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Attacks kill 10 people in Iraq

Bomb and mortar fire attacks killed ten people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been surrounded... Read more »

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Turkish security forces clash with Kurds

Turkish security forces on Sunday fired tear gas, water and paint pellets on dozens of Kurds in a village on the border with Syria, which tens of thousands of refugees have crossed to escape the... Read more »

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit. Read more »

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Egyptian military helicopter crashes, 6 killed

Egyptian state television says a military helicopter has crashed in an oasis province southwest of Cairo, killing six and wounding one. Read more »

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NASA's Maven explorer arriving at Mars after year

NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach the red planet late Sunday night following a journey spanning 10 months and 442 million miles. Read more »

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Pope Francis denounces perversion of religion for violence

Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal... Read more »

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It's not just young people — seniors struggling with student debt

Elderly Americans have more student loan debt than ever, and those who can't pay can have their retirement benefits garnished. Read more »

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Wife of British aid worker issues plea to Islamic State militants

The wife of a British aid worker held hostage by the Islamic State group has issued a statement pleading for the militants to release him and respond to her messages "before it is too late." Read more »

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'Maze Runner' races past 'Tombstones' with $32.5 million

The young-adult thriller "The Maze Runner" raced to the box-office top spot with $32.5 million, sprinting past Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Read more »

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Rebate or tax credit? Clean air proposal targets compressed natural gas vehicles

A Davis County lawmaker wants to make it easier for motorists to convert their vehicles to compressed natural gas by changing the financial incentive to a rebate rather than a tax credit. He also... Read more »

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Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their... Read more »

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House campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank

The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of... Read more »

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5 inmates flee prison in Haiti; 2 recaptured

Five inmates escaped from a prison in Haiti early Saturday, the country's second jail breakout reported in less than two months. Read more »

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Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday,... Read more »

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Politics and money: Highlights from August filings

The political parties, their campaign committees and some of their super PACs faced a Saturday deadline to disclose how much donors gave and how much operatives spent in August. Highlights from the... Read more »

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NATO chief: Ukraine has cease-fire 'in name only'

NATO's top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "cease-fire in name only." Read more »

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Ruby Dee memorialized in NYC with song and dance

Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a... Read more »

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Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. Read more »

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Guatemala clash over development plans kills 6

An argument among villagers over plans to build a cement factory and a highway erupted into a battle with guns and machetes, killing at least six people and seriously wounding dozens, authorities... Read more »

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Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N.... Read more »

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Associated Press Interview: El-Sissi, Egypt and the terror fight

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world's alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East. Read more »

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Second man arrested trying to enter White House day after fence-jumper made it inside

The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24 hours after a fence-jumper made it all the way into the building. Read more »

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Teams assess damage as California wildfire grows

Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California. Read more »

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2-day iHeartRadio festival kicks off on Las Vegas

Taylor Swift didn't divulge any more new secrets about her forthcoming album when she took the stage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, but the crowd's enthusiasm about her bouncy new... Read more »

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Police say motorist allegedly high on drugs hits trooper with car

Utah Highway Patrol troopers narrowly escaped injury Saturday when a speeding vehicle came at them on the freeway. Read more »

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