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Hurricane remnant pounds Mesquite
St. George Daily Spectrum
Rampaging rains spawned by the remnant of Hurricane Norbert blasted Southern Nevada on Monday, flooding northeast Clark County, including Mesquite and Interstate 15 and was believed to be responsible for causing a system-wide power failure in all ...


KUTV 2News

Storm impacts still being felt in Mesquite
St. George Daily Spectrum
Starting in Mesquite, drivers could go north on I-15 though St. George to Utah state Route 56 and turn west toward Panaca, Nevada. In Panaca, drivers should get on U.S. Highway 93 (Great Basin Highway) that connects with I-15, 10-15 miles north of Las ...
Nevada highway drivers stuck in flash floodingKXAN.com
Information on open roads / routes for traffic between Mesquite and Las VegasKCSG
Alternate routes open up for stranded motorists in S. Utah headed southfox13now.com
Salt Lake Tribune -KUTV 2News
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Eureka, I've Found it in Mesquite, NV!!!
CardPlayer.com (blog)
Sorry I haven't written a blog lately but I've been busy playing poker. I just got home from 10 relaxing and fun-filled days in the restful desert town of Mesquite, NV, a mere one-hour drive north of Downtown Las Vegas. The Eureka Resort and Casino is ...


Dixie Press Online

News LIVE: Post storm cleanup begins; Updated at 2:35 pm
Dixie Press Online
The detour will be available to passenger traffic only, Bottoms said, and no commercial traffic will be permitted to travel south of Mesquite, Nevada. Bottoms said very long delays are expected as all of the traffic stopped in Nevada will proceed on ...
Rains wreak havocSt. George Daily Spectrum

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WTSP 10 News

News LIVE: Northbound I-15 through gorge open; Updated 11 pm
Dixie Press Online
Motorists should check with the Nevada Department of Transportation for more information. Old Highway 91 is also open. Mesquite, Nevada is still without power. Mesquite Police reported that electrical power for the entire city of Mesquite will most ...
Threat of more storms clouds saturated SouthwestUSA TODAY
WATCH: Nevada flash flood traps driversWTSP 10 News
Storms, heavy rains shut down portion of I-15 in S. Utahfox13now.com
KSL.com
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Top Stories

CTV News

New Islamic State video warns US against Iraq deployment
CTV News
BEIRUT -- The militant Islamic State group released a video warning the United States that its fighters are waiting for it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as his top general said may happen if the current strategy of airstrikes fails. The slick ...
Top general says half of Iraqi army incapable of working with US against ISISFox News
Fighting has just begun, Islamic State video warns USThe Hindu
Pentagon opens door to ground troops in IraqMarketWatch
KVVU Las Vegas -The Daily Star -Irish Independent
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ABC News

Minnesota Vikings Reverse Course, Suspend Adrian Peterson
ABC News
The Minnesota Vikings have reversed course on the handling of running back Adrian Peterson, placing him on the exempt/commissioner's permission list -- meaning he is suspended indefinitely from all team activities amid the running back's child-abuse case ...
Minnesota Vikings reverse course, place Adrian Peterson on NFL exempt listNew York Daily News
Women Don't Have to Boycott the NFLTIME
Peterson Barred From Team Activities as Vikings Reverse CourseBloomberg
New York Times -Boston Herald -Orlando Sentinel
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BBC News

Scottish independence vote puts British leaders on the line
Washington Post
GLASGOW, Scotland – A referendum on Scottish independence that was once expected to collapse in resounding defeat was instead going down to the wire on Wednesday, with each side scouring lush Highland ridges, Gothic back alleys and rocky coasts ...
Long Road From Fringe to Scottish ReferendumNew York Times
Scotland vote coming down to the wire for independenceUSA TODAY
Milestones of Scots' Journey to Independence VoteABC News
BBC News -CBC.ca -Reuters
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Wall Street Journal

Vox's guide to the battle for the Senate
Vox
It's not just Nate Silver anymore. This year's midterm elections are being forecast by more outlets than ever before. Here at Vox, we've been covering the differences in these models and predictions, and we'll now centralize this coverage in our new election ...
Republican senators to transfer $3 million to NRSC after appeal by McConnellWashington Examiner
Senate Blocks Pay Equity BillBlack Press USA

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The Hindu

Harassment cases blight Asian Games countdown
The Hindu
A second sexual harassment case at the Asian Games was being investigated by South Korea police on Wednesday, two days before the opening ceremony. Police asked prosecutors to indict a 19-year-old Palestinian footballer for allegedly harassing a ...

