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  1. Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team - Los Angeles Times


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    Vikings place Adrian Peterson on exempt list, barring him from team
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    The Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt/commissioner's permission list, meaning he will not be allowed to take part in any team activities. The Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Adrian Peterson on the ...
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  2. Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels - Washington Post


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    Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels
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    WASHINGTON — Wary House lawmakers appear to be on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate Syrian rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants. Obama is likely to get his ...
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  3. $1 Billion Needed For Ebola Response: WHO - Huffington Post


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    $1 Billion Needed For Ebola Response: WHO
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    A area that was used to treat Ebola virus patients forming part of the Lumley Government Hospital, where medical doctor Olivet Buck worked before contracting the Ebola virus and passing away on Saturday near the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Monday, ...
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  • The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
  • US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
  • South Korean authorities say they have detained an American man they believe was trying to swim to North Korea.

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  • US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
  • A key Ukrainian rebel leader tells the BBC a new law granting self-rule to parts of the east will not sway the demand for independence.
  • The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.

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  • The US space agency picks the companies it hopes can take the country's astronauts back into space - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.
  • US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.
  • Engineers build a chin strap that harnesses the energy produced by jaw movements, and could one day power hearing aids or bluetooth earpieces.

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  • Nick Foles threw a tying touchdown pass with 3:25 to go, and then set up Cody Parkey for the winning 36-yard field goal as time expired, lifting Philadelphia to a 30-27 win at Indianapolis on Monday night.
  • The Minnesota Vikings have reversed course on Adrian Peterson, putting him on the NFL's exempt/commissioner's permission list until his child-abuse case is resolved, which effectively bars him from all team activities, the team said.
  • The Orioles won their first AL East crown since 1997, using home runs by Steve Pearce and Jimmy Paredes to beat the Blue Jays 8-2 Tuesday.
  • Friends and family of Adrian Peterson's in Texas paint a bleak portrait in interviews with USA Today of a father who saw few if any limits to using mild to moderate violence as a tool for punishing his son.