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A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the decision of the Federal Reserve, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. The Federal Reserve is signaling that it plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low for a considerable period because a broad range of U.S. economic measures remain subpar. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Asian stocks mostly down after Fed meetingAsian stock markets mostly lower after Fed raises 2015 rate forecast
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Australian Federal Police Acting Commissioner Andrew Colvin, left, and New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione, right, describe how 800 federal and state police officers raided more than two dozen properties as part of the operation in Sydney, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Australian police detained 15 people earlier on Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian leader warns of planned random attackAustralian leader says intelligence of random attack led to Sydney police raids
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A piper plays at the end of a No campaign event where former British Prime Minister and No campaigner for the Scottish independence referendum Gordon Brown, left middle row gesturing, and other people and politicians made speeches in Glasgow, Scotland, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Will the ayes have it, or will Scotland say naw thanks?  No one is certain. Excitement and anxiety mounted across the country Wednesday, the final day of campaigning before Thursday's referendum on independence.  With opinion polls suggesting the result is too close to call and turnout expected to reach record levels, supporters of separation feel they are within touching distance of victory — but wonder whether their surge in the polls will be enough.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Scotland's independence vote puts UK union on edgeShould we stay or should we go? Scottish voters make the ultimate decision in referendum on UK
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. Jinping and Modi will hold talks aimed at boosting trade and Chinese investment even as their troops face-off along their disputed border in the Himalayas.  (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
India, China leaders to discuss trade, investmentModi, Xi to focus on trade and investment, as tensions flare up along their disputed border
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FILE - This file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Lawyers for Tsarnaev are scheduled to be in federal court in Boston for a status hearing Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. U.S. District Judge George O’Toole Jr. is expected to discuss pending motions, which include requests from the defense to move the trial outside Massachusetts and to delay the start of the trial by at least 10 months. Tsarnaev, 21, has pleaded not guilty in the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty.  (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
Lawyers due in court in marathon bombing caseProsecutors, defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect due in court for hearing
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday Sept. 17, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Angels top M's 5-0, reach brink of AL West titleC.J. Wilson pitches Angels past Mariners 5-0 and onto brink of AL West title
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FILE - In this April 11, 2014 file photo, former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, right, arrives with attorney Reid Weingarten at federal court in New Haven, Conn. A judge has set closing arguments for Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in the federal trial of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland.  (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
Closing arguments set in Rowland trialJury in conspiracy trial to begin deliberating fate of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland
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Gayle Peterson stacks sandbags to protect her home, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 in Mesa, Ariz. Phoenix area residents are filling sandbags in anticipation of the remnants of Category 3 Hurricane Odille which decimated Mexico's Baja California. Odille's remnants are expected to hit Arizona in the coming days. P  (AP Photo/Matt York)
Rain from tropical storm begins falling on ArizonaRain from tropical storm begins falling on Arizona, sandbags become hot commodity
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FILE - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske poses for photos after ringing the New York Stock Exchange closing bell, Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 file photo. Kerlikowske scheduled a news conference Thursday Sept. 18, 2014 in Washington to discuss what his office said were “developments toward CBP’s commitment to increase transparency and accountability.” (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
APNewsBreak: Border Patrol to test body camerasAPNewsBreak: Border Patrol to test body cameras amid questions about agents' use of force
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  • Bicyclist suffers concussion after being struck by a vehicle

    A 22-year-old bicyclist suffers a concussion after being struck by a vehicle Monday evening. The accident happened near the intersection of University Avenue and N. Randall Avenue. WKOW-TV, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 01:38 PM
  • Madison man accused of trying to run down deputy

    A 45-year-old Madison man has been charged after authorities say he tried to run down a Sauk County Sheriff's deputy with his car. The Baraboo News Republic reports Ernest Walker Holley is charged with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, resisting an officer and driving with a revoked license. WKOW-TV, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 11:30 AM
  • Man charged with 6th OWI on east side

    A Cottage Grove man faces his sixth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was arrested following a minor car accident late Monday, according to Madison police. The incident happened just before midnight in the parking lot of Murphy's Tavern in the 3700 block of East Washington Avenue. Channel3000, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:02 AM
  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide

    The judge in the murder trial against Oscar Pistorius says the double-amputee athlete is guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa said Friday that Pistorius was not guilty of murder, as prosecutors had alleged. WKOW-TV, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 08:44 AM
  • ALS-stricken former cop 'planned' twin killings: prosecutor

    Ashlee Steele and her sister, Kacee Tollefsbol, both were found dead of gunshot wounds Aug. 22. Tollefsbol called 911 to report she'd been shot by her brother-in-law. Murder suspect Andrew Steele, a former Dane County deputy, is accused of killing his wife, Ashlee, and Ashlee's sister, Kacee Tollefsbol in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. New York Daily News, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 01:55 AM
  • Drunken driving suspect nearly hits police car

    A woman faces drunken driving charges after she nearly drove into a Madison police squad car early Saturday morning, according to a release. Rachel L. McCartney, 39, of Sun Prairie, was driving east in the westbound lanes of the 4300 block of East Washington Avenue just after 1 a.m., police said. Channel3000, Mon, Sep 15 2014 @ 03:39 PM
  • Local company donates $50k in computers to Boys and Girls Club

    Christy, a proud UW-Madison grad, joined the NBC 15 news team in June 2014 and is excited to return to her college town. A local company is investing in area youth by donating more than 50,000 dollars worth of new computers to the Allied Boys and Girls Club in Fitchburg. WMTV Madison, Thu, Sep 11 2014 @ 09:27 PM
  • Former deputy planned homicides

    A judge doubled bail to $2 million Thursday for a former Wisconsin sheriff's deputy accused of killing his wife and sister-in-law after prosecutors argued he had carefully prepared for the slayings by arranging the couple's wills and leaving instructions on the care of their children. Andrew Steele is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the deaths of his wife, Ashlee Steele, and sister-in-law, Kacee Tollefsbol. WKBT, Fri, Sep 12 2014 @ 04:02 PM
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