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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture

By KATHY MATHESON

<pp_img type="node" title="Police Barracks Shooting" caption="Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett speaks of accused cop killer Eric Matthew Frein during a news conference at Blooming Grove Municipal Township Building in Blooming Grove Township, Pa., Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. At left is Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin and in center is Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens.

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Government hackers try to crack HealthCare.gov

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s own watchdogs say they tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability.

But they also came away with respect for some of the security features on the Obama administration’s health insurance website.

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2 suspects in abduction of Israeli teens killed

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli army spokesman says two Palestinians suspected in the fatal abduction of three Israeli teens in June have been killed in a shootout with Israeli forces.

Lt. Col. Peter Lerner says the suspects were killed in the West Bank on Tuesday.

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Lawyer: Uighur scholar in China gets life sentence

BEIJING (AP) — The lawyer for an outspoken scholar from China’s Uighur minority says his client has been found guilty of separatism and sentenced to life in jail.

The Urumqi People’s Intermediate Court sentenced scholar Ilham Tohti on Tuesday after a two-day trial. Separatism carries sentences from three years to death in China.

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Syria Claims US Informed its UN Envoy in Advance of Airstrikes

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Patrick Goodenough

Syrian ambassador to UN Bashar Ja’afari

The Assad regime’s ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja’afari. (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras)

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Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

By KATHY MATHESON

<pp_img type="node" title="APTOPIX Police Barracks Shooting" caption="A Pennsylvania State Trooper draw's his weapon in a wooded area on Snow Hill Road in Price Township, Pa., during a massive manhunt for suspected killer Eric Frein on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa.

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Chaldean Patriarch: Arab Nations Should Send Troops to Battle ISIS

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Lauretta Brown

 

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Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN

By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB

<pp_img type="node" title="Mideast Israel Palestinians Glance" caption="FILE – In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas waves to photographers as he arrives to attend an Arab foreign minister meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt.

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Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.

Jurors reached the verdict in a terrorism financing lawsuit against Arab Bank after deliberating two days in at a civil trial in federal court in Brooklyn.

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After scandal, congressman’s TV ad features wife

By MELINDA DESLATTE

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana congressman whose re-election is threatened by a cheating scandal is putting his marriage front and center in the campaign.

Republican U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister released his first TV ad in the 5th District race Monday, prominently featuring his wife Kelly.

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