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Obama chides Huckabee, Trump, Cruz for ‘ridiculous,’ ‘sad’ remarks on campaign trail

Obama chides Huckabee, Trump, Cruz for 'ridiculous,' 'sad' remarks on campaign trail

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on ...


National

US Dollar Extends Gain As Strong GDP Supports Fed Rate Hike Prospectus

US Dollar Extends Gain As Strong GDP Supports Fed Rate Hike Prospectus

CANBERA (Alliance News) – The US dollar continued to be firmer against its most major opponents on Thursday, as the US economic growth accelerated in the second quarter, backing hopes…
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Japan to send gov’t rep to OSCE monitoring cease-fire in Ukraine

Japan to send gov’t rep to OSCE monitoring cease-fire in Ukraine

Japan will send a Foreign Ministry employee to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe from Monday to help the entity in its task of monitoring the cease-fire in…
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International

The Latest: Coast Guard search for teens to continue

The Latest: Coast Guard search for teens to continue

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The latest on the search for the two Florida teens who went missing while on a fishing trip off Florida’s Atlantic coast: 9:45 a.m.…
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Boy who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant

Boy who lost hands to infection gets double-hand transplant

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who lost his hands and feet to a serious infection has become the youngest patient to receive a double-hand transplant, surgeons said Tuesday. Zion…
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Science & Technology

Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick

Toyota robot can pick up after people, help the sick

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Toyota’s new robot that glides around like R2-D2 is devoted to a single task: picking things up. HSR, short for “human support robot,” comes with a…
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Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround

Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround

HELSINKI (AP) — Telecommunications and wireless equipment maker Nokia Corp. says second-quarter net profit was €347 million euros ($383 million), with growth particularly strong in its core networks division. Overall…
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3 Turkish soldiers, 1 Kurdish guerrilla killed in alleged PKK attack

3 Turkish soldiers, 1 Kurdish guerrilla killed in alleged PKK attack

Istanbul, Jul 30 (EFE) .- Three Turkish soldiers and a suspected member of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, were killed on Thursday in an attack thought to have been…
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Al-Nusra Front captures leader of U.S.-backed Syrian rebel group

Al-Nusra Front captures leader of U.S.-backed Syrian rebel group

The al-Nusra Front, an al-Qaida affiliate, has captured the leader and several members of Division 30, a U.S.-backed rebel group in Syria. The al-Nusra Front is accused of abducting Nadim…
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Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison…
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Lion-hunting is legal in parts of Africa despite concern

Lion-hunting is legal in parts of Africa despite concern

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It is, for some well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the so-called “Big Five” animals whose habitats are…
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Abe envoy seeks Mongolia’s support on N. Korea abductions

Abe envoy seeks Mongolia’s support on N. Korea abductions

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s special envoy on Thursday sought Mongolia’s support for Japan in resolving the long-stalled abduction issue with North Korea. Former Liberal Democratic Party Secretary General Tsutomu…
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The Latest: French helicopter joins search over Reunion

The Latest: French helicopter joins search over Reunion

PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A French law…
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