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Profile of gunman who ambushed troopers released

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett leaves the Geisinger Community Medical Center after a brief visit with wounded Pennsylvania State Trooper Alex T. Douglass, 31, of Olyphant, Pa. on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in Scranton, Pa. Trooper Douglass was involved in a shooting ambush along with...
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DOJ extremism fight could take cue from Minnesota

File-This March 23, 2008, file photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff’s Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. McCain, a U.S. citizen, is believed to have been killed in Syria and was there to fight alongside a terrorist group. When young men from Minneapolis...

Asia stocks lower on caution over Fed meeting

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday as investors played it safe ahead of a potentially pivotal Federal Reserve meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 slipped 0.3 percent to 15,895.32 while South Korea’s Kospi gained 0.4 percent to...

Rapper Common’s father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Lynn, known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common’s albums, has died. Lynn died at age 71 on Friday, Common said in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. He gave no further details. Lynn was a star high school...
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Trump Plaza: 4th Atlantic City casino shutdown

This Sept. 10, 2014, photo shows burned-out lights in the illuminated facade of Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Trump Plaza is closing on Sept. 16, 2014, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go out of business so far this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry) This...

Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The music publishers for American rapper Eminem filed a lawsuit Tuesday against New Zealand’s ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial. Detroit-based Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated both claim the...