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Dressed to march in the annual West Indian Day Parade, Brittany Grice poses for a photograph as she makes her way to the route along Brooklyn's Eastern Parkway, in New York, Monday, Sept 1, 2014. Hours before the parade, police reported multiple shootings overnight, one of them deadly, near the route for the parade, which celebrates Caribbean culture and echoes traditional pre-Lenten Carnival festivities. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
NY West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slayingColorful floats fill streets for NYC West Indian Day Parade, marred early on by nearby slaying
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama greets supporters before speaking on the economy at the Milwaukee Laborfest in Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. The last time President Barack Obama came to Wisconsin to celebrate workers' rights on Labor Day, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that was to come just months later as public employees fought unsuccessfully to retain their ability to collectively bargain. Now, four years later, as the architect of the law that stripped unions of that power faces re-election, Obama is coming back to Milwaukee for an event also featuring Gov. Scott Walker's Democratic challenger Mary Burke. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama promoting economic gains as elections nearObama highlighting positive economic trends as elections approach, pushes minimum wage hike
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CiCi Bellis, of the United States, returns a shot against Renata Zarazua, of Mexico, during the first round of juniors play at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Serena Williams rolls to US Open quartersSerena Williams beats Kaia Kanepi at US Open to reach 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year
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Study claims cave art made by NeanderthalsCave art suggest Neanderthals may have been cleverer than thought, study claims
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Nigerian forces clash with Boko Haram fightersScores dead as Nigerian security forces defend town against attack by Boko Haram extremists
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A bicyclist makes his way through tear gas fired by police to disperse protesters, carrying wood for cooking as the sun sets, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Anti-government protesters stormed Pakistan’s state television building Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed closer to the prime minister’s residence. The violence comes as part of the mass demonstrations led by cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri and opposition politician Imran Khan that demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistan's premier challenged by raging protestsPakistan's embattled premier fights for political future as protesters battle security forces
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In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a teddy bear donated by an American child remains tied to a  C-130 Hercules assigned to the 746th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, prior to takeoff during a humanitarian airdrop over Iraq, at a base in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. The humanitarian aid includes bottled water and food which was delivered to displaced citizens in the vicinity of Sinjar, Iraq. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)
Iraqi prime minister pledges to root out militantsOutgoing Iraqi prime minister pledges to turn country into 'big grave' for Sunni militants
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Gronk promises he will play SundayPatriots TE Rob Gronkowski promises he will play in season opener
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FILE-In this file photo taken on  Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014,  Health workers carry the body of a man, right, suspected of dying from the Ebola virus and left in the street, in the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia’s president ordered most civil servants to stay home another month in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus ravaging the country, according to a statement released Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh, File)
Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patientSenegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient; Liberia orders civil servants to stay home
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