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  • LA County deputy convicted in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.
  • Union appeals Rice's indefinite suspension by NFL

    In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce runs with the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Baltimore. If Pierce keeps this up, he soon might be known as a premier NFL running back. For now, the third-year pro carries this label: The Man Who Replaced Ray Rice.(AP Photo/Nick Wass)BALTIMORE (AP) — The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night.


  • Lumber town takes stock after wind-driven wildfire

    Firefighters hose down a hot spot in the rubble of home Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, that was destroyed by a wildfire in Weed, Calif. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damaged roughly 100 homes. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)WEED, Calif. (AP) — They had prepared for wildfires and knew of the drought-parched forests, but the inferno that swirled through the California lumber town of Weed moved so quickly all people could do was flee.


  • House passes bills highlighting IRS controversy WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed three bills Tuesday designed to highlight complaints that the IRS mistreated conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status.
  • Clergy seek pardon of inmate freed 90 years early DENVER (AP) — A group of religious leaders on Tuesday asked Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life.
  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Members of the activist group CodePink gather for a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the President's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:


  • Jewel releases free song to support public housing LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewel is planning an album for release next fall. But for now, she's giving away her latest song for free.
  • Scottish opponents of independence slightly ahead: polls

    Pro and anti-independence supporters wave posters outside a campaign event in favour of the union in Clydebank, ScotlandBy Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed. The United Kingdom's fate remains uncertain as the three surveys - from pollsters ICM, Opinium and Survation - showed support for Scottish independence at 48 percent compared to 52 percent backing union. The polls found 8 to 14 percent of Scotland's 4.3 million voters were still undecided before polls open at 0600 GMT (07:00 a. ...


  • US cools talk of combat role in Iraq

    The United States has already spent billions of dollars training and equipping Iraqi security forcesWashington (AFP) - The White House and the US military scrambled to play down a suggestion by the nation's top officer that deploying ground forces in Iraq to fight Islamic State jihadists was an option.


  • Atlas V rocket launches, taking satellite aloft

    A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, carrying the CLIO Spacecraft, lifts off from Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A communications satellite has been launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, carried aloft aboard an Atlas 5 rocket.


  • Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in AtlantaBy Jeff Mason and James Harding Giahyue ATLANTA/MONROVIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region. "The reality is that this epidemic is going to get worse before it gets better," Obama said at the Atlanta headquarters of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "But, right now, the world still has an opportunity to save countless lives. ...


  • Minneapolis-St. Paul 1 site of anti-terror program

    U.S. Attorney Andy Luger speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Luger told the AP about the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul participating in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to detect American extremists who are looking to join terrorist organizations overseas. Authorities have said a handful of people have left Minnesota to join militant groups in Syria. At least one man has died while fighting for the Islamic State. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will participate in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to engage at-risk communities and stop extremists from recruiting Americans to join terror organizations overseas, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said Tuesday.


  • Top general: US ground troops possible in Iraq

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, appear before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama last week outlined his military plan to destroy the extremists, authorizing U.S. airstrikes inside Syria, stepping up attacks in Iraq and deploying additional American troops, with more than 1,000 now advising and assisting Iraqi security forces to counter the terrorism threat. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)WASHINGTON (AP) — American ground troops may be needed to battle Islamic State forces in the Middle East if President Barack Obama's current strategy fails, the nation's top military officer said Tuesday as Congress plunged into an election-year debate of Obama's plan to expand airstrikes and train Syrian rebels.


  • Cops: No past reason to enter remains-filled home

    An exterminator enters through the back door of a house where a Massachusetts prosecutor said the bodies of three infants were found earlier this week on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 in, Blackstone, Mass. A Blackstone police office standing post outside the house talks with a member of the inspections services division of the Blackstone health department at left. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) — Police responded to several calls in recent years from a home where the remains of three infants were found last week but never had reason to check conditions inside the home, according to police logs released Tuesday.


