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A Pennsylvania State Trooper bows his head during the funeral service for Pennsylvania State Trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson  on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at the Dunmore Cemetery in Dunmore, Pa.  Dickson was killed on Friday night in an ambush shooting at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove Township. Authorities are looking for 31-year-old Eric Frein, of Canadensis, who has been charged with killing one trooper and wounding another outside the barracks.  (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)  WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Police hunt for trooper ambush suspect near homeHunt intensifies for man charged with killing trooper, search is on in area near parents' home
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San Diego judge denies request for license scansSan Diego judge denies tech entrepreneur's request for data from license plate scanner files
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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, left, speaks with Former President Jimmy Carter, center before the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Falcons take early 28-0 lead over BucsAtlanta hoping to improve to 2-1, goes up 28-0 early in 2nd quarter against Tampa Bay
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Jesus Guerrero, 24, of Mexico, hugs his girlfriend Ditte Smedegaard, of Denmark, as they wait in line to be evacuated out of Los Cabos, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Mexican authorities said 8,000 people, including tourists and locals anxious to leave, would be airlifted out on Thursday from Los Cabos following the blow from Hurricane Odile. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after lootingMexican police step up vigilance in Los Cabos amid looting, security concerns after Odile
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Officials wait for ballot boxes to be opened as counting begins in the Scottish Independence Referendum at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, Thursday Sept. 18, 2014. As the polls closed Thursday and vote-counting began, there was a quiet thrill of history in the making on the fog-shrouded streets of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh. Many Scots were staying up all night in homes and bars to watch the results roll in. (AP Photo/David Cheskin)
Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence voteHugh turnout reported in Scotland's historic referendum on independence from UK
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Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, receives a flu shot from Sharon Bonadies at the conclusion of a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.  "Vaccination is the single most important step everyone 6 months of age and older can take to protect themselves and their families against influenza," said Frieden.  Influenza hospitalized a surprisingly high number of young and middle-aged adults last winter, and this time around the government wants more of them vaccinated. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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President Barack Obama gestures during a statement in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama spoke after Congress voted to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aidSenate votes overwhelmingly to back Obama on aid to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State group
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Leonard Cohen attends a listening party for his new album "Popular Problems" on Thursday, Sept 18, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Leonard Cohen says touring has improved his moodLeonard Cohen says touring has 'improved my mood'; talks about new album, his 80th birthday
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Members of a Muslim community gather for a peaceful demonstration at Lakemba in suburban Sydney following raids involving 800 federal and state police officers that came in response to intelligence that an Islamic State group leader in the Middle East was calling on Australian supporters to kill in Sydney, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Police said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State group by detaining 15 people and raiding more than a dozen properties across Sydney early on Thursday. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Islamic State plot in Australia raises questionsIslamic State plot to conduct beheadings in Australia raises questions about group's reach
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  • Gang leader gets 35 years in murders of off-duty police officer, woman.

    A high-ranking leader of the Traveling Vice Lords street gang who directed a violent west side drug-trafficking conspiracy was sentenced today to 35 years in federal prison after a judge ruled that he "very likely" murdered an off-duty Chicago police detective and a woman in August 2008. The defendant, JASON AUSTIN, 32, also known as "J Rock," of Chicago, a "5 Star Universal" TVL with seven prior felony convictions, was convicted of federal narcotics charges in February 2012 after a trial in U.S. District Court. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 06:33 PM
  • Summit sex offender charged with approaching children near school

    A registered sex offender from Summit was arrested last week after he was observed talking to several young children outside of St. Rene Elementary School in the 6300 block of South New England Avenue in Chicago, police said. Karl Trujillo, of the 7300 block of West Archer Avenue, was charged after approaching the children about 3 p.m. Sept. Des Plaines Valley News, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 02:05 PM
  • Third Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Retired Police Sergeant

    Nicholas Heisler, 20, was arrested in Indiana for the murder of Elmer Brown and is awaiting extradition, a Chicago Police source confirmed Thursday morning. Authorities do not expect him to arrive in Illinois for a few days. CBS Local, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 11:00 AM
  • Emanuel wants no more signs as large as Trump's

    The Trump International Hotel and Tower is seen looking north on Wabash Ave. on Wednesday in Chicago's famed Loop. CHICAGO #x2013; Months after the installation by Donald Trump of 20-foot-tall letters spelling out his last name on the side of one of the city's tallest skyscrapers, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing an ordinance that would make sure nobody else can do the same. Northwest Herald, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 11:22 PM
  • Grundfos Highlights Fire Pump Portfolio At ASPE 2014

    Grundfos will highlight its range of Peerless Pump-brand fire protection pumps at the American Society of Plumbing Engineers' 2014 convention and exposition in Chicago Sept. 22 and 23. An icon in the pump industry, Peerless has more than 90 years of experience manufacturing FM UL-approved systems, as well as pumps that comply with the NFPA 20 standard. Water Online, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:13 AM
  • Umami Burger's 'guerrilla marketing' makes some hungry, others upset

    Rackspace Hosting Inc., a provider of cloud-computing services, ended a strategic review that was seen as a prelude to a possible acquisition. Olivia Sterns reports on "Street Smart." Business Journal, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 04:48 PM
  • Soybeans, wheat fall to lowest since 2010

    Wheat and corn futures fell too, with wheat also hitting its lowest since July 2010, due to poor demand for U.S. supplies on the export market and technical selling. The drop in soybean prices was tied to weakness in the cash market, with spot basis levels falling in eastern areas of the Midwest as dealers at processing plants reported truck lines at their dumps. Manitoba Co-Operator, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:47 PM
  • The Fifth Star Awards: A great show, but where were the winners?

    Chicago celebrated its first annual Fifth Star arts awards with a public event Wednesday night at Millennium Park that was a combination of weird and wonderful. First, the weird: The crowds weren't there. Chicago Reader, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 04:20 PM
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