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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nation's largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants.Community leaders and law-enforcement agencies fear ...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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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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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors are investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer.The T ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. SECRET SERVICE CHIEF STEPS DOWNLawmakers from both parties had called for Julia Pierson to quit following revelations of bumbling ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the agreement says that the Miss Universe pageant is coming to South Florida this winter.Florida International University will host the pageant on Jan. 25, according to the person, who spoke to The Associa ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.Jennifer Cramblett was five months pregnant and happy with he ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Students bearing umbrellas as a sign of solidarity gathered at rallies in several U.S. cities on Wednesday to show support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.Altogether, hundreds were expected at Umbrella Revolution rallie ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among the most media-savvy athletes on the planet, but he says it came through trial and error."I think you learn through experience," he told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday, three days after he fin ...more

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — John Wayne had a two-fisted image but heirs of the late movie star have lost a legal throw-down over use of his nickname, Duke.A federal judge in Southern California on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that John Wayne Enterpr ...more