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  • Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West

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    UNDATED (AP) — With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil war. When it comes to the issue that has undermined the region — the survival or fall of Syrian President Bashar Assad — there is still no plan. And...

  • Russia: Natural gas will flow after Ukraine pays

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    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will resume shipping natural gas to Ukraine after Kiev pays off its first debt installment for past supplies of gas next week, officials said Friday. Alexei Miller, chief of Russia's state-controlled Gazprom natural gas giant, made the statement hours after...

  • Yemen's Shiite rebels give president ultimatum

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    ADEN, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels, who are in control of the capital, gave the president 10 days starting from Friday to form a government, hinting at a takeover attempt if their demands are not met. The Shiite group, also known as Houthis, rallied some 3,000 tribal leaders in...

  • South Africa: Suspect arrested in soccer killing

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    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, South Africa's national soccer team captain, authorities said Friday. The suspect, 25-year-old Zenokuhle Mbatha, will be held in custody until his next court appearance on...

  • Slain officer's handcuffs were ready for suspect

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    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police had a special pair of handcuffs set aside and ready for the man wanted in the fatal shooting of one of their troopers, Cpl. Bryon Dickson. They were Dickson's. After the 38-year-old trooper was ambushed outside his barracks on Sept. 12,...

  • 2 Arizona officers killed in car crashes this week

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    CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — A suburban Phoenix officer was fatally injured Friday when he was hit by a suspected drunken driver, becoming the second officer from the Chandler Police Department to be killed in motorcycle crashes this week. Officer David Payne, 37, was stopped at a red light...

  • Man swings ax at DC officer in unprovoked attack

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said. The officer was sitting in a marked police car when the man...

  • Judge suggests it's OK for Redskins to sue Indians

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    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise. Judge Gerald Bruce Lee suggested during a hearing Friday that it would be unprecedented to dismiss the team's lawsuit...

  • $2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death

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    NEW YORK (AP) — The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday. Jerome Murdough, 56, died in a mental observation unit on Rikers Island...

  • Chicago Marathon champion Jeptoo fails doping test

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    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Leading female marathoner Rita Jeptoo of Kenya failed a doping test a few weeks before winning her second consecutive Chicago Marathon, her agent and national federation said Friday. Agent Federico Rosa told The Associated Press that Jeptoo tested...

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