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French President Francois Hollande arrives for a press conference at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, France conducted its first airstrikes Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot that it controlled, Iraqi and French officials said. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
France strikes Islamic State group's depot in IraqFrench president: First French airstrike destroys depot of Islamic State group in Iraq
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Burger King's new menu Kuro Diamond burger is prepared by employee Rumi Sekine at its Shibuya restaurant in Tokyo. The fast-food chain is offering customers an initially unappetizing experience as it launched two limited edition "Kuro" burgers with black buns, black sauce and black cheese on Friday. Kuro means black in Japanese. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new blackIf black-on-black fashion suits you, how about your taste buds? Burger King has a meal for you
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Workers of a foreign exchange dealing company monitor electric screens, under the U.S. dollar rate against the Japanese yen, top, and Nikkei stock index, bottom,  in Tokyo, Friday, Sept.19, 2014. Japanese stocks rallied as the yen extended losses against the dollar while the pound jumped as investors bet that Scottish voters would reject independence based on early results from the referendum. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
World stocks rise as Scotland votes to stay in UKStocks rise, pound rallies briefly as Scotland opts to stay in UK; Tokyo gains on yen weakness
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Children play in the waves created by a passing passenger bus after heavy monsoon rains spawned by tropical storm Fung-Wong flooded Manila and most parts of the metropolis Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 in the Philippines. Heavy rains due to a storm and the seasonal monsoon caused widespread flooding Friday in the Philippine capital and nearby provinces, shutting down schools and government offices.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Floods shut down Philippine capital, 3 killedFloods shut down Philippine capital and nearby provinces, 3 killed and thousands evacuated
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Li Na, of China, returns a shot to Serena Williams during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Li formally announced her retirement on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tourChina's 1st Grand Slam singles champion retires from tennis tour because of injuries
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Nurses during training to use Ebola protective gear by World Health Organization, WHO, worker's, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday,  Sept. 18, 2014. Shoppers crowded streets and markets in Sierra Leone's capital on Thursday stocking up for a three-day shutdown that authorities will hope will slow the spread of the Ebola outbreak that is accelerating across West Africa. (AP Photo/Michael Duff)
Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdownSierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown; 1st US military aid lands in Liberia
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FILE - In this July 24, 2013 file photo, a Chinese flag is hoisted in front of a GlaxoSmithKline building in Shanghai, China. Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline was fined $492 million on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 for bribing doctors in China in the biggest such penalty ever imposed by a Chinese court. The court sentenced the company's former China manager, Briton Mark Reilly, and four Chinese co-defendants to prison but postponed the sentences for two to four years, suggesting they may never be served. The court said it granted leniency because the defendants confessed. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
China fines GlaxoSmithKline $492M for briberyChina fines British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline $492 million for bribery, orders exec deported
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GM to introduce new, high-end Cadillac next yearGM to introduce new, high-end Cadillac next year, start production at Detroit plant
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 photo, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Speaking to a small group of reporters after meeting with his French counterpart on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 in Paris, Dempsey said it will take three or four months to begin the $500 million training program, which the House approved on Wednesday and sent to the Senate, where members of both parties predicted easy passage.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Dempsey lauds French airstrike against militantsDempsey: US appreciates French airstrikes against Islamic State militants
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Western Pennsylvania man sentenced to 20 to 40 years for beating father with hammer, stabbing him to death

    A western Pennsylvania man convicted of having beaten his father with a hammer and then stabbed him to death a year ago has been sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison. The Tribune-Democrat reports that 33-year-old Jonathan Kuzma was sentenced Tuesday in Cambria County to the maximum penalty for third-degree murder. PennLive.com, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 07:45 AM
  • Recent guard assault was by inmate who had killed cellmate in 2012

    State police and a prison official confirmed the identity of an inmate accused of attempting to kill a prison guard last week at SCI-Coal Township. William Cramer, 23, serving a life sentence for murdering his cellmate in Cambria County Prison in August 2012, has not yet been charged in the Aug. 31 attack on the unidentified guard. The News Item, Wed, Sep 10 2014 @ 04:12 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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