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John Boehner's here to stay, for now, with nothing to lose

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker John Boehner wants out. He really does.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2015

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Portraits of some of the victims in Kunduz hospital bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — On Oct. 3, a U.S. AC-130 gunship — at the request of Afghan ground forces fighting the Taliban, according to the American commander in Afghanistan Gen. John F. Campbell — mistakenly bombed a trauma hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least 10 patients and a dozen Afghan staffers. Many more were wounded, and many remain missing in the wreckage of the now-abandoned hospital. The aid group's international staff members have been accounted for. President Barack Obama apologized and the U.S. military is investigating.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2015

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Ankara bomb blasts kill 86 at peace rally; 186 wounded

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist and Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people and wounding 186, the country's health minister said.

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$2M bail set for diplomat charged in UN bribery case

NEW YORK (AP) — Over a prosecutor's objection, bail was set at $2 million Friday for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations General Assembly behind bars.

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Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions on Friday when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.

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Rain resumes