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For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection

For US allies, paradigm shift in intelligence collection

PARIS (AP) — Fearful of an expanding extremist threat, countries that for years have relied heavily on U.S. intelligence are quickly building ...

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Southern, Iraq (Apr. 2, 2003) -- U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Phiffer stands guard duty near a burning oil well in the Rumaylah Oil Fields in Southern Iraq.  Coalition forces have successfully secured the southern oil fields for the economic future of the Iraqi people and are in the process of extinguishing the burning wells that were set ablaze in the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multi-national coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.  U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Arlo K. Abrahamson.  (RELEASED)

White House hopefuls agree: Iraq war a mistake

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake. Politicians ...

O’Malley to announce presidential plans on May 30

O'Malley to announce presidential plans on May 30

BOSTON (AP) — Martin O'Malley plans to announce his presidential intentions on May 30 in Baltimore, a move that could present another ...

Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton defended his family's charitable foundation, saying there's nothing "sinister" about getting wealthy people to spend ...


National

Gunmen assassinate Somali politician in Mogadishu drive-by shooting

Gunmen assassinate Somali politician in Mogadishu drive-by shooting

Gunmen in Somalia shot and killed a member of the country’s parliament on Saturday, according to reports. Yusuf Dirir died after assassins in a minibus blocked his route and sprayed…
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Police officer killed in grenade attack in Colombia

Police officer killed in grenade attack in Colombia

Cali, Colombia, May 24 (EFE).- A police officer was killed and two others were wounded in a grenade attack in Tumaco, a city in the southwestern Colombian province of Nariño,…
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International

John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife…
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170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

170 kids on their own among migrants to arrive in Indonesia

KUALA CANGKOI, Indonesia (AP) — It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing…
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Science & Technology

YouTube’s 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

YouTube’s 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube’s legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet’s video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their…
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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star. Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women…
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8 FARC rebels die in military operation in Colombia

8 FARC rebels die in military operation in Colombia

Bogota, May 24 (EFE).- At least eight FARC guerrillas were killed and two others wounded in a military operation in the northwestern province of Antioquia, the army said. “In Alto…
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EDITORIAL: Remembering World War II veteran Red Madsen

EDITORIAL: Remembering World War II veteran Red Madsen

May 24–The primary purpose of Memorial Day is to honor those who have sacrificed their lives to defend this country. There have, though, been many millions of others who gave…
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Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

Clinton appears to rule out return of ground forces in Iraq

HAMPTON, New Hampshire (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she sees “no role whatsoever” for U.S. ground forces in Iraq despite setbacks in the struggle against…
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The Latest in Cleveland: Ohio governor praises protests

The Latest in Cleveland: Ohio governor praises protests

11:30 a.m. Gov. John Kasich has praised the mostly peaceful protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman charged in the deaths of two unarmed black motorists in a barrage…
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Irish gays wake up to whole new world: When’s the wedding?

Irish gays wake up to whole new world: When’s the wedding?

DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s gay citizens woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads. Many weren’t rising…
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Nigerian cell phone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down

Nigerian cell phone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s leading cell phone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel…
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