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Arrest linked to Boston bombing gun
Arrest linked to Boston bombing gun

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is believed to have provided the handgun used to kill a Massachusetts…

Costa Concordia's final voyage
Costa Concordia's final voyage

Italy’s Costa Concordia is ready to set sail on its final voyage as survivors look on, two-and-a-half years after the luxury…

Bloomberg: Lift Israel flight ban
Bloomberg: Lift Israel flight ban

US billionaire Michael Bloomberg is flying into Tel Aviv to show solidarity with Israel, calling for a US flight ban to…

MH17 black boxes to be examined in UK
MH17 black boxes to be examined in UK

The black boxes that could help reveal the pattern of events before the downing of MH17 in eastern Ukraine will be examined…

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AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts

NEW YORK (AP) Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events…

Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire

OLYMPIA, Washington (AP) Firefighters made progress Tuesday in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington…

Parts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague

BEIJING (AP) Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic…

Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

ATLANTA (AP) Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S…

Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense…

'Downton Abbey' back on Jan. 4 for season 5

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) "Downton Abbey" will be back for its fifth season on Jan. 4, but the return date for another…

China cracks down on online rumors, porn

BEIJING (AP) Chinese authorities have tightened already rigorous Internet controls by cracking down on online pornography…

Board puts soda tax before San Francisco voters

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2-cent-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on…

Government drafting birth control accommodation

WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives…

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Nathan Lane: Straight actors can play gay roles

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor…

Ban on male child carers considered

The South Australian government is prepared to consider radical laws, including banning men from working as child carers…

Another author boosted by 'Colbert Bump'

NEW YORK (AP) The "Colbert Bump" is becoming contagious. Edan Lepucki, whose novel "California" became a best-seller thanks…

Physician detained for defaming Ecuador president

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) Authorities in Ecuador say prominent physician Carlos Figueroa has been detained near Quito and sent…

Bomb talk suspect to plead to immigration charge

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (AP) A Moroccan man in the U.S. who authorities say expressed interest in using remote-controlled…

Qatar, Saudi rulers meet for Gaza cease-fire talks

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) For the first time since an unprecedented diplomatic rift among Gulf powerhouses, Qatar's emir…

Puerto Rico police probe deaths of 16 cats, dogs

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Police launched an investigation Tuesday into the deaths of at least 16 cats and dogs found…

Is this what brought down MH17?

Ukraine’s security services has released photographs and videos it says show Russian-made BUK-M1 surface-to-air missile…

A look at the Israeli-Egyptian closure of Gaza

About 1.7 million Palestinians, a majority of them refugees, live in one of the mostly densely populated regions in the…

Senate, House on collision course on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending…

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UAE plans first Arab spaceship to Mars in 7 years
UAE plans first Arab spaceship to Mars in 7 years

Having scaled the heights of Earth with the world's tallest tower, the United Arab Emirates is now aiming for the stars…

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Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion
Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion

Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over war-torn Syria…

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