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  • Nigerian military repels Boko Haram attack on northeast town

    BAUCHI, Nigeria – Nigeria’s military Saturday repelled an attack on a northeastern town by Boko Haram Islamic extremists who, as they retreated, warne ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Fighting in Yemen kills 16 Shiite rebels, 10 Sunni tribesmen

    SANAA, Yemen – Heavy fighting between Shiite rebels and Sunni tribesmen in southern Yemen has left 26 dead, security and military officials said Satur ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Iran negotiator told to control temper in talks with Kerry

    TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's foreign minister has been told by the country's supreme leader to control his temper during nuclear talks with Western diplomats ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Study: Oklahoma's daily small quakes raise risk of big ones

    SAN JOSE, California – Small earthquakes shaking Oklahoma and southern Kansas daily and linked to energy drilling are dramatically increasing the chan ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • White-out conditions mean retail blues in New England

    BOSTON – New England is waist-deep in the white stuff and neck-deep in the red.Historic snowfalls ar ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Apples modified to resist browning receive federal approval

    WASHINGTON – Don't expect to see them too soon, but they could be coming to your local grocery store – two types of apples genetically modified to res ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Authorities: Man posed as fake twin to get out of tickets

    ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. – A New Jersey man posed as his fictitious, blind twin brother in a bid to delay court hearings on several motor vehicle summonses ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Cities take anti-extremism efforts to White House

    MINNEAPOLIS – Prosecutors and civic leaders from several U.S. cities will convene at a White House summit this week to discuss ways of countering viol ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Questions on plaintiffs unlikely to derail health lawsuit

    WASHINGTON – Despite questions about four challengers' legal right to bring their lawsuit, the Supreme Court probably will not be deterred from decidi ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Republicans say Obama giving immigrants ‘amnesty bonuses’

    WASHINGTON – Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama’s executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortun ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • 2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; at least 5 wounded

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark – A shooting at a free speech event featuring an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad and a second shooting hours later ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Geneva woman, suspect in Halifax mall plot, confessed upon arrest at Canadian airport

    TORONTO – Canadian police have foiled a plot by three suspects who were planning to go to a mall in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and kill as many people as t ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • UNC shooting: Hate crime prosecutions rare in North Carolina, often difficult to prove

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Relatives of the three Muslim college students killed in North Carolina are pressing for hate crime charges against the alleged shoote ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Subpoenas arrive as Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber announces departure

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirm ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Canada police: Geneva, Illinois woman plotted mass shooting at mall

    TORONTO — A 23-year-old woman from northern Illinois has been arrested in Canada on suspicion of plotting with another person to carry out a mass kill ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 9:46 am
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