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48 min ago | MySanAntonio.com

Peter Fonda's 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction

Peter Fonda, wearng a stars-and-stripes helmet, and Jack Nicholson, wearing a gold American football helmet, as they ride Fonda's chopper motorcycle in a publicity still issued for the film, 'Easy Rider', USA, 1969. The film, directed by Dennis Hopper, starred Fonda as 'Wyatt', and Nicholson as 'George Hanson'.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Peter Fonda, Celebrities, Dennis Hopper, Calabasas, CA

5 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News

Finland: 4 charged with funding Somali militants

Prosecutors in Finland have charged four people with financing terrorism for allegedly collecting money for an al-Qaida linked militant group in Somalia. District Prosecutor Elina Hypponen told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it's the first time terror charges have been filed in Finland.

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9 hrs ago | Israellycool

Taking The Fight To The Associated Press

Yesterday, after a long absence, I posted at The Times of Israel. What I had to say was important for that site because it concerns how an otherwise honourable endeavour to report fairly on Israel, is corrupted by taking a news feed from The Associated Press .

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Related Topix: Journalism

Tue Sep 16, 2014

KFVS12

NY boater gets prison for fatal Hudson River crash

For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

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Related Topix: Prison, New City, NY, Rockland County, NY, Piermont, NY

Los Angeles Times

N.Y. man accused of aiding Islamic State, plotting to kill U.S. troops

"We will remain aggressive in identifying and disrupting those who seek to provide support to ISIL and other terrorist groups," Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Wash. man arrested for fatally shooting dog

Authorities say a Bellingham man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbor's dog in front of her. But the 13-old-month corgi was not the barking dog.

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Silver City Sun-News

Snowden documentary to premiere at NY festival

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Tuesday that Laura Poitras' "Citizenfour" will premiere Oct. 10 as part of the annual festival's main slate. Poitras is a journalist and documentarian whom Snowden first contacted about leaking thousands of documents that revealed the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone and email records.

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The Times of Israel

Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014, World Bank says

The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday. The bank issued the report ahead of a meeting next week of donor nations to the Palestinians on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News, Israel

Evening Sun

Funeral scheduled for trooper killed in ambush

This photo provided by the Pennsylvania State Police shows Cpl. Byron Dickson. Dickson was killed by a gunman as he left the police barracks in Blooming Grove, Pa.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

DOJ extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

News Minute: Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder. The grand jury indictment against Thomas Johnson III was handed up Friday and made public this morning at about the same time he was sent from Strong Memorial Hospital to the Monroe County Jail.

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Related Topix: HarperCollins Publishers, Publishing, Media, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Digital Journal, FOX News Network

Sentinel & Enterprise

Lawyer hopes tests show infants stillborn

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the babies weren't born alive, and therefore weren't harmed or killed by his client. Erika Murray, 31, was charged Friday with fetal death concealment and other counts after authorities found the bodies in her squalid, vermin-infested home in Blackstone, a town near the Rhode Island border and about 50 miles southwest of Boston.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Miss America gets flak over plastic red cup routine

The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup. That was the message Monday from Kira Kazantsev of New York as many social media users continued to pan her use of a plastic cup during the talent portion of Sunday night's pageant finale in Atlantic City.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Pitch Perfect

CBS Atlanta

One man trying to bring Broadway into 21st century

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather, Theater, Arts

Evening Sun

Egypt says boosting security at tourist locations

Egypt's tourism minister says the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil. Hisham Zaazoua outlined the new measures in an interview with the Associated Press late Sunday.

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KSWO

Iraqi leader: No need for Arab powers to strike IS

14, 2014 ahead of a conference with U.S. . Britain's Prime Minister, David Cameron, makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines in Downing Street, central London, Sunday Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Westwood show highlights Scotland, not fashion

14, 2014. . Designer Vivienne Westwood, alongside her granddaughter Cora Corre, during her Spring/Summer 2015 collection during London Fashion Week, at Victoria House in central London, Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Media, Radio, Westwood One, Fashion, Fashion Week, Palisades Park, NJ

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election

By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home says he's optimistic that forensic testing will show the... By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he's optimistic that forensic testing will show... Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large. Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at large.

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WTEN-TV Albany

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With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey,... Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were ambushed, leaving one fatally shot and another critically wounded. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings.

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Related Topix: Palisades Park, NJ, Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Europe, World News, Germany

WATE-TV Knoxville

Exit poll: Sweden opposition wins without majority

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. One of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Palisades Park, NJ, Brian Sandoval, US Governors

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