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  TRIPOLI, Libya - Gunmen in a three-car convoy seized an al-Qaida leader connected to the 1998 embassy bombings in eastern Africa and wanted by the U.S. for more than a decade outside his house Saturday in the Libyan capital, his relatives said.

Libyan militant in 1998 U.S. embassy bombing nabbed

Updated: 10/5/2013 07:16 PM

  Acosta's Consignment shop on West Main Street in St. Charles will expand to a second location on East Main Street this week, columnist Dave Heun says.

Acosta's to open second location

Updated: 10/5/2013 06:00 PM

  BEIRUT - Syrian government forces reached an agreement Saturday with local officials of a vulnerable Sunni village in a region dominated by President Bashar Assad's Alawite sect to end hours of deadly shelling in exchange for the surrender of dozens...

Agreement ends shelling of Syrian village

Updated: 10/5/2013 05:06 PM

  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned Congress on Saturday to think "long and hard" about the negative message that the partial government shutdown is sending around the world, even as he disputed the perception that the deadlock in Washington...

Kerry to Congress: Think 'long and hard' about shutdown

Updated: 10/5/2013 04:19 PM

  An Aurora woman was being held on $2 million bail in the Kane County Adult Justice Center on Saturday, after being charged in connection with the stabbing death of her cousin. Amy L. Zuniga, 44, of the 800 block of Front Street, was charged Friday...

Aurora woman charged with murder held on $2 million bail

Updated: 10/5/2013 03:40 PM

  The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work. The decision announced Saturday by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is based on a Pentagon legal interpretation of a law called the Pay Our Military...

Pentagon: 90% of furloughed civilians ordered back

Updated: 10/5/2013 05:42 PM

  The fifth day of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government brought no signs of a breakthrough as House lawmakers passed a bill that would eventually reimburse furloughed federal workers for lost pay. The measure, which passed 407-0 today, was part...

House OKs retroactive pay; shutdown in first weekend

Updated: 10/5/2013 07:43 PM

  Irish voters have rejected a government plan to abolish the country's Senate, a surprise result that deals a blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny. Saturday's official results show that the proposed constitutional amendment to eliminate Ireland's upper...

Ireland voters reject plan to abolish Senate

Updated: 10/5/2013 12:06 PM

  State-run media say 44 suspects have been arrested for their alleged role in sectarian violence that wracked a town in western Myanmar this past week. Five Muslims were killed and more than 100 homes set on fire when Buddhist mobs went on a rampage...

Myanmar says suspects arrested after Thandwe riots

Updated: 10/5/2013 12:05 PM

  The president of the Mormon church says worldwide membership has hit 15 million, representing a three-fold increase over the three decades. President Thomas S. Monson announced the milestone during the opening session of the two-day Mormon church...

Mormon church membership hits 15 million

Updated: 10/5/2013 12:01 PM

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