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Author Who Fled The Taliban Is Killed

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Police said Thursday that writer Sushmita Banerjee was kidnapped and killed in Afghanistan. Banerjee wrote "A Kabuliwala's Bengali Wife" about her escape from the Taliban. No one has claimed responsibility for her death, but police suspect militants.

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13 People Now Believed Exposed To Deadly Brain Disease

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Patients may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease at hospitals in Cape Cod and New Hampshire. Medical equipment that may have been contaminated was used for patients' surgery, officials say.

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Eight Patients Being Monitored For Deadly Brain Disease

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Contaminated surgical equipment leads to concerns for 8 patients. The patients may have been exposed to proteins that cause Creutzfedt-Jakob disease, but the risk of infection is "very low."

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Missouri Man May Have Infected Over 300 With HIV

Updated: 09/05/2013 - Allegations that a southeast Missouri man recklessly infected a former partner with HIV have prompted others to reach out to police with their own concerns.

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Stumbles And Discord Greet Obama At G-20 Summit

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Hours before President Obama arrived here to lobby world leaders to support a planned military strike against Syria, the Pentagon had to clarify Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel's assertion that Russia provided chemical weapons to Syria and Russia President Vladimir Putin accused Secretary of State John Kerry of lying about al Qaeda's links to Syrian rebels.

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NYC Mayoral Hopeful Weiner, Bakery Customer Argue

Posted: 09/05/2013 - Ex-congressman and struggling mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner said Wednesday a video showing him in a shouting match with a bakery customer is just an example of him putting a heckler in his place.

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Senate Committee Approves Military Action In Syria

Posted: 09/04/2013 - Navigating a tricky balance between hawks pushing for more and doves pushing for less, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly advanced a resolution authorizing the use of American military force in Syria on Wednesday.

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Texas Guard Refuses To Process Same-Sex Benefits

Posted: 09/04/2013 - The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday, citing the state constitution's ban on gay marriage, despite a Pentagon directive to do so.

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Texas Guard Refuses To Process Same-Sex Benefits

Posted: 09/03/2013 - The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday, citing the state constitution's ban on gay marriage, despite a Pentagon directive to do so.

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Dennis Rodman Back In N. Korea Meeting 'Friend' Kim

Updated: 09/03/2013 - Former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed Tuesday in North Korea for what he called a trip to hang out with authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un, have a good time and bridge some cultural gaps — but not to be a diplomat.

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Israel Test Fires Missile Amid Syria Strike Anxiety

Posted: 09/03/2013 - Israel's Defense Ministry said Tuesday it had carried out a missile test in the Mediterranean sea, apparently explaining news alerts run about an hour earlier after Russia's radar systems detected two "ballistic objects" fired from the central Mediterranean toward the eastern part of the sea.

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Use Of The "N-Word" Among Blacks On Trial In N.Y. Case

Posted: 09/03/2013 - A federal jury has rejected the argument that use of the N-word among blacks can be a culturally acceptable term of love and endearment, deciding its use in the workplace is hostile and discriminatory no matter what.

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Lead Actors Cast For "Fifty Shades of Grey" Film

Posted: 09/02/2013 - "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson, the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, will take the lead roles in the upcoming "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie.

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Time Warner Cable, CBS Reach Agreement On Fees

Posted: 09/02/2013 - A statement released by CBS Corp. said programming for all CBS channels, as well as Showtime, CBS Sports Network, the Smithsonian Channel, would resume for Time Warner Cable subscribers in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other affected markets would resume Monday night.

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