Ferguson, Missouri, police officer shot

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: A Ferguson, Mo., police officer was shot, but not killed, Saturday night in north St. Louis County, St. Louis police say.

No suspect is in custody.

The shooting occurred near the new Ferguson Community Center. 

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin marry in Venice

People MagazineGeorge Clooney and Amal Alamuddin are now husband and wife.

The couple exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony at the Aman Canal Grande luxury resort in Venice, Italy, on Saturday, PEOPLE confirmed.

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Andrew Cuomo makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

The New York TimesNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrived in Afghanistan on Saturday as part of a delegation of governors and Defense Department officials to visit troops and receive briefings on counterterrorism.

This is the second trip abroad for Mr. Cuomo in recent weeks. He traveled to Israel in August in what his office called an effort to show support for the country in its conflict with Hamas.

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Catalonia defies Spain by calling secession vote

Associated Press: Catalan leader Artur Mas has signed a decree calling for an independence vote on Nov 9 — but the Spanish government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy insists the referendum is illegal and won’t take place.Follow updates on the Catalonian independence movement with Breaking News, and find out first with the Breaking News app.
Photo: Demonstrators call for Catalonian independence outside the Parliament of Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 19, 2014 (Credit: AP /Manu Fernandez)

Catalonia defies Spain by calling secession vote

Associated Press: Catalan leader Artur Mas has signed a decree calling for an independence vote on Nov 9 — but the Spanish government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy insists the referendum is illegal and won’t take place.

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Photo: Demonstrators call for Catalonian independence outside the Parliament of Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 19, 2014 (Credit: AP /Manu Fernandez)

Chelsea Clinton welcomes baby girl

USA Today: Bill and Hillary Clinton have become grandparents for the first time with the arrival of Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, born Friday to daughter Chelsea and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky. 

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Photo: Chelsea Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York, Sept. 23, 2014 (Credit: AP /Pablo Martinez Monsivais)



WHO: Ebola death toll in West Africa tops 3,000

Reuters: The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to at least 3,091 out of 6,574 probable, suspected and confirmed cases, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

Liberia has recorded 1,830 deaths, around three times as many as in either Guinea or Sierra Leone, the two other most affected countries, according to WHO data received up to Sept. 23.

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UK Parliament approves airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq

ITV NewsMembers of Parliament in the UK backed government plans to join airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq after more than six hours of debate in an emergency recall of Parliament.

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Photo: A member loyal to the Islamic State (Reuters via NBCNews.com)

Chicago airport flights delayed due to control tower fire

Chicago TribuneAll flights in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports were halted this morning after a fire broke out at a radar facility in Aurora, Ill., and a man with self-inflicted wounds was found in the basement.

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Derek Jeter takes field in final home game

nbcnewsDerek Jeter ends career at Yankee Stadium in storybook fashion with walk-off single to win the game.

Yankees beat Orioles 6-5

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FBI chief: Militant in beheading video is identified

Associated Press: The U.S. believes it has identified the British-accented masked man in the videos depicting the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, the FBI director says.

FBI Director James Comey told reporters at the bureau’s headquarters he would not reveal the man’s name or nationality.


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Attorney General Eric Holder to resign

NPR: US Attorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation later today.

A Justice Department official later confirmed the report. Holder will reportedly leave the department as soon as his successor is confirmed.

Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP via NPR

Ebola death toll climbs as disease spreads

NY Times: The death toll from the West Africa Ebola outbreak has topped 2,917 as efforts intensify to contain the disease as it continues to spread rapidly through Liberia and Sierra Leone

Photo: A burial team at work in an Ebola-affected neighborhood in Monrovia, the Liberian capital (Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times)

Arrest made in case of missing University of Virginia student

NBC Washington: Police have arrested a suspect in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, officials announced Wednesday.

Jesse Graham was arrested in Texas after being charged with abduction with intent to defile.

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Photo: Undated photos show missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham and suspect Jesse Matthew. (NBC Washington)

Grand jury clears NASCAR’s Tony Stewart in deadly crash
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has been cleared of all charges by a grand jury for his role in an August crash at a Canandaigua, NY, dirt track that killed another driver - News10NBC

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Grand jury clears NASCAR’s Tony Stewart in deadly crash

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has been cleared of all charges by a grand jury for his role in an August crash at a Canandaigua, NY, dirt track that killed another driver - News10NBC

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'Jersey Shore' star indicted on tax fraud charges

Entertainment Weekly: Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino of ‘Jersey Shore’ fame was indicted Wednesday for tax crimes on $8.9 million in income.

Sorrentino’s brother, Marc, is also facing charges. 

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