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2 girls arrested in Florida bullying case

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) — Two girls were arrested in a Florida bullying case after one of them admitted online over the weekend that she harassed a 12-year-old girl who killed herself last month, a sheriff said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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House GOP floats counter to Senate debt plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — House GOP leaders Tuesday floated a plan to fellow Republicans to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. But the plan got mixed reviews from the rank and file and it was not clear whether it could pass the chamber.

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US stocks mixed as investors wait on debt news

There's deal talk in Washington. On Wall Street, it's wait-and-see.

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Aid group calls for humanitarian access in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — A general director of Doctors Without Borders is calling for greater access for humanitarian aid in Syria to help people affected by the country's civil war.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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Senators closing in on deal to reopen government

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

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Iran presents proposals at nuke talks

GENEVA (AP) — Iran offered what it called a potential "breakthrough" Tuesday in the long-deadlocked nuclear talks meant to ease fears that it wants atomic arms.

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New seats let airlines squeeze in more passengers

It's not your imagination. There really is a tighter squeeze on many planes these days.

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US courts convict terrorists; Gitmo trials drag on

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America's preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 October 2013

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