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Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

Hillary Clinton praises possible primary rivals

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — When it comes to potential Democratic primary rivals, Hillary Rodham Clinton is displaying a light touch. Heading into ...

Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek , Cook ...

Iraqi Kurds near border to fight IS group in Syria

Iraqi Kurds near border to fight IS group in Syria

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday on their way to Syria to ...

Syria’s 3 ½-year conflict roiling the economy

Syria's 3 ½-year conflict roiling the economy

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The middle-aged salesman sat glumly among an array of shorts, khaki leisure suits bedecked with gold belts and ...


National

Democrats in tight New England governor races

Democrats in tight New England governor races

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Facing a darkening political climate, Democrats are locked in competitive governor races across New England as Republicans push their midterm offensive into one of the nation’s…
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Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

Medicare paid for meds after patients were dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog agency says Medicare’s prescription drug program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem apparently started with a bureaucratic rule…
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International

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

UNDATED (AP) — With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria , but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes…
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Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

Protests push Burkina Faso president from power

OUAGADOUGOU , Burkina Faso (AP) — Anti-government protesters gathered again Friday morning in Burkina Faso’s capital. The crowds used violent demonstrations Thursday to prevent the parliament from voting to allow…
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Science & Technology

Sony’s quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

Sony’s quarterly loss balloons on mobile woes

TOKYO (AP) — Sony Corp. says losses for July-September ballooned to 136 billion yen ( $1.2 billion ) as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company’s troubled mobile phone division reported…
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Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter…
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Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

Israeli official: Gas attacks continue in Syria

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s defense chief says Syrian armed forces have continued to use poison gases against civilians. Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon (MOH’-shuh YAH’-uh-lohn) was asked at a…
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Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

Dempsey: Military has job despite withdrawal talk

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – America’s top military officer said Wednesday the U.S. threat to withdraw all troops out of Afghanistan if no security pact is signed may encourage the…
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AP NewsBreak: Albuquerque police reforms ordered

AP NewsBreak: Albuquerque police reforms ordered

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice and New Mexico’s largest city are expected to make an announcement about reforms into the troubled Albuquerque police force. City and…
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Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost

Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket lost

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying…
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Kurdish official blames Turkey for peshmerga delay

Kurdish official blames Turkey for peshmerga delay

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish official in the Syrian border town of Kobani says the 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled town the day before have…
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AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints

AP EXCLUSIVE: Military sex survey draws complaints

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shocked and offended by explicit questions, some U.S. servicemen and women are complaining about the military’s new sexual-assault survey that hundreds of thousands were asked to complete.…
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