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By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - Chronic lapses in safety procedures at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico may have led to a radiation leak that has forced a prolonged shutdown across the state of the only permanent U.S. nuclear w ...more

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GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert ...more

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KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest ports in the U.S.Begich entered the debate, centered on fis ...more

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HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a hostage standoff at a San Bernardino County home ended with the shootings deaths of a woman and a man who was holding her hostage. Two small children also held hostage came away safe.Sheriff's spokeswoma ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, every ...more

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ELWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A high school football player has died after he collided with an opponent and collapsed during a game on Long Island.Authorities say Tom Cutinella, a player for Shoreham-Wading River High School, died at a hospital Wednesday ...more

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(Reuters) - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc plans to sell packaged food and beverages in India from mid-October, the Economic Times reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. Amazon, which has already started accepting bookings for Co ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and even grabs the basketball to take a few shots. ...more

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 2, 1944, German troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million people ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Iraq's ambassador to Australia on Thursday gave no timetable for when his government might decide on Australia's request to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets.Australia has six F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fig ...more