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US jobless aid applications rise to 283,000Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 283,000, though remain near 14-year low
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Freiburg's Maximilian Philipp, left, and Wolfsburg's Luiz Gustavo challenge for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between SC Freiburg and VfL Wolfsburg in Freiburg, southern Germany, Saturday Oct. 18, 2014.  \dpa\Patrick Seeger)
Would football be richer without small clubs?In Germany's Black Forest, a frugal club makes compelling argument for football's small teams
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Paramedics and police pull a victim away from the Canadian War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from Parliament Hill to an undisclosed location, according to officials. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
Canada attack stirs terror fearsAttack stirs fears Canada targeted for supporting US-led air campaign against extremists
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Sam Smith performs on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Breakthrough newcomers Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards. Dick clark productions announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Mary J. Blige will join the British pop crooner and Australian boy band at the at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAsSam Smith, 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige to perform at 2014 American Music Awards
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a United Airlines jet departs Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. United Continental Holdings Inc. reports quarterly financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Cheaper fuel helps United's 3Q profit take offUnited Airlines pays less at the pump, earns more on the bottom line as 3Q profit soars
The Associated Press40 minutes ago

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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2014 file photo, Sam Smith performs on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Breakthrough newcomers Smith and 5 Seconds of Summer will take the stage at the 2014 American Music Awards. Dick clark productions announced Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, that Mary J. Blige will join the British pop crooner and Australian boy band at the at the Nov. 23 event at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live, to air live on ABC. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Sam Smith, 5SOS, Blige to perform 2014 AMAsSam Smith, 5 Seconds of Summer, Mary J. Blige to perform at 2014 American Music Awards
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
FILE - A Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013 file photo showing Wilko Johnson, guitarist and founding member of Dr. Feelgood, performing at one of four farewell concerts in the UK, at the Koko club in north London. Johnson says he is free of cancer, two years after being told he had months to live. Accepting a trophy Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Q Awards, 67-year-old Johnson said he had undergone radical surgery to remove a 3-kilogram (6.6-pound) tumor. He said: "They cured me." Johnson said he hoped to go back on the road soon, "and the moral of the story is you never know what's going to happen." (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
Guitarist Wilko Johnson says he is cancer-freeGuitarist Wilko Johnson says he's cancer-free, 2 years after being told he had months to live
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this  Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 file photo, Father David Rider, right, and father John Gibson take their shoes off after dancing before an interview with the Associated press at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider of Hyde Park, New York and the Rev. John Gibson of Milwaukee first shot to Internet fame when they were filmed during a fund-raiser at the North American College, the elite American seminary just up the hill from the Vatican. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
Dancing priests become Internet sensationDancing priests become Internet sensation as singing nun releases first album
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2013, file photo, fans cheer during the first half of an international friendly soccer match between the U.S. and Brazil women's national teams in Orlando, Fla. A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing soccer fanatics, another chance to cheer for a national team will arrive. Not just in group-stage matches, but very possibly for a championship. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccerWomen's World Cup next summer another chance for US soccer fanaticism to take hold
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This photo provided by Ubisoft shows a scene where “I Love It,” the song performed by Icona Pop and written by Charli XCX, appears in the video game, “Just Dance 2015” from Ubisoft. Charli’s newest single, “Boom Clap”, will be available as a downloadable track for the dance game. (AP Photo/Ubisoft)
Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming danceCharli XCX surprises at high school homecoming dance
The Associated Press5 hours ago

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