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Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty

 

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help from its allies in the Middle East.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016

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Police: 2 guns in Miss shooting that killed 2, wounded 4

 

Police say two guns were used in a shooting that killed two men and injured four people after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi.

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Winter storm threatens Cape Cod with up to 18 inches of snow

BOSTON (AP) — The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016

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TV producers may start making you wait for new shows online

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016

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Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits

DETROIT (AP) — One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been filed on behalf of people with Legionnaires' disease.

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Chicago teen's death shines light on police code of silence

CHICAGO (AP) — For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at the scene tried in their reports to cover up what prosecutors now contend was murder.

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Bosnian first-graders reach out to deaf schoolmate

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — When Mirzana Coralic asked the primary school in her Sarajevo neighborhood whether they would enroll her deaf son, teacher Sanela Ljumanovic volunteered without thinking much about it.

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Chinese visit temples, fairs to ring in Year of the Monkey

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and others around Asia flocked to temples and fairs to pray for good health and fortune on Monday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.

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