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New Zealand Internet Party leader Laila Harre, left, speaks to supporters watched by Kim Dotcom, top right, at an election party for supporters following the national election in Auckland, New Zealand, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The party funded by indicted Internet entrepreneur Dotcom failed to win a seat, despite Dotcom pouring more than 3 million New Zealand dollars ($2.44 million) into the campaign. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Jason Oxenham) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT
New Zealand prime minister wins 3rd term in officeNew Zealand Prime Minister John Key wins emphatic victory to return for 3rd term in office
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Police surround a neighborhood in the Pocono Mountains in search of suspect Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 in Canandensis, Pa. Police have charged Frein with opening fire outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania on Sept. 12. Cpl. Bryon Dickson was killed and Trooper Alex Douglass was wounded by the gunman with a high-powered rifle. (AP Photo/Chris Post)
Armed officers comb ambush suspect's woodsLinks new photos, minor edits.
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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, center right, stands with freed hostages at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday ending Turkey’s most serious hostage crisis. The 49 hostages were captured from the Turkish Consulate in Mosul, Iraq on June 11, when the Islamic State group overran the city in its surge to seize large swaths of Iraq and Syria. (AP Photo)
Turkey: 49 hostages have been freedTurkish prime minister says 49 hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed
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Smokes rises from near the Yemeni Government TV building, background, during clashes between Sunni militiamen and Hawthi Shiite rebels in Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Hawthi fighters and militias and army units allied with the Muslim Brotherhood's Islah party battled in Sanaa for a third day Saturday in clashes that have shaken the Yemeni capital, killed over 120 people, and led to thousands fleeing their homes. The violence raises fears that this chronically unstable country could be dragged into the sort of sectarian conflicts that have plagued other nations in the region. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Renewed Yemen clashes kill 4 civiliansFresh fighting between Yemen's Shiite rebels and Sunni militias in capital kills 4 civilians
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FILE - This Oct. 25, 2010 file photo shows actress Ruby Dee attends a special screening of "For Colored Girls" at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. A public memorial for actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee will be held Sept. 20 at the Riverside Church in New York. Dee died June 11 at 91. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)
Ruby Dee to be memorialized Saturday in NYCNew York memorial for actress Ruby Dee will feature Alicia Keys and Audra McDonald
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FILE - In this March 12, 2009 file photo, Peanut Corporation of America's president Stewart Parnell arrives a federal court in Lynchburg, Va. A federal jury in Albany, Ga., convicted Parnell and two others Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in connection with a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths. Parnell was convicted on numerous counts including conspiracy, wire fraud and obstruction of justice related to shipping tainted peanut butter to customers and faking results of lab tests intended to screen for salmonella. (AP Photo/Don Petersen, File)
Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warningFood safety experts: Unacceptable placing profits over health should be lesson in peanut trial
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Kurds head to Syria from Turkey to fight militantsKurdish fighters enter Syria from Turkey to counter advance by Islamic State group
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FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2013 file photo, Lady Gaga, center, and R. Kelly perform at the American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. Gaga says part of her happy state of mind comes from working with Tony Bennett on the album “Cheek to Cheek,” out on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. The 28-year-old is currently on an international tour that wraps Nov. 24 in Paris. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, file)
Lady Gaga: 'It's a very happy time in my life'Q&A: Lady Gaga talks about splitting with manager, unhappy times and performing in Tel Aviv
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Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Security breached: Intruder gets into White HouseRenewed scrutiny for Secret Service after intruder scales fence, makes it into White House
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  • Virginia storm temporarily halts probe into girls'...

    Authorities said bad weather on Friday cut short the work of investigators in rural Virginia probing the abduction and murder of two young sisters who disappeared while going to see an Easter exhibit at a Maryland shopping mall nearly 40 years ago. For a week, detectives have been looking for evidence and gathering information around Taylor Mountain, east of Roanoke, in connection with a person of interest in the case who was named earlier this year. WTAQ-AM Green Bay, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 08:26 PM
  • Md. teen sues over fraudulent school psychologist

    A Maryland teenager is suing Montgomery County and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade. Eighteen-year-old Brandon Hall of Rockville claims the county's Board of Education hired and retained Duane Donald Flemmer as a psychologist after he used a false name and lied about his credentials. WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:10 AM
  • New effort to get more students eating breakfast

    There's a new push to get more school kids to eat breakfast in Maryland, so advocates, educators and parents gathered at a public school in Silver Spring on Friday to bring attention to the idea. They talked about higher student performance , improved attendance, fewer visits to the health room and better chances of high school graduation for children who start their days with a morning meal. The Washington Post, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:10 PM
  • Missing Kids' Father Teams Up With Md. Missing Person's Network

    News4's Kristin Wright reports. The father of two missing Maryland toddlers has teamed up with the Maryland Missing Person's Network in an effort to locate his young children. NBC Washington, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 08:07 PM
  • Police building murder case against mother of missing Montgomery County children

    Montgomery County police say they are working to build a homicide case against the mother of two Clarksburg children who have been missing for more than a week. Catherine Hoggle, 27, was arrested Friday night but in 15 hours of interviews has not told authorities where to find her 2-year-old son, Jacob, and 3-year-old daughter, Sarah. Washington Times, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 02:06 PM
  • Teen tailors banners in honor of HOPE, heroes

    Commemorating Sept. 11, 2001, by thanking the local emergency responders, Hope worldwide volunteer Vanessa Johnson , 17, an Elizabeth Seton student from Silver Spring, presented Gaithersburg-Washington Grove Fire Department Captain Tony Bencosme and the crew with two banners reading #x201c;We will never forget#x201d; on Thursday evening in Derwood., Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 02:33 PM
  • For the Townes at Shady Grove Metro in Rockville, location is key

    Homeowners who like the idea of transit-oriented development and a walkable neighborhood have a chance to buy on the proverbial ground floor of the Townes at Shady Grove Metro in Rockville. Homeowners who like the idea of A transit-oriented development and a walkable neighborhood have a chance to buy on the proverbial ground floor of the Townes at Shady Grove Metro in Rockville. The Washington Post, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 06:35 AM
  • 18-year-old woman from Kensington

    MISSING: 18-year-old woman from Kensington Montgomery County Police need your help locating a missing 18-year-old woman. Check out this story on Anderson is described as a black female about 5'5" tall, 123 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes, police said. WUSA-TV Washington, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 12:40 AM
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