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Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 2
1850: Flogging was abolished as a form of punishment in the U.S. Navy. 1924: Three U.S. Army planes landed in Seattle, having completed the first...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 2
Hong Kong protests erupt HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong activists kicked off a long-threatened mass civil disobedience protest early overnight to...
Published on September 28, 2014 - Page 12
BERLIN (AP) — A gambler here has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit. Police said Thursday that two officers carrying out routine checks at...
Published on September 27, 2014 - Page 2
Pirates fight over ransom MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Three Somali pirates were killed in a fight over the ransom paid to free a German-American...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 2
Powerball player wins $225M SAN MATEO, Calif. (AP) — Someone here has won a $225 million Powerball jackpot. The winner matched all six numbers in...
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 2
‘A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.’ George Santayana (born 1863, died this date in 1952) American philosopher
Published on September 26, 2014 - Page 8
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Napoleon is now back with his Antosia. The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking...
Published on September 25, 2014 - Page 2
1789: The first United States Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. (Ten of the amendments...
Published on September 25, 2014 - Page 2
Video: Police, mother tussled NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Police are investigating an altercation between officers and a pregnant woman captured...
Published on September 24, 2014 - Page 2
Pastor: UPS shooter vexed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS shipping center Tuesday had...
Published on September 24, 2014 - Page 11
WASHINGTON (AP) — The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning,...
Published on September 23, 2014 - Page 2
Islamic State calls for attacks BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group’s spokesman said its fighters are ready to battle a U.S.-led military...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 2
1862: President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of Jan. 1,...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 2
Gas prices continue decline CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey says the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline has dropped another 9...

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