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FILE - This file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, which is consistent with AP reporting, shows a convoy of vehicles and fighters from the Islamic State group in Iraq's Anbar Province. The Syrian foreign ministry said Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 that Washington informed Damascus' envoy to the United Nations before launching airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Syria, attacks that activists said inflicted casualties among jihadi fighters and civilians on the ground.(AP Photo via militant website, File)
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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 courtroom sketch Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, right, testifies at his trial in New York, on charges he conspired to kill Americans and aid al-Qaida as a spokesman for the terrorist group. Abu Ghaith, who was convicted in March, is due in court on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2014, to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File)
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Albania’s Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri speaks at a conference in Tirana, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 to show that police have destroyed marijuana of an estimated market value of 6.4 billion euro ($8.2 billion) this year - more than 60 percent of the country’s annual GDP. Since March police have destroyed 102 tons of marijuana, 530,000 cannabis plants and have arrested or indicted some 1,900 people. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
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In this photo provided by NASA, astronauts Alexander Gerst and Reid Wiseman watch the approach of the SpaceX Dragon from the International Space Station, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Two days after blasting off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Dragon arrived at the space station containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. (AP Photo/NASA)
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  • 1 killed, 10 wounded in shootings Monday

    One man was killed and at least 10 people were injured in shootings on the South and West Sides on Monday. About 8:40 p.m., a 20-year-old man was killed and two people were wounded in a shooting in the Ashburn neighborhood. Chicago Sun-Times, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 01:52 AM
  • Dead Dogs Found at a South Suburban Animal Hospital

    A police officer who brought a stray dog to Dolton Animal Hospital Sunday around noon found several dead dogs inside and many dogs in "various stages of emaciation," according to the Cook County Sheriff's office. The sheriff isinvestigating, said Deputy Chief Michael Anton, after four dead dogs, nine sick dogs and one sick cat were found in the hospital's basement., Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:18 AM
  • Cook County authorities probe animal hospital

    A Dolton animal hospital is under investigation after a police officer found four dead dogs at the facility, Cook County authorities said. A Dolton officer discovered the dogs when he brought a stray to the Dolton Animal Hospital on Sunday, Sheriff's Deputy Chief Michael Anton said. Daily Herald, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 10:55 AM
  • Mount Prospect man charged with 7th DUI

    A Cook County judge set bail at $300,000 Monday for a 47-year-old Mount Prospect man charged with his seventh DUI. Piotr Kowalczyk, who prosecutors say was driving with a revoked license at the time of his arrest, must post $30,000 to be released from custody. Daily Herald, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:56 PM
  • Dead and dying dogs found at Illinois veterinary hospital

    According to Monday's publication of the Chicago Tribune , an animal control officer made a grim discovery in the basement of a Dolton, Illinois, veterinary hospital on Sunday. Several dead dogs , as well as dogs who were sick and possibly dying, were discovered inside of the Dolton Animal Hospital on Sunday when a police officer went to the clinic to drop off a stray dog., Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 02:03 PM
  • Dead dogs found at Dolton animal hospital

    The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating a south suburban animal hospital after four dead dogs were found at the Dolton facility on Sunday afternoon. About 12:30 p.m., Dolton police called the Cook County Sheriff's Animal Crimes Unit about the condition of animals at a care facility in the 15000 block of Lincoln, according to a statement from the sheriff's office. WLS-AM Chicago, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:50 PM
  • 2 killed, 29 wounded in weekend shootings since Friday night

    Two people were killed and at least 29 others - including a 12-year-old boy - were wounded in weekend shootings across the city since Friday night. About 6:50 p.m., Davontae Harrison, 21, was driving in the 3900 block of West Ferdinand when someone opened fire and shot him in the chest, police and the Cook County medical examiner's office said. Chicago Sun-Times, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 02:57 AM
  • Man Dies After Palos Hills Crash

    Authorities responded to the crash on LaGrange Road, or Route 45, near 111th Street at 5:08 p.m., Cook County sheriff's office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari said. A 22-year-old man, identified as Giedrius Lisnicenka, was riding his motorcycle south on LaGrange when it hit the back of a stopped vehicle, authorities said. CBS Local, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 08:48 AM
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