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Young elected new National Baptist Convention leader

Young elected new National Baptist Convention leader

September 6th, 2014 2:47 pm by Associated Press

A Jackson, Miss., pastor has been elected the new president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., the largest group of black Christians in the United States.

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U.S. Marshals arrest Tennessee fugitive

U.S. Marshals arrest Tennessee fugitive

September 6th, 2014 2:41 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee man has been arrested in Indiana on a warrant related to a shooting death in July.

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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

September 6th, 2014 10:00 am by Associated Press

Jeans long have been a go-to staple in closets across the country. After all, not many pieces of clothing are so comfortable they can be worn daily, yet versatile enough to be dressed up or down.

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Groups claim Virginia enforcement of mining, water law is a failure

Groups claim Virginia enforcement of mining, water law is a failure

September 6th, 2014 6:20 am by Stephen Igo

Environmental groups have asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assume control over Virginia's regulatory responsibilities to enforce the Clean Water Act as it relates to the coal mining industry.

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Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

September 5th, 2014 4:09 pm by DAVID MCFADDEN, Associated Press; JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

Maj. Basil Jarrett of the Jamaican Defense Force said the plane went down about 14 miles (22 kilometers) northeast of the northern coastal town of Port Antonio and the military sent two aircraft and a dive team to investigate.

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Deputy fatally shoots man in Tennessee hospital

Deputy fatally shoots man in Tennessee hospital

September 5th, 2014 4:09 pm by Associated Press

The Associated Press reports the shooting happened early Friday. Officials said the 23-year-old man was in custody and had been taken to the Rhea Medical Center for treatment for an injury at about 2 a.m.

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US doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska

US doctor infected with Ebola arrives in Nebraska

September 5th, 2014 9:39 am by MARGERY A. BECK, Associated Press

A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia — the third American aid worker sickened with the virus — arrived Friday at a Nebraska hospital for treatment.

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NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

NATO approves new force aimed at deterring Russia

September 5th, 2014 9:38 am by JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press; JULIE PACE, Associated Press

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said a command headquarters would be set up in Eastern Europe with supplies and equipment stockpiled there, enabling the "spearhead" force to mobilize and deploy quickly.

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Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

Surgery on ailing Great Dane yields 43 1/2 socks

September 4th, 2014 7:45 pm by Associated Press

The 3-year-old Great Dane was miserable and retching when its owners rushed him to a northwest Portland emergency animal hospital. It was something he ate!

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Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

September 4th, 2014 6:44 pm by Associated Press

The four-legged beast, with a long neck and powerful 29-foot tail, stretched about 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons. That's more than seven times the weight of even a plus-size male African elephant.

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