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Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Mourners urge black Americans to take action

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown — recalling him as a "gentle giant," aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant targets there.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

 

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damaging the other in a further escalation of seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Amazon could be ESPN of video games in Twitch deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014

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Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

The American Heart Association's first policy statement on electronic cigarettes backs them as a last resort to help smokers quit. The American Cancer Society has no formal policy but quietly took a similar stance in May.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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American held in Syria freed after nearly 2 years

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. mourned an American journalist beheaded by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 August 2014

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