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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. European and Asian stock markets were subdued Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, after data showed Japan's economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike and that inflation in the eurozone slipped again, a sign the recovery remains weak. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stocks edge higher in early tradingUS stocks edge higher in early trading; Avago jumps after results beat analysts' estimates
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Britain raises terror threat levelBritain raises terror threat level based on developments in Iraq and Syria
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Brazil's economy slips into a recessionBrazil's GDP contracts and sends economy into a recession
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A man that was hired by the community sprays chemicals to try and prevent the spread of the Ebola virus, as local children look on, in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.  The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. A new plan released by the U.N. health agency to stop Ebola also assumes that the actual number of cases in many hard-hit areas may be two to four times higher than currently reported.(AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
Senegal confirms its 1st case of EbolaSenegalese health minister confirms West African country's 1st case of Ebola
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Libyan interim government submits resignationLibya's transitional government submits resignation; Islamist militias accept UN truce call
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A camouflaged pro-Russian tank seen in the town of Novoazovsk, in eastern Ukraine, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. In Novoazovsk, pro Russian rebel fighters looked to be in firm control, well-equipped and relaxed. At least half a dozen tanks were seen on roads around the town, although the total number at the rebels’ disposal is believed to be much greater. Novoazovsk fell swiftly to the rebels Wednesday after being pounded by shelling.(AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal townPro-Russia separatists in firm control of strategic coastal town
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Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 charactersNintendo launching 'amiibo' toy-game franchise with 12 characters, including Mario and Link
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FILE- In this Sept. 9, 2013 file photo made with a long exposure, a test of the twin beams of the Tribute in Light intersect with still-under construction Tower One in New York, as they rise behind the building and above. Anyone wishing to experience the Tribute in Light up close will have the opportunity as the public will be admitted to the plaza at the National September 11 Memorial  and Museum from 6 p.m. to midnight on Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11In first for 9/11 anniversary, memorial plaza at ground zero will be open to public that night
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Dr. Robert Palinkas, director of the McKinley Health Center at the University of Illinois, poses in an exam room in Urbana, Ill., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Extra health checks are part of protocols campuses throughout the United States have in place as they prepare for as many as 10,000 students from Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where more than 1,000 people have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some studentsWith Ebola in mind, US campuses plan to screen students arriving from West Africa
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  • US judge tosses Koschman suit against Chicago

    A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit accusing the city of Chicago, police and state prosecutors of covering up the involvement of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew in David Koschman's death in 2004. WAND-TV Decatur, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 07:16 PM
  • Police commander shoved service weapon 'deep down' man's throat

    Cook County prosecutors alleged today that a Chicago police commander facing charges of aggravated battery and official misconduct tackled a man in an abandoned house, held a Taser to his groin, shoved his service weapon "deep down" the man's throat and threatened to kill him if he didn't tell him where he had a gun. Chicago Tribune, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 02:23 PM
  • Hanover Park man pleads guilty to battery

    In exchange for Joshua Little's guilty plea to the class 3 felony, Cook County prosecutors dismissed the kidnapping and sexual assault charges pending against him, court records show. Daily Herald, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 08:33 PM
  • African great Amadou 'Balak' Traore dead at 70

    Yesterday one of Africa's greatest and most dynamic singers and bandleaders, Amadou "BalakA " Traore, died in Ouagadougou, the capital of his native Burkina Faso, at the age of 70. In recent years he was one of the key vocalists in the veteran pan-African salsa juggernaut Africando, but starting in the 60s he was a true journeyman, settling in ... (more) Chicago Reader, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 02:21 PM
  • Chicago man accused of defrauding Chinese families out of millions

    A young Chicago conman defrauded wealthy Chinese families out of $11 million by offering them a path to U.S. citizenship, a indictment filed Wednesday alleges. Chicago Sun-Times, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 06:22 PM
  • Gay Chicago couple who claim they were thrown out of a taxi for...

    Hours after shocking world with desert execution of 300 Syrian soldiers, ISIS parade captured Kurds dressed in Guantanamo-style boiler suits and promise to kill them all unless USA pull out of war Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria: Father-of-nine dies in same battle as militant rapper jihadi James Foley, Steven Sotloff and ... (more) Daily Mail, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 06:27 AM
  • Saint Xavier Opens New Student Veteran Resource Center on Chicago Campus

    Vice President of Student Affairs John Pelrine; Dr. Paul DeVito, SXU Provost; SXU Pres., Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 12:45 AM
  • Chicago police Cmdr. Evans dedicated, has detractors

    When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district. Chicago Tribune, Fri, Aug 29 2014 @ 12:30 AM
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