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Tropical Storm Karen Churns Toward Gulf Coast

Posted: 10/04/2013 - Though weakening slightly, Tropical Storm Karen remained poised to become the first named storm to hit the U.S. during what had been a relatively quiet hurricane season.

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Driver In U.S. Capitol Car Chase ID'd As Conn. Woman

Posted: 10/04/2013 - The FBI executed a search warrant in the city on Thursday in connection with a car chase from the White House to the U.S. Capitol that ended with the driver, a local woman, being shot to death, authorities said.

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Democrats Cheer Boehner Statement on Debt Ceiling

Posted: 10/03/2013 - Speaker Boehner says he'd allow debt ceiling vote that relies on Democrats to pass. A GOP legislator describes Republicans as "very unified" despite reports of division.

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Connecticut Woman Shot, Killed In Capitol Shooting Scare

Posted: 10/03/2013 - The investigation now goes to New York City and Stamford, Connecticut. Police say suspect, a woman, was shot and killed. A young child was in the suspect's car and was later placed in protective custody.

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Report: Footage Shows Kenyan Soldiers Looted Mall After Attack

Posted: 10/03/2013 - According to The Star newspaper, CCTV footage from the Westgate Mall shows Kenyan soldiers stealing from cash registers, and filling shopping bags with money following the bloody Sept. 21 attack that killed at least 67 people.

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Twitter Files For IPO, Plans To Raise $1 Billion

Posted: 10/03/2013 - According to the S-1 form filed with the SEC after markets closed, Twitter expects that the sale of shares, between those the company offers and those held by insiders, could command as much as $1 billion.

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"Glee" Actor Corey Monteith Died Of Heroin, Alcohol Mix

Posted: 10/03/2013 - The British Columbia Coroners Service said Wednesday investigators found a spoon with drug residue and a used hypodermic needle in the hotel room where "Glee" actor Cory Monteith was found dead in July.

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8 Killed in East Tennessee Bus Crash

Posted: 10/02/2013 - 14 are also injured in Wednesday's crash; the bus carried senior adult church members. Bus was heading from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, to North Carolina.

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WWII Vets Bypass Shutdown Blockades To See Memorial

Updated: 10/02/2013 - As the number of World War II veterans rapidly shrinks, an organization called the Honor Flight Network is on a mission: to take those vets to the memorial in Washington that honors their service. But a group arriving at the memorial Tuesday ran right smack into the government shutdown.

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Author Tom Clancy Dies At Age 66

Updated: 10/02/2013 - Author Tom Clancy, whose novel, "The Hunt for Red October" propelled him to fame, fortune and status as a favorite storyteller of the American military, has died, according to sources with his publisher and family. He was 66.

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Ohio Capital City Fights Rat Problems With Fliers

Posted: 10/02/2013 - Without money to bring back its rat-control program, the health department for Ohio's capital city plans to map complaints and spread fliers educating residents about dealing with the rodents.

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U.S., S. Korea To Beef Up Seoul's Ability To Deter North

Posted: 10/02/2013 - The U.S. and South Korea agreed Wednesday to work together to strengthen the South's ability to deter threats from North Korea, and have endorsed a new military strategy to better coordinate the response to a nuclear, chemical or other attack from Pyongyang.

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