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  • U.S. struggles to blunt Syria rebel anger at strikes

    BEIRUT – The U.S. is struggling to counter anger among the Syrian opposition, where many believe that the air campaign against extremists in the count ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Help wanted: Free lawyers to represent immigrant children

    LOS ANGELES – Most of the nearly 60,000 Central American children who have arrived on the U.S.-Mexico border in the last year still don’t have lawyers ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • James Traficant, convicted ex-congressman, dies at 73

    CLEVELAND – James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expel ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • Iran-six power talks turn into mostly Iran-U.S. show

    UNITED NATIONS – First there were three nations negotiating with Tehran over its nuclear program. Then six. And now, mostly one – the United States.
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:09 pm
  • Roland Burris allegations arise in pre-trial hearing

    CHICAGO – An Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate seat in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Air travel slowly recovers after sabotage

    CHICAGO – The nation’s air travel system slowly began to recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic co ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Nigerian schoolgirl freed by extremists comes home

    JOHANNESBURG – The first of Nigeria’s kidnapped “Chibok girls” to make it home after being released by her Islamic extremist captors spent a tortured ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Palestinian leader in new U.N. bid to end occupation

    NEW YORK – Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel on Friday of conducting a “war of genocide” and a “series of absolute war crimes” during th ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • U.S.-led strikes hit ISIS group as coalition grows

    BEIRUT – American warplanes and drones hit Islamic State group tanks, Humvees, checkpoints and bunkers in airstrikes Friday targeting the extremists i ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ferguson unrest persists despite chief’s gesture

    FERGUSON, Mo. – Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an u ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Pentagon wants tighter soldier loan protections

    WASHINGTON – Aiming to restrict lenders who prey on members of the military, the Obama administration Friday moved to close legal loopholes that have ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Illinois schools seeking detector installation

    SPRINGFIELD – Some Illinois school officials who don’t want to wait months to find out if they have to install carbon monoxide detectors are taking ma ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Sept. 26 police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • DeKalb Chamber of Commerce to host candidate night Tuesday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will host a local candidate night at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in DeKalb.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:34 pm
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