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(Washington, DC) -- Requests for first time unemployment benefits are going up. The Labor Department says initial jobless claims rose last week by 17-thousand from the previous week to reach 283-thousand. Analysts had expected the number of claims to go up to around 285-thousand...
(Mexico City) -- Authorities believe the mayor of a southern Mexican town and his wife could be the masterminds behind the disappearance of 43 student-teachers. The students vanished last month after a clash with local police in the town of Iguala . Local police shot and killed...
(Arapahoe County, CO) -- Fellow students are getting credit for helping authorities track down three Colorado teens who ditched school to go join ISIS. They tipped off authorities when the junior jihadis allegedly posted details of their mission to Twitter for the whole world to...
(Undated) -- More than 40-thousand customers in Massachusetts and on New York's Long Island are without power after getting hit by a Nor'easter. Wednesday's strong storm pounded the Altantic coastal states from New Jersey northward with heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 50...
(Brooklyn, NY) -- New York City's public schools are among the most segregated in the country. That's what a national study found earlier this year, and now city council members want to do something about it. Two council members are pushing bills that they hope will increase...
(Undated) -- Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger believes yesterday's attacks in Ottawa are connected to ISIS. Representative Kinzinger says it may have been lone wolves who didn't have formal training from ISIS, but are just as dangerous. The House Foreign Affairs Committee...
(Ottawa) -- Flags will fly at half staff in Ottawa for Corporal Nathan Cirillo, the soldier who was fatally shot while guarding Canada's War Memorial yesterday. His aunt told "The Globe and Mail" Cirillo was a member of Canada's Reserve Forces and was training to join the Canada...
(Undated) -- A go-to network of about 20 hospitals is being set up to deal with more potential cases of Ebola in the U.S. The Health and Human Services Department says officials are moving quickly to establish a "tiered and regionalized" approach to treating the disease. The...
(Washington, DC) -- The man accused of jumping a White House fence Wednesday evening is identified as a 23-year-old Maryland man. A Secret Service spokesman says Dominic Adesanya was unarmed when he was taken into custody and charges are pending. Adesanya was immediately...