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International charity's Afghan clinic bombed, 9 staff dead

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The international charity Doctors Without Borders said nine local staffers were killed when its clinic came under "sustained bombing" Saturday in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, where Afghan officials said helicopter gunships had returned fire from Taliban sheltering in the facility.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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A terrible shake, then roar as Guatemala slide kills 30

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of rescue workers using shovels and pickaxes early Saturday recovered four more bodies after a hillside collapsed above a group of homes on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital. The death toll rose to 30 amid fears that hundreds more could still be buried in the rubble.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Proposal would erase Confederate sign from Mississippi flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A new proposal seeks a statewide election on removing the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi flag. But it could be years before the issue gets on the ballot, and there's no guarantee voters would accept it.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Warren Jeffs' son opens up about secretive polygamous sect

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — As a young teen, Roy Jeffs would spend long days typing up his father's sermons while stuck inside a house in an Albuquerque subdivision where he and his mother were sent to live in hiding. In the middle of the night, the phone would ring. It was his father, polygamous leader Warren Jeffs.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Germany marks 25 years of unity, facing new challenges

BERLIN (AP) — Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east heading a country that increasingly asserts itself as Europe's political heavyweight — and now faces a new challenge in a refugee influx that will demand deep reserves of resourcefulness and patience.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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Obama says Putin wrong on Syria but no 'proxy war'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Moscow was strengthening its hand in the region. He vowed not to let the conflict become a U.S.-Russia "proxy war."

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 October 2015

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'We began to run': Students describe horror of shooting

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at a community college in this rural Oregon town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots. One witness said the attacker demanded to know students' religion before shooting them.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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A look at deadliest shootings on or near US college campuses

 

A shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, on Thursday left 10 people dead and seven wounded, authorities said.

A look at some of the worst shootings on or near college campuses in recent years:

Last Updated on Friday, 02 October 2015

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