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Ice an inch thick is expected to descend on parts of the US from Texas north to the Ohio Valley, as an ice storm prompts flight cancellations at Dallas-Fort Worth airport on Friday and the closings of schools and many public offices.
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The UN-sanctioned military operation will put 1,200 troops on the ground by the weekend, and follows months of clashes in the increasingly unstable country.
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The 18-to-34-year-old cohort is the most coveted for the exchanges, and should be about one-third of enrollees, though there are backstops if enrollment falls short.
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Jameis Winston, star quarterback of the top-ranked Seminoles, will not face rape charges stemming from allegations that he sexually assaulted a fellow FSU student last year, a state prosecutor said. The accusation polarized the FSU fan base, tarnishing an otherwise gilded season.
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Ronnie Smith, a chemistry teacher from Austin, Texas, was shot just steps from the burnt-out US diplomatic compound in Benghazi where Ambassador Stevens was killed.
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The NSA's CO-TRAVELER program collects 5 billion cellphone records a day in an effort to find terrorists overseas. Data from Americans are collected 'incidentally.'
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New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has named William Bratton to head the NYPD, a job Bratton held in the mid-1990s when crime rates fell. He also has been police chief in Boston and Los Angeles.
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An attack on the ministry of defense today killed at least 20 people. No group has claimed responsibility, but Al Qaeda militants are increasingly targeting Yemen's military.
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If the US offer to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons is accepted, a ship being retrofitted with portable decontamination units in Virginia will be sent to do the job. 'Nothing will be dumped at sea,' a Pentagon official said.
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A report by the Arizona Industrial Commission found that the Forestry Division failed to remove firefighters even after it learned of troubling developments in the Yarnell fire.
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The ruling ANC pushed through new electronic tolls after years of opposition. It could pay a price in upcoming national elections.