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Four NI people in US plane crash

Four Northern Ireland people have been injured in a plane crash at a Florida park on Monday.

Vikings: Peterson won't play with team

Running back Adrian Peterson will not play again for the Minnesota Vikings until his legal issues are resolved, the team said early Wednesday.
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China 'injects $81bn' into top banks

China's central bank is said to be injecting 500bn yuan ($81bn; £50bn) into the five biggest state-owned banks to counter slowing growth.
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15% of tobacco sold 'is illegal'

Almost half of smokers in Wales have been offered illegal tobacco to buy and 15% of all tobacco sold there is illegal, a charity has found.
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'Western suspects' in Thai murders

Police investigating the murders of two Britons in Thailand say they may have been wrong to rule out Western suspects, including a British man.
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Council hears first NI casino plans

A proposal for Northern Ireland's first ever casino is outlined to parties on Belfast City Council.
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Man, 47, in court on murder charge

A 47-year-old man is charged with the murder a Flintshire woman who was found strangled and with head injuries.

NRA focuses on 3 major Senate races

The National Rifle Association will weigh in on three of this year's key Senate races with a multimillion dollar ad buy beginning Wednesday.
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Carlton: Political intrigue, with a nosh, in Tampa City Council race -

Carlton: Political intrigue, with a nosh, in Tampa City Council raceTampabay.comMiranda isn't in the race yet, she said, "so I think it's time for some new blood." Cohen understandably declined. He has been focused on the issues of his district and also would not run against Miranda, a colleague and friend. He says a democracy ...

Jewish group chides Biden

Vice President Joe Biden "should have been more careful" in a speech when he used a term that some consider anti-Semitic, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League said Tuesday.