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usa Colorado wants most edible marijuana banned

Health department's proposal comes as authorities warn parents about lookalike pot-infused candies at Halloween

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usa Court Justice Suspended Over Role in Porn Scandal

Pennsylvania state Supreme Court justice suspended over role in porn emails scandal

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usa 'We're a Family': Nurses at Ebola Hospital Break Silence

Three nurses from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and where two nurses contracted the virus spoke to reporters Monday.

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Regulator: Pact With Lenders Could Expand Mortgage Access

A top federal housing regulator in a speech Monday said Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and lenders had reached an agreement in principle that could expand access to mortgages for many Americans.

36 minutes ago // Reuters

usa Woman in outrigger canoe attacked by shark off California coast

LOS ANGELES Reuters - A woman who was attacked by a 6-foot 1.8-meter shark in her outrigger canoe off the California coast over the weekend managed to escape unharmed and paddle safely back to shore, the local harbor patrol said on Monday.

36 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Misery Widespread at Hedge Funds

This months turmoil in financial markets has been a bloodbath for hedge funds, inflicting large losses at an array of multibillion-dollar firms in the industrys worst stretch since late 2011.

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usa New Libor Administration Plan Detailed

Ice Benchmark Administration proposed a package of new measures to make the London interbank offered rate more accurate and less susceptible to manipulation.

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usa Cops Name Suspect in Killings of Seven Indiana Women

Police said Darren Vann, 43, was responsible for the deaths of seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend.

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usa Dinosaur footprint theft: Judge sentences Utah man to 1 year probation, $15,000 in restitution

A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.

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usa Prosecutor: No sex harassment charges for DeMaio

SAN DIEGO Prosecutors on Monday declined to charge Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over allegations that he sexually harassed a former campaign aide and said they were not charging the former aide with breaking into DeMaio's office.San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis' announcement follows nearly two weeks of explosive allegations traded by DeMaio, 40, and the former aide, Todd Bosnich, in one of the nation's most closely watched congressional races. De

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usa Board Says Saudi Detainee Should Be Repatriated

Officials determined that it was no longer necessary to imprison Muhammed Murdi Issa al Zahrani at Guantnamo Bay, Cuba, where he has been held for more than 12 years.

49 minutes ago // New York Times

usa Board Says Saudi Detainee Should Be Repatriated

The Periodic Review Board determined that it was no longer necessary to imprison Muhammed Murdi Issa al Zahrani at Guantnamo Bay, Cuba.

50 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Sears Seeks New Cash Via Two Paths

Sears is again turning to billionaire CEO Edward Lampert for funds, as the struggling retailer shores up its balance sheet ahead of the holiday season and seeks to reassure vendors worried about its health.

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usa Alabama House Speaker Arrested on 23 Felony Charges

Mike Hubbard is accused of misusing his office as speaker and his previous post as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.

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usa Idaho pastors opposed to gay marriage sue city over law

SALMON Idaho Reuters - Two pastors in Idaho, who fear they could be penalized for refusing to perform newly legal gay marriages at their private wedding chapel, have filed a lawsuit, saying an Idaho anti-discrimination law violates their right to free speech and religious liberty.

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usa Amazon, Simon & Schuster Reach Book Contract

Amazon and CBS Corp.s Simon & Schuster have reached a new multiyear print and digital contract, a pact that comes as the online retailer continues difficult negotiations with Hachette Book Group.

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usa Adidas CEO Faced With Choice on Reebok

Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer needs to decide if its better to welcome an unsolicited bid for the Reebok unit and cash out now on a nascent recovery in the brand or double down on a more pronounced rebound.

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usa Police Probe New Hampshire Pumpkin Fest Melee

Police: Criminal behavior in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted

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usa Police: Criminal behavior in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted

Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Politicians join protest outside Met over opera

NEW YORK Politicians including former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Reps. Carolyn Maloney and Peter King have joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera to protest an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.About 400 people stood behind barricades Monday, chanting "Shame on the Met."The Met is putting on performances of "The Death of Klinghoffer."

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk

HONOLULU Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain.Hurricane Ana was downgraded to a tropical storm late Sunday afternoon as it moved west of the chain.While the main Hawaiian islands rode out storm with no reports of any serious problems, the National Weather Service said Tropical Strom Ana has set her sights on small, remote islands that make up what's known as the Northwestern Hawaiian Is

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Fed to Banks: Shape Up or Risk Breakup

Federal Reserve officials told bank executives they must do more to curb excessive risk-taking and improve behavior at their firms or face stiff repercussions, including being broken into smaller pieces.

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usa 9/11 memorial vandalized in Coney Island

Police arrested Elliot Baez, 58, after a surveillance video allegedly showed him vandalizing a 9/11 memorial in Coney Island. Baez has been charged with criminal mischief. WCBS's Steve Langford reports.

1 hour ago // New York Times

usa New Counts for Suspect in Abduction of University of Virginia Student

Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who is charged with the kidnapping of a missing University of Virginia student, was indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.

1 hour ago // New York Times

usa New Counts for Suspect in Abduction in Virginia

Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who is charged with the kidnapping of a missing University of Virginia student, was indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa CVS Plays Hardball With Rival Drug Chains

CVS is offering a prescription-drug plan that charges patients more if they buy their medications at pharmacies that sell tobacco products, a plan that could benefit the companys own network of drugstores.

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usa Suspect identified in serial killings

Seven women were found dead this weekend across northwest Indiana. Police have identified the suspect as 43-year-old Gary resident Darren Vann. Officials say Vann confessed to their killings and provided information on where police could find three of their bodies. WBBM reports.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Gun-Sale Measures Compete for a State's Voters

Residents of Washington state face competing measures on whether gun buyers should be subject to background checks for purchases made at gun shows or online.

1 hour ago // CBS

usa Harvard student who took dying mom to Mexico finally gets visa to come home

Dario Guerrero Meneses has been stuck in Mexico for months after crossing border without permission

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usa Indiana Man's Confession Leads to 7 Bodies

The suspect is a sex offender from Austin, Texas, according to a city official.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Police: Indiana suspect hints at more killings

GARY, Ind. Police investigating the slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in northwest Indiana over the weekend said Monday they believe it is the work of a serial killer, and that the suspect has indicated there could be more victims going back 20 years.The Lake County prosecutor's office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy. Her body was found Friday night at a Motel 6 in nearby Hammond.

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usa Car Owners Urged to Take ???Immediate Action??? Over Airbags

The government is urging nearly five million drivers to take ???immediate action??? to protect themselves against ???defective??? airbags ??? airbags that a safety expert says can explode in the vehicle and harm passengers.

1 hour ago // Reuters

usa U.S. airlines raise fares by $2 on average

Reuters - Major U.S. airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by $2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year.

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usa Suspect in Va. Abduction Charged in DC Area Rape

Suspect in abduction of Virginia woman charged with 2005 rape, attempted murder in DC area

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

usa Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

FAIRFAX, Va. The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.The indictment against Jesse L. Matthew Jr. was handed up by a Circuit Court grand jury in Fairfax County and includes a charge of attempted capital murder.Matthew, 32, is being held in Charlottesville, Virginia, on a charge related to the Sept. 13 disappearance of Hannah Graham, an 18-year-old from nort

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Alabama House Speaker Arrested in Ethics Case

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard was arrested Monday on felony ethics charges, accused of using his public offices for personal gain.