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A portion of the 200-year-old General Theological Seminary sits back from 21st Street partially obscured by large trees within Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that trains ministers of America’s Episcopal Church, say they were fired earlier this week after going on strike to protest their dean’s leadership. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Episcopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminaryEpiscopalians battle behind NYC walls of oldest seminary, challenging dean's leadership
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FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2014 file photo, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, center, flanked by Arkansas attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge, left, and Senate candidate, Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., speaks in Little Rock, Ark., Tuesday. Priebus says the GOP is ready to lead. He delivered a speech at Georgetown University on Thursday outlining a series of “unifying goals” that included an improved immigration system, a strong national defense and conservative family values, among other priorities should Republicans win the Senate majority and make other gains on Election Day.(AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
RNC chair: GOP ready to leadRNC chair says GOP ready to lead, releases 'unifying goals' a month before Election Day
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2014, file photo, United States' forward Abby Wambach, right, heads the ball as Mexico defender Paulina Solis (5) defends during the first half of an international friendly game, in Sandy, Utah. A group of elite players has filed a lawsuit in Canada challenging plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf. The players, led by U.S. women's national team forward Abby Wambach, filed Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in the human rights tribunal of Ontario next week, attorney Hampton Dellinger said.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Wambach, players go to court over World Cup turfAbby Wambach, players go to court to try to force Canada to host World Cup on grass
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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, right, speaks to Nobel Laureate Jody Williams as they attend an event in Dharmsala, India, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. The event was organized to mark 25 years since the Dalai Lama was awarded the Nobel peace prize. Lobsang Sangay, prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is seated in background at right. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
Nobel laureates cancel South Africa meetingNobel laureates cancel meeting in South Africa to protest visa policy on Dalai Lama
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A student protester gets emotional while pleading for a peaceful resolution, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Hong Kong. The student leaders of the protests are warning that if the territory's top official doesn't resign by tomorrow, they will step up their actions -- including occupying several important government buildings. They'd be risking another round of confrontations with police, who are unlikely to let government buildings be stormed. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Hong Kong leader offers talks with protestersHong Kong's leader says he has asked top civil servant to hold talks with protesters
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Gun foes plan to match NRA spending in fall racesGun foes plan to finally match NRA's big spending in congressional races, even as issue fades
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Eyefe Palmer responds to reporters questions after dropping off his child at L.L. Hotchkiss Elementary school, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, in Dallas. Hotchkiss has been identified by the Dallas Independent School District as one of the schools attended by one or more of the students that came in contact with the man diagnosed with having the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Ebola worries keep some Dallas students homeSome Dallas parents pull kids from schools where 5 students possibly exposed to Ebola patient
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AP Exclusive: Complaints at problem prison shelvedAP Exclusive: At troubled Ala. prison under US review, state deems inmate complaints unfounded
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Traders Anthony Riccio, left, and Patrick Casey work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. U.S. markets were mostly flat in early trading Thursday, follow a sell-off the day before, as U.S. investors had little reaction to comments from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, who announced new economic stimulus measures for the continent. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Falling oil prices drag US stock market lowerUS indexes fall for a fourth day as lower oil drags down energy companies; Airlines stabilize
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    Boy trying to raise $500 for a dog has his lemonade stand robbeda but neighbors and leading children's author rally round to drive him to his goal Neighbors and a bestselling children's author came to a 13-year-old boy's aid after the money he was raising to buy a dog was stolen from his lemonade stand. After months of begging his mother for a puppy, Spencer Bergman, from Loudoun County, Virginia, was told he could have a dog if he raised $500 to buy one himself. Daily Mail, Thu, Oct 2 2014 @ 11:07 AM
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