  • Attorney: Patti LaBelle had bodyguard beat cadet

    Soul singer Patti LaBelle arrives at the federal courthouse for jury selection Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Houston. A former West Point cadet is suing LaBelle saying she ordered her bodyguards to beat him up as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal in 2011. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for an ex-West Point cadet told jurors Tuesday that veteran R&B singer Patti LaBelle ordered her bodyguard to beat up the cadet as he waited for a ride home outside a Houston airport terminal, resulting in a brain injury that forced him to drop out of the military academy.


  • Obama's Ebola response: Is it enough and in time?

    President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama traveled to the CDC, to address the Ebola crisis and announced that he is sending 3,000 American troops to West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could threaten security around the world, and he ordered 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the region in emergency aid muscle for a crisis spiraling out of control.


  • Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    FILE - In this May 29, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Hawks general managerr Danny Ferry waits during a news conference in Atlanta. Ferry has taken an indefinite leave of absence after making racially charged comments about a potential free agent. (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.


  • Teen critical from stun gun; FBI investigates case

    In this photo provided by Daniel J. Haus, attorney for the family, is Bryce Masters with his mother, Stacy Masters. The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue 17-year-old Bryce during a traffic stop Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition. (AP Photo/family photo via Daniel Haus)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Doctors were trying Tuesday to awaken a suburban Kansas City teenager who was put in a medically induced coma after a police officer critically injured him with a stun gun in an incident the FBI is investigating.


  • Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane Odile The Mexican government prepared to begin airlifting tens of thousands of stranded tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos on Tuesday, as residents picked up the pieces of shattered, flooded homes.
  • Ukraine lawmakers ratify landmark deal with Europe

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shows the Ukraine-EU Association Agreement to lawmakers after its signing it in parliament in Kiev, Ukraine Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Ukraine's parliament ratified an agreement to deepen economic and political ties with the European Union on Tuesday, and passed legislation to grant autonomy to the rebellious east as part of a peace deal. (AP Photo/Mykola Lazarenko)KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.


  • Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutor

    FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2014 file photo the casket containing the body of Michael Brown is surrounded people gathered to say goodbye as it leaves Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. A judge Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 extended into January the term of the grand jury considering whether a white suburban St. Louis police officer should be charged in the shooting death of a black 18-year-old. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool, File)CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters seeking the immediate arrest of the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old have disrupted another government meeting.


  • AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias study

    Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Holder said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday.


  • Congress approves inflation increase for veterans WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of veterans and their dependents will get a fresh cost-of-living increase for their disability benefits beginning in December, according to legislation that Congress sent President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
  • Doctor pleads guilty to cancer treatment fraud DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area cancer doctor accused of putting people through unnecessary treatments and then billing insurers for millions of dollars pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday, admitting that he knew his patients often didn't need chemotherapy.
  • Forensic sleuths sketch Richard III's brutal end

    An undated handout picture released on February 4, 2013 from the University of Leicester shows the full skull of the skeleton of King Richard III found at the Grey Friars Church excavation site in LeicesterParis (AFP) - King Richard III likely perished at the hands of assailants who hacked away pieces of his scalp and rammed spikes or swords into his brain as the helmetless monarch knelt in the mud.


  • Thai police search for clues after 2 Brits slain

    The body of slain British tourists, Hannah Witheridge, wrapped in plastic sheet, is carried at a forensic police facility in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Police on the scenic resort island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand conducted a sweep of hotels and workers' residences Tuesday searching for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodies were found on a beach a day earlier.(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)BANGKOK (AP) — Police on a scenic Thai resort island searched hotels and workers' residences Tuesday looking for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodies were found on a beach a day earlier.


  • Criticism mounting for Vikings, Adrian Peterson

    FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson warms up for an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. The Vikings benched Peterson for Sunday's game after his attorney said he had been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of child abuse. Attorney Rusty Hardin says the charge accuses Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son. He says Peterson has cooperated with authorities and "used his judgment as a parent to discipline his son." Hardin says Peterson regrets the incident but never intended to harm the boy. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For as long as he has been in the NFL, Adrian Peterson has been one of the most popular and marketable stars in the league, an approachable superstar with the kind of inspirational comeback story that made him an endorser's dream.


