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Obama, Netanyahu look to mend fractured relationship

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will seek to mend their fractured relationship when they meet at the White House Monday, the first time they have talked face to face in more than a year.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Homelessness in Hawaii grows, defying image of paradise

HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before the city planned to dismantle her sidewalk home, Kionina Kaneso had no idea where she and her daughter and grandchildren would sleep.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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AP WAS THERE: 50 years ago, power failed across Northeast US

 

 

EDITOR'S NOTE: Subway riders stranded underground. Workers trapped between floors in elevators. Streets packed with honking cars and pedestrians, some panicked, some exhilarated. And illuminating it all, only the light of the November moon.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Japan its own enemy in push to improve cybersecurity

 

OKINAWA, Japan (AP) — Apart from rogue hackers, criminal organizations or even state-backed cyberwarfare units, Japan's businesses and government agencies are facing a unique cybersecurity foe: themselves.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 November 2015

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Myanmar's president says election results will be respected

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president said his government and the military, which gave up power only five years ago, would respect the results of historic elections Sunday that are expected to be won by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Carter watches from afar as his center monitors Myanmar vote

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Afflicted by cancer, former President Jimmy Carter won't be present for Myanmar's watershed election Sunday. But the center he founded will be there — monitoring a vote in a crisis-ridden corner of the world for the 101st time to ensure polling is free and credible.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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In Keystone snub, Obama tries to lockdown his climate legacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama chided Republicans and Democrats alike for treating the Keystone XL pipeline as a signal of whether the U.S. would seriously fight global warming. Now that he's killed the project, Obama is holding it up as Exhibit A as he works to lock in his environmental legacy with a powerful international climate accord.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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Gay Mormon church members say new rules are devastating

 

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In the past two years, Nathan Kitchen has revealed to his five children that he's gay, gone through a divorce with his wife and grappled with how to stay in a religion that doesn't condone his lifestyle.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 November 2015

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