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TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016

Online ‘sextortion’ against children growing

Federal officials and advocates say online sex-related extortion against children is growing, and they are urging educators and parents to help raise awareness at back-to-school events. They say they see a rise in so-called sextortion, which often involves adults posing ...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016

U.S. resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentence

A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2 million fine, his supporters said Tuesday, part of a wide crackdown on those with foreign ties that followed the nuclear deal.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak to a campaign rally at Germain Arena, Monday in Ft. Myers, Fla. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

Clinton says Trump gives ‘aid, comfort’ to ISIS recruiters

Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump of giving “aid and comfort” to Islamic terrorists Monday, declaring his anti-Muslim rhetoric helps groups like ISIS recruit new fighters. Trump showed no sign of changing and insisted the U.S. should “use whatever lawful methods are available” to get information from the Afghan immigrant arrested in the weekend’s bombings.

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Just 3 percent of adults own half of America’s guns

Just 3 percent of American adults own half of the nation’s firearms, according to the results of a Harvard-Northeastern survey of 4,000 gun owners. The survey’s findings support other research showing that as overall rates of gun ownership has declined, ...

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Parting Shot — 9.26.16

A member of the debate staff snaps a photo of the podium to be used by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, ...

Thanks for kid/fish photos

I already have more than I could ever hope to use. But we won't get down to making picks until Wednesday.

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