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Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) rushes for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrestCardinals quickly deactivate running back Jonathan Dwyer after arrest
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In this photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, job seeker Migdalia Feliz, of Miramar, Fla., third from right, listens to detective William DeJeus, left, of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, at a job fair in Sunrise. Fla. The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharplyApplications for US jobless aid drop sharply to 280K, sign of a stronger job market.
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In this Wednesday, July 30, 2014 photograph, a builder works on the construction of new homes in Belmar, N.J. The Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in August on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
US home construction drops 14.4 percent in AugustUS home construction down 14.4 percent in August; fewer ground breakings for apartments
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Attacks kill 12, wound several in IraqIraqi officials say multiple bomb and mortar attacks kill 12 people in Baghdad area
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Massachusetts woman who stalked Spacey sentencedMassachusetts woman who threatened actor Kevin Spacey sentenced to more than 4 years in prison
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2014 file photo, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference at the Federal Reserve in Washington. In a speech delivered by video to a Washington conference on Thursday, Sept. 18, Yellen says the Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are "extraordinarily vulnerable" to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Yellen says US families need to boost savingsYellen says many US families highly vulnerable to financial setbacks because of low savings
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Ireland economy grows 7.7 percent, leads eurozoneIreland's economy going 'gangbusters,' grows 7.7 percent in past year as debt crisis fades
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participates in a news conference, at United Nations headquarters. The leaders of India, Bangladesh, Norway and the United Nations are set to appear at the Global Citizen Festival headlined by Jay Z on Sept. 27 in New York's Central Park. India’s Narendra Modi, Bangladesh’s Sheikh Hasina, Norway’s Erna Solberg and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon are all slated to appear at the event, organizers announced Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
World leaders to appear at NYC's Citizen FestivalLeaders of India, Norway to appear at free Global Citizen Festival on Sept. 27 in NYC
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Mayor Rob Ford's brother, Doug Ford, arrives at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Later in the day, Mayor Ford's doctor said he is suffering from a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)
Doctor: Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapyDoctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo 40 days of chemotherapy to battle rare cancer
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  • Hillsborough County takes first step toward creating a domestic partner registry

    The Hillsborough County Commission is on its way to creating a domestic partner registry - though it may never actually be called that. Creative Loafing Tampa, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 02:11 PM
  • Excessive force used in 2010 barber shop raid, appeal court says

    Deputies used excessive force and violated the rights of barbers at Strictly Skillz barber shop when they handcuffed and searched the barbers during a raid in the guise of a license inspection in 2010, an appeal court said this week. "It was a scene right out of a Hollywood movie," the U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals said in an opinion issued Tuesday, which puts the Pine Hills barbers' lawsuit against the Orange County Sheriff's Office back on track for trial. The Orlando Sentinel, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:39 AM
  • Federal Appeals Court Rebukes Florida Cops for Using SWAT-Style Raids to Check Barbers' Licenses

    Today a federal appeals court rebuked police in Orange County, Florida, for mounting a warrantless, SWAT-style raid on a barbership under the pretense of assisting state inspectors. "W e have twice held, on facts disturbingly similar to those presented here, that a criminal raid executed under the guise of an administrative inspection is constitutionally unreasonable," says the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 07:20 PM
  • Three Arrested for Abusing Vulnerable Adults at Threshold Center for Autism

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Attorney General Pam Bondi's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, the Orange County Sheriff's Office, and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office arrested three former employees of Threshold Center for Autism. Capital Soup, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 06:36 PM
  • Satanic Temple Distributes Coloring Activity Books In Florida Schools

    The Satanic Temple responded to a Florida school board and judge decision allowing the dissemination of religious materials in public schools by distributing its own Satanic literature to Orange County classrooms. "In response to a recent School Board decision in Orange County, Florida that allows for the dissemination of religious materials in public schools, The Satanic Temple will be distributing educational religious material to students," reads a statement from the group. CBS Local, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:32 PM
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