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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 ...

Hamas official: Cease-fire reached with Israel

Hamas official: Cease-fire reached with Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza police says Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City , with dozens ...


National

Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home

Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home

WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria…
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Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty

Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.…
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International

Australia condemns peacekeepers’ Syrian detention

Australia condemns peacekeepers’ Syrian detention

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said…
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Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

Ukraine says fighter jet shot down

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia -backed separatists in eastern Ukraine .…
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Science & Technology

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.…
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Nintendo launching ‘amiibo’ with 12 characters

Nintendo launching ‘amiibo’ with 12 characters

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to “amiibo.” Nintendo says 12 characters will be part of its upcoming toy-game line set for…
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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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Other Recent Posts

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

WASHINGTON (AP) — If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax…
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Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people. Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the Nangahar…
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Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional. The state has…
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Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is making a big effort to stop the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States , and has dramatically cut the number…
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