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Kurdish demonsrators clash with Turkish security forces as thousands of Syrian refugees continue to arrive at the border in Suruc, Turkey, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. Some 130,000 Syrian refugees have reached Turkey in the past four days after fleeing the advance of Islamic State militants, Turkey's deputy prime minister said Monday, warning that the number could rise further as the militants press ahead with an onslaught. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Some 130,000 Syrians reach Turkey, fleeing ISTurkey's deputy PM says more than 130,000 Syrians fleeing militants have now reached Turkey
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FILE - In this undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State group, march in Raqqa, Syria. The Islamic State group will likely take center stage when more than 140 heads of state of government convene for the U.N. General Assembly the week of Sept. 22. (AP Photo/File)
Islamic State group calls for attacking civiliansIslamic State group calls for killing civilians of nations that join US-led coalition
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FILE - In this July 15, 2014 photo, showrunner Shonda Rhimes speaks during the "How to Get Away with Murder" panel at the Disney/ABC Television Group 2014 Summer TCA at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. ABC's entire Thursday prime-time schedule is composed of shows run by Rhimes. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Shonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABCShonda Rhimes lays claim to ABC's Thursdays with debuting "Murder" plus her 2 veteran series
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9 Marquez e-books coming out in English9 Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books, including 'Love in the Time of Cholera,' coming next month
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Maestro Muti skipping strike-plagued Rome theaterMaestro Muti declining to take up baton this season in Rome at strike-plagued opera house
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FILE - In this May 2, 2010 file photo, theater goers pour out of a matinee showing of 'The Lion King' at the Minskoff Theatre in New York. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, "The Lion King" stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment history. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
APNewsBreak: 'The Lion King' makes historyAPNewsBreak: 'The Lion King' earns the crown for most successful title in box office history
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President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi walks towards his seat to address the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, at the European Parliament building, in Brussels on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
Draghi: Euro recovery losing momentumEuropean central bank head touts stimulus programs, warns of geopolitical risks, slow reforms
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An ambulance drops people suspected of having been infected by the Ebola virus inside the Connaught Hospital, during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the virus in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Volunteers going door to door during a three-day lockdown intended to combat Ebola in Sierra Leone say some residents are growing increasingly frustrated and complaining about food shortages.(AP Photo/ Michael Duff)
Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown endsStreets in Sierra Leone's capital bustling after unprecedented lockdown to slow Ebola spread
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Brad Keselowski (2) hits the wall during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 in Loudon, N.H. Joey Logano went on to win the race. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Logano wins at New Hampshire in 2nd Chase raceWith Joey Logano in Victory Lane in New Hampshire, Team Penske shows it's the team to beat
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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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