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US-led strikes hit IS group oil sites for 2nd day

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swelled the extremist group's coffers, activists said.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Rains bring big gains against California wildfire

PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Helpful rains and more than 8,000 firefighters brought solid advances against a huge wildfire in Northern California as evacuations dwindled and the number of threatened homes was reduced from thousands to just a few hundred.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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FBI: About 12 Americans fighting in Syria, not 100

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. believes there are about a dozen Americans fighting alongside extremist groups in Syria, not more than 100, as has been cited for months.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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US considers new offer to Iran at nuke talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is considering softening present demands that Iran gut its uranium enrichment program in favor of a new proposal that would allow Tehran to keep nearly half of the project intact while placing other constraints on its possible use as a path to nuclear weapons, diplomats told The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Friday, 26 September 2014

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White House: Holder resigning as attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration's legal fight against terrorism and weighed in on issues of racial fairness, is resigning after six years on the job. He is the nation's first black attorney general.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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Hundreds protest Iran president outside UN complex

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds have gathered in New York City to protest Iran President Hassan Rouhani (hah-SAHN' roo-HAH'-nee) during his remarks before the U.N. General Assembly.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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Gas prices falling, headed below $3 in much of US

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country.

Last Updated on Thursday, 25 September 2014

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