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Dalil Boras, a 19-year-old Kurdish militant who has been fighting the Islamic State group in Syria, speaks to the Associated Press in Suruc, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Dalil brought his family over the border to Turkey to safety Sunday. But in the tranquility of a Turkish tea garden a few miles from the border, he vowed to head back to the fight Sunday night. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Syria refugee flood to Turkey hits 100,000100,000 Syrians pour into Turkey telling of atrocities as Islamic State group advances
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Pennsylvania State Troopers meet in the parking lot at the Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, Sept, 20, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa., during the search for suspected killer Eric Frein. 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)
Police say rifle carried by ambush suspect foundPolice say rifle left in woods by ambush suspect was found, believe they're hot on his trail
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FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, a truck passes one of several homes that burned in the recent King fire near Icehouse in El Dorado County, Calif. Officials said Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, that nearly three-dozen structures were destroyed in the massive Northern California wildfire that continues to spread more than a week after it started. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Randall Benton, File)
32 structures destroyed in California wildfireAuthorities: Massive Northern California wildfire has destroyed 10 residences, 22 structures
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This Sept. 21, 2009 photo provided by Jerry Murphy shows Omar Gonzalez, who was married to Murphy's mother, Samantha, until they divorced in 2012. Authorities have identified Gonzalez as the man who got into the White House after scaling a fence on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Courtesy Jerry Murphy)
Ex-stepson: White House intruder meant no harmEx-stepson: Iraq war veteran accused of sneaking into White House wouldn't have hurt anyone
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Bombings, mortar fire kill 13 people in IraqIraqi officials say bombing, mortar fire kill 13 people in Shiite areas of Iraq
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Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White (2) fumbles the ball against Florida linebacker Neiron Ball (11) during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Alabama's play ranged from great to awful in winBlunders mar No. 3 Alabama's otherwise dominant performance against Florida; ranked No. 3
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Syria blasts coalition against Islamic StateSyria blasts anti-militant coalition, says it includes nations that back terrorism
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A Hawthi Shiite rebel holds his rifle while guarding a checkpoint on a street leading to the state television building in Sanaa, Yemen, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)
Yemen government signs peace deal with ShiitesYemeni government signs peace deal with Shiite rebels who have seized several strategic sites
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People take part in an anti-war rally in downtown Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.Thousands of people are marching through central Moscow to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s alleged complicity in the conflict.  (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fightingThousands march through central Moscow to demonstrate against fighting in Ukraine
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Gallery Players' 'Annie Get Your Gun' starts Friday

    Then Mark Hastings, manager at J.R. Tobacco in Burlington, urged Wilkerson to "take a look at the photo in the warehouse." The picture, of Buffalo Bill, shocked Wilkerson. Burlington Times News, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 05:48 AM
  • Woman whose brother died in Vietnam meets a veteran who served with him

    In 1967, when she was just a high school freshman, Bette Christensen was called to the principal's office at her school in Des Moines, Iowa. Her brother, Donald "Butch" Peddicord, 25, was killed in Vietnam, administrators told her. Stars and Stripes, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 03:44 AM
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