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NM teen pleads guilty to killing parents, 3 younger siblings

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico teenager pleaded guilty in the shooting deaths of his parents and three young siblings on Friday, more than two years after authorities say he opened fire at his family's rural home south of Albuquerque.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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College honors retired professor with 17 mph speed limit

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college has changed all the speed limit signs on campus to honor a retired mathematics professor who spent his career fascinated by the number 17.

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Racism, insomnia plague Syrian refugee family in Germany

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth in an occasional series focusing on how new arrivals are adjusting to life in Europe - and how Europe is adjusting to them. Some of the stories will focus on the path of the Habashieh family.

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Goal of getting US troops out of 2 wars eludes Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama leaves office in 15 months, he'll hand his successor military conflicts in the two countries where he promised to end prolonged war: Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Virginia quietly grants death row inmates new privileges

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Only a few months ago, the condemned men on Virginia's death row left their tiny cells just three days a week for showers, and an hour a day five days a week for recreation in a fenced outdoor cell. A sheet of glass separated them from family during visits.

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UAE to US lawmaker: We have a right to enrich uranium, too

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid fears of an atomic arms race in the Middle East, a senior United Arab Emirates official has told a top U.S. lawmaker that it too might seek the right to enrich uranium that Iran has asserted under the recently signed nuclear deal.

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Justice Dept. expands cybercrime reach into southeast Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is broadening its overseas efforts against cybercrime, for the first time stationing a legal adviser in Malaysia to help ensure that Southeast Asian countries have the laws and tools to fight hackers.

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Film by POW's daughter explores reconciliation with Japanese

TOKYO (AP) — As a child, filmmaker Jan Thompson wondered why her father would not talk about his experiences as a World War II veteran. She was angry when she finally learned about his suffering as a prisoner of war of Japan, and then started to speak up for him and his comrades.

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