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Putin: Ceasefire needed for Ukraine talks

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday an immediate ceasefire in eastern Ukraine is necessary to create conditions for talks.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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World honors D-Day's fallen, 70 years on

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Men who stormed Normandy's shore 70 years ago joined world leaders Friday in paying tribute to the 150,000 Allied troops who risked and lost their lives in the D-Day landings in Nazi-occupied France, in a day of international commemorations of history's biggest amphibious invasion.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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'Heroes' helped stop gunman at Seattle university

 

SEATTLE (AP) — When a lone gunman armed with a shotgun at a small Seattle university stopped firing at students to reload, another student pepper-sprayed him and subdued him with the help of others and prevented more deaths, police said.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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Man suspected of killing Canadian Mounties caught

MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — The man suspected in the shooting deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the wounding of two others in a rare case of gun violence in eastern Canada was arrested early Friday, police said.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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Engineer's 'switch from hell' began GM recall woes

DETROIT (AP) — Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."

Last Updated on Friday, 06 June 2014

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Dozens of new flora, fauna species in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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GM: Incompetence, negligence led to delayed recall

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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Obama: No apology for Bergdahl prisoner exchange

BRUSSELS (AP) — President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 June 2014

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