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Israel lifts Muslim age limits for Jerusalem site

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Jerusalem holy site at the heart of recent tensions between Israelis and Palestinians was quiet on Friday, police said, after age restrictions for Muslim men who wanted to pray there were lifted for the first time in weeks, but minor clashes with Palestinian protesters continued in the West Bank.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014

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Drug maker arrested in India sterilization deaths

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women in a mass sterilization that left 13 dead, news reports said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 November 2014

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Gov't tells US drivers to get used to cheap gas

NEW YORK (AP) — Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Privacy protections unite carmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nineteen automakers accounting for most of the passenger cars and trucks sold in the U.S. have signed onto a set of principles they say will protect motorists' privacy in an era when computerized cars pass along more information about their drivers than many motorists realize.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Obama hears plea for patience from Myanmar leader

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Confronting suspicion that his county's shift to democracy has gone awry, Myanmar's president appealed for patience Thursday from President Barack Obama and pledged to keep chipping away at concerns voiced by the free world.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Lawmakers move to strip former Nazis of benefits

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation Thursday to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits, insisting American taxpayers should not be underwriting the retirement of anyone who participated in the Third Reich's atrocities.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Space agency: Comet lander ends up in cliff shadow

BERLIN (AP) — Europe's comet lander Philae has come to rest in the shadow of a cliff, posing a potential problem for its solar panels, scientists said Thursday as they published the first image ever taken from the surface of a comet.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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Response to Ebola needs flexibility, experts say

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Many beds are empty at newly opened Ebola treatment units in Liberia's urban centers because the outbreak is now flaring in more rural parts of the country. In Sierra Leone's capital, there aren't enough treatment units as the epidemic spreads there.

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014

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