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at 20:56 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

2 wounded in central Florida mall shooting; 2 men found dead in fleeing vehicle after crash

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Authorities say two people have been wounded in a shooting at a central Florida mall, and police are trying to determine if two men found dead a short time later in a crashed vehicle are connected.

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at 20:52 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Officials say Australian police had no choice in shooting that left suspected terrorist dead

CANBERRA, Australia - Two Australian counterterrorism police had no choice but to shoot a suspected terrorist when he attacked them in a confrontation in Australia's second largest city, top police officials said Wednesday.

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at 19:41 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Vatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for alleged sex abuse

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest Tuesday after opening a criminal trial against him, the first time a high-ranking Vatican official has ever faced criminal charges for sexually abusing youngsters.

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at 18:53 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Film Review: 'Boxtrolls' has a demented charm

A spooky surrealism has been the specialty of the Oregon-based animation studio Laika, the Pacific Northwest purveyors of 3-D stop-motion.

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at 18:44 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Homeland Security says Syria airstrikes may have 'disrupted' attack plotting for now

WASHINGTON - There is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States, but airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets, according to a security bulletin Tuesday from the FBI and the Homeland Security Department.

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at 18:36 on September 23, 2014, EDT.

Pastor: Man who killed 2 employees, then self at UPS warehouse had been 'troubled' over work

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A pastor says the man who killed two former co-workers and then himself at a UPS warehouse had told some people that he was having problems at work but never suggested that the situation might turn violent.

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