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CNSNews
September 22, 2014
"I think our goal, actually, ought to be, first, to just set ourselves the objective of pushing ISIS back out of Iraq, getting them out of there, denying them a place where they can have a permanent foothold, if you will, where they might be able to carry out plotting against the United States."
September 22, 2014
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday.
AP
September 19, 2014
The District of Columbia in 2014 received an “F” grade in academic achievement for low-income and minority students, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
CitiBike (AP Photo)
September 19, 2014
Over $47 million dollars has been awarded by the U.S. Department Of Transportation to focus on bike and pedestrian path projects.
By ALEXANDRA OLSON
September 23, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite its critical role in protecting the Amazon rainforest, Brazil will not endorse a global anti-deforestation initiative being announced at the U.N. climate summit, complaining it was left out of the consultation process. A U.N. official disputed that claim.
By KATHY MATHESON
September 23, 2014
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of hundreds of law enforcement officials.
By MARIA SANMINIATELLI
September 23, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a former Marine imprisoned in Iran since his arrest three years ago on spying charges said his conditions have improved and he is now allowed to call home several times a week.