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Authorities say an armed man has surrendered after barricading himself inside a home on the Fort Hall Reservation in southeast Idaho.The Idaho State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1v51R4C ) that the 18-hour standoff ended about 9:30 p.m. MDT Sat ...more

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Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in History:On Sept. 21, 1989, Hurricane Hugo crashed into Charleston, South Carolina (the storm was blamed for 56 deaths in th ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night. ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a town in southern China who oppose a planned trash incinerator have protested for a second weekend and the local government promised not to proceed without public approval.People "illegally gathered" on Saturday to p ...more

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) — Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway.Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.President Barack O ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.While officials confirmed that sever ...more

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As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.He has spoken out against same-sex marriage and against conservative hostility toward gay rights advocates. He ha ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the ar ...more

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has une ...more