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Sports

ABC News

Minnesota Vikings Reverse Course, Suspend Adrian Peterson
ABC News
The Minnesota Vikings have reversed course on the handling of running back Adrian Peterson, placing him on the exempt/commissioner's permission list -- meaning he is suspended indefinitely from all team activities amid the running back's child-abuse case ...
Minnesota Vikings reverse course, place Adrian Peterson on NFL exempt listNew York Daily News
Adrian Peterson Barred From Team Activities as Vikings Reverse CourseNew York Times
Peterson Barred From Team Activities as Vikings Reverse CourseBloomberg
NBCNews.com -CBC.ca -Orlando Sentinel
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CBS News

Anheuser-Busch turns up heat on NFL
CBS News
Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD), whose name has been synonymous with the NFL for decades, is criticizing how the overseers of the most popular U.S. professional sport have handled a series of recent controversies. "We are not yet satisfied with the league's ...
Anheuser-Busch 'disappointed' in NFLBoston Herald
Arian Foster bashes Anheuser-BuschNational Football Post
WILSON: Time for NFL to act, not reactSalamanca Press
ESPN (blog) -CBS Local -Food Dive
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NBCSports.com

John Abraham still has to pass concussion protocol
NBCSports.com
While Cardinals outside linebacker John Abraham has signaled he is ready to return to NFL play, he isn't yet medically cleared to do so as recovers from a concussion suffered eight days ago. Cardinals coach Bruce Arians told SiriusXM NFL Radio's “Late ...
Linebacker John Abraham Returns to the CardinalsEast Idaho News

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Dodgers-Rockies Preview
Yahoo Sports
The Los Angeles Dodgers took a step back in their bid to win the NL West after failing to come up with the timely hits that had keyed their winning streak and dominance against the Colorado Rockies. Rediscovering that effort at the plate could be difficult ...

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USA TODAY

Tiger Woods expects to play a 'full schedule' in 2014-15
CBSSports.com
Speaking earlier this week at a press conference for his December tournament Tiger Woods was asked what the 2014-15 season will look like for him. "That's all dependent on how I feel and how I'm playing when I play in the Hero World Challenge here," said ...
Tiger Woods Expects To Play Full ScheduleSports Talk Florida
Tiger Woods talks about his health and futureBucyrus Telegraph Forum
McIlroy surprised by reaction to comments about Tiger, MickelsonWaterbury Republican American
India Today -Cybergolf National -Barre Montpelier Times Argus
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National News

ABC News

Suspect in Pennsylvania Cop Shooting Is a Sharpshooting Survivalist
ABC News
The suspect in the shooting of two Pennsylvania state troopers is a sharpshooting survivalist who specifically targeted cops and was out for mass murder, authorities said. He's a skilled shooter who "doesn't miss," his father, a retired U.S. Army Major, told ...
Suspect ID'd in Pennsylvania trooper ambush a marksman who 'doesn't miss'Fox News
State police name 'survivalist' as gunman who killed trooperPhilly.com
Police Hunt For Armed 'Survivalist' In Pa. Trooper ShootingBoise State Public Radio
FOX CT
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Voice of America

US Indicts Man for Attempted Support to Islamic State
Voice of America
A U.S. federal grand jury has indicted a man on charges of attempting to provide support and resources to the Islamic State group and attempted murder of U.S. military members. The Justice Department said Tuesday that 30-year-old Mufid Elfgeeh of ...
Rochester Man Indicted On Charges Of Attempting To Help ISISHuffington Post
Rochester Man Mufid A. Elfgeeh Accused of Supporting ISIS MilitantsNBCNews.com
US charges NY man with trying to aid Islamic StateUSA TODAY
KPVI News 6 -Washington Times -ticklethewire.com
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SFGate

King fire threatens more than 1600 homes in Northern California
Los Angeles Times
An aerial tanker drops fire retardant on a blaze near Pollock Pines, Calif., on Sept. 15. An aerial tanker drops fire retardant on a blaze near Pollock Pines, Calif., on Sept. 15 (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press). By Jason Wells contact the reporter · Wildfires.
Fire rages in El Dorado CountyAuburn Journal
California's King Fire threatens more than 1600 homesUSA TODAY
King Fire put 1600 homes at risk while threatens Highway 50iStreet Research
SFGate -KRNV My News 4 -Merced Sun-Star
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Wall Street Journal

The day voters crushed the Democrats' last stronghold in Alabama
AL.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Alabama's Democratic Party was headed downhill but held stubbornly to one major source of power -- the state Legislature. Then came Election Day 2010. Voters delivered a Republican landslide, putting the GOP in control of ...
We ran 10000 simulations through our Senate model. They came back tied.Washington Post (blog)
How The FiveThirtyEight Senate Forecast Model WorksFiveThirtyEight
Vox's guide to the battle for the SenateVox
Washington Examiner -The Hill (blog) -New York Daily News
all 331 news articles »
Business News

Reuters

Fed could hint on rate-hike plans as it prepares for policy turn
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday could offer fresh clues on when it plans to begin lifting interest rates and how quickly it will move, as it prepares for a momentous policy turn after years of aggressive monetary stimulus.
U.S. Stock Futures Are Little Changed Before Fed DecisionBloomberg
Stock Market Today: Futures Up Slightly as Market Awaits FedTheStreet.com
US Stock Futures Pause Ahead of Fed DecisionWall Street Journal
MarketWatch -NASDAQ
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CNBC

