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Plane returns to Las Vegas airport after report of fire
LAS VEGAS — An Allegiant Airlines flight made an emergency landing shortly after taking off from a Las Vegas airport because of a reported engine fire.

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Ind., private carrier ink deal for passenger rail
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Transportation says four-days-per-week passenger rail service between Chicago and Indianapolis has begun under a two-year contract with Amtrak and Iowa Pacific Holdings.

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Biden associates discussing run for president
WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son’s illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close

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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends
PHILADELPHIA — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.

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Algae struggles leave Toledo's reputation hanging
This much has become clear on the one-year anniversary of the Toledo water crisis: Perception can be stronger than reality when weighing the risks of western Lake Erie algae.

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Pharmacies still grind it out
In this electronic age, not everyone knows about mortars and pestles.

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Russian police detain several gay activists
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.

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Iran cuts welfare rolls to ease budget crunch
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will stop giving cash handouts to another million of its wealthiest citizens in order to ease a budget crisis caused in part by sanctions linked to its disputed nuclear program.

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2nd American allegedly involved in illegal lion hunt
HARARE, Zimbabwe — An American killed a lion in an illegal hunt with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, as an international outcry persisted over another U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July, authorities said today.

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Obama to order steeper cuts for power plants
NEW YORK — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.

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