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September 23, 2014

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  • President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks about the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria., Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, on the South Lawn the White House, in Washington, before heading to the United Nations. The president said the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone."
    Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes
    Sept. 23, 2014
    For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced. The U.S. announced the strikes hours before ...
  • Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility
    Sept. 23, 2014
    Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham police Lt. Sean Edwards tells The Associated Press that the gunman was ...
  • A Liberian health worker prepare his Ebola protective gear before removing the body of a man that they believe died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
    U.S.: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-January
    Sept. 23, 2014
    AP Medical Writer Mike Stobbe in New York and Associated Press writer Sarah DiLorenzo in Dakar, Senegal, contributed to this report.
  • In this photo released by the U.S. Navy, an A-18E Super Hornet attached to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 and an F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 prepare to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to conduct strike missions against Islamic State group targets Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, in the Arabian Gulf.
    U.S., Arab allies hit ISIS strongholds in Syria, Iraq
    Sept. 23, 2014
    ombined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes "makes it clear to the world this is not America's fight alone." The U.S. and five ...
  • A member of the feral cat colony at the closed White Sands Motel on Friday, July 25, 2014.
    Animal Foundation pursuing new strategy to avoid euthanasia of stray cats
    Sept. 23, 2014
    In its effort to stop euthanizing three out of four stray cats brought into its shelter, the Animal Foundation is favoring a new strategy: Collect stray cats, spay or neuter them, vaccinate them, then ...
  • Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., responds to a question during a town hall meeting at the Cora Coleman Senior Center in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 28, 2013.
    Q+A: Voters’ guide for District 4 election and Steven Horsford
    Sept. 23, 2014
    This November, North Las Vegas and northwestern rural voters will decide whether to re-elect their newest representative in Congress, Steven Horsford, who is the ...
  • Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted to a helicopter in handcuffs by Mexican navy marines at a navy hangar in Mexico City, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. A senior U.S. law enforcement official said Saturday that Guzman, the head of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, was captured alive overnight in the beach resort town of Mazatlan.
    Discussion: Border security and the Mexican drug cartels
    Sept. 23, 2014
    “Border Insecurity: The Mexican Drug Cartels and Their Threat to America” starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Mob Museum, and features a diverse panel of experts.
  • The Chippendales 35th anniversary celebration with former and current cast members Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at the Rio.
    ‘Brotherhood’ of Chippendales celebrates 35 years of taking it off
    Sept. 22, 2014
    “I remember still to this day getting hit in the face with somebody’s big black bra. I remember the woman who brought scissors with her to cut off my G-string as a souvenir while I was performing. It’s just a little bit tamer now.”
  • Protesters and police wrestle near a barricade at Wall Street and Broadway during a march demanding action on climate change and corporate greed Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, a day after a huge climate march in New York.
    100 arrested at Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
    Sept. 22, 2014
    A day after more than 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than 1,000 activists blocked parts of Broadway in Manhattan's Financial District in a sit-in to protest what they see as corporate and economic ...
  • A Pennsylvania state trooper walks in a wooded area near Route 447 in Price Township on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, near Canadensis, Pa., during a massive search for suspected killer Eric Frein.
    Tensions high as ambush suspect evades capture
    Sept. 22, 2014
    A 10-day manhunt for the survivalist accused of ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks has narrowed to the rural area where he grew up and his parents still live, but the suspect has managed to elude capture despite the efforts of ...
  • Man charged with attempted murder after couple hit by car outside Las Vegas bar
    Sept. 22, 2014
    A man was arrested today on attempted murder charges after hitting two people with his car outside a bar near Cashman Center. Officers responded to the Stateside Lounge ...
  • Airplane makes emergency landing after man tries to open exit door
    Sept. 22, 2014
    A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles made an emergency landing in Nebraska on Monday. The Virgin America flight made the unscheduled landing Monday morning at ...
  • Kris Jenner and husband Bruce Jenner at the 44th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 5, 2009, in Las Vegas.
    Kris Jenner files to divorce Bruce Jenner
    Sept. 22, 2014
    Kris Jenner is ending her 22-year year marriage to Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" matriarch filed for divorce on Monday in Los Angeles, citing ...
  • In this Sept. 2, 2014, file photo, Pentagon press secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon. The Pentagon on Monday night, Sept. 22, 2014, says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants.
    U.S. and allies hit Islamic State targets in Syria
    Sept. 22, 2014
    The U.S. and five Arab countries began unleashing a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs from the air and sea on ...
  • Reserves narrowing for Southern California water wholesaler
    Sept. 22, 2014
    The giant wholesaler that provides drinking water for half the California population has drained two-thirds of its stored supplies as the state contends with a punishing
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