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13 min ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

15, 2014. . People loot a convenience store destroyed by Hurricane Odile, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept.

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2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

First U.S. airstrike in expanded Iraq fight

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. A fire driven by fierce winds raced through a small town near the Oregon border on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people,... Burger King wants to dismiss a lawsuit alleging there were needles in a sandwich after the former soldier who made the claim didn't attend a settlement conference.

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5 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Rainbow hues, jean jackets at Burberry's show

15, 2014. . A model wears an outfit by designer Burberry Prorsum during their Spring/Summer 15 show at London Fashion Week in London, Monday, Sept.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Smoking Rates on the Rise in New York City

In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Katherin Burns, 19, left, smokes with Shannon Roy, 18, right, in the pedestrian plaza in Times Square in New York. New York City's Department of Health released data Monday, Sept.

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7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Patrol: Escaped Ohio school shooter had pitchfork

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections shows Lindsey Bruce. . Warden Kevin Jones speaks to reporters while a manhunt was underway for escaped prisoners from Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution on Friday, Sept.

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7 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Doctor convicted of killing sentenced in sex case

Police say they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct. Police said Monday they followed proper protocol when they demanded identification from an actress and her boyfriend while investigating a 911 call alleging lewd conduct in a parked car.

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10 hrs ago | Billboard

Lorde Dazzles at New York City's Pier 97, Covers Kanye...

Lorde is at a crossroads. A lot of kids her age are drifting between high school and college; Ella Yelich-O'Connor likely fancies herself sort of like Kanye West between College Dropout and Late Registration .

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Americaa s most American states, as divined by beauty pageants

Congratulations to Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev, for being named Miss America 2015. This is the third straight win for New York's entry into the competition , which certainly suggests New Yorkers are the most well-rounded, attractive, congenial people in America.

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16 hrs ago | York Press

YORK is creating five times as many businesses per head as the rest...

YORK is creating five times as many businesses per head as the rest of the UK according to new figures. The city is in the top half of the of the best performing 150 UK towns and cities for business generation, according to research by York accountancy firm UHY Calvert Smith.

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19 hrs ago | York Press

Councillor claims residents were not consulted over axing of lunchtime meals

A SENIOR Liberal Democrat councillor claims residents were not consulted on plans to end lunchtime meals at four York sheltered housing schemes. Cllr Nigel Ayre said City of York Council claimed last week that "a period of consultation" had taken place with affected residents over the changes at Gale Farm Court, Barstow House, Glen Lodge and Marjorie Waite Court.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

USA Today

Power outage shuts down Six Flags rides

A power outage today at Six Flags Great Adventure temporarily shut down all the park's rides - some with people on them - left customers upset and snarled traffic on Route 537 with exiting Power outage shuts down Six Flags rides JACKSON, N.J. - A power outage today at Six Flags Great Adventure temporarily shut down all the park's rides - some with people on them - left customers upset and snarled traffic on Route 537 with exiting Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tTVDU7 Roman Shenderovsky of Brooklyn NY gets a hug from six year old family friend Danielle Drugobitsky, also from Brooklyn.

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WNYC-AM New York

New York AG Schneiderman Running Again

At a news conference outside City Hall Sunday, the state's 59-year-old chief prosecutor said voters should grant him a second term because of his track record going after Wall Street, AirBnb, and employers of fast-food workers. "I take on the tough fights to protect everyday New Yorkers" the AG said, "because there has to be one set of rules for everyone.

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Switched

Airbnb Under Fire From New 'Share Better' Campaign

The battle over the so-called sharing economy is heating up as New Yorkers question the impact of home-sharing sites like Airbnb. A campaign called " Share Better ," launched Friday by a coalition of elected officials, housing activists and hotel owners, makes the case that Airbnb listings are "illegal hotels" that are "robbing NYC of affordable housing and violating state law."

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The Daily Beast

The Democrats' Real Left-Populist SaviorBy James Poulos

Lefty Dems bummed by Andrew Cuomo's win already have an anti-corporatist alternative. He's sharp, credentialed, and hiding in plain sight.

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Brandon Sun

Canadian Press reporters reflect on wrapped Toronto International Film Festival

The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem. While no film was touted as an Oscar lock, there was plenty of satisfying cinema on offer.

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New York Daily News

San Juan is the perfect destanation for New Yorkers

The sandy beaches, elegant Spanish-style homes, and centuries-old forts of San Juan, Puerto Rico, could make you easily forget you're still in the U.S. And all those rum-soaked cocktails certainly don't help with thinking clearly. An unincorporated territory of the U.S., Puerto Rico requires no passport or complications with customs to gain entry, and direct flights from New York City to San Juan take just about four hours - but you'll feel like you're a world away.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

Review: 'Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David,' by Lawrence Wright

At the end of the summer of 1978, almost a year after Egyptian President Anwar Sadat's historic trip to Israel, negotiations between the two countries had stalled. In March, after Palestinian terrorists killed 38 Israelis, the Israelis invaded Lebanon, inflaming the Arab world.

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Examiner.com

History of Roof Gardens

The landscape design of the Villa of the Mysteries preserved from Pompeii, AD 79 shows an entranceway which led to the peristyle, followed by the atrium and an extensive terraced gardens surrounded the villa on three non-entrance sides. The desire to create an aerial oasis recreationally at the Villa of the Mysteries could possibly be the same as at a firehouse 2,000 years later.

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Switched

New York's CandyCab Driver Needs Help Getting A Sweet New Ride

Mansoor Khalid has dedicated his life to making the mean streets of New York feel a bit nicer. Now it's time we return the favor.

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York Press

Housing numbers cut by 5,000 in new Local Plan draft

Deputy council leader Tracey Simpson-Laing, leader James Alexander, and cabinet member for planning Dave Merrett launch the new draft local plan HOUSING plans for York for the next 15 years have been unveiled, with 5,000 fewer homes than previously proposed. City of York Council has revealed its draft Local Plan , and has cut the total number of proposed new houses for 2015 to 2030 from 22,000 to 16,980 - a reduction of 996 a year.

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