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SF area train system to keep running amid talks

Posted: 10/15/2013 - A major San Francisco Bay Area transit system was to continue running train service for Tuesday morning's commute after unions and management agreed to extend labor talks past a midnight deadline.

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Rights groups urge Justice probe of 1985 bombing

Posted: 10/15/2013 - California Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez sent a letter to the department in June and is seeking other lawmakers to sign a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder.

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SF-area transit strike averted - at least for day

Posted: 10/14/2013 - A major San Francisco Bay-area transit strike was averted for at least a day after two labor unions extended contract negotiations beyond a midnight deadline and agreed not to walk off the job Monday to allow more talks.

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Default looming, Day 14 of shutdown, no solution

Posted: 10/14/2013 - The United States moved perilously closer to an economy-rattling default and a partial government shutdown entered its third week as Senate Democratic and Republican leaders remained at odds over spending.

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Poll: Half of Americans push back retirement plans

Posted: 10/14/2013 - Stung by a recession that sapped investments and home values, but expressing widespread job satisfaction, older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life

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Boat capsizes near Miami; 30 people rescued

Posted: 10/14/2013 - A 45-foot boat capsized Sunday in waters near Miami, tossing 30 people into the sea during one of the city's busiest boating days, authorities said. All of those on board were rescued and no one was hurt.

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South Dakota ranchers reeling from cattle losses

Posted: 10/14/2013 - Western South Dakota ranchers are reeling from the loss of tens of thousands of cattle in last weekend's blizzard, and many will dispose of carcasses in pits set to open Monday.

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Hope, skepticism linger about parks reopening

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Robert and Jayne Miller are on a three-week road trip across America, hoping to take in the sights along Route 66 as they head from California to Washington. But they hit a wall when they got to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Sorority members injured in Delaware bus crash

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Several sorority sisters from the University of Delaware were injured when a bus taking about 40 people to a party during homecoming week overturned in a crash with a tractor trailer, authorities said.

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Judge refuses to delay start of gay marriage in NJ

Posted: 10/11/2013 - A New Jersey judge has reaffirmed her call for the state to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Oct. 21, but the administration of Gov. Chris Christie is taking another crack at putting the mandate on hold.

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Man says 1973 UFO incident turned life upside down

Posted: 10/11/2013 - Charles Hickson never regretted the notoriety that came his way after he told authorities he encountered an unidentified flying object and its occupants 40 years ago on the banks of the Pascagoula River.

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As Bakken booms, drug arrests spike

Posted: 10/11/2013 - The booming Bakken oil patch that's given a major boost to U.S. energy production has emerged as a new front in the fight against drug trafficking.

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VIDEO: Blind man beaten on Phila. street as witnesses look on

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Philadelphia police have released surveillance footage they say shows an unidentified man knock a blind man to the ground and then proceed to kick and stomp on him as he lay helpless on the side of the road.

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Fake student loan site steals identities

Posted: 10/10/2013 - The fake Sallie sites have a timely and attractive pitch: Due to the government shutdown, indebted graduates can apply for a loan "forgiveness" program that would wipe away their debt.

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House GOP leaders seek short-term debt extension

Updated: 10/10/2013 - President Barack Obama is hosting top House Republicans to seek an opening in an impasse that has shuttered much of the government and threatens a catastrophic federal default.

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Ex-cop killed after firing at US courthouse in WVa

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Investigators said they are trying to determine why a retired police officer fired up to two dozen shots at a federal courthouse in West Virginia on Wednesday before officers returned fire and killed him.

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Nyad nearing end of NYC swim, raises $84K

Posted: 10/10/2013 - Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad (NY'-ad) is entering the final hours of her marathon Manhattan swim to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

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Charity to pay military death benefits

Posted: 10/10/2013 - The Defense Department typically pays families about $100,000 within three days of a service member's death, but officials say the shutdown was preventing those benefits from being paid.

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