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Finally! New U.S.-Afghanistan Troop Deal Signed

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:59am
A new Bilateral Security Agreement between Washington and Afghanistan was signed Tuesday, allowing some U.S. troops to remain there beyond 2014.






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White House Intruder Raced Past Officer, Far Into Building

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:56am
Omar J. Gonzalez, 42, jumped over the fence of the White House and dashed past security before being apprehended.






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Tuesday's Top 6 News Stories

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
From the discovery of the body of a missing Arkansas real estate agent to another twist in the Hannah Graham case, see the stories we're following.






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Murdered Virginia Woman's Parents Speak Out on New Link

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
Morgan Harrington's parents hope news that the suspect in Hannah Graham's case may be connected to the abduction of their daughter prevents more disappearances.
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Morgan Harrington's Kin: 'Desperate' to Find UVA Student

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:32am
Morgan Harrington's parents hope news that the suspect in Hannah Graham's case may be connected to the abduction of their daughter prevents more disappearances.






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U.S.-Led Strikes on ISIS Turn Syrians Against Rebels

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:19am
U.S.-led air strikes against ISIS in Syria are causing a public backlash against moderate opponents of President Bashar Assad, rebels say.






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Teens Captured by ISIS Reveal Horrific Ordeals

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 7:01am
Sara and Leila both survived the mass capture of Yazidi women and children in Iraq last month. These are their stories.






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Collision Course: 'Umbrella Revolution' Protesters Defiant

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 6:33am
Pro-democracy protesters were on a collision course with Hong Kong’s leaders Tuesday as both sides in the Umbrella Revolution refused to back down.






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Beheading Suspect's Conversion Surprised His Family

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:29am
Alton Nolen was brought up attending a non-denominational Christian church and several members of his family were upset about his conversion to Islam.






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Ed Sullivan Statue Stolen From Pedestal

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:29am
A brazen burglar stole a solid bronze statue of iconic TV host Ed Sullivan worth an estimated $45,000 from an exhibit, police said Monday.






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Mom Accused of Killing Her Three Kids Claims Insanity

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:23am
A mother accused of stabbing her three young children to death in May pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity Monday.






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Anti-Gay Laws Lead to Money Woes for LGBT: Report

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 12:12am
Some gays suffer economic distress as a result of anti-LGBT laws such as marriage bans, or from a lack of legal protections, a new report says.
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'Umbrella Revolution' Sets Deadline for Government

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:45pm
The pro-democracy Occupy Central movement that has challenged Beijing with days of protests gave the government until Oct.1 to meet their demands.






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American Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:46pm
An American Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at DFW International Airport.






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Texas Woman Convicted of Killing Husband

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 9:33pm
A jury found Michele Williams guilty of murder in the death of her husband in 2011.
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Cardinals' Dwyer Faces Nine Charges for Hitting Wife

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:46pm
Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was formally charged with nine counts in relation to two arguments in which he’s alleged to have hit his wife.






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Thousands of Porch Lights On for Boy's Fallen Vet Dad

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:59pm
On Friday night a little boy in Tennessee got his wish. Thousands of lights were switched on across the country and around the world at his request.






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Booked: Suspect Captured in Real Estate Agent's Kidnapping

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:47pm
Arron Lewis, 33, is suspected of kidnapping Carter from a home she was showing on Thursday.






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Wildlife Population Drops Dramatically: WWF

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 7:11pm
The World Wildlife Fund blames human actions for the drastic reduction in the populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.
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Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Revolution' Gains Momentum

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 6:36pm
Thousands of protesters, mostly students, swarmed the streets in Hong Kong, some carrying umbrellas for protection from police.
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