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US clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark

NEW YORK (AP) — A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Ex-al-Qaida spokesman gets life prison term in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying to "bury me alive."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Next Afghan leader seeks influence in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Months before becoming president-elect of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai began spending tens of thousands of dollars on lobbyists in the United States, using his ties to the West to seek influence in Washington.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility

 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing suicide, police said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes

 

NEW YORK (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Fraternities to train members to help stop assault

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight college fraternities announced Tuesday an effort to work together on new training aimed at combating sexual misconduct, hazing and binge drinking.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A television reporter quit her job on live TV with a big four-letter flourish after revealing she owns a medical marijuana business and intends to press for legalization of recreational pot in Alaska.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture

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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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