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Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

Iran president pledges to back Iraq amid attacks

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have killed nine people in Baghdad , the latest victims in near-daily attacks ...

Europe’s top powers deadlocked as economy sinks

Europe's top powers deadlocked as economy sinks

FRANKFURG, Germany (AP) — Europe's economy needs help — fast. Yet the two powers that could take action, the European Central Bank ...

UN rights chief: Ebola, extremists ‘twin plagues’

UN rights chief: Ebola, extremists 'twin plagues'

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s top human rights official says the Ebola outbreak and the Islamic State group represent "twin plagues" upon ...

What’s at stake in Iran nuclear talks?

What's at stake in Iran nuclear talks?

VIENNA (AP) — An Iranian nuclear agreement is the Obama administration's grandest foreign policy objective, a legacy-defining endeavor that holds the prospect ...


National

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is convening a meeting Wednesday with his new Ebola “czar,” Ron Klain , and other top aides. Klain is a former White House adviser…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More

International

Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn’t show if Brown went for gun

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two experts say Michael Brown’s official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range the day he was killed by a Ferguson…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
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URGENT

Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — An investigator with access to more witnesses and records than any previous probe of academic fraud at the University of North Carolina is…
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Science & Technology

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

Review: Better cameras, less glare in iPad Air 2

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — If I’ve seen you taking photos with a tablet computer, I’ve probably made fun of you (though maybe not to your face, depending on how big…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s music-subscription service will try to anticipate its listeners’ mood swings as it amplifies its competition with Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes…
October 21, 2014 | By | Reply More

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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…
May 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
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…
February 26, 2014 | By | Reply More

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Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
US increases security, though no threats cited

US increases security, though no threats cited

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military increased security Wednesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after fatal shootings at a Canadian war memorial and Parliament, even though…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Police say a man believed to be a member of the Canadian Forces has been shot at National War Memorial, and there are reports of gunfire…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress

Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and…
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