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GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensationGM expert says 21 deaths in ignition switch crashes are eligible for compensation
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FILE - In this March 30, 1988 file photo, Manuel Noriega speaks at a Solidarity for Panama Conference in Panama City. Game publisher Activision on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 announced that former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani is joining its legal team in seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the former Panamanian dictator for use of his likeness without permission in the popular "Call of Duty" franchise. (AP Photo/Carlos Guardia, File)
Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suitVideo game company deploys Rudy Giuliani to fight lawsuit filed by ex-dictator Manuel Noriega
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2011, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Stock markets fell Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, ahead of a preliminary manufacturing survey from China that might show renewed weakness in the world's second-largest economy. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stocks fall as China weighs on marketsUS stocks fall amid jitters over China; Energy stocks slide as crude oil price falls
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UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rulesUN resolution expected this week would require countries to clamp down on foreign fighters
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Members of the Pennsylvania State Trooper's Tactical Response Unit, ride up Snow Hill Drive on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Price Township near Canadensis, Pa., during the massive search for suspected killer Eric Frein.   (AP Photo / The Scranton Times-Tribune, Butch Comegys)
Governor confident ambush suspect will be caughtPennsylvania governor confident trooper ambush suspect will be caught
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Atlanta Braves' B.J. Upton reacts after striking out in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Braves fire GM Frank Wren after missing playoffsBraves fire GM Frank Wren after playoff elimination; John Hart takes over on interim basis
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Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scamBank accounts of the homeless are used by a VIP taxi scam in Greece
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In this Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 photo, athletes from Lindenwood University and other volunteers carry a 200-foot bun down to where a 200-foot bratwurst is being cooked in downtown Belleville, Ill., during the last day of the city’s Bicentennial celebration. (AP Photo/Belleville News-Democrat, Steve Nagy)
Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurstIllinois city grills up 200-foot bratwurst to celebrate birthday; did 100-foot trial run
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A couple on a sunny autumn day are seen in park in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. A cease-fire was called on Sept. 5 but has been violated repeatedly. Negotiators from Ukraine, Russia, the rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe last week tried to further the peace process with an agreement calling for both sides to halt their advances and for pulling back heavy artillery in order to create a buffer zone. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Kiev notes progress on eastern Ukraine cease-fireKiev notes progress on east Ukraine cease-fire, says rebels withdrawing some heavy artillery
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  • After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive

    After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive Abduction of their soon-to-be-adopted kids in Nigeria shattered their dream of family. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uoSmN0 Isaiah and Salome Nengean were ready to bring two children from Nigeria to their Urbandale home, when they were abducted in hopes of a randsome. USA Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:51 PM
  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • Des Moines man arrested in May shooting death

    LB Goodjoint, 23, of Des Moines, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, a police statement said. Goodjoint fled on foot after he was pulled over in a traffic stop, the statement said. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:16 PM
  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 PM
  • Farm Bureau concerned about designating bypass an interstate

    The Polk County Farm Bureau has raised concerns about Pleasant Hill and Altoona's recent approval of a signage initiative aimed at helping redesignate the U.S. Highway 65 bypass as an "interstate." The Des Moines Register, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Gallery Players' 'Annie Get Your Gun' starts Friday

    Then Mark Hastings, manager at J.R. Tobacco in Burlington, urged Wilkerson to "take a look at the photo in the warehouse." The picture, of Buffalo Bill, shocked Wilkerson. Burlington Times News, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 05:48 AM
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