Saturday September 20, 2014

International News

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Turkish prime minister says 49 hostages held by Islamic militants have been freed

ANKARA, Turkey - Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by Islamic militants in Iraq three months ago were freed and safely returned to Turkey on Saturday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis....

posted: September 20,2014

International News

Bad weather delays SpaceX launch to space station with 3-D printer, Sunday next attempt

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Rainy weather has forced SpaceX to delay its latest supply run to the International Space Station....

Fence-jumper makes it through doors of White House, prompting evacuation; Obamas not at home

WASHINGTON - A man jumped over the fence of the White House and made it through the front door before officers managed to apprehend him, just minutes after President Barack Obama had departed, the Secret Service said....

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell breaks silence, says 'same mistakes can never be repeated'

NEW YORK, N.Y. - More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes....

Spokane Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate, to be next archbishop of Chicago

Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned....

Florida town's residents knew man who shot his daughter, 6 grandchildren had troubled past

BELL, Fla. - Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past....

Ukrainian talks produce agreement on buffer zone, pullout of foreign fighters, heavy weapons

MINSK, Belarus - Negotiators in Ukrainian peace talks agreed early Saturday to create a buffer zone to separate government troops and pro-Russian militants and withdraw heavy weapons and foreign fighters in order to ensure a stable truce...

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  • With the recent snowfall in parts of Alberta and it only being September, are you worried about having another cold, snowy winter this year?
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