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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, from left, speaks as Afghan presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Abdullah Abdullah listen during a joint press conference in Kabul. Afghanistan's two presidential candidates were set to a sign a power-sharing deal on national TV on Sunday, three months after a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of U.S. and foreign troops. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)
Afghan presidential candidates sign unity dealAfghanistan presidential candidates sign power-sharing deal 3 months after disputed runoff
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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lights up the sky during liftoff at 1:52.03 a.m. Sunday morning Sept. 21, 2014 for the resupply mission to the International Space Station photo taken at the Whitley Marina Cocoa. (AP Photo/Florida Today, Craig Rubadoux)
SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gearSpaceX launches fresh space station supplies, including first 3-D printer bound for orbit
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Shadows are cast from the men standing on a stage with a crucifix ahead of Pope Francis visit, in Tirana, Albania, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Pope Francis will visit Albania Sunday for a one-day trip. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Pope flags Christian-Muslim ties in AlbaniaPope highlights Christian-Muslim harmony in Albania during 1st European trip
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Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich, center, talks to his players after Washington State scored a touchdown during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Dean Hare)
No. 2 Oregon holds off Washington State, 38-31Marcus Mariota throws 5 TD passes as No. 2 Oregon beats Washington State 38-31
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Barrett Township Police patrolman William Carey holds Riley Killinger, 2, as her mother Kerriann Sanders stands near their vehicle, after patrolman Carey picked them up from their house in Canadensis, Pa., to reunite with her fiancee Andrew Killinger who could not drive to her home due to the roads closed during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Barrett Township near Canadensis, Pennsylvania. Saturday is her wedding day which was delayed for several hours. Frein is suspected of fatally shooting a state trooper and wounding another at the Blooming Grove state police barracks a week earlier. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Butch Comegys)
Day 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspectDay 9 begins in hunt for trooper slaying suspect; residents allowed home but caution advised
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Florida State running back Karlos Williams, top, celebrates his game-winning touchdown in overtime with teammates Cameron Erving, center, and Bobby Hart after an NCAA college football game against Clemson in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  Florida State defeated Clemson 23-17 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)
No. 1 Florida St survives against No. 22 ClemsonNo. 1 Florida State beats No. 22 Clemson 23-17 in overtime with Winston watching
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Republican Sen. Pat Roberts talks to a supporter as he campaigns before an NCAA college football game between Kansas and Central Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Lawrence, Kan. Roberts strolled the grassy hill to the south of Memorial Stadium before the University of Kansas football game, popping in and out of pregame party tents and chatting with voters in the Democratic-leaning city. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east KansasSen. Pat Roberts touts pure GOP message in swing-voting east Kansas, as race boils to 2
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  • Des Moines man arrested in May shooting death

    LB Goodjoint, 23, of Des Moines, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder, a police statement said. Goodjoint fled on foot after he was pulled over in a traffic stop, the statement said. KWWL-TV Waterloo, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 06:16 PM
  • How to Fix America's Recidivism Crisis

    This year more than 650,000 inmates will be released from American prisons, a figure that breaks down to about 75 newly minted ex-cons every hour of every day. Within three years, the federal government estimates, roughly four in 10 of those former prisoners will be back behind bars, either because they committed a new crime or violated the conditions of their release. Slate Magazine, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 05:20 PM
  • How the state deals with OWI offenders

    The man who crashed a red Camaro on a Des Moines freeway Saturday is not the first person to receive more than one OWI charge and allowed to get back behind the wheel. A well known car dealer, charged in two separate incidents remains in jail tonight Steve Luebke charged with abandoning this burning car on the freeway Saturday. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:39 PM
  • Man Responsible for Fiery Crash Received OWI the Next Day

    It started with a crash on I-235 just before 6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Witnesses say 57-year-old Steven Luepke was driving recklessly when he lost control of a 2010 Chevy Camaro and crashed into the median. WHO-TV Des Moines, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 09:43 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 USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1uoSmN0 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
  • 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
  • Arrest Made In Oakridge Apartment Complex Murder

    After nearly five months of investigating, Des Moines Police have made an arrest in connection to the murder of a Des Moines teenager. On May 7th, 19 - year - old Ameisha Heard was shot in the back of the head at the Oakridge Neighborhood apartment complex. WHO-TV Des Moines, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 10:53 PM
  • Should some fire stations be relocated?

    Are fire stations in the right spots, are there enough firefighters? -- Des Moines is looking at how its fire department is set up. First at 10! Staffing.. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 11:19 AM
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