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Washington crews try to oust persistent beaver

|Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

A road crew in Washington state has had it with a beaver that persists in building a dam under a bridge.

Falling oil prices drag US stock market lower

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

U.S. stocks fell for a fourth straight day Thursday, adding to big losses the day before, as energy companies dragged down the broader market. Investors also worked through a report that showed fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits.

'Real Housewives' couple face sentencing for fraud

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

The married stars of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are due for a dose of unscripted reality.

Reputed drug cartel member to change plea in US

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

A cousin of one of the world's most notorious drug lords who prosecutors say was working to distribute cocaine in the United States is due in a New Hampshire court Thursday for a change of plea hearing.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys auto dealer

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

Warren Buffett is getting into the automobile sales business.

US stocks stabilize after plunge; McCormick gains

|Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

U.S. stocks are stabilizing a day after a plunge.

Supreme Court asked to block Wisconsin voter law

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

Opponents of Wisconsin's voter photo identification law asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to take emergency action and block the requirement ahead of the Nov. 4 election, arguing there isn't enough time to implement the new rules.

Killer of New Jersey rabbi's wife out of prison

|Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

A confessed hit man who was paid to help kill a New Jersey rabbi's wife in 1994 has been released from prison.

NYPD: Police mistakenly kill man in confrontation

|Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

The medical examiner says an unarmed man who intervened in a confrontation between police and a knife-wielding assailant died of a gunshot to the back after police fired shots.

Kosovo selects its first Oscar contender

| |Thursday, Oct. 02, 2014

Kosovo has nominated an Oscar contender for the first time since it announced its independence from Serbia in 2008.