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Paris attacks leave parents, schools with tough questions

BOSTON (AP) — The deadly attacks in France left schools and parents around the world grappling with what to say to children, and how to say it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Experts say states lack legal authority to block refugees

DETROIT (AP) — Governors across the U.S. have threatened to stop accepting Syrian refugees following last week's attacks in Paris, even as experts counter they lack legal authority to block the relocations.

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In signal to China, Obama to give 2 ships to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — With a towering warship behind him, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will hand over two ships to the Philippine Navy to boost its maritime security capabilities, in a bid to show the U.S. and its allies won't be cowed by China in disputed waters far off its coast.

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Paris attacks put GOP outsiders on the spot

 

ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican outsiders have been getting a pass on their limited grasp of foreign policy in the presidential campaign. That may be ending.

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Israeli leader approves construction in east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given final approval for the construction of more than 400 new homes in a Jewish neighborhood in east Jerusalem.

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Missouri would likely be alone with 10 percent black faculty

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If the University of Missouri succeeds in meeting a student demand for a faculty that's 10 percent black in two years, it will likely be alone among its peers.

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Wildlife workers free hungry bear's head from milk can

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — In an episode reminiscent of "Winnie the Pooh," Maryland state wildlife workers used an electric hand saw to remove a milk can that was stuck on the head of a bear.

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Johnson & Johnson multiple myeloma drug wins accelerated OK

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Johnson & Johnson drug won Food and Drug Administration approval Monday for treating the incurable blood cancer multiple myeloma in patients who've failed prior therapies and have few options left.

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