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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The Federal Reserve is signaling that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
World stocks higher after Fed as Scotland votesWorld stock markets modestly higher after Fed as Scotland votes on independence
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Police investigators find a notice in trunk of car near a residence at Guildford in suburban Sydney after 800 federal and state police officers raided more than two dozen properties as part of the operation in Sydney, Australia Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Australian police detained 15 people earlier on Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian police: Raids thwarted beheading plotAustralian leader says intelligence of beheading plot led to Sydney police raids
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Voters arrive at the polling station in the village hall in the remote Highland area of Lochcarron, Scotland, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Polls opened across Scotland Thursday in a referendum that will decide whether the country leaves its 307-year-old union with England and becomes an independent state. (AP Photo/Lynne Cameron, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT
Scots decide whether to declare independenceVoters in Scotland decide whether to break from UK and become independent
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Companies in Europe pledge 100K new youth jobsAlliance of 200 companies in Europe pledges to create 100,000 new jobs for young people
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Syrian air force attacks IS-held northern townSyrian helicopter gunship hits town held by Islamic State group, kills at least a dozen people
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This Sept. 17, 2014 photo, shows Korea Electric Power Corp's headquarters, center, in Seoul, South Korea. The consortium led by Hyundai Motor Co. offered 10.55 trillion won ($10.1 billion) for land in Seoul's tony Gangnam district where it will build a new headquarters, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap, Han Jong-chan) KOREA OUT
Hyundai to pay $10B for land in Gangnam districtHyundai Motor offers $10 billion for land in Seoul's Gangnam district as site for new HQ
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Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trialJury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Geogia trial of peanut plant owner
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FILE - In this March 17, 2014 file photo, people walk past a company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province. Alibaba Group’s U.S. stock offering is a wakeup call about an emerging wave of technology giants in China’s state-dominated economy. Until now, Chinese companies that made a splash in global stock markets were state-owned banks and oil companies. But they are big by decree, not because they sell products customers want. By contrast, private sector tech champions such as Lenovo Group in personal computers and search engine Baidu Inc. survived bruising competition to rise to the top of their industries. (AP Photo/File)  CHINA OUT
Alibaba symbol of China's new tech giantsStock market newcomer Alibaba leads wave of emerging Chinese tech success stories
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Fiji's military ruler Voreqe Bainimarama arrives at a polling station to cast his vote in a national election in Suva, Fiji, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Thousands of Fijians got their first chance to vote in eight years in an election that promises to finally restore democracy to the South Pacific nation of 900,000. (AP Photo/Pita Ligaiula)
Int'l monitors endorse Fiji election as credibleInternational monitors endorse Fiji election, paving way for remaining sanctions to be dropped
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  • Cop accused of swindling 85-year-old man resigns

    Police Sgt. John Wasilenko, who was arrested in January and charged with forging a $20,000 check from an Elmwood Park man, recently submitted his resignation to the department, Pioneer Press is reporting. WLS-AM Chicago, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:21 AM
  • Wife of CPD officer killed in crash suing Calumet Park over chase

    The family of a Chicago Police officer killed in March when his vehicle was struck by a van being pursued by Calumet Park police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the village. David L. Harris, a 10-year Chicago Police veteran, had just ended his shift and was on his way home the night of March 14 when the van struck his car in the 8700 block of South Lafayette Avenue just off the Dan Ryan Expressway. The Southtown Star, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:11 PM
  • Building owner, manager named in two more suits after deadly Roseland fire

    The mother of four children who died in a Roseland apartment fire earlier this month and her boyfriend have filed separate lawsuits against the apartment building's owner and real estate management company. Shamaya Coleman and her boyfriend, Nathaniel Johnson, separately filed negligence lawsuits Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court. My FOX Chicago, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 09:20 PM
  • Streit Political Consultant's Domestic Partner Picked Up On Red Bull Theft Warrant: Police

    The domestic partner of a paid consultant for Tr. Robert Streit is in Cook County Jail after he was arrested on an active warrant for burglary and retail theft, as well as multiple traffic offenses on Aug. 22, reports said. Patch.com, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 02:54 AM
  • CeaseFire worker charged in diamond theft

    A 47-year-old woman accused of stealing a diamond from a Rosemont jeweler is the latest employee of a prominent Chicago-based anti-violence program to get locked up in recent years. Stacie L. Winston, an employee of CeaseFire - an arm of Cure Violence - was charged last month with stealing a diamond worth more than $10,000 from Helzberg Diamonds on Dec. 2, according to court records. Chicago Sun-Times, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:53 PM
  • Ex-convict has advice on deterring burglars

    "I come in peace. Some things I say might ruffles your feathers. I mean no harm. The Southtown Star, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 09:05 PM
  • Quinn, Duckworth to address Schaumburg Democrats

    Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth will be the keynote speakers at the Schaumburg Area Democrats' annual Meet the Candidates Breakfast from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 12, at Chandler's Chophouse Grill, 401 N. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. Other invited speakers include Lt. Daily Herald, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 05:53 PM
  • New Subpoena Issued in NRI Probe

    The 2010 Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, the subject of a scathing state auditor general's report for mismanagement and misspending, already has been under scrutiny by federal prosecutors in Springfield, the Cook County state's attorney and a legislative commission. The subpoena, dated Aug. 27, was delivered to the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, the state agency that took over NRI, according to agency spokeswoman Cristin Evans. WYMG-FM Springfield, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:24 PM
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