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A tourist disembarks from a military plane at an Air Force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos by the Mexican armed forces, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Travelers are being flown free of charge to airports in Tijuana, Mazatlan, Guadalajara and Mexico City to catch connecting flights and, in the case of foreigners, receive consular assistance. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)
Mexico airlifts tourists after Hurricane OdileMexico begins airlifting tourists from hurricane-stricken Baja; Odile still a tropical storm
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S. Korea detain US man in waters near borderSouth Korean soldiers detain US man apparently trying to swim across border into N. Korea
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Protesters chant at a meeting of the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Clayton, Mo. Protesters, seeking the immediate arrest of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson who fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, disrupted a government meeting Tuesday, renewing calls to remove the county prosecutor investigating the case. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)
Ferguson protesters call anew to remove prosecutorFerguson protesters renew call to remove prosecutor, arrest officer in fatal police shooting
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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)
AP Interview: Feds launch policing bias studyAP Interview: Justice Department selects researchers to study racial bias in policing
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Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan, speaks during a news conference in Blooming Grove Twp, Pa. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.  Noonan identified Eric Matthew Frein, 31,  as the gunman who killed one trooper and injured another in a late-night ambush outside a state police barracks. Frein was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder, homicide of a law enforcement officer and other offenses.  The gunman killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson, 38, and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass outside the barracks during a Friday night shift change, then slipped away. (AP Photo/Scranton Times & Tribune, Michael J. Mullen)  WILKES BARRE TIMES-LEADER OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT
Hunt on for survivalist charged in trooper killingPolice hunt for suspect in trooper killing, say he's an angry survivalist bent on mass murder
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Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones greets fans after a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Baltimore. Baltimore won 8-2 to clinch the American League East. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Orioles clinch AL East with 8-2 win over Blue JaysOrioles beat Blue Jays 8-2 to clinch AL East title for first time in 17 years
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Scientist Kat Bolstad, left, from the Auckland University of Technology, and student Aaron Boyd Evans examine a colossal squid at a national museum facility Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Wellington, New Zealand.  The colossal squid, which weighs 350 kilograms (770 pounds) and is as long as a minibus, is one of the sea’s most elusive species. It had been frozen for eight months until Tuesday, when scientists in New Zealand got a long-anticipated chance to thaw out the animal and inspect it _ once they used a forklift to maneuver it into a tank.(AP Photo/Nick Perry)
Scientists' colossal squid exam a kraken good showKraken good show: New Zealand researchers' exam of rarely seen colossal squid draws 142K views
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Cincinnati Reds' Brayan Pena reacts to striking out during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Chicago, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Arrieta's no-hit bid for Cubs broken up in 8thJake Arrieta's no-hit bid for Cubs broken up by Brandon Phillips in 8th inning at Wrigley
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Lava on Hawaii continues moving through vacant lotLava from Hawaii volcano continues to move slowly through vacant lot, likely bypassing homes
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  • Parents all calling schools with same question

    "If teachers said she wasn't meeting the goals then I would hold her back," said Des Moines mother Dana Norman. School administrator Susie Guest said this is the time of year when parents start calling -- all with the same question. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 05:24 PM
  • Two-Thirds Of Iowa Schools Now "In Need Of Assistance"

    About two-thirds of Iowa schools now fail to meet new "No Child Left Behind" standards. New report released Tuesday morning shows just over 66-percent of schools missing their "Adequate Yearly Progress" or A-Y-P targets. WHO-AM Des Moines, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 04:50 PM
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