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UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously endorsed the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015

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5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 July 2015

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South Africans celebrate International Nelson Mandela Day

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans honored the 67 years of former president Nelson Mandela's service to the country with 67 minutes of charity and community action around the country on his birthday Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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'Beautiful eye candy': Frozen plains in Pluto's heart

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Vast frozen plains exist next door to Pluto's big, rugged mountains sculpted of ice, scientists said Friday, three days after humanity's first-ever flyby of the dwarf planet.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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Costly Spanish 'ghost airport' gets 1 meager bid at auction

 

MADRID (AP) — One of Spain's "ghost airports" — expensive projects that were virtually unused — received just one bid in a bankruptcy auction after costing some 1.1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) to build. The buyer's offer: 10,000 euros.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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US gov't asked Mexico to extradite drug lord before escape

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just weeks before Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sneaked out of a maximum security prison in Mexico, the U.S. government had requested formally that the drug kingpin be sent to the United States to stand trial on a variety of drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said on Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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For candidates, revoking Iran deal easier to pledge than do

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unhappy with President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran? Republicans running for the White House are vowing to rescind the agreement, some on their first day in office.

But it may not be that easy.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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Iran says nuke deal won't change its US policy

 

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said a historic nuclear deal with world powers reached this week won't change Iran's policy towards the "arrogant" government of the United States.

Last Updated on Saturday, 18 July 2015

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