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  • France joins fight vs. Islamic State

    PARIS (AP) – France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.More than a dec ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Question license plate scanners

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of mill ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Kenya: 1 year after attack, guards still unarmed

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — David Odhiambo was one of the blue-uniformed security guards tasked with protecting Nairobi's Westgate Mall one year ago when fo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to th ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Scotland picks U.K. over independence in referendum

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that sh ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Review: Larger iPhones eliminate reason to switch

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's easy to dismiss Apple's new iPhones as merely catching up to Android.After all, ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Yahoo rakes in another jackpot from Alibaba's IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Fake tweets stir debate about parody, lawsuit

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of b ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

    DENVER (AP) — A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • U.S. stocks climb higher in early trading

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is heading higher Friday as the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba prepares its stock-market debut. The Standard & Po ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Man faces arson charge in huge California wildfire

    PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of firefighters kept a huge and still-growing wildfire from burning homes in Northern California while a man with ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Search for ambush suspect centers on dense woods

    On the seventh day of a manhunt for a survivalist suspected of killing a state police trooper, scores of police were trying to flush him out of the de ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Florida felon kills his 6 grandchildren

    BELL, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a man with an extensive criminal record — he spent time in prison a decade ago after the shooting death of his young ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • NFL to partner with domestic violence hotline

    NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involv ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Senate ready to support Obama on rebel aid

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Eager to adjourn for midterm elections, the Senate steamed toward final congressio ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 1:15 am

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