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Iran, 6 powers move closer to nuclear talks deal

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and the U.S. have tentatively agreed on a formula that Washington hopes will reduce Tehran's ability to make nuclear arms by committing it to ship to Russia much of the material needed for such weapons, diplomats say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

HONOLULU (AP) — Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North's defense industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyberattack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber community, the U.S. insisted that North Korea was to blame.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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4 large objects detected in AirAsia wreckage hunt

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials said Saturday that they were confident wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 had been located after sonar equipment detected four massive objects on the ocean floor.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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Migrants: Smugglers wore hoods before leaving ship

ROME (AP) — Syrian migrants have told Italian investigators their smugglers aboard a cargo ship wore hoods to avoid identification before abandoning the helm in choppy Mediterranean waters.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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Police: Girl, 7, survives Ky. plane crash; police ID 4 dead

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrived at the scene of a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived after it killed four members of her family.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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51 years after wreck, 7-inch car part found in arm

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — Fifty-one years ago, Arthur Lampitt of Granite City, Illinois, smashed his 1963 Thunderbird into a truck. This week during surgery in suburban St. Louis, a 7-inch turn signal lever from that T-Bird was removed from his left arm.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015

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Mario Cuomo, a giant in NY, liberal politics, dies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Mario Cuomo had a loud and liberal voice that inspired a generation of politicians to turn to public service, and a story of humble beginnings that he wove into calls for social justice during his three terms as New York governor and years as a national figure and hesitant presidential candidate.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015

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Some AirAsia victims found belted in seats

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — After nearly a week of searching for the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, rescue teams battling monsoon rains had their most successful day yet on Friday, more than tripling the number of bodies pulled from the Java Sea, some still strapped to their seats.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015

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