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Krauthammer: Tuesday's election a referendum on competence

Krauthammer: Tuesday's election a referendum on competence

Republican victory seems imminent under these politically favorable conditions.

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Man wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush captured

Man wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush captured

Eric Frein, suspected in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers, doesn’t have much of a criminal record. Police said he appeared to be treating the manhunt as a game.

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Survivalist taken alive after 7-week manhunt

Survivalist taken alive after 7-week manhunt

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. — A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals in an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the nerves of area residents, authorities said.

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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

FILE - In this June 27, 2012, file photo, pedestrians cross a street near the Bank of Stockton in Stockton, Calif. Residents in the California city of Stockton will likely learn Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them. Marking a criti…

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Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

Judge approves California city's bankruptcy plan

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A judge on Thursday approved a plan that allows Stockton to leave bankruptcy protection by eliminating more than $2 billion in long-term debt payments without touching the city's pension obligations.

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Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck

Want to buy a New Hampshire election ad? Good luck

Media markets for New Hampshire’s Senate race between U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, right, and Republican challenger Scott Brown are among those seeing increased advertising rates.

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Want to buy a last-minute election ad? Good luck

Want to buy a last-minute election ad? Good luck

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A Democratic super PAC wanted to run a 30-second ad during a Friday evening newscast on New Hampshire’s one network station — and was even willing to shell out the $10,000 that the station demanded.

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Travis Alexander's sister, Tanisha Sorenson, reads a statement to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexande…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Jodi Arias looks on during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury hung on the penalty phase, life in pris…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Defense attorneys Kirk Nurmi and Jennifer Willmott converse during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Judge Sherry Stephens rules that the courtroom must be cleared of everyone except for the victims and defendants' families for the next witnesses testimony during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Stephens said…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Travis Alexander's brother Steven ALexander, reads a statement to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexande…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Jodi Arias consults with her defense team during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of first degree murder in the death of former boyfriend Travis Alexander, but the jury hung on the penal…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Defense Attorney Kirk Nurmi watches as attorney Chris Moeser representing media outlets argues Judge Sherry Stephens ruling that the courtroom must be cleared of everyone except for the victims and defendants' families for the next witnesses testimony during the sentencing phase retrial of J…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

A photograph of Travis Alexander appears on a computer monitor in front of defense attorney Kirk Nurmi as Alexander's family speaks to the jury during the sentencing phase retrial of Jodi Arias at Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Arias was found guilty of…

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Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Arias judge bars public from witness' testimony

Judge allows person to testify in private, over media objections.

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Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

This two photo combo with undated handout photos provided by Nohemi Gonzalez, shows Erica Maria Alvarado Rivera, left, and her brother Alex, right, at their mother's home in Progreso, Texas. According to witnesses armed men took Erica Maria, 26, and her brothers, Alex, 22, and Jose Angel, 21…

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Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

Raquel Alvarado, 46, poses outside her home in Progreso, Texas on Oct. 28, 2014. Alvarado has been awaiting word on the whereabouts of her three adult children who disappeared while visiting their father in El Control, a small Mexican town near the Texas-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Christopher Sherman)

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Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead

MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — The governor and chief prosecutor for a northern Mexico border state confirmed on Thursday that three Texans missing for more than two weeks were found dead near Matamoros a day earlier.

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Around the world

Around the world

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2013 file photo, oil workers set the drill on the Centenario deep-water drilling platform off the coast of Veracruz, Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a bid Thursday Oct. 30, 2014, to hold a national referendum on a major energy…

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