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  • Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said. The morning attack at the base outside the city of Mosul, about 360 kilometers (225 miles) northwest of...

  • Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    St. Cloud Times, April 16 Stronger bullying law should help schools While it's very encouraging the Legislature and Gov. Mark Dayton already this session have strengthened the state law about bullying in public schools, it must be noted the new Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools...

  • Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions

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    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    GENEVA — Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine. The agreement, reached after seven hours of negotiation in Geneva, requires all sides to refrain from violence,...

  • Little government response to bombing a year later

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — A year after homemade bombs ripped through the Boston Marathon, state and federal officials have enacted virtually no policy changes in response to the attack, a dramatic departure from previous acts of terrorism that prompted waves of government action. "There was a...

  • Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to win, despite suffering a stroke that...

  • Iraqi officials: Gunmen attack military base in the country's north, kill at least 10 soldiers

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials: Gunmen attack military base in the country's north, kill at least 10 soldiers.

  • 4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans. Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services...

  • Beaufort Marine unit returns from 9-month duty

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    MARINE CORPS AIR STATION BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) — A squadron of Beaufort-based Marines and their F/A-18 Hornet jets are returning from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East. Marine Corps spokeswoman Sgt. Marcy Sanchez says the Marines of Fighter Attack Squadron 312 are coming come...

  • Sweet Olive declared a nuisance

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The fate of the Sweet Olive, which took tourists on tours of the Mississippi River for nine years, is in the hands of Mack Varner, Vicksburg's Community Court judge. Community Development Director Victor Gray-Lewis said a hearing on the boat, which has been...

  • City of Shawnee finalist for military award

    Published: Thu, Apr 17, 2014

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The city of Shawnee in northeast Kansas has been named one of 30 finalists for an annual award honoring employers for their support of the National Guard and Reserves. The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that the Johnson County community is a finalist...

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