Transgender teenager in confinement case escapes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state officials say a troubled transgender girl has been located by police several hours after she escaped from a treatment program.
Scottish support for independence up to 48 percent - Survation poll

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scottish support for independence rose one percentage point to 48 percent, a Survation poll for the Scottish Daily Mail showed on Tuesday. The poll showed Scottish support for staying in the United Kingdom on 52 percent, excluding undecided voters, the newspaper said. The poll showed 8 percent of voters remained undecided with just one day to go before Scots decide whether to declare independence from the United Kingdom. (Reporting by Alistair Smout, writing by Guy Faulconbridge, editing by William Schomberg)
US stocks gain on reports of new Chinese stimulus

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on September 5, 2014. About 35 minutes into trade Tuesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 3.54 points (0.02 percent) at 17,027.60New York (AFP) - Wall Street stocks posted solid gains Tuesday following reports of a new Chinese stimulus plan as investors awaited Wednesday's US Federal Reserve monetary policy announcement.



Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice NFL disapproval

Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League's recent actions but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising.
Obama takes center stage in Kentucky's Senate race

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama is playing a starring role in Kentucky's fierce Senate race, with new ads putting him at the center of the contest for Republican Mitch McConnell's seat despite Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' explicit effort to distance herself from the unpopular president.


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