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United States, India agree to boost anti-terror cooperation
United States, India agree to boost anti-terror cooperation

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NEW DELHI (AP) — The United States and India agreed Tuesday to boost counterterrorism cooperation by expanding intelligence sharing about known or...

Defense asks for venue change in ex-preacher's murder trial

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DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Kentucky preacher accused of killing three people are seeking a change of venue for their client's...

Ccourt: Gays can seek parental rights for nonbiological kids

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court has expanded the definition of parenthood by ruling that former same-sex couples have the right to seek...

Spain's acting premier launches new bid to take office
Spain's acting premier launches new bid to take office

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MADRID (AP) — Spain's acting prime minister opened a two-day parliamentary debate Tuesday in hopes of getting enough support to form a new government...

Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' deals
Iowa at center of debate over 'shadow insurance' deals

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create...

Ban Ki-moon tells Myanmar world concerned about Rohingya
Ban Ki-moon tells Myanmar world concerned about Rohingya

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NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has told Myanmar that the world is very concerned about the tens of thousands of...

French police officer wounded by knife-wielding attacker

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PARIS (AP) — French officials say that a police officer in the southern city of Toulouse has been wounded by a knife-wielding assailant.

Police...

IOC may consider suspension of Kenya's Olympic body
IOC may consider suspension of Kenya's Olympic body

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says it may be forced to consider sanctions against Kenya after its national Olympic committee was...

Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera
Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his...

Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera
Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house.

The...

The Latest: Bodies found in small plane pulled from La. lake

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on New Orleans plane crash (all times local):

9:40 a.m.

The New Orleans Fire Department says two bodies...

Student, 15, killed in Georgia school bus crash; others hurt

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VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A student has died after a crash involving a school bus and a semitrailer that also injured more than a dozen students on a...

Why the EU's tax probe of Apple and others is raising US ire
Why the EU's tax probe of Apple and others is raising US ire

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The European Union's crackdown on corporate tax avoidance has landed on Apple ; its antitrust regulator is demanding that the U.S. tech giant pay...

Ex-con linked to slain woman by DNA refuses court questions

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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An ex-convict linked to a slain woman through DNA testing is refusing to answer questions at a hearing that could free the man...

High-rise tower being built in Abu Dhabi catches fire
High-rise tower being built in Abu Dhabi catches fire

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A high-rise building under construction in Abu Dhabi caught fire on Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of the...

Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land
Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

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NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of...

Chicago mayor to unveil plan for new police oversight agency

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to outline his plan to overhaul the city agency that investigates police misconduct.

The...

Taliban appoint military chief as the new leader settles in
Taliban appoint military chief as the new leader settles in

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban have appointed a new military chief as the insurgents try to gain more ground in Afghanistan rather than talk peace...

Kosovo police detain 6 people over attack on parliament
Kosovo police detain 6 people over attack on parliament

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PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo police said Tuesday they have detained six opposition supporters on suspicion of involvement in a rocket-propelled...

Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Muslim pilgrimage
Egypt opens Gaza border crossing for Muslim pilgrimage

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas says Egypt has opened its border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days, allowing hundreds of Muslim faithful...

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