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Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's forthcoming report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing ...

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

Obama visit to Asia seen as counterweight to China

TOKYO (AP) — President Barack Obama's travels through Asia in coming days aim to reassure partners about ...

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

Biden in Ukraine to show support as tensions rise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is heading to Ukraine to meet with leaders of the ...

Let’s defend ‘Obamacare,’ some Democrats say

Let's defend 'Obamacare,' some Democrats say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democrats say it's time to stop hiding from the president's health care overhaul — even in this ...


National

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

Spy plane outlasts Cold War, but not defense cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U-2 spy plane outlasted the Cold War and outlived its successor.
But defense cuts now threaten to knock the high-flying reconnaissance aircraft from the sky.
The…

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Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy

Brazil passes bill on Internet privacy

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s Congress has passed a bill guaranteeing Internet privacy and enshrining access to the Web.
The Senate passed the legislation late Tuesday, on the eve of…

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International

Poland holds 1st big security exercise in decades

Poland holds 1st big security exercise in decades

JASCE, Poland (AP) — Poland’s security services have begun their first major security exercise in decades, evacuating the Interior Ministry in Warsaw and rescuing three foreigners allegedly injured in a…

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Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

Greek milestone helps Europe put crisis in past

BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that governments across the 28-country European Union recorded lower budget deficits in 2013 amid lower spending and an economic recovery that shored up revenues.…

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Science & Technology

Splashy plan for pool in NYC’s East River unveiled

Splashy plan for pool in NYC’s East River unveiled

NEW YORK (AP) — Forget Jones Beach or the Jersey Shore. A design team says New York’s East River could soon be the place for summer fun.
The developers of…

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Apple offering free recycling of all used products

Apple offering free recycling of all used products

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centers with renewable energy to…

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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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Hagel seeks answers to military ethics crisis

Hagel seeks answers to military ethics crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday he sees no simple answer to why the U.S. military is suffering so many ethical lapses, but he vowed to get…

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France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

France unveils plan to stop youths joining jihad

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are taking steps to crack down on the flow of young would-be jihadis embarking to fight in Syria’s civil war.
The measures announced Wednesday by…

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Shakespeare’s Globe taking ‘Hamlet’ to 200 nations

Shakespeare’s Globe taking ‘Hamlet’ to 200 nations

LONDON (AP) — Four centuries after his death, William Shakespeare is probably Britain’s best-known export, his words and characters famous around the world.
Shakespeare’s Globe theater is setting out to…

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Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

Bomb, shooting in Egypt kills 2 police officers

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian security officials say a senior police officer has died after an explosive device placed under his car went off in a western Cairo suburb.
The officials…

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Pakistan’s army wants TV news channel shut down

Pakistan’s army wants TV news channel shut down

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani official says the army has sought to shut down the country’s leading Geo News TV channel.
The official, Fakhruddin Mughal , says a legal team…

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