  • Experts writing book on Islamic State group NEW YORK (AP) — Two leading authorities on terrorism, Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger, are collaborating on a book about the Islamic State group.
  • Boeing, SpaceX to send astronauts to space station

    The company -- or companies -- that will build America's next space taxi to carry astronauts to low Earth orbit and back is to be revealed Tuesday at Florida's Kennedy Space Center at 4:00 pmWashington (AFP) - NASA awarded multi-billion-dollar contracts to Boeing and SpaceX on Tuesday to build America's next spacecraft for carrying astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017.


  • Polls show Scottish opponents of independence with slight lead ahead of vote

    Pro and anti-independence supporters wave posters outside a campaign event in favour of the union in Clydebank, ScotlandBy Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish supporters of staying in the United Kingdom are 4 percentage points ahead of secessionists with just a day to go before Scots vote in an independence referendum, three different opinion polls showed. The United Kingdom's fate remains uncertain as the three surveys - from pollsters ICM, Opinium and Survation - showed support for Scottish independence at 48 percent compared to 52 percent backing union. The polls found 8 to 14 percent of Scotland's 4.3 million voters were still undecided before polls open at 0600 GMT (07:00 a. ...


  • Scottish support for independence rises to 48 percent EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish support for independence has risen one percentage point to 48 percent, an Opinium poll for the Daily Telegraph newspaper showed on Tuesday. The poll showed Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom on 52 percent, down from 53 percent from its last poll at the weekend, the Telegraph said. Voters in Scotland go to the polls on Thursday to decide whether the country should break away from the United Kingdom. (Reporting by Alistair Smout, writing by Guy Faulconbridge, editing by William Schomberg)
  • FIBA: Players can wear religious head coverings International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis in some competitions.
  • LeBron banner could rise again in Cleveland CLEVELAND (AP) — A 10-story tall LeBron James could tower over downtown again.
  • Exclusive: South Korea's Park says door open for talks with North

    South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks during an interview with Reuters in SeoulBy Jean Yoon and Tony Munroe SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye, thwarted so far in ambitious plans to begin the process of reunifying the Korean peninsula, said the door is open for talks with the North during the upcoming U.N. General Assembly. However, Park said in an interview that Pyongyang must show sincerity in seeking a constructive dialogue and "walk the talk" in taking up South Korea's offers for engagement aimed at ending a deadlock after a decade of warming ties. North Korea will send its foreign minister, Ri Su Yong, to the U.N. ...


  • Obama: Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control'

    US President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on September 16, 2014 in Atlanta, GeorgiaAtlanta (AFP) - President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic on Tuesday, warning the deadly outbreak was unprecedented and "spiraling out of control," threatening hundreds of thousands of people.


  • Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

    This artist rendering provided by the Atlanta Braves shows the team's proposed new ballpark and mixed-use development design in Cobb County, Ga. The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark. They already know what it will be called. At a groundbreaking celebration Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 the Braves announced a naming rights deal with Georgia's largest bank that will result in the 41,500-seat stadium being known as SunTrust Park. (AP Photo/Atlanta Braves)ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.


  • U.S. general says cannot rule out larger ground role in Iraq

    Photos of the day - September 16, 2014By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The most senior U.S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that American troops might need to take on a larger role in Iraq's ground war against Islamic State militants, but the White House stressed they would not deploy on a combat mission. General Martin Dempsey, chairman of the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff, said there was no intention now to place American military advisers on the ground in direct combat. U.S. assistance is taking other forms, including air strikes. ...


  • Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearance

    Miley Cyrus date barely makes court appearanceDALLAS, Ore. (AP) — The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards arrived 45 minutes late for his arraignment Tuesday on a charge that he violated his probation in Oregon.


  • UN leader begins term during period of 'tumult' UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sam Kutesa began his first day as president of the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday by describing the current year as "tumultuous" and the year ahead as "momentous" for the United Nations as it marks its 70th anniversary.
  • NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

    In this undated image provided by NASA, astronaut Randy Bresnik prepares to enter The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft for a fit check evaluation at the company's Houston Product Support Center. On Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, NASA will announce which one or two private companies wins the right to transport astronauts to the International Space Station. The deal will end NASA's expensive reliance on Russian crew transport. The contenders include SpaceX, Sierra Nevada Corp., and Boeing. (AP Photo/NASA)NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.


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