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Egypt strikes IS group in Libya after video of mass killing

 

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian warplanes struck Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday in swift retribution for the extremists' beheading of a group of Egyptian Christian hostages on a beach, shown in a grisly online video released hours earlier.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

PARIS (AP) — Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Copenhagen, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from the Israeli prime minister for a mass immigration of the continent's Jews, urging unity instead.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Drone on: US proposes rules for the era of drones

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drone on, the government says.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015

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Indian man slammed down after caller reported 'black guy'

MADISON, Ala. (AP) — A grandfather from India who was slammed to the ground by a police officer in a northern Alabama suburb had been singled out by police after a caller said a "skinny black guy" with a toboggan hat was walking in the neighborhood and peering into garages, recordings show.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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Hate crime prosecutions rare in NC, often difficult to prove

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Relatives of the three Muslim college students killed in North Carolina are pressing for hate crime charges against the alleged shooter, but legal experts say such cases are relatively rare and can be difficult to prove.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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Subpoenas arrive as Oregon governor announces departure

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political career.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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Vaccine opposition has ebbed and flowed over centuries

NEW YORK (AP) — They're considered one of mankind's greatest medical achievements, yet people have balked at vaccines almost since the time of the first vaccination — in 1796, when an English country doctor named Edward Jenner inoculated an 8-year-old boy against smallpox.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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APNewsbreak: Police foil plot to kill people at mall

TORONTO (AP) — A senior police official said that police foiled a plot by two suspects who were planning on going to a mall and killing as many people as they could before committing suicide on Valentine's Day in Halifax.

Last Updated on Saturday, 14 February 2015

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