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    Election countdown: You only thought it was ending Tuesday

    Election countdown: You only thought it was ending TuesdayUSA TODAY brings you the election buzz for Friday, with just four days to go.
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    • 53 minutes ago
    Nation

    Pa. Fugitive Caught, Faces Death Penalty Charges

    Pa. Fugitive Caught, Faces Death Penalty ChargesA survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured on Thursday by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar. Authorities say they plan to seek the death penalty against Eric Frein.
    • Nation
    • 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Nation

    Today in History for October 31st

    Today in History for October 31stHighlights of this day in history: Martin Luther leads start of Protestant Reformation; President Lyndon B. Johnson halts U.S. bombing of North Vietnam; India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi assassinated; Magician Harry Houdini dies. (Oct. 31)
    • Nation
    • 3 hours, 28 minutes ago
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    Midterm Countdown: Senate Control up for Grabs

    Midterm Countdown: Senate Control up for GrabsWith just days to go before voters cast their ballots in the high stakes midterm elections, control of the Senate hangs on just a few states, and the GOP is feeling optimistic that both houses of Congress may soon be back under its control. (Oct. 31
    • Nation
    • 4 hours, 13 minutes ago
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    Raw: Fireworks factory blast in Great Britain

    Raw: Fireworks factory blast in Great BritainOne person has been reported missing after a series of explosions and fire at a fireworks factory in Great Britain. At least two other people were injured and taken to hospital, according to Britain's Press Association news agency. (Oct. 30)
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    • 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
    World

    Burkina Faso leader won't resign despite violent protests

    Burkina Faso leader won't resign despite violent protestsAfter dissolving parliament, longtime leader says he will head new government, won't resign.
    • World
    • 5 hours, 25 minutes ago