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Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town

November 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Small Iraqi peshmerga force enters Syrian town SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Activists say 10 Iraqi peshmerga fighters have entered a northern Syrian border town, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way…

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Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions The explosion of Virgin Galactic’s passenger rocket is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the…

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Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying…

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Baker insists fish tale true, got some info wrong

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Baker insists fish tale true, got some info wrong NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Massachusetts governor Martha Coakley said Republican candidate Charlie Baker should answer “legitimate questions” about a story that nearly brought him to tears…

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Georgia, North Carolina midterms: Race matters

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Georgia, North Carolina midterms: Race matters ATLANTA (AP) — With Republicans confident of reclaiming control of the U.S. Senate , Democrats are looking to black voters in two southern states to help preserve their majority. Early…

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Experts: Rocket blast a setback to space tourism

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Experts: Rocket blast a setback to space tourism MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying…

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Ohio man held in North Korea hoped to aid church

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ohio man held in North Korea hoped to aid church LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An American who is back home after being detained for nearly six months in North Korea said Friday that he left a Bible in a nightclub…

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Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peshmerga fighters enter Syrian border SURUC, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish official in the Syrian border town of Kobani says the 10 peshmerga fighters from Iraq who entered the embattled town the day before have…

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Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Galactic has reported an unspecified problem during a test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying…

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Early votes exceed 15 million _ but who benefits?

October 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Early votes exceed 15 million _ but who benefits? WASHINGTON (AP) — Early votes soared past 15 million across 31 states on Friday, an outpouring that is giving hopeful Republicans as well as nervous Democrats cause for optimism heading…

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