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    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday night....
  • Obama opens a new front against al-Qaida
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. decision to strike the Khorasan Group to stop a possible terror attack represents a significant expansion of the largely secret war against core al-Qaida, a group President Barack Obama has proclaimed was "a shadow of its former self."...
  • Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider agreements to reduce heat-trapping pollution....
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  • Woman accused of trying to hire man to kill rival
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri woman turned to Facebook to find someone to kill the wife of an ex-boyfriend, offered to use student loan money to pay for it and discussed her plans with the woman herself, who was posing online as someone else, federal prosecutors said....
  • Body of fisherman recovered in Missouri lake
    SEYBERT, Mo. (AP) -- The body of a fisherman who disappeared last week has been recovered in a southwest Missouri lake....
  • University ends investigation into grants
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- The University of Missouri said Tuesday that it's ended its investigation into federal grant spending that was prompted by a wildlife biologist's complaint to the federal government, saying the assistant professor won't agree to an interview with the school....
  • Fire destroys Michael Brown memorial in Ferguson
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Anger spilled over Tuesday after fire destroyed one of two memorials on the street where Michael Brown was killed, a site that has become sacred to many in Ferguson and others nationwide focused on interactions between minorities and police....
  • Branson eases proposed smoking ban
    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) -- Officials in Branson have eased some provisions of a proposal to ban smoking of cigarettes and electronic cigarettes in most public places....
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