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Hillary Clinton in Iowa stirs 2016 speculation

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:18pm
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over "the guardians of gridlock" in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive....
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Public housing safety policy can hit whole family

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:06pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wanda Coleman sits in the New York City public housing apartment where she's lived for 25 years, surrounded by empty rooms, bare walls and suitcases lined up by the front door....
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10 Things to Know for Monday

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:00pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:...
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Iowa Democrats react to Hillary Rodham Clinton

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:55pm
INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa Democrats gave a warm welcome Sunday to Hillary Rodham Clinton at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual fundraiser. But not all party loyalists from the early-voting state were ready to hand her the 2016 presidential nomination just yet....
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Sweden shifts to left in parliamentary election

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:37pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's Social Democrats were poised to return to power after a left-leaning bloc defeated the center-right government in a parliamentary election Sunday that also saw strong gains by an anti-immigration party....
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Britain mourns slain hostage; another under threat

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 6:11pm
LONDON (AP) -- Now it's Britain's turn to mourn....
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Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:45pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes....
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US man in North Korea given 6 years of hard labor

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:47am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor....
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Greg Norman recovering from chain-saw accident

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:18am
ATLANTA (AP) -- Greg Norman is recovering from a chain saw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humor....
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Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 10:34am
When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic....
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Holocaust experts work to preserve WWII-era items

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 9:59am
JERUSALEM (AP) -- With survivors dying in growing numbers and their live testimonies soon to be a thing of the past, Holocaust commemoration efforts are increasingly focused around preserving the belongings that contain their stories....
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Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 8:56am
LONDON (AP) -- Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London....
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Islamic State group's war chest is growing daily

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:46am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts....
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40 'I'do's' at Vatican as Pope marries 20 couples

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:24am
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Forty "I do's" - or "Si" in Italian - were pronounced in St. Peter's Basilica Sunday as Pope Francis married 20 couples, with one bride already a mother....
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Skin shocks used at Mass. school draw FDA look

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 7:22am
CANTON, Mass. (AP) -- Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth....
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Turkey seeks behind-scene role in NATO coalition

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 5:56am
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Turkey is the big Muslim power that sits atop raging conflicts in Iraq and Syria, so it might be expected to take a leading role in the NATO coalition announced this month to take on the Islamic State group....
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Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 4:45am
LONDON (AP) -- How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline....
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An emotional Beyonce, Jay Z end tour in Paris

Sun, 09/14/2014 - 12:16am
PARIS (AP) -- An emotional Beyonce was in tears as she and husband Jay Z wrapped up their "On the Run" stadium tour Saturday night in Paris, where the duo said they got engaged years ago....
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Obama condemns beheading of Briton by extremists

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Saturday condemned as a "barbaric murder" the slaying of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State extremists....
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Video shows slaying of British aid worker

Sat, 09/13/2014 - 11:05pm
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."...
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