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New Yorker Kira Kazantsev 'Happy' to be crowned Miss America

18 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - New Yorker Kira Kazantsev won the coveted 2015 Miss America Pageant crown on Sunday, a "three-peat" for contenders from the Big Apple. As part of the competition, Kazantsev, 23, sang Pharrell William’s song “Happy”, keeping time by tapping a red plastic cup. Show More Summary

Crews gain ground against southern California wildfire

21 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

Authorities in southern California lifted an evacuation order on Sunday evening as firefighters made headway to contain a wildfire that forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as it swept through drought-stricken woods southeast of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Independent senator says he may run for president as a Democrat

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he may run as a Democrat.

Obama 'shocked' by Ray Rice video, supports NFL suspension, aide says

7 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama was shocked by the video showing Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee and the White House believes the NFL's indefinite suspension of the former Baltimore Ravens star is appropriate, his chief of staff said.Show More Summary

NFL's Carolina deactivates Hardy as NFL draws more fire

9 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The NFL's Carolina Panthers deactivated defensive end Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, according to the team's website, in a reversal of an earlier decision to let him play while he appeals a domestic violence conviction. Show More Summary

US man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Matthew Miller was accused of entering the country illegally and trying to commit espionage.

North Korea sentences U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea sentenced U.S. Matthew Miller joins Kenneth Bae to become the second American currently serving a hard labor sentence in North Korea. A third, Jeffrey Fowle, is currently awaiting trial....Show More Summary

Islamic State attracts female jihadis from U.S. heartland

16 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

At least three Somali families in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area have female relatives who have gone missing in the past six weeks and may have tried to join Islamic State, said community leader Abdirizak Bihi. In a separate case, a 19-year-old American Somali woman from St. Show More Summary

North Korea sentences American man to 6 years

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Matthew Miller was accused of entering the country illegally and trying to commit espionage.

North Korea sentences U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor

18 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

North Korea sentenced U.S. "He committed acts hostile to the DPRK while entering the territory of the DPRK under the guise of a tourist last April," the short statement said, without elaborating. Miller, from Bakersfield, CaliforniaShow More Summary

UK's Cameron calls emergency meeting after killing

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron is summoning military and security chiefs for an emergency meeting Sunday in response to the beheading of a British hostage and a threat against another.

Miss America to be crowned on Sunday in stressed Atlantic City, N.J.

19 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Sean Landis Sept 13 (Reuters) - The winner of the 2015 Miss America Pageant will be crowned on Sunday night in Atlantic City, and the wearer's glittering tiara will stand in contrast to the tarnished fortunes of this New Jersey beach town where yet another casino is slated to close this week. Show More Summary

Islamic State: British hostage executed

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The militants release a video which purported to show the beheading of David Haines.

Workers at Lear plant in Indiana go on strike, could affect Ford: Chicago Tribune

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Workers at a Lear Corp plant in Indiana that makes parts for Ford Motor Co went on strike Saturday, according to the Chicago Tribune. The plant in Hammond, Indiana, employs 760 and supplies automotive seats for Ford's Explorer and Taurus cars, said the newspaper, citing a representative with the United Auto Workers. Show More Summary

Illinois man arrested on Ohio highway after alleged double murder

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE (Reuters) - An Illinois man was arrested on Friday on a Ohio highway after he allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend, whose body was found in the back seat of his vehicle, and her son, police said. TerryShow More Summary

Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday hailed Egypt as an "important partner" in the emerging coalition aimed at beating back the extremist Islamic State group, while stressing that the need for Cairo's support would not lead Washington to ignore human rights concerns.

Texas governor's race heats up over new book

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - The race for Texas governor entered a new chapter this week with the release of a memoir from Democratic candidate Wendy Davis that rekindled attention on abortion and led to an ethics complaint from her opponent, Republican Greg Abbott. Show More Summary

U.S. Navy searches for pilot after crash over Pacific Ocean

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Navy was searching for a missing pilot in the western Pacific Ocean on Saturday after the pilot's fighter jet crashed mid-air with another jet, the Navy said. The other pilot involved in the collision was rescued and was in fair condition and receiving medical treatment aboard the USS Carl Vinson, according to the Navy.

Uganda foils Somalia Shebab cell plotting 'imminent attack': US

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Ugandan security forces have stopped a cell of Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents apparently "planning for an imminent attack," the US embassy said Saturday. "Ugandan authorities reported the discovery of an Al-Shebab terrorist cell in Kampala," it said in a statement. Show More Summary

Experts: Profit motive big hurdle for Ebola drugs

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

For nearly four decades, mention of the Ebola virus has evoked death and terror, yet a simple factor -- money -- has stood in the way of erasing the curse, experts say. Despite its evil reputation, Ebola breaks out only rarely in brief if murderous spurts in impoverished African countries. Show More Summary

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