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N. Korea warns of danger of war over U.S.-S. Korea military drills

N. Korea warns of danger of war over U.S.-S. Korea military drills

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong on Tuesday described the current joint military drills involving South Korea and the United States ...

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress

DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The District of Columbia defied threats from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing possession of marijuana after a ...

U.S. official warns of antisatellite weapons threat from China

U.S. official warns of antisatellite weapons threat from China

The United States and Japan need to work together to cope with the "pressing" threat of antisatellite weapons from China, a senior ...

Ka-ching: Euro exit would cost Greece dear, shake eurozone

Ka-ching: Euro exit would cost Greece dear, shake eurozone

So what would it cost if Greece left the euro? As European policymakers struggle to reach a deal to keep the country from ...


National

Libya Peace Talks To Resume In Morocco This Week

Libya Peace Talks To Resume In Morocco This Week

Cairo (Alliance News) – Peace talks between Libya’s rival factions are to resume in Morocco later this week, the United Nations announced Tuesday. The UN mission to Libya said that…
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U.N.-Cambodia tribunal charges 2 more ex-Khmer Rouge cadres

U.N.-Cambodia tribunal charges 2 more ex-Khmer Rouge cadres

The U.N.-supported tribunal established for trying former Khmer Rouge leaders announced Tuesday that it is charging two new suspects. The Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia said in a…
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International

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former House Speaker Gordon Fox has agreed to plead guilty to charges of bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that…
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Greece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its toll

Greece poised for recession as uncertainty takes its toll

LONDON (AP) — Barely a year after emerging from a savage recession comparable in its intensity to the Great Depression in the U.S., Greece’s economy is shrinking again. The uncertainty…
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Science & Technology

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

BlackBerry offers new phones but turns focus to software

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry may be launching four new smartphones over the coming year, but the struggling company is staking its future on becoming a giant in software. CEO…
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WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona

WIRELESS SHOW PHOTO GALLERY: On the ground in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Couldn’t be in Barcelona this week? Here’s a look from the floor of the wireless show as gadget heavy weight Samsung released its fancy new S6…
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Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

Carson launches 2016 exploratory committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has created an exploratory committee to run for president, becoming the first high-profile Republican candidate to formally enter the 2016 presidential contest. Carson,…
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26 Insurgents killed in operation to rescue Shias kidnapped in Afghanistan

26 Insurgents killed in operation to rescue Shias kidnapped in Afghanistan

Kabul, Mar 3 (EFE).- At least 26 insurgents have been killed in an ongoing operation by Afghan security forces to rescue 30 people from the Shia community who were kidnapped…
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Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

Clinton used personal email account as Secretary of State

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official…
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South African firefighters battle wildfire for a third day

South African firefighters battle wildfire for a third day

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A wildfire burned for a third day around Cape Town’s Table Mountain on Tuesday, injuring a firefighter as it caused an explosion at a lodge, an emergency…
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Kyodo Top12 News (22:40)

Kyodo Top12 News (22:40)

———- Abe not aware of receipt of gov’t subsidies by 2 donors TOKYO – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has acknowledged that a Liberal Democratic Party local chapter he heads received…
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Democrat O’Malley keeps White House option, rules out Senate

Democrat O’Malley keeps White House option, rules out Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland’s former governor announced Tuesday he will not seek the seat of a retiring senator, keeping open his option of running for president in a Democratic primary…
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