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It's time for 'Back to the Future' Day

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future is today — if "Back to the Future" is to be believed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Iran's top leader endorses landmark nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday endorsed a landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, but warned the government to be vigilant, saying the United States cannot be trusted.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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23andMe returns with FDA-approved genetic health tests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Genetic testing company 23andMe is reintroducing some health screening tools that federal regulators forced off the market more than two years ago, due to concerns about their accuracy and interpretation by customers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Top officials to announce effort to cut incarceration rates

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police spokesman says top law enforcement officials from around the country are set to announce their involvement in a new push to lower incarceration rates.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Obama to announce plans to fight heroin use

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will take steps to improve doctor training and ease access to drug treatment as part of an effort to help communities battling the scourge of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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UN chief urges calm amid Palestinian-Israeli violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for calm during a surprise visit to Jerusalem on Tuesday ahead of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, in a high-profile gambit to bring an end to a monthlong wave of violence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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US F-18 jet crashes in England, 1 person reported killed

LONDON (AP) — British police said one person was killed when a military jet crashed Wednesday near an air base. The U.S. Embassy in London said the plane was a supersonic F-18, and the Air Force said it was investigating.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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Syria's President Assad met with Russian leader in Moscow, in 1st trip abroad since 2011

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — President Bashar Assad has traveled to Moscow in his first known trip abroad since war broke out in Syria in 2011, meeting his strongest ally Russian leader Vladimir Putin. The two leaders stressed that the military operations in Syria— in which Moscow is the latest and most powerful addition— must lead to a political process.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 October 2015

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