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1,600 Rohingya, Bangladeshi migrants rescued, others at sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Hundreds of migrants abandoned at sea by smugglers in Southeast Asia have reached land and relative safety in the past two days. But an estimated 6,000 Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar remain trapped in crowded, wooden boats, migrant officials and activists said Monday. With food and clean water running low, some could be in grave danger.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015

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AP Exclusive: Self-driving cars getting dinged in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 May 2015

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Liberia is free of Ebola, says World Health Organization

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days — twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease — without any new cases, the World Health Organization announced on Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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Pivotal case of missing NYC boy Etan Patz ends in mistrial

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1979 disappearance of a young boy that stunned the nation has ended in an agonizing stalemate, with just one juror unconvinced that a former stock clerk was guilty of the crime that has confounded authorities for decades.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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Storm-weary Oklahoma braces for more tornadoes this weekend

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — When spring arrives in Oklahoma and conditions are right for tornadoes, David Wheeler and his family don't take any chances.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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Surprising Ana becomes tropical storm nearing the Carolinas

MIAMI (AP) — Early surprise Ana muscled up to a tropical storm early Saturday as it plodded toward the Carolinas, threatening to push dangerous surf and drenching rains up against the Southeast coast as it made its appearance weeks ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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Police: 36 killed as 40 inmates escape in Iraq prison break

BAGHDAD (AP) — Forty inmates in a prison in eastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, have escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, authorities said Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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Dems, GOP ready to act if Supreme Court axes House districts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vulnerable House incumbents are fattening their campaign accounts as the Supreme Court approaches a decision on a case that could force legislatures to reshape congressional districts in 13 states or more, perhaps in time for next year's elections.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 May 2015

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