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Obama: U.S. intelligence underestimated militants in Syria

U.S. intelligence underestimated Islamic State activity inside Syria, which has become "ground zero" for jihadists worldwide.

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U.S.-led strikes pressure al Qaeda’s Syria group to join with ISIS

The Nusra Front is facing pressure to reconcile with its rival Islamic State and confront a common enemy after U.S.-led air strikes hit both groups this week.

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Obama: World must do more to combat Ebola

The President called on more nations to help fight the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus.

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Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes

U.S. and coalition planes pounded Islamic State positions again, but the strikes did not halt the fighters' advance in a Kurdish area.

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Michaud Says He Has $560K Cash in Governor’s Race

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Democratic candidate for governor Mike Michaud has raised nearly $440,000 in the latest reporting period ending Oct. 21. His campaign says that brings his fundraising total to $2.85 million.

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Scattered Showers in Maine After Heavy Rain, Wind

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A powerful storm that has been soaking Maine for more than 48 hours has lived up to expectations.

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Maine CDC Launches Ebola Preparedness Website

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Maine is launching a new website about preparedness and response to suspected cases of Ebola virus.

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Mount Vernon Man Faces Weapons Charge

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MOUNT VERNON, Maine (AP) — A Mount Vernon man is facing a weapons charge after police conducting a search at his home say they found more than a dozen firearms inside.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.