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Days after militant attack, Pakistani university reopens

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Pakistani university where Islamic militants gunned down 21 students and teachers last week has reopened for classes amid tight security.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2016

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Air Force withheld nuclear mishap from Pentagon review team

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the spring of 2014, as a team of experts was examining what ailed the U.S. nuclear force, the Air Force withheld from them the fact that it was simultaneously investigating damage to a nuclear-armed missile in its launch silo caused by three airmen.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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Inmates rappelled from roof to escape California jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities are continuing to search for three inmates who escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail by cutting through half-inch steel bars and rappelling from the roof by a makeshift rope.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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Snowy East Coast digs out after mammoth blizzard

NEW YORK (AP) — Millions of Americans started digging themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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1 dead in listeria outbreak linked to packaged lettuce

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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Magnitude-6.8 earthquake hits Alaska, jolting nerves

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake knocked items off shelves and walls in south-central Alaska and jolted the nerves of residents in this earthquake-prone region. But there were no immediate reports of injuries.

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 January 2016

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Millions awake to more snow as blizzard barrels to the east

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people awoke Saturday to heavy snow outside their doorsteps, strong winds that threatened to increase through the weekend, and largely empty roads as residents from the South to the Northeast heeded warnings to hunker down inside while a mammoth storm barreled across a large swath of the country.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Michigan cooperative, confrontational with US on Flint water

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan's top environmental officer was by turns cooperative and confrontational with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, pledging to work together to ensure the safety of Flint's drinking water but challenging the legality and scope of some federal demands.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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