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  • Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai attack

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    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants. In thundering remarks delivered before cameras...

  • RI things to know: More debates, an Ebola recovery

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    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Outside money is flooding the governor's race, and the candidates are preparing to debate a few more times before Election Day. Here are a few things to know this week in Rhode Island: DEBATE THIS Democrat Gina Raimondo, Republican Allan Fung and Moderate...

  • Serena Williams gets chance to avenge Halep defeat

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    SINGAPORE (AP) — After Serena Williams' embarrassing defeat to Simona Halep in the WTA Finals group stage, the American narrowed her eyes at the post-match news conference and said she was looking forward to having a chance to avenge the loss. She didn't have to wait long. The pair...

  • Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games

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    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away. "Without the athletes, the games can't happen," he says in a recruiting...

  • BC-OLY--Rio 2016-Unpaid Labor

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    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian Olympic medalist Ricardo Prado is making a pitch with a deadline for signups just three weeks away. "Without the athletes, the games can't happen," he says in a recruiting...

  • Brazil's election: 'Ghosts' versus 'Monsters'

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    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The latest polls give left-leaning...

  • New England editorial roundup

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    Foster's Daily Democrat of Dover (N.H.), Oct. 22., 2014 President Barack Obama is correct in urging the nation not to give into hysteria over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the cases that have found their way to the United States. This does not mean, however, we should fail to...

  • BC-SKI--WCup-Women's GS,3rd Ld-Writethru

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    SOELDEN, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this season. The 19-year-old American, already dominating the women's slalom circuit for two years, clinched her first GS win Saturday, sharing victory with overall World Cup...

  • Botswana ruling party shows early lead in election

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    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The party that has ruled Botswana for nearly five decades has taken an early lead in the country's election. Preliminary results released Saturday by the country's electoral commission show the Botswana Democratic Party has secured a majority in council...

  • Air Force wants testing range expanded in Utah

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    PARTOUN, Utah (AP) — The U.S. Air Force wants to expand its test range in rural Utah so F-35 pilots have more room to train. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that (http://bit.ly/1pJbxyn ) Air Force officials told residents at a community meeting this week that no missiles or bombs would...

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