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French moving troops toward Libyan border

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

France is moving troops toward the Libyan border within weeks and, along with U.S. intelligence, is monitoring al-Qaida arms shipments to Africa's Sahel region, a top French military official said Thursday.

Gauge of US economy posts solid 0.8 percent gain

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health posted a solid increase in September after no gain in the previous month.

Average US 30-year loan rate falls to 3.92 pct.

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The 30-year mortgage fell further below 4 percent.

Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Singer Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium.

US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales.

Alabama judge tosses 2nd lawsuit over circumcision

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A judge is dismissing a second lawsuit filed by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during a botched circumcision.

Man leads police to pregnant girlfriend's body

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A central Ohio man beat his pregnant girlfriend with a baseball bat, strangled her and buried her before leading police to the woman's body days later, authorities said.

Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.

Lebanon reports first suspected case of Ebola

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A Lebanese man who arrived from West Africa is suspected of having Ebola and was quarantined on Thursday in a Beirut hospital, the first such suspected case in the country, Lebanon's health minister said.

Columnist George Will's Ohio lecture draws protest

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Columnist George F. Will appeared for a speech on a southwest Ohio campus and drew protests over his commentary on sexual assault reporting at colleges.