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  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:09 GMT
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
  • $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:16 GMT
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.
  • 9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

    9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:51:17 GMT
    Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.
    Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.
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  • Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

    Clashes between Islamists, rivals in Libya kill 31

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:13 GMT
    A Libyan security official says clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamists and rival fighters loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 on both sides.
    A Libyan security official says clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamists and rival fighters loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 on both sides.
  • Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

    Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:51 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:51:10 GMT
    An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother.
    An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on Thailand's beleaguered surrogacy industry.
  • UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

    UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 05:41:12 GMT
    Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.
    Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.
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  • Asia stocks mostly higher, wages data boosts Japan

    Asia stocks mostly higher, wages data boosts Japan

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:24:00 GMT
    European shares drifted lower Monday as tensions over Ukraine simmered while Asian stock markets mostly rose on expectations of stimulus in China after manufacturing growth slowed in August.
    Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after a jump in average wages boosted Japan's market. Hong Kong's benchmark was recovering after initially retreating on weak Chinese data and concerns over tensions with...
  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:09 GMT
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
  • $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    $2.4B Revel casino to shut down early Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:01:16 GMT
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.
    Little more than two years after opening with high hopes of turning around Atlantic City's struggling casino market, Revel will close its doors Tuesday morning.
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  • West Nile Virus Found in Desert Hot Springs

    West Nile Virus Found in Desert Hot Springs

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:34:55 GMT
    DESERT HOT SPRINGS -- Twenty mosquito samples collected in the Coachella Valley have tested positive for West Nile virus, including this year's first positive sample from the western end of valley.
    DESERT HOT SPRINGS -- Twenty mosquito samples collected in the Coachella Valley have tested positive for West Nile virus, including this year's first positive sample from the western end of valley.
  • More Customers Come Forward About 'Missing' Jewelry

    More Customers Come Forward About 'Missing' Jewelry

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-30 01:48:07 GMT
    INDIAN WELLS - More customers from Jay's Manufacturing Jewelers are coming forward about their missing possessions."We're talking about $11,000 worth of jewelry. I want it back, that's all I want. I just want my jewelry back," says Jerome Anifson of Thousand Palms. 
    INDIAN WELLS - More customers from Jay's Manufacturing Jewelers are coming forward about their missing possessions."We're talking about $11,000 worth of jewelry. I want it back, that's all I want. I just want my jewelry back," says Jerome Anifson of Thousand Palms. 
  • Victims of Palm Springs Double Fatal Crash ID 'd

    Victims of Palm Springs Double Fatal Crash ID 'd

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:40:08 GMT
    PALM SPRINGS --  The Riverside County Coroner has identified the victims of the grisly double fatal traffic accident that happened early Sunday morning in Palm Springs. 
    PALM SPRINGS --  The Riverside County Coroner has identified the victims of the grisly double fatal traffic accident that happened early Sunday morning in Palm Springs. 
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