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FILE - This is a Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009 file photo of former Guatanamo detainee Moazzam Begg, who was released in 2005, as he speaks during a session of the Convention Modern Liberty at the Institute of Education in London. British prosecutors Wednesday Oct. 1, 2014 dropped terrorism charges against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects. Begg had been due to stand trial next week on seven counts relating to the war in Syria (AP Photo/Akira Suemori, File)LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors dropped terrorism charges Wednesday against a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a high-profile advocate for the rights of terror suspects.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of a Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country says her son tried to kill himself in detention after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution.

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FILE - New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter addresses the media during a baseball news conference, in this Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 file photo taken at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining the media with a new website "The Players Tribune" devoted to delivering athletes “unfiltered” views to the fans. In a statement on the site that posted Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Jeter said wants it to “transform how athletes and newsmakers share information, and bring fans closer than ever to the games they love.”(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.


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This undated photo released by the Presidential Commission on Good Government shows a painting by Michelangelo Buenarroti titled "Madonna and Child," which is allegedly part of the rare art collections of the late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Andres Bautista, head of the Presidential Commission on Good Government, said Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 the Philippine government has seized at least 15 paintings from the home of the Marcos, part of efforts to recover 156 artworks included in his alleged ill-gotten wealth. The paintings reportedly include ones by Van Gogh, Monet, Gauguin and Michelangelo. (AP Photo/Presidential Commission on Good Government)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine government seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as it tries to recover 156 artworks — including ones by Van Gogh, Monet and Michelangelo — accumulated from his alleged ill-gotten wealth, an official said Wednesday.


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A general view of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in DallasBy Julie Steenhuysen and Sharon Begley CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in a U.S. hospital was evaluated initially and turned away, a critical missed opportunity that could result in others being exposed to the deadly virus, infectious disease experts said. On the patient's first visit to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas last Friday, he walked into the hospital presenting “non-specific symptoms” and was sent home with a prescription for antibiotics, Dr. ...


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Secret Service Director Julia PiersonWASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Democratic lawmaker wants Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her post after a series of embarrassing presidential security breaches.


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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2012 file photo, musician and actor Andre Benjamin, better known as Andre 3000, appears at a promotional event for Gillette in New York. The Grammy-winning rapper says he hasn’t figured out what to do next in music. His last album with his best-selling group Outkast was released in 2006. The performer is the star of the Jimi Hendrix biopic, “Jimi: All Is By My Side,” released last week. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes Andre 3000 wonders: "Will I be the 'Hey Ya!' guy forever?"


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Syrian Kurdish wait for transport as thousands of new Syrian refugees from Kobani arrive at the Turkey-Syria border crossing of Yumurtalik near Suruc, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters pressing their offensive against a Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the militants' advance, activists said.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Twin car bombings near a school in Syria killed 22 people on Wednesday, including at least 10 children, with the second exploding as parents frantically searched for their sons and daughters in a street littered with school bags and body parts.


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FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 file photograph, the closing Revel Casino Hotel, right, is seen next to the already closed Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. When the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel on the Atlantic City Boardwalk, closed, it was the most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling. On Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, a bankruptcy court auction for Revel is scheduled to resume. An auction that began a week earlier was suspended due to the Rosh Hashanah holiday. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)A Canadian asset management company that won a bankruptcy court auction for the failed Revel casino hotel in Atlantic City plans to re-open it as a casino. Toronto-based Brookfield US Holdings LLC told ...


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This May 21, 2013 photo, Jodi Arias answers a question during an interview at the Maricopa County Estrella Jail in Phoenix. Jury selection resumes, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in the penalty retrial of Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence. Arias was convicted of killing her former boyfriend Travis Alexander in 2008. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)PHOENIX (AP) — Jury selection resumes in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors try again for a death sentence.


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