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FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 26, 2005, file photo, Hollywood actress and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Ambassador Angelina Jolie, left, and actor Brad Pitt, right, are escorted by unidentified UNHCR officials towards a helicopter in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, after seeing an earthquake-affected area. Jolie and Pitt were married Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in France, according to a spokesman for the couple. (AP Photo/Roshan Mughal, File)
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FILE - A Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter aircraft sits near a hangar at Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 file photo. The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed earlier this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials now say, bringing a sad end to an exhaustive two-day search involving more than 100 local, state and federal officials as well as volunteers. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Military pilot in Virginia F-15 crash identifiedMilitary officials in Massachusetts identify pilot killed in F-15 jet crash in Virginia
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 28, 2013, file photo, Chelsea Clinton, from the Clinton Foundation, speaks during an interview at the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News. Clinton has been working at the network since 2011, sporadically doing feature stories on people or organizations doing public-spirited work. The network announced her exit on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. She was initially hired to do stories for Brian Williams' "Rock Center" newsmagazine, but that program was canceled. Her work occasionally appeared on NBC's "Nightly News." (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporterChelsea Clinton quits her job at NBC News
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FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Global stock markets were muted Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, June 19, 2014, an al-Qaida-inspired militant stands guard at a checkpoint captured from the Iraqi Army outside Beiji refinery, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq. As Islamic militants rampaged across northern Iraq in June, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli decided to stay and fight. (AP Photo, File)
Iraqi town holds out against militant juggernautWith little outside help, Iraqis defend their town against Islamic militant onslaught
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FILE -In this March 3, 1967 file photo, U.S. Marines of the 1st Battallion, 9th Marines, crouch in the cover of their foxholes on barren and blasted hilltop 162, some three miles south of the DMZ, in Vietnam, as a mortar barrage from North Vietnamese forces hits their position. The Marine Corps is holding a deactivation ceremony on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, for the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, a battalion nicknamed the “Walking Dead.” (AP Photo/Kim Ki Sam, File)
Marines deactivate decorated 'Walking Dead' unitDecorated 'Walking Dead' Marine Corps battalion deactivated during ceremony Friday in NC
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A camouflaged pro-Russian tank seen in the town of Novoazovsk, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. In Novoazovsk, pro Russian rebel fighters looked to be in firm control, well-equipped and relaxed. At least half a dozen tanks were seen on roads around the town, although the total number at the rebels’ disposal is believed to be much greater. Novoazovsk fell swiftly to the rebels Wednesday after being pounded by shelling.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
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  • Bridge work to worsen Runnells' EMT problem

    My husband and I live in the small town of Runnells on the border of Polk, Jasper and Marion counties. The Des Moines Register, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Boyfriend of mom accused of murdering toddler

    Marshalltown police arrested Branden Collins at 3:30 p.m. Friday in connection with the death of three-year-old Jossilyn Starns. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 08:01 PM
  • Unresponsive Child Taken to Hospital, Man Charged with Child Endangerment

    According to police, paramedics responded to a home in the 900 block of South 11th Avenue in Marshalltown on Wednesday afternoon for a report of an unresponsive child. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Aug 22 2014 @ 01:32 PM
  • Severe Thunderstorms to Hit Iowa on Thursday August 28, 2014

    Severe Thunderstorms is on its way for Iowa on Thursday August 28, 2014 and it will bring 30 to 40+ mm of Rain and it will bring ton of rain in Iowa Including Des Moines Iowa and the Rest of Iowa and it will bring Chain Lightning and Very Loud Thunder and it might Rain Sideways and it will bring a lot of Rain and Heavy Downpours and it will have a ... (more) CNN, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 02:33 PM
  • Appeals court rules woman can sue Sammy Hagar in libel claim

    DES MOINES, IOWA >> A federal appeals court says an Iowa woman who claims Mill Valley rock singer Sammy Hagar fathered her baby 25 years ago may sue him for libel, invasion of privacy, and breach of contract. Marin Independent Journal, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 08:04 PM
  • DsM Police Chief To I.L.E.A.

    Soon-to-be retired Des Moines Police Chief won't be out of law enforcement for very long after she steps down in October. WHO-AM Des Moines, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 05:32 PM
  • Juniors bake up ribbon-winning desserts

    Jude Norris of Altoona placed second in fudge ; third in chocolate brownies . D.J. Conlan of Pleasant Hill placed first in sugar cookie ; second in peanut butter cookies. The Des Moines Register, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 03:00 AM
  • Dr. Ben Carson Raising Money Through Super PAC For Potential 2016 White House Run

    Conservative pundit and author Dr. Ben Carson speaks during the 41st annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord International Hotel and Conference Center on March 8, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. CBS Local, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 11:42 AM
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