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Iran rejects global strategy against extremists

PARIS (AP) — As diplomats from around the world sought a global strategy to fight Islamic State extremists, Iran ruled out working with any international coalition, saying it had rejected American requests for cooperation against the militants.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 September 2014

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Scottish independence could mean messy divorce

LONDON (AP) — How do you divorce after a 300-year union? It's complicated, and there is a deadline.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yahoo's free email service could have cost the company an extra quarter of a million dollars a day.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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Video shows slaying of British aid worker

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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N. Korea sentences US man to 6 years of hard labor

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court on Sunday sentenced a 24-year-old American man to six years of hard labor for entering the country illegally and trying to commit espionage.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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Police: Deadly ambush 'has touched us to the core'

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — With the deadly ambush on a state police barracks in the Pocono Mountains, law enforcement in eastern Pennsylvania went on high alert and officers from throughout the region, including New York and New Jersey, joined in a massive search for the shooter or shooters.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit their crime entirely outside the United States, they may be beyond the reach of federal prosecutors.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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