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Colombian mayor, city councilors charged with corruption

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Colombian mayor, city councilors charged with corruption Bogota, Jul 30 (EFE).- The mayor of Florencia, capital city of the southern province of Caqueta, was arrested Thursday along with her husband and 13 city council members on corruption…

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Jurors instructed on reasons to spare Colorado gunman’s life

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Jurors instructed on reasons to spare Colorado gunman’s life CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado movie theater trial received instructions Thursday before their next round of deliberations to decide if there are any reasons to override a…

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China expels former military leader from Communist Party over bribes

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China expels former military leader from Communist Party over bribes China’s Communist Party on Thursday expelled Guo Boxiong, a former top officer in the People’s Liberation Army, for taking bribes and decided to send him to military prosecutors, the state-run…

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APNewsBreak: Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas mother

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APNewsBreak: Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas mother LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and…

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US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

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US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Thursday to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine. The Treasury Department announced it had…

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Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

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Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff…

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7 Syrian rebels kidnapped in northern Syria

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7 Syrian rebels kidnapped in northern Syria Beirut, Jul 30 (EFE) .- Seven Syrian rebels, trained by the West to fight Islamic State, were kidnapped on Wednesday night by an Islamist faction in northern Syria, the Syrian…

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Defense secretary calls for review of security policies

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Defense secretary calls for review of security policies WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is directing the military branches to review security policies — including adding armed personnel — in the wake of the July 16…

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U.S. to deliver eight F-16s to Egypt to fight terrorism

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U.S. to deliver eight F-16s to Egypt to fight terrorism Cairo, Jul 30 (EFE) .- Eight U.S. F-16 warplanes will be delivered to the Egyptian air force on Thursday and Friday as part of Washington’s support for the fight against…

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Suspect in Montana family shooting is Wyoming 18-year-old

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Suspect in Montana family shooting is Wyoming 18-year-old HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have identified the person accused of shooting a family in Montana as an 18-year-old Wyoming man. The Park County, Wyoming, Sheriff’s Office says Jesus Deniz…

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