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Florida candidates stake out political differences in third debate 21 Oct 2014

TALLAHASSEE Fla. - Florida Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist traded barbs on Tuesday over the minimum wage, the death penalty and racism in the Republican Party in the third and final debate of a close, bitterly contested race for governor.

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Missouri State Senator arrested by Ferguson police

- A Missouri state senator was arrested on Monday night outside the police department of the embroiled city of Ferguson, authorities said, in another night of protests following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in August.

U.S. 21 Oct 2014
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U.S. Republicans look to gain election ground on Ebola

CHICAGO - Ebola has moved to the front of campaign issues before U.S. November elections, as fear and criticism of the government's response to cases of the virus in the United States opened a new line of Republican attacks against President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats.

21 Oct 2014
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Wyoming attorney general says gay marriages can begin on Tuesday

- Gay marriages can begin in Wyoming on Tuesday after the state files a formal notice that it will not appeal a judge's order overturning a ban on same-sex matrimony, the state's attorney general said on Monday.

U.S. 20 Oct 2014

Alabama state House speaker indicted on corruption charges

BIRMINGHAM Ala. - A grand jury has indicted Alabama's powerful Republican state house speaker on 23 criminal counts of corruption, court records released on Monday showed.

20 Oct 2014
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U.S. approves sale of $600 million in tank ammunition to Iraq

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government on Monday said it had approved the sale to Iraq of $600 million in tank ammunition manufactured by General Dynamics Corp , saying it would help the Iraqi government establish an integrated ground defense capability.

20 Oct 2014