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Clinton defends herself on Benghazi as GOP probes her record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton firmly defended her record before, during and after the Benghazi attacks as she came face-to-face Thursday with the Republican-led special investigation of the 2012 violence in Libya, hoping to put to rest the worst episode of her tenure as secretary of state and clear an obstacle to her presidential campaign.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Teacher, student killed in stabbing attack on Swedish school

 

A masked man wielding what looked like a sword stabbed four people Thursday at a school in southern Sweden, killing a teacher and a student before being shot dead by police, authorities said. One student thought he was playing a Halloween prank.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Muslim spokesman: As boy departs, Muslims feel 'under siege'

 

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The decision by the family of a Texas teenager to move to Qatar is not surprising in light of lingering anti-Muslim sentiment that makes many U.S. followers of Islam feel as if they are "under siege," a spokesman for a national Muslim-American group said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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VW says newer motor may also have had trick software

 

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen said Thursday that the U.S. cars identified as having been fitted with software to cheat on emissions tests include some vehicles with a newer diesel engine.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Police: Man admits to road-rage killing of New Mexico girl

 

 

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man confessed to fatally shooting a 4-year-old girl while arguing with her father as the two men drove down a freeway in separate vehicles, police said, without offering more details on what led to the apparent road-rage slaying.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Teen recounts deadly beating inside secretive church

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Called to a meeting in the sanctuary of their church, teenage brothers Christopher and Lucas Leonard were told to stand and answer for what they had done.

When the answers didn't come, the beatings began.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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In speaker bid, Rep. Ryan sparks debate on work-life balance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Paul Ryan is likely to become the next speaker of the House. He's already become an unlikely spokesman for balancing family life with work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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Bookended by tragedy, Biden's storied career nears the end

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's storied political career will come to an end much the way it started nearly half a century ago: shaped by crushing personal tragedy that shook his deep-seated confidence in his own ability to lead.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015

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