Nation & World

Hotel cooks prepare annual diner for NYC homeless, wealthy
NEW YORK (AP) — About 500 people have attended an annual dinner prepared by luxury hotel cooks that brings together homeless and wealthy New Yorkers.
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The Latest: Police ID Officer killed in Colorado shooting
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):
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Hawaii-based longline fishermen allowed to keep catching ahi
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii-based longline fishermen have exhausted multiple catch limits for ahi this year, but federal regulators said Friday a new agreement will ensure the fish will be available in the state through the holidays.
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Seattle Black Lives Matter protest draws hundreds
SEATTLE (AP) — Hundreds of people marched through downtown Seattle streets and shops as part of a Black Lives Matter protest on Black Friday.
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Sandra weakens to tropical storm in Pacific off Mexico
MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Sandra is steadily losing strength as it approaches Mexico's Pacific coast.
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Connecticut dashcam video captures scary moment on highway
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state trooper's dashcam video has captured the frightening moments when two people involved in a car accident narrowly miss being hit by a speeding vehicle that suddenly careens off the road.
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Ex-inmate, beaten in 2012 by NYC jail guards, fatally shot
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City inmate who was hogtied and badly beaten by Rikers Island jail guards in 2012 has been fatally shot in Brooklyn.
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Police: 3 killed, 9 wounded in attack at Planned Parenthood
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire inside a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hours-long standoff that killed three people and wounded nine
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AP NewsAlert
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Police say 3 people, including 1 police officer, are dead in Planned Parenthood shooting.
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Law enforcement official says 1 police officer killed in attack at Planned Parenthood
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Law enforcement official says 1 police officer killed in attack at Planned Parenthood.
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In Uganda, pope honors Christian martyrs, meets youth
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honored by Francis in hopes of giving today's
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Gunmen mercilessly mowed down guests in Mali hotel siege
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The early breakfast crowd sipped coffee and picked at croissants in the Radisson Blu's dining room, swiping through emails and the morning headlines on their smartphones.
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Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey
ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and
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France honors attack victims in city subdued by mourning
PARIS (AP) — A subdued France paid homage Friday to those killed two weeks ago in the attacks that gripped Paris in fear and mourning, honoring each of the 130 dead by name as the president pledged to "destroy the army of fanatics" who claimed so
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The Latest: French court keeps 2 suspects under house arrest
PARIS (AP) — The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:
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The Latest: Russia supports closing of Turkish=Syria border
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.
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Likud lawmaker's antics make him bad boy of Israeli politics
JERUSALEM (AP) — Over the years, the Israeli parliament has seen its fair share of questionable characters. But it's unlikely anyone has ever been so perpetually engulfed in scandal in so short a time as freshman Likud lawmaker Oren Hazan.
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Strikes on IS city, focus of international campaign, kill 8
BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of airstrikes targeting the Syrian city of Raqqa, the headquarters of the extremist Islamic State group and the focus of an international military campaign, killed at least eight people, including five children, Syrian
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Look at key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh
NEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person and wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on foreigners, secular writers and members of the Shiite community in the Sunni
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2 Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli troops
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinians after they rammed their cars into soldiers in separate attacks in the West Bank on Friday as the country's defense minister urged Israelis to brace themselves for more violence, saying
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