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Facebook's privacy update: 5 things to know

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is once again trying to simplify its privacy policy, largely to address criticisms that it's too complex and lengthy for the average user.

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Hagel: Top-to-bottom changes needed in nuke force

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is ordering top-to-bottom changes in how the nation's nuclear arsenal is managed, vowing to invest billions of dollars more to fix what ails a force beset by leadership lapses, security flaws and sagging morale.

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US hits al-Qaida militants in Syria for third time

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. aircraft fired missiles at al-Qaida militants in Syria for a third time as part of the international campaign against Islamic extremists, American officials and a Syrian activist said.

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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said.

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Russia to G-20: We're here. So are our warships.

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Vladimir Putin is underlining his presence at a major summit of world leaders in Australia by stationing warships in waters off the country's northeastern coast, prompting the Australian prime minister to angrily accuse Russia of trying to reclaim the "lost glories" of the Soviet Union.

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Comet craft starts drilling; location still sought

BERLIN (AP) — A European probe has begun drilling into a comet to collect scientific data, but mission controllers said Friday that battery issues may make it impossible — at least for now — to access that information.

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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.

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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.

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