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(Reuters) - Brookfield Asset Management has won the auction for Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel, said a source familiar with the situation. The company bid $110 million for the casino complex, topping a $90-million bid by Florida ...more

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DAMASCUS (AP) — A Syrian official says 17 people, including 10 children, have been killed in twin explosions near a school in the central city of Homs.The explosions took place as children were leaving school at the end of classes on Wednesday i ...more

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is on administrative leave after he fired a stun gun into a 62-year-old woman' back during an arrest.At an early Wednesday news conference Tallahassee Police Chief Michael DeLeo said there will b ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new study found that television is increasing its depiction of gay characters.The media advocacy group GLAAD said Wednesday that 3.9 percent of the characters regularly seen on prime-time network series this season will be g ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man convicted last year of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square during a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday.Prosecutors have asked U.S. District Judge Garr King to sentenc ...more

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's media and the country's boxing community both believe that L Sarita Devi was "robbed in the ring" by biased judges in her lightweight semi-final bout at the Asian Games in South Korea. Local favorite Park Ji-na w ...more

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DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian official: 17 people killed, including 10 children, in car bombs near Homs school. ...more

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The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who was visiting relatives in Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:Sept. 19 — ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president said Wednesday his government would no longer deploy peacekeepers in "impossible" missions like the Golan Heights, where Filipino forces came under attack by Syrian insurgents.President Benigno ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's top public health worker union said on Wednesday it wanted a 15 percent across-the-board wage increase and would begin a series of protest marches over poor government services this week. National Educa ...more