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Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500

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Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500 BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the U.S.-led coalition has launched airstrikes on an oil field in Syria’s eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq . The Britain -based Syrian…

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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg , and he entertained an audience of students with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin…

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Next Women’s World Cup a big chance for US soccer

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Next Women’s World Cup a big chance for US soccer AP Sports Writer The chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” can rev up again next summer. And this time, they won’t conflict with the workday. A year after the World Cup transformed…

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Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

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Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted…

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Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives

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Corporate giants funding state ballot initiatives WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters may not know it, but the millions of dollars paying for ads on ballot measures they will consider next month come from large companies and national…

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USDA brings indoor plumbing to Alaska village

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USDA brings indoor plumbing to Alaska village ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and…

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GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola

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GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they’re not so sure their local hospital…

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3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings

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3 states deny gay unions despite appellate rulings WASHINGTON (AP) — The writing is on the wall for gay marriage bans in Kansas , Montana and South Carolina after federal appeals courts that oversee those states have made…

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Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction

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Olympic hero Rulon Gardner mementos up for auction Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mementos from the career of Olympic hero Rulon Gardner , including a USA Wrestling robe and a commemorative ring, will be auctioned off…

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‘Outsourcing’ changes Georgia race in closing days

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‘Outsourcing’ changes Georgia race in closing days MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue’s career as a business executive, making a dispute over his role…

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