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Russia to G-20: We're here. So are our warships.

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country's northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the "lost glories" of the Soviet Union.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014

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Comet craft starts drilling; location still sought

BERLIN (AP) — A European probe has begun drilling into a comet to collect scientific data, but mission controllers said Friday that battery issues may make it impossible — at least for now — to access that information.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014

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Israel lifts Muslim age limits for Jerusalem site

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem holy site at the heart of recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians was quiet on Friday, police said, after age restrictions for Muslim men who wanted to pray there were lifted for the first time in weeks, but minor clashes with Palestinian protesters continued in the West Bank.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014

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Drug maker arrested in India sterilization deaths

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women in a mass sterilization that left 13 dead, news reports said Friday.

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Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

NEW YORK (AP) — Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Privacy protections unite carmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists' privacy in an era when computerized cars pass along more information about their drivers than many motorists realize.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Obama hears plea for patience from Myanmar leader

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Confronting suspicion that his county's shift to democracy has gone awry, Myanmar's president appealed for patience Thursday from President Barack Obama and pledged to keep chipping away at concerns voiced by the free world.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Lawmakers move to strip former Nazis of benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation Thursday to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits, insisting American taxpayers should not be underwriting the retirement of anyone who participated in the Third Reich's atrocities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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