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Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush

September 13, 2014
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State Police: Trooper Shot Dead Outside Barracks Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were searching Saturday for the suspect or suspects, state police said. One trooper was leaving the barracks in Pike County's Blooming Grove...
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Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

September 13, 2014
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CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed Egypt as an “important partner” in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group, while stressing that the need for Cairo’s support would not lead Washington to ignore human rights concerns.
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Putin trying to destroy Ukraine, says its PM

September 13, 2014
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By Gareth Jones KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s prime minister said on Saturday Russian President Vladimir Putin aimed to destroy Ukraine as an independent country and said only NATO could defend the ex-Soviet republic from external aggression.
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State police: Trooper shot dead outside barracks

September 13, 2014
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BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were searching Saturday for the suspect or suspects, state police said.
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Chinese output growth slows to five-year low in August

September 13, 2014
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Beijing (AFP) – China’s industrial production growth slowed sharply to 6.9 percent in August, its lowest level for more than five years, official data for the world’s second-largest economy showed on Saturday.
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‘Nothing they could do to get Steve out’

September 13, 2014
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Ferguson video shows slain teen raising hands in air

September 13, 2014
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Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster arguments that Michael Brown was surrendering when he was shot, legal experts said Friday.
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RadioShack mulls $585 million financing package from UBS, Standard General: WSJ

September 13, 2014
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(Reuters) – RadioShack Corp is evaluating a $585 million financing package led by UBS AG and hedge fund Standard General LP as the U.S. electronics retailer tries to avert bankruptcy, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Stocks decline amid interest rate worries

September 13, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of rising interest rates sent the stock market to its first weekly loss since early August.
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Badwater Ultramarathon

September 13, 2014
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If the idea of running 135 miles over extreme terrain excites you, then the Badwater Ultramarathon is your race. The event takes place in Death Valley National Park every year and has been named one of the “world’s toughest foot ” by National Geographic. 
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