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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 19, 2014 courtroom sketch Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, right, testifies at his trial in New York, on charges he conspired to kill Americans and aid al-Qaida as a spokesman for the terrorist group. Abu Ghaith, who was convicted in March, is due in court on Tuesday Sept. 22, 2014, to face a possible life sentence for his role as the spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams, File)
Bin Laden spokesman faces possible life termConvicted al-Qaida spokesman faces possible life term after conviction in terrorism case
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Albania’s Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri speaks at a conference in Tirana, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 to show that police have destroyed marijuana of an estimated market value of 6.4 billion euro ($8.2 billion) this year - more than 60 percent of the country’s annual GDP. Since March police have destroyed 102 tons of marijuana, 530,000 cannabis plants and have arrested or indicted some 1,900 people. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albania destroys marijuana worth $8.2 billionAlbania: $8.2 billion worth of marijuana seized and destroyed this year
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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 renewed scrutiny after a man scaled the White House fence and made it all the way through the front door before he was apprehended.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Accused White House intruder armed in July arrestAccused White House intruder heavily armed during arrest in Va. months before breach
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In this photo provided by NASA, astronauts Alexander Gerst and Reid Wiseman watch the approach of the SpaceX Dragon from the International Space Station, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Two days after blasting off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Dragon arrived at the space station containing the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit. (AP Photo/NASA)
Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printerSpaceX Dragon arrives at space station with 1st 3-D printer for astronauts, other supplies
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P&G selling rest of pet care business to SpectrumProcter & Gamble selling Iams, Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands
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In this still image from video published on the Internet on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, by a group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah, or Soldiers of the Caliphate, a captive Frenchman appeals to French President Francois Hollande to help free him. The Frenchman, whom the ministry described as a 55-year-old mountain guide, said he was taken hostage by the group on Sunday and reiterated its demands that the French military end its airstrikes in Iraq. The group said it was answering a call by Islamic State group spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani to attack Americans and Europeans. (AP Photo)
France won't stop fight in Iraq despite kidnappingFrance won't abandon fight against Islamic State group despite citizen's abduction in Algeria
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UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate changeMore than 100 world leaders told at United Nations climate summit to act now on warming
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, following Wall Street's tumble but China rebounded after unexpectedly strong manufacturing eased fears of an economic slowdown. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stocks open lower; CarMax sinks on earningsUS stocks open lower, following declines in Europe as US air strikes begin; CarMax sinks
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  • New Des Moines city manager talks about his goals

    The city of Des Moines now has a new leader at the helm tonight. City Council promoted assistant city manager Scott Sanders to be the new city manager. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 07:55 PM
  • After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive

    After devastating loss, couple find way to forgive Abduction of their soon-to-be-adopted kids in Nigeria shattered their dream of family. Check out this story on Isaiah and Salome Nengean were ready to bring two children from Nigeria to their Urbandale home, when they were abducted in hopes of a randsome. USA Today, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 10:51 PM
  • Tracking devices for domestic abusers pushed

    An Iowa woman's push for a state law that would require electronic monitoring of people accused of domestic abuse is getting Tracking devices for domestic abusers pushed -- An Iowa woman's push for a state law that would require electronic monitoring of people accused of domestic abuse is getting Check out this story on TereseAnn Lynch Moore, 30, was shot by her estranged husband, Randall Todd Moore, in 2009 in the Des Moines apartment that they had shared. At his sentencing, Moore showed no remorse. WUSA-TV Washington, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 09:39 AM
  • Couple who hid love for 72 years finally wed

    Couple who hid love for 72 years finally wed DES MOINES, Iowa -- The news of Vivian Boyack and Nonie Dubes' marriage after 72 years together spread quickly. In the days Check out this story on For 72 years, this couple kept their love a secret. WUSA-TV Washington, Tue, Sep 23 2014 @ 09:39 AM
  • Hatch Campaign Puts Some Advertising on HOLD

    The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch Monday put on hold some of its television advertising in a couple of television markets. But it was quick to say the decision represents a change in strategy and nothing more. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:50 PM
  • Candidates Differ on Same Sex Marriage

    The Governor says he doesn't expect to be very involved in any possible constitutional vote banning same-sex marriage in Iowa. Republican Terry Branstad says the Governor's office doesn't have a legal role in such constitutional amendments. WHO-AM Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:50 PM
  • Advanced Bank Solutions taps experience to grow in Iowa

    Olathe-based Advanced Bank Solutions announced that it has assembled a team of experienced banking consultants in Iowa and is in the midst of a targeted expansion into the Iowa and north-central states region. Founded in 2009 and led by President Sandy Moll , Advanced Bank Solutions offers assistance with bank staffing, compliance, vendor selections, technology, staff development, credit and asset management, and crisis solution. Business Journal, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:28 PM
  • Masked Man Robs Gas Station Wielding Butcher's Knife

    Des Moines police are reviewing surveillance video from an early morning robbery, where a man threatened a convenience store clerk with a butcher knife. Police were called to the Git N Go at the corner of County Line Road and Southwest 9th just before 1 a.m. Monday on a robbery. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 12:34 PM
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