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Debates ready to start, third-party candidates not included

Republican Rep. Rob Bishop and Democratic challenger Donna McAleer will square off Tuesday in the Utah Debate...

State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody

BOSTON — Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law... Read more »

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BLM plans rangeland restoration projects in southern Utah

Three vegetation improvement projects will get underway Oct. 6 on public and state lands in Kane and Garfield counties. Read more »

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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey

Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of... Read more »

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UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules

The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of a... Read more »

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White House intruder: Security changes weighed

President Barack Obama is "obviously concerned" about a weekend White House breach by an ex-soldier with a small knife who scaled a fence, sprinted across the lawn and entered the mansion before... Read more »

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NY judge: Cameras could have stopped police deaths

The federal judge who ruled that the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights said in a speech that body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police. Read more »

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3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base

As police and U. S. military officials searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base, Massachusetts Gov. Deval... Read more »

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UK premier hosts talks on Scottish voting rights

British Prime Minister David Cameron sought Monday to limit the divisive political fallout following the Scottish referendum, gathering senior Conservatives at his official country retreat to... Read more »

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Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fire

Both government troops and pro-Russian rebels began withdrawing heavy artillery in the east of the country, Ukrainian officials said Monday, a significant step toward implementing an effective... Read more »

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Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown

Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on. Read more »

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Death toll rises in Nigeria building collapse

A total of 115 people, including 84 South Africans, died in the Sept. 12 collapse of a building at a church complex in Nigeria, the South African government said Monday. Read more »

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Accused White House intruder to appear in court

Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to... Read more »

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Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war

As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet. Read more »

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Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN

It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech about a new strategy for... Read more »

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Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate

Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers... Read more »

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Ex-stepson: White House intruder meant no harm

The former stepson of a man accused of sneaking into the White House says the Iraq war veteran owns "plenty of firepower" that he could have brought with him if he meant any harm. Read more »

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France's Sarkozy makes comeback TV appearance

Nicolas Sarkozy says he's learned a few things about himself in the two-and-a-half years since his bitter defeat in France's 2012 presidential elections. Read more »

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Kenya marks 1 year since Westgate mall attack that left 67 dead

Relatives of the dead, survivors and shop owners converged outside Nairobi's Westgate Mall on Sunday, lighting candles and laying flowers in memory of those killed a year ago when four gunmen... Read more »

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Scotland's leader: Voters 'tricked' in referendum

The debate over Scotland's future fizzled amid a bitter war of words Sunday, with the Scottish leader claiming his countrymen were "tricked" into rejecting independence in a referendum and... Read more »

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Erdogan: Turkey won't give hostage release details

The Turkish government won't reveal details of a covert operation that ensured the release of 49 people held hostage by the Islamic State group, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday. Read more »

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Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia's alleged complicity in the conflict. Read more »

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Judge: Man in 9/11 airport hoax should be freed

A Pennsylvania man accused of creating a hoax that closed down a busy terminal at Kansas City International Airport on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks might go free without ever... Read more »

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Arab states lag in media war against extremists

As the Islamic State group battles across Syria and Iraq, pushing back larger armies and ruling over entire cities, it is also waging an increasingly sophisticated media campaign that has rallied... Read more »

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New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed... Read more »

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US general: Arab nations needed in Iraq, Syria

The still-evolving military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success... Read more »

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