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5 suspects appear in Kenyan court over college attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan police have presented in court 5 suspects arrested in connection with the Islamic extremist attack that killed 148 people.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Police: 8 dead in home; generator found without gas

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — A man found dead with his seven children in a Maryland home where power was cut due to an outstanding bill had tried to keep the family warm with a generator, a relative said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Iraqi teams start exhuming mass grave of soldiers in Tikrit

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forensic teams in the newly liberated city of Tikrit have started exhuming bodies from mass graves believed to contain some of the hundreds of soldiers killed by Islamic State militants last year, a government spokesman said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 April 2015

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Giant atom smasher starts up after 2-year shutdown

BERLIN (AP) — The world's biggest particle accelerator is back in action after a two-year shutdown and upgrade, embarking on a new mission that scientists hope could give them a look into the unseen dark universe.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015

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Obama casts Iran talks as part of broader foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the Iran talks as part of a broader foreign policy doctrine that sees American power as a safeguard that gives him the ability to take calculated risks.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015

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After Tikrit victory, Iraq's new challenge: Win over Sunnis

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq won the battle to retake the city of Tikrit from the Islamic State group, backed by a coalition of the unlikely in Iranian advisers, Shiite militias, and U.S.-led airstrikes, but the country now faces what could be its most important battle: Winning the support of the Sunnis.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015

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Gunman in Kenyan massacre was government official's son

GARISSA, Kenya (AP) — One of the gunmen who slaughtered 148 people at a college in Kenya was identified Sunday as the law-school-educated son of a Kenyan government official, underscoring the inroads Islamic extremists have made in recruiting young people to carry out attacks against their own country.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015

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AP: US special ops forces skeptical women can do their job

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surveys find that men in U.S. special operations forces do not believe women can meet the physical and mental demands of their commando jobs, and they fear the Pentagon will lower standards to integrate women into their elite units, according to interviews and documents obtained by The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Monday, 06 April 2015

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