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Tim Cook: ‘I’m proud to be gay’

Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek , Cook ...

Iraqi Kurds near border to fight IS group in Syria

Iraqi Kurds near border to fight IS group in Syria

SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday on their way to Syria to ...

Syria’s 3 ½-year conflict roiling the economy

Syria's 3 ½-year conflict roiling the economy

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The middle-aged salesman sat glumly among an array of shorts, khaki leisure suits bedecked with gold belts and ...

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Profiting from failure

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Profiting from failure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army's troubled $5 billion intelligence fusion network has been a source of lucrative contracts for companies whose ...


National

Christie hopes for ‘big, fat blowout’ for Branstad

Christie hopes for ‘big, fat blowout’ for Branstad

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is giving a final boost to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s re-election bid. The potential presidential contender spoke Thursday night to about…
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Burkina Faso president won’t resign after protests

Burkina Faso president won’t resign after protests

OUAGADOUGOU , Burkina Faso (AP) — Protesters surged passed police lines and broke into Burkina Faso’s parliament ahead of a vote to allow the president to seek another term next…
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International

AP Interview: Dissident forced to leave Vietnam

AP Interview: Dissident forced to leave Vietnam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of Vietnam’s most prominent dissidents said he was asked to sign a form seeking a pardon for spreading “propaganda against the state” before his release…
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Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say the “real work” will start Friday to recover the remains of four people who died when a small plane crashed into a building at…
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Science & Technology

Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

Samsung vows changes after mobile profit plunges

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed Thursday to overhaul its handset lineup after profit from those devices tumbled last quarter…
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Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he’s gay

Apple CEO publicly acknowledges that he’s gay

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s proud to be gay. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek , Cook says that while he never denied his…
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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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Japan expands stimulus to spur recovery

Japan expands stimulus to spur recovery

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s central bank says it is expanding its asset purchases to inject more money into the economy and shore up sagging growth. The Bank of Japan said…
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Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola

Life goes on for nurse in standoff over Ebola

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — The nurse who’s become the public face of health care volunteers who’re being scrutinized upon returning from West Africa is doing cleaning and laundry while…
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Former NBA player to argue for conviction reversal

Former NBA player to argue for conviction reversal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme is due in court to argue for a new trial. Tate George has accused the…
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Hong Kong protesters: Images of determination

Hong Kong protesters: Images of determination

HONG KONG (AP) — On the evening of Sept. 28 , Hong Kong police struggling to hold back thousands of democracy protesters unleashed dozens of rounds of tear gas in…
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