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Former Major League pitcher becomes police officer
Former Major League pitcher becomes police officer

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ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A former Major League Baseball pitcher has hung up his jersey and become a police officer. Anthony Varvaro graduated from the...

Macedonia votes in early election

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SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonians will vote on Sunday in a general election called two years early in a bid to defuse a deep political crisis...

Indonesia nabs woman, others in thwarted Jakarta bomb plot

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police said they safely detonated a bomb in a neighborhood on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday after...

Adding 200 more troops to Syria, US deepens involvement
Adding 200 more troops to Syria, US deepens involvement

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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syria conflict, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Saturday he is sending 200 more troops...

Gunmen kill counterterrorism police officer in Pakistan

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say gunmen have shot and killed a counterterrorism police officer and wounded his young son in the...

Preparing for White House, Trump to attend Army-Navy game
Preparing for White House, Trump to attend Army-Navy game

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NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation's most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual...

Russia accepts IOC plan to retest Olympic doping samples

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia says it will accept an International Olympic Committee plan to retest all drug test samples given by Russian athletes at the 2012...

Syria: Kerry, diplomats seek help for Aleppo's opposition
Syria: Kerry, diplomats seek help for Aleppo's opposition

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PARIS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and leading diplomats pleaded Saturday for safe passage for civilians and respect for Syria's crippled...

Arrest made in fatal shooting of Western Michigan student

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they've arrested someone in the fatal shooting of a Western Michigan University student. The person arrested...

The world's oldest known seabird is expecting _ again
The world's oldest known seabird is expecting _ again

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HONOLULU (AP) — The world's oldest known seabird is expecting — again. Biologists spotted the Laysan albatross called Wisdom at Midway Atoll National...

French government seeks extension of state of emergency

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PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says 17 attacks have been thwarted in the country so far this year and he is asking Parliament to...

Toll rises to 57 in suicide bombings in northeast Nigeria

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YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — An official says the toll from a double suicide bombing in a marketplace in northeast Nigeria has risen to 57 dead and 177...

Supreme Court weighs lawyers' actions in 2 death row cases
Supreme Court weighs lawyers' actions in 2 death row cases

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven years before Thomas Sims defended Sammie Stokes in a South Carolina death-penalty trial, he had prosecuted Stokes for...

Burundi recalls Belgium ambassador amid tensions

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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi's foreign minister says the country's ambassador to Belgium has been told to return home amid diplomatic tensions...

The Latest: IS says it shot down Syrian jet near Palmyra
The Latest: IS says it shot down Syrian jet near Palmyra

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The Islamic State group says it has shot down a Syrian warplane near the...

Greek ferry workers end 9-day strike

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek ferry workers have ended a nine-day strike, saying they did not wish to disrupt the holiday season, but promised to resume...

The 2016 Nobel Prize winners and their work

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STOCKHOLM (AP) — This year's Nobel Prizes will be handed out Saturday for ground-breaking work ranging from the development of the world's smallest...

South Korean leader's fall offers fodder for Pyongyang
South Korean leader's fall offers fodder for Pyongyang

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea, after following the travails of South Korean President Park Geun-hye with unconcealed joy, got off to a slow...

AP PHOTOS: Elephant breaks leg, dies after 3 months of care
AP PHOTOS: Elephant breaks leg, dies after 3 months of care

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BANGALORE, India (AP) — After an elephant broke his leg and was left to hobble around the backwaters of a reservoir in southern India, villagers and...

4 parties contending in Sunday's elections in Macedonia

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SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Sunday's early parliamentary election in Macedonia, held in the shadow of a massive wiretapping scandal, pits the governing...

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