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Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

US official: Auto safety agency under review

Transportation officials are reviewing the “safety culture” of the federal agency that oversees auto recalls, a senior Obama administration official said Friday.

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Strong defense leads Blair Oaks to district win

Against Boonville

The Blair Oaks defense shut the Boonville Pirates down for three quarters and cruised to a 37-7 victory Friday in the opening round of Class 3 District 6 play.

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Jays rout Kewpies in rivarly game

Win 39-0 in district opener

Last year, Jefferson City’s season ended with a loss to a Columbia team it had beaten in the regular season. Friday night, the Jays wasted no time avoiding a similar fate.

World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey

Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate.

Lady Jays rebound from loss in semifinals to blank Eureka

The Jefferson City Lady Jays left the Killian Softball Complex with mixed emotions.

Kesel hurls Fatima to Class 2 softball title game

Leah Kesel brought her “A” Game.

Friday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Oct. 24, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and Dallas beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight.

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university sophomore who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge.

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Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff’s deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.

Friday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on Oct. 24, 2014

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Russell Henley one-putted 10 greens on the Seaside course at Sea Island and tied his PGA Tour best with a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead Friday in the McGladrey Classic.

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Missouri high school football for Oct. 24, 2014

Reporting high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.

Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

Music Review: Flying Lotus moves deeper into the unknown

Flying Lotus, "You're Dead!" (Warp)

The fifth album by Los Angeles producer Flying Lotus moves even further away from his early instrumental hip-hop work toward a more fully immersed form of "fusion." Don't be misled by the title. "You're Dead!" is a celebration of what comes next.

Book Review: 'Superstorm' crafts narrative from Sandy's wrath

"Superstorm" (Dutton), by Kathryn Miles

Kathryn Miles' "Superstorm" explores the human drama that unfolded in Sandy's path from its late October genesis in the southwestern Caribbean through its terrifying landfall near Brigantine, New Jersey.

Earnings from Microsoft, others drive stocks up

The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.

Why you might fall for a phishing scam

Scamming you is more a matter of psychology than technology

Information is power and, when it comes to the criminal underground, it might as well be gold. Scammers who pick up chuncks of information about you can quickly pick your pocket.

Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3

Dyson to start in center, bat eighth

SAN FRANCISCO — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park’s trickiest positions.

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Movie Review: A twist on the man-child romp in 'Laggies'

In "Laggies," Lynn Shelton has brought her light, heartfelt touch to her most familiar, movie-ready plot — a version of the back-to-school comedy rendered not with Rodney Dangerfield antics but the soul-searching of a direction-less 28-year-old Seattleite (Keira Knightley).


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