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Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Amnesty International has accused the militant Islamic State group of carrying out a systematic campaign of mass killings, abductions ...

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama , faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine , is putting the brakes ...

Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

Ukraine, NATO, US: Russian forces inside Ukraine

NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — The strategically positioned southeastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk appears firmly under the control of Russia -backed separatists as ...

UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

UN panel: Crimes against humanity spread in Syria

GENEVA (AP) — The independent U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes says the Islamic State group has committed crimes against humanity with ...


National

Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

Alaska Senate hopefuls pull ads mentioning deaths

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Television ads in the Alaska U.S. Senate race have been pulled by both parties’ candidates after complaints from the family of two slaying victims. U.S. Sen.…
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350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S.…
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International

Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive

Attorney: Detroit needs debt plan to survive

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city’s bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in…
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Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) — Police reports released Tuesday say a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting…
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Science & Technology

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

Home Depot probes possible credit card data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot is investigating a potential credit card data breach. The Atlanta home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it’s looking into “unusual activity”…
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Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant’s U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure. Alibaba’s…
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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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Ill UK boy’s parents freed from custody in Spain

Ill UK boy’s parents freed from custody in Spain

LONDON (AP) — U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says it is inappropriate to throw the full weight of the law at a family who spirited their ill 5-year-old child…
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30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A spokesman says more than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 are still being sought. Tennessee Department of Children’s Services spokesman…
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Police: Slaying of teen whose body burned random

Police: Slaying of teen whose body burned random

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A coroner says a high school freshman whose badly burned body was found in an Indianapolis backyard Sunday died of asphyxiation. Marion County Chief Deputy Coroner Alfarena…
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US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

US eating habits improve a bit _ except among poor

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans’ eating habits have improved — except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food…
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