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US job growth drops to 142K, slowest in 8 months

In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, Freddy Jerez, of Hollywood, Fla., fills out a job application during a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The government issues the August jobs report on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz) In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014,...

Federal budget crunch idles Guard units across US

CINCINNATI (AP) — Many of the nation’s citizen-soldiers, whose motto is “Always Ready, Always There,” won’t be at regular training drills this weekend because of a federal funding shortfall. Tens of thousands of Army National Guard members from New...
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US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

In this frame grab made from video which was released by the Nebraska State Patrol, Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, who was infected with Ebola while serving as an obstetrician in Liberia is taken on a gurney by two persons wearing protective gear, as he arrives to the Nebraska Medical...
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Maine mom fights state over no-resuscitation order

This December, 2013 booking photo provided by the Kennebec County Jail shows Kevin Peaslee, 22, after his arrest. Peaslee is due to stand trial in October, 2014 on charges of aggravated assault on his infant daughter. Peaslee’s daughter is the subject of a legal fight over...
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Udall swipes at opponent’s birth-control plan

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., greets supporters during appearance at a campaign headquarters for U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., in northwest Denver suburb of Wheat Ridge, Colo., on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.,...

Suspect in 4 deaths caught at Florida hotel

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) — Police on a manhunt swarmed a Florida hotel early Friday and arrested a man suspected in the killings of four people whose bodies were found stacked on the ground and decomposing in a neighborhood some 45 miles away. Detectives found the bodies a day...
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A look at Hawaii volcano sending lava toward homes

In this Sept. 1, 2014 photo released by the U.S. Geological Survey, fluid lava streams from the June 27 lava flow from the Kilauea volcano in Pahoa, Hawaii. The June 27 lava flow is named for the date it began erupting from a new vent. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued a...
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Mirza-Soares win U.S. Open mixed doubles title

Sania Mirza, left, and Bruno Soares reacts after defeating Abigail Spears and Santiago Gonzalez in the mixed doubles final of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Sania Mirza, left, and Bruno Soares reacts after...
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U.S. OPEN SCENE: Berdych apologizes to chair umpire

Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, argues with the chair umpire who ruled that a ball hit by Marin Cilic, of Croatia, bounced twice before hitting Berdych’s racket during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP...
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Mo’ne Davis ‘sad’ about UConn NCAA violation

Thirteen-year-old Little League World Series pitcher Mo’Ne Davis, right, sits with WNBA President Laurel Richie prior to Game 2 of the WNBA basketball Western Conference finals between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP...