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British DJ found guilty of indecent assault
British DJ found guilty of indecent assault

Former British DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found guilty of indecent assault. The ex-Top of the Pops presenter was cleared…

Cameron's catty comment about Queen
Cameron's catty comment about Queen

It was a friendly chat between British PM David Cameron and ex-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg - which happened to pick…

1.4 million Ebola cases by January
video 1.4 million Ebola cases by January

New estimates by the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically, the CDC says…

 Iraqi neighbourhood holds out against jihadists
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Caught between jihadists and the Tigris River, residents of one neighbourhood in a Sunni town in Iraq have taken up arms…

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US says airstrikes may have 'disrupted' plotting

WASHINGTON (AP) There is no indication of advanced al-Qaida or Islamic State group terror plotting inside the United States…

Tribes from US, Canada sign bison treaty

BILLINGS, Montana (AP) Native tribes from the U.S. and Canada signed a treaty Tuesday establishing an inter-tribal alliance…

Puerto Rico policeman charged in death of driver

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Authorities in Puerto Rico have charged a police officer with negligent homicide following the…

Leonardo restoration shows new detail, color

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) An ongoing restoration of one of Leonardo da Vinci's most famous works, "Adoration of the Magi," has…

Sheriff's deputies sentenced for blocking probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) Six current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, sergeants and lieutenants were sentenced…

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday

Grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria rattled global stock markets on Tuesday. Most of the damage was felt…

US calls for NKorea to shut 'evil' prison camps

NEW YORK (AP) U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for North Korea to shut down its "evil system" of prison…

Arab states single out Israel at IAEA

VIENNA (AP) Arab countries have circulated a resolution at a nuclear meeting that singles out Israel for special attention…

Texas immigrant center to hold up to 2,300

DILLEY, Texas (AP) Federal officials say a residential center that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will use to…

Wife of hostage held in Syria receives life plea

LONDON (AP) The wife of a British aid worker held hostage in Syria by the Islamic State group said Tuesday she has received…

EU increases Syria refugee aid by $280 million

BRUSSELS (AP) The European Union is increasing its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by 215 million euros…

Philippine leader questions intent of China ships

NEW YORK (AP) Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Tuesday his nation will stick up for its territorial rights…

Turkey considers military role against ISIL

NEW YORK (AP) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he is considering expanding support for Western and Arab…

NYC officials denounce anti-Islam transit ads

NEW YORK (AP) Elected officials and religious leaders from several faiths on Tuesday denounced anti-Islamic ads that are…

US: Syria failed to confront Islamic State havens

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The U.S. has told the U.N. secretary-general that airstrikes against Islamic State group strongholds…

3 suspects ordered held in Chile bomb attack

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Three members of an anarchist cell suspected in Chile's worst bomb attack in decades were ordered…

Mexico: 2 burned bodies found in congressman's SUV

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) Two charred bodies were discovered Tuesday inside a burned-out vehicle in which a congressman…

Venue change denied for marathon suspect's friend

BOSTON (AP) A judge on Tuesday denied a motion to move next week's trial for a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing…

Vatican puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arrest

VATICAN CITY (AP) The Vatican put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest Tuesday after opening…

J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

SEATTLE (AP) Prolific writer J. California Cooper, who was writing plays until Alice Walker suggested she switch to short…

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Space

SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport
SpaceX breaks ground on new spaceport

The commercial rocket launches that could begin as early as 2016 in the southernmost tip of Texas will be a critical step…

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Islamic state offensive poses problems for Turkey
Islamic state offensive poses problems for Turkey

Fierce fighting between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle…

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