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Russian women on space test asked if they would miss men and makeup

 

 

MOSCOW (AP) — Before six Russian women began an eight-day simulation of a voyage to the moon, they had to answer a key question: How could they cope for such a long time without men or makeup?

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Prosecutor suspended after pulling gun on fake spiders

LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — An assistant prosecutor in West Virginia has been suspended after pulling a gun and threatening to shoot fake spiders scattered around the office as Halloween decorations.

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Saturn's geyser-spouting moon glows in close-up pictures

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Saturn's geyser-spouting moon Enceladus has a new portfolio, thanks to the Cassini spacecraft.

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Fans give Lego bricks to Ai Weiwei after firm declines order

LONDON (AP) — Ai Weiwei is taking on Lego, brick by brick.

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US commandos heading into Syria, White House says

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small number of U.S. special operations forces will be sent to northern Syria to work with local troops in the fight against Islamic State militants, the White House announced Friday, marking the first time Americans will be deployed openly on the ground in the country.

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2 Palestinian attacks, Israeli police say; 2 stabbers killed

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian stabbed and wounded an American man at a station of Jerusalem's light rail on Friday before he was shot dead by police, security guards and civilians, police said. An Israeli man was wounded in the cross-fire.

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Attack kills dozens in Syria as talks begin in Vienna

BEIRUT (AP) — A barrage of missiles slammed into an overcrowded suburb of the Syrian capital, killing at least 45 people on Friday, activists said, as world powers convened in Vienna for talks on how to resolve the country's conflict.

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Nations agree to restart Syria peace talks

VIENNA (AP) — The United States, Russia and more than a dozen other nations have directed the U.N. to begin a new diplomatic process with Syria's government and opposition with the goal of reaching a nationwide cease-fire and political transition.

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