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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

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, Minnesota

Michelle Obama rallies voters in Iowa, Minnesota

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama tried to give Democrats a boost in a key U.S. Senate race Tuesday, urging college students in Iowa to vote early…
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Brownback cites Wichita murder case in last debate

Brownback cites Wichita murder case in last debate

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback assailed Democratic challenger Paul Davis Tuesday as a liberal who would appoint Kansas Supreme Court justices overly sympathetic to violent criminals, and Davis…
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International

Kerry: US Congress important to Iran negotiations

Kerry: US Congress important to Iran negotiations

BERLIN (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Obama administration has no intention of cutting Congress out of the loop on any possible deal with Iran over…
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Century ago: Great War, great champagne vintage

Century ago: Great War, great champagne vintage

EPERNAY, France (AP) — Deep in the labyrinthine cellars of the Pol Roger champagne house, rows of century-old bottles caked in mold bear testimony to perhaps the greatest, and surely…
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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…
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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…
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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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HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HK protest talks show gap between students, govt

HONG KONG (AP) — On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

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…
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Pyongyang races to complete new airport

Pyongyang races to complete new airport

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang isn’t exactly an international travel hub. But attracting more tourists is one of North Korea’s top agenda items, so thousands of soldier-builders are working…
October 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover

Iraqi tribes in Abu Ghraib buck IS takeover

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq (AP) — The city of Abu Ghraib will never fall to the Islamic State group, Sheikh Khalil Ibrahim Haidan said, launching into discussion at his family farm.…
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