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ISIS planned beheading of random person in Australia

Hundreds of police raided homes in a sweeping counter-terrorism operation after Australian officials uncovered a plot to behead a member of the public in Australia.

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House votes to arm Syrian rebels

The U.S. House approved Obama's plan to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels in an effort to defeat Islamic State militants.

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Obama vows not to fight another ground war in Iraq

Support for ISIS increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages, senior officials say.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to help Islamic State

A 30-year-old man has been charged with trying to provide material support to the militant group and attempting to murder U.S. soldiers.

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Islamic State campaign test Obama’s commitment to allies

While Americans support the campaign of airstrikes against militants, they have a low appetite for a long campaign against the group.

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Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.

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Lawmakers want antibiotics out of chicken

Lawmakers want to rein in antibiotic use in livestock.

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UPS hiring 95K temp workers for holiday season

UPS is almost doubling the number of seasonal employees for this year's holiday shopping season.

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Obama to deploy troops as Ebola crisis worsens

The U.S. announced a ramped-up plan to help tackle the Ebola outbreak, including a major deployment in Liberia.

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FCC sees record feedback on ‘net neutrality’

The FCC has received a record number of comments from consumers and lawmakers on proposed new Internet traffic rules.

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115K could lose Obamacare insurance over immigration

People in 36 states could lose their health insurance under Obamacare, because of problems involving citizenship.

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Lawmakers push ahead with bid to arm Syrian rebels

Lawmakers began debating legislation to arm and train rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.

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GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.

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Apple receives record orders for new iPhone

Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.

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U.S. to help train people to spot potential violent extremists

The U.S. government launched a program to stop radicalized young people joining extremist groups fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Minimum-wage hike finds hope in the heartland

The push to raise the minimum wage has largely found success in liberal-leaning states, but could make headway in the conservative heartland.

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Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive tomorrow

The President is expected to detail a plan to boost America's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak.

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France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight against ISIS

French President Francois Hollande called for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants.

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Making headlines this week

A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you might have missed.

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SUVs, smoke detectors among this week’s recalls

Ford and Toyota are among the companies that have issued recalls this week.

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in Music

Iggy Azalea sues her ex

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The pop star alleges her ex copied files and footage from her computer.

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Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

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The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

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Joan Rivers leaves fortune to her dogs

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Oh, and some of it goes to her daughter too!

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Mexico wants to make Miley pay

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

Lawmakers want to fine Miley Cyrus for having dancers spank her backside with a Mexican flag as she "twerked."