARD
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S.....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

Tuesday, September 23
By The Associated Press
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Today is Tuesday, September 23, the 266th day of 2014. There are 99 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1518 - During....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

Union expect to file Rice appeal Tuesday
By BARRY WILNER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The players' union on Tuesday will appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. NFL Players Association spokesman....Fullstory

2014-09-16 09:01 AM

AP sources: US would hit back against Assad attack
By JULIE PACE
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States would retaliate against Syrian President Bashar Assad's air defenses if he were to go after American planes launching airstrikes....Fullstory

2014-09-16 06:42 AM

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