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Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

9 hours 40 min ago
DETROIT (AP) -- Companies that insure Detroit's bonds are repeating their pledge to aggressively challenge the city's plan to get out of bankruptcy....
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Nigerian president meets parents of abducted girls

10 hours 21 min ago
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- President Goodluck Jonathan met for the first time Tuesday with parents of 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and dozens of classmates who managed to escape from their Islamic extremist captors....
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Despite crush of children, illegal immigration low

11 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children....
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2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

12 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S....
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Egypt calls for Israeli, Palestinian peace talks

14 hours 4 min ago
CAIRO (AP) -- The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence....
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American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

15 hours 38 min ago
The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel....
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Big milestone for Britain's little prince

16 hours 56 min ago
LONDON (AP) -- The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes....
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10 Things to Know for Today

17 hours 19 min ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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EU meets as some countries seek tougher sanctions

19 hours 40 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union foreign ministers are meeting to consider further sanctions against Russia because of the downing of the Malaysian jetliner, with Britain and some other countries demanding much tougher measures....
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Russians fed conspiracy theories on Ukraine crash

20 hours 7 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) -- An assassination attempt against Russian President Vladimir Putin. A desperate ploy to draw the West into the battle for Ukraine's east. A botched mission to commit mass murder against Russian citizens....
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Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

20 hours 17 min ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable....
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Genetic mapping triggers new hope on schizophrenia

21 hours 23 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scientists have linked more than 100 spots in our DNA to the risk of developing schizophrenia, casting light on the mystery of what makes the disease tick....
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US wants international push for Mideast cease-fire

22 hours 16 min ago
CAIRO (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support as he pushes for a Mideast cease-fire, but he acknowledges the differences between Israel and Hamas run very deep and must be addressed in any long-term solution....
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Thomas Berger, 'Little Big Man' author, dead at 89

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:07pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn "Little Big Man" and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89....
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Friends: Man in NYC chokehold case 'gentle giant'

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:54pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Eric Garner was a familiar figure on the streets near Staten Island's ferry docks: to his friends, a congenial giant with a generous gesture or a calming word; to police, a persistent face of the small-time crime of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 9:01pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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Jeter turns small part of attention to business

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:38pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pedestrians craned their necks as Derek Jeter stood in front of a food truck parked across the street from Central Park....
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Vital evidence feared withheld by Ukraine's rebels

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:22pm
LONDON (AP) -- "What exactly are they trying to hide?" President Barack Obama asked Monday as he demanded that Ukrainian rebels give investigators access to the wreckage of the downed jetliner....
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Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:45pm
Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel....
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Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 5:42pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Monday ordered employment protection for gay and transgender employees who work for the federal government or for companies holding federal contracts, telling advocates he embraced the "irrefutable rightness of your cause."...
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