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Pakistani drone protesters block NATO supply route

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of people protesting U.S. drone strikes blocked a road in northwest Pakistan on Saturday used to truck NATO troop supplies and equipment in and out of Afghanistan, the latest sign of rising tension caused by the attacks.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 November 2013

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Guilty plea in bird deaths at wind farms a first

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at two Wyoming wind farms and agreed to pay $1 million as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 November 2013

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Somber nation marks 50th anniversary of JFK death

DALLAS (AP) — From a street in downtown Dallas to the shores of Cape Cod, a somber nation paused Friday to remember John F. Kennedy 50 years after the young, handsome president was gunned down in an open-top limousine.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Climate talks drag on without clarity on targets

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.N. climate talks ran into overtime Friday with more than 190 countries arguing over the building blocks for a new pact to slow global warming.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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50 dead in grocery roof collapse in Latvia

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Hordes of shoppers were picking up food after work in the Latvian capital when an enormous section of the supermarket's roof caved in. Firefighters rushed in to save them, only to be crushed themselves when a second part of the roof collapsed.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Philippine typhoon death toll rises above 5,000

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The death toll from one of the strongest typhoons on record has risen above 5,000 and is likely to climb further, although recovery efforts are beginning to take hold, Philippine officials said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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Syrian Muslim rebel groups say they have unified

BEIRUT (AP) — Powerful Syrian Islamic rebel brigades announced Friday their merger into a single organization, a step meant to hold off surging government forces and stop rival groups from seizing more opposition-held territory.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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State Dept: NKorea confirms it's holding American

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Friday that North Korea acknowledges it is holding an American citizen but hasn't granted diplomats consular access so the person's identity is not yet confirmed.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 November 2013

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