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Convicted spy Ronald Pelton to be freed from custody

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former National Security Agency employee convicted of selling defense and communication secrets he gained during his career is to be released from federal custody 30 years after his arrest.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Violence flares as Kerry meets Netanyahu in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist rammed his vehicle into a group of Israeli soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint on Tuesday, wounding three, Israel's military said, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited for the first time in over a year, hoping to calm two months of deadly violence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Paris attacks: Suspect quizzed, Brussels still in lockdown

PARIS (AP) — French authorities on Tuesday questioned a top suspect linked to attackers who terrorized Paris, while Belgium's capital remained locked down under threat of a possible similar attack.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 November 2015

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Homicides of transgender women in US reach alarming high

For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Pfizer, Allergan $160B deal forms world's largest drugmaker

Pfizer and Allergan are joining in the biggest buyout of the year, a $160 billion stock deal that will create the world's largest drugmaker.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Obama tries to put human face on Syrian refugee debate

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Brushing off refugee worries at home, President Barack Obama crouched alongside migrant children on Saturday and declared they are the opposite of terrorists wreaking havoc from Paris to Mali. Working to put a human face on the refugee crisis, he said, "They're just like our kids."

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Police investigate New Orleans shooting that left 16 wounded

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police have been trying to figure out what sparked a gun battle in a crowded New Orleans park that left 16 people wounded and the mayor is calling on witnesses to come forward.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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Searchers pull bodies from rubble after Myanmar landslide

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Soldiers, police and volunteers pulled body after body from the rubble Monday, as the death toll from a landslide near several jade mines in northern Myanmar reached at least 113, a local official said. More than 100 others were missing.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015

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