Scottish independence movement's wager on energy could prove risky
CNBC
Scottish nationalists have long argued that being governed from London has deprived their country of its fair share of the wealth from Britain's oil and natural gas fields, which mostly lie in North Sea waters off their shores. "It's Scotland's oil" was the rallying cry ...
Scots Independence Threatens North Sea Oil Investment, Wood SaysBusinessweek
Scotland's Risky Power PlayForeign Policy
Salmond's oil boom claims blown apart by Scottish energy consultantTelegraph.co.uk
Herald Scotland -The Journal -ITV News
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Reuters

U.S. Consumer Prices Drop for First Time in a Year
Bloomberg
The cost of living in the U.S. unexpectedly dropped in August for the first time in more than a year, showing inflation still is falling short of the Federal Reserve's goal as policy makers meet. The consumer-price index declined 0.2 percent, the first decrease ...
US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in AugustU.S. News & World Report
US producer prices unchanged in AugustGoErie.com
Economic Watch: Producer Prices Unchanged in AugustTruckinginfo
Business Recorder
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Business Today

WPI-based Inflation declined to 5-year low of 3.74 percent
Jagran Josh
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation declined to 5-year low of 3.74 percent in August 2014. This was revealed by the WPI data released on 15 September 2014 by the Office of the Economic Adviser under the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Inflation fall should keep interest rates down, says SCC chiefHerald Scotland
Food prices bring down UK inflation to match five-year lowTimes of Oman
Federal Reserve ponders interest rate rise timing, tame inflation means no ...euronews

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NDTV

China will inject $81 billion into state-owned banks to spur growth
Fortune
China's central bank announced a new stimulus measure Wednesday that will inject $81.4 billion worth of yuan into the five state-run banks to encourage lending. The effort is intended to reverse the slower-than-expected growth in the country. China, the ...
China c.bank injects $81 billion into major banks to support economy - reportsReuters
China embraces stimulus measures; to inject $81 billion into five main banksEconomic Times
Macro Horizons: As PBOC Boosts Banks, Fed Looks Like World OutlierWall Street Journal (blog)
Sydney Morning Herald -Shanghai Daily (subscription)
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Elections

Fox News

Republican Joni Ernst pulls ahead of Dem in Iowa Senate poll
Fox News
Republican Joni Ernst has pulled ahead of Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley in the Iowa Senate race, according to a new poll that points to a heated battle for votes in the final stretch. The Quinnipiac University survey showed Ernst, a state senator, leading ...
Poll: Ernst leads Braley in IowaPolitico
Iowa chickens vs. Senate candidate's yardCNN
Quinnipiac poll: Joni Ernst leads Bruce Braley by 6 pointsDesMoinesRegister.com
Businessweek -Washington Times -KCCI Des Moines
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ABC News

The Making of a Conservative Superstar
The Atlantic
Tom Cotton is the ultimate product of today's hard-edged, ideologically driven Republican Party. Is that what Arkansas voters want? Molly Ball. September 17, 2014. Presented by. Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; Google+; Email; Comments. Tom Cotton was born ...
NRA launches $1.3 million ad buy for CottonArkansas Online (subscription)
Cotton's Softer Side Displayed in Senate Race (Video)Roll Call
NRA focuses on three major Senate racesCNN
Washington Times
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New York Daily News

Area Democrats turn out to back Schneiderman
Buffalo News
After Richard Lipsitz Jr. took all of 15 minutes to introduce the dozens of people on hand in Niagara Square on Tuesday, it became abundantly clear the area's Democratic and labor establishment is lining up solidly behind Eric T. Schneiderman's re-election ...
Walmart Fined for Instituting 'Sugar Tax' That Did Not Exist in New YorkWIBX AM 950
Barclays accused of hiding and lying about 'predatory' high-frequency traders by ...The Independent
NYS Attorney General Schneiderman Touts Record at Re-Election RallyThe Jewish Voice
HITC -iNVEZZ -Financial News
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Wall Street Journal

The day voters crushed the Democrats' last stronghold in Alabama
AL.com
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Alabama's Democratic Party was headed downhill but held stubbornly to one major source of power -- the state Legislature. Then came Election Day 2010. Voters delivered a Republican landslide, putting the GOP in control of ...
We ran 10000 simulations through our Senate model. They came back tied.Washington Post (blog)
How The FiveThirtyEight Senate Forecast Model WorksFiveThirtyEight
Vox's guide to the battle for the SenateVox
Washington Examiner -The Hill (blog) -New York Daily News
all 331 news articles »

New York Times

Voters will need photo ID Nov. 4
hngnews.com
For the first time, Waunakee voters and others throughout Wisconsin will need to present photo identification to cast their ballots in the Nov. 4 election. On Sept. 12, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago agreed with the Wisconsin Supreme Court that the ...
Absentee voters will still need to show IDWSAU
Republican Appeals Court Throws Wisconsin Election into ChaosExpress Milwaukee
Wisconsin Voter ID Law Opponents Want New HearingHuffington Post
Isthmus -TMJ4 -Washington Post
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