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Will China's Economic Boom Hurt the Extreme Poor?

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:24pm
The amount of money involved in the Alibaba IPO shines a light on the widening gap between the rich and the poor in the world’s second-largest economy.






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After the Storm: Arizona Faces Flooding Clean Up

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:04pm
Arizona residents awoke Sunday to sunny skies and flooded streets after Saturday's storm.






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One Hit, One Run, He's Out: Jeter Ends Career on RBI Single

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:33pm
No. 2 ends his Yankee career with 3,465 hits and 1,311 runs.






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'Wage Theft' Costs Low-Income Workers Billions

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 3:01pm
And because of a lack of enforcement the problem is growing.






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Obama: U.S. 'Underestimated' the Rise of ISIS

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:47pm
President Barack Obama said the U.S. overestimated the willingness and preparedness of the Iraqi army to fight Islamist militants.






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Four Adults and Three Children Rescued From Capsized Boat

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 2:33pm
Seven people, including three children, were rescued from an capsized boat near Fort Myers, Florida, Saturday, officials said.






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Chocolate Is a Bittersweet Way of Life in Ghana

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 1:07pm
With the appetite for chocolate at an all-time high, this should be a time of prosperity for cocoa farmers. But it's not.
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Final Teen Captured After 13 Escape From Detention Center

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 1:00pm
Timothy Willis, 16, was spotted by an officer a day after the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center announced he was on the loose.






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Boehner: We May Need Ground Troops for ISIS 'Barbarians'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 12:18pm
House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have "no choice" but to send American troops to fight ISIS militants.






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Fifteen People, Including Kids, Shot at Miami Night Club

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:28am
Police said fifteen people between the ages of 11 and 25 were shot. One is in critical condition. The gunmen are at large.






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No Pulse: Volcano Rescuers Find 31 Hikers Presumed Dead

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:24am
More than 500 police, firefighters and troops were mobilized in the rescue attempts on Japan’s Mount Ontake after the volcano’s sudden eruption.






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Air Travel Crawling Back to Normal After Chicago Fire

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:17am
More than 530 flights were canceled at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Sunday, a marked improvement from the 2000 cancellations on Friday.
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No Pulse: Volcano Rescuers Find 31 Unconscious Hikers

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:13am
More than 500 police, firefighters and troops were mobilized in the rescue attempts on Japan’s Mount Ontake after the volcano’s sudden eruption.






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Continued Onslaught: Airstrikes Hit ISIS Oil Refinery

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 11:07am
The weekend airstrikes also destroyed ISIS armed vehicles and Humvees in Syria, and an ISIS safe house and checkpoints in Iraq, officials said.






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Poll: Public Predicts U.S. Ground Troops for ISIS Fight

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:33am
More than seven in 10 Americans say the United States will end up using its own combat troops against ISIS.






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Pope Benedict Pops Up at Pope Francis' Elderly Event

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:56am
Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as "hidden euthanasia."






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No Pulse: Volcano Rescuers Find 30 Unconscious Hikers

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:37am
More than 500 police, firefighters and troops were mobilized in the rescue attempts on Japan’s Mount Ontake after the volcano’s sudden eruption.






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Cops Unleash Tear Gas at Hong Kong Democracy Protests

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 9:08am
The demonstrators, who tried at one point to rip apart metal barricades, carried umbrellas to deflect peper spray from police.
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Did Moscow Just Ask for a 'Reset 2.0?'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:28am
In a television interview, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said it was time to repeat the "reset."






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Chaos: Riot Police Clash With Hong Kong Protesters

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:03am
The demonstrators, who tried at one point to rip apart metal barricades, carried umbrellas to deflect peper spray from police.






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