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Obama to address United Nations...Terrorist disrupted?...Virginia manhunt

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 23, 2014 at 10:51 p.m.



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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to justify the U.S.-led attacks in Syria and Iraq when he speaks Wednesday at the United Nations General Assembly. Obama also will chair a Security Council meeting later Wednesday at which members are expected to adopt a resolution restricting the travel of foreign fighters linked to terrorist groups such as Islamic State.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anti-terror officials say airstrikes in Syria may have temporarily disrupted attack planning against U.S. or Western targets. A Joint Intelligence Bulletin from the FBI and Homeland Security Department also warns that the military offensive may embolden the al-Qaida-linked Khorasan and Islamic State groups.

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia authorities have filed charges against a man believed to be the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student. Hannah Graham was last seen on Sept. 13. She's seen on surveillance video and police believe she entered a bar with the suspect, Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. He had been under surveillance, but on Saturday he evaded officers following him.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A workplace dispute has turned deadly in Alabama. Police in Birmingham say a former UPS worker fired Monday showed up at a shipping center Tuesday and killed two employees before taking his own life. His pastor says the shooter, who was married and had two children, had been "troubled" about his job and finances.

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has a satellite in orbit around Mars. Scientists at Indian Space and Research broke into wild cheers Wednesday morning when the craft reached its designated place. India is particularly proud that the Mars Orbital Mission -- dubbed MOM -- was developed with homegrown technology and for a bargain price of about $75 million.

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