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New Afghan leader to name woman to Supreme CourtAfghanistan's president-elect to name woman to Supreme Court, boost women in government roles
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In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, a woman walks along a city canal as office and apartment construction site is seen in the background at a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia. Across the developing world, migration from country to city has long been a potential path out of poverty. Less and less is that true for many in Asia, where the wealth gap is growing in many of the most densely populated cities in human history. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian citiesAffluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities as elites capture increasing share of wealth
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In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, a woman walks along a city canal as office and apartment construction site is seen in the background at a slum in Jakarta, Indonesia. Across the developing world, migration from country to city has long been a potential path out of poverty. Less and less is that true for many in Asia, where the wealth gap is growing in many of the most densely populated cities in human history. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Affluence eludes poor crowding into Asian citiesAffluence eludes poor crowding into Asian cities as elites capture increasing share of wealth
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FILE - In this July 29, 2014, file photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, left, D-N.J., talks with ranking member Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Menendez and Corker say they'll draft a bill in the lame-duck session repealing what they call outdated authorizations for the use of force and replace them with a new one. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on warObama's Mideast war plan to face sterner examination from Congress after elections
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2013 file photo, Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, center, attends the opening of a picnic park in Suva, Fiji.  Official results Monday, Sept. 22, 2014,  from a landmark Fiji election confirm a big win for the nation's military ruler.  Bainimarama and his Fiji First party won an outright majority in the Parliament by taking 32 of 50 seats, according to results released by the Fijian Elections Office. (AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
Fiji's military ruler sworn in as elected leaderMilitary ruler sworn in as Fiji's elected leader after big victory in first poll since coup
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A pair of firefighters sleep out in the open near dozens of tents used to house personnel coming off the fire lines from the King Fire, at the base camp in Placerville, Calif., Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Wayne Allen Huntsman pleaded not guilty to an arson charge Friday in El Dorado County Superior Court. He was being held on $10 million bail after authorities said he started the blaze. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Crews make progress on huge California wildfireCooler weather help firefighters make progress on huge Northern California wildfire
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This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)
Accused White House intruder to appear in courtCourt appearance scheduled for accused White House intruder, an Army vet who served in Iraq
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Passengers from a tour bus are treated for injuries near the overturned bus at the Tybouts Corner on ramp from southbound Del. 1 to Red Lion Road near Bear, Del. Officials at the scene reported one fatality and several injuries from the crash the 4:20 p.m. crash on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Wilmington News-Journal, John J. Jankowski)
Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuriesAuthorities: Bus carrying dozens of passengers overturns in Delaware; 2 dead, several injured
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Egypt militants claim blast near foreign ministryEgypt militant group claims blast near foreign ministry that killed 2 senior police officers
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  • Corbett may now have to face the porn

    A BIG BATCH of porny emails may be the very last thing Gov. Corbett, trailing badly in the polls to Democrat Tom Wolf, needs to hear about right now. Still, a judge yesterday said the state Attorney General's Office may release emails requested in the last two months by four newspapers, including the Daily News , which may have been sent or received by Corbett's top deputies when he was attorney general. Philly.com, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:47 AM
  • Man accused of stealing candy

    A Cambria County man is in trouble after Altoona police say he broke into a Fifth Avenue home and stole candy. Earl Munoz, 29, of 570 Highland Ave., Johnstown, was arrested early Saturday after he allegedly climbed through a window on the 1800 block of Fifth Avenue, grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Stick candies from a glass dish on the living room coffee table and left through the home's back door, according to police. Altoona Mirror, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 12:00 AM
  • Kane to decide whether to release state workers' racy e-mails

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane must decide whether to make public e-mails of current and former state employees - some sent over state-owned computers and accounts - that purportedly contain pornographic images, jokes, cartoons, and other private messages. A state judge lifted a stay Friday that prevented release of the material that Kane discovered during her review of her predecessors' handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual-abuse case. Philly.com, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 12:33 AM
  • Man Urinated Outside Pa. Home Before Stealing Residents' Candy

    Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl. Online court records don't list an attorney for 29-year-old Earl Munoz who remained jailed Tuesday. CBS Local, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:32 PM
  • Pennsylvania police capture man wanted in slaying at Paterson pizzeria

    PATERSON - A 25-year-old man wanted for fatally shooting another man outside a Paterson pizzeria was captured at a Pennsylvania motel this week, police said late Tuesday. Police received a tip that the accused killer, Joseph Borges, was staying at a motel in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, according to Detective Kevin Lehman of the Richland Township Police Department. The Jersey Journal, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 03:07 PM
  • Sun City Keystone Group to have first meeting

    Sun City's Keystone Group is having its first official meeting Sept. 30 at Hidden Cypress. Bluffton Today, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 01:25 AM
  • College move-in day: What would Henry David Thoreau say?

    Stephanie Seibert, a management major from Pittsburgh, unpacks in her dorm room during freshman move-in day at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Johnstown, Pa. On the fourth-floor landing of the stairwell that led to my daughter Eve's sixth-floor dorm room, I stopped, caught my breath, and thought of Henry David Thoreau's famous pronouncement on the complications of consumerism: "Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. Christian Science Monitor, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:38 AM
  • New book keeps engine's legend on track

    After a pictorial book about one of the region's most storied locomotives laid the track, two authors are hoping their latest paperback will help the engine's legend pick up steam. With "The Clinchfield No. Greenwich Citizen, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 01:41 PM
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