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  • Smugglers offer $20 passage from Turkey to Syria

    ONCUPINAR, Turkey – The Turkish border crossing of Oncupinar, an hour’s drive from the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo, is a chaotic buzz of people wa ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

    OTTAWA, Ontario – Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Egypt declares emergency in northern Sinai after coordinated attack

    EL-ARISH, Egypt – A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops Friday, making it the deadliest single ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • UK rejects EU demand for more money

    BRUSSELS – British Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Friday he would not pay a European Union bill for an additional $2.65 billion contribution to ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Putin accuses U.S. of undermining global stability

    MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin of Russia said Friday that the world is becoming an increasingly dangerous place because of U.S. attempts to enforce ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey – New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • China launches moon orbiter

    BEIJING – China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned re ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

    SALT LAKE CITY – The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men’s wives duri ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

    NEW YORK – A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim con ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • N.Y., N.J. order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    NEW YORK – Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day qu ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • U.S. Chamber on sidelines in Ga. race

    WASHINGTON – The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of the Senate wit ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • GOP candidates treading gingerly on climate change

    WASHINGTON – Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good po ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Students: Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. – A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened f ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:31 am
  • Police: 1 dead besides Washington school shooter

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. – Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Schultz: Twerk on, sisters

    The first time I saw the video of Miley Cyrus “twerking” with Robin Thicke...Let’s start over.I can’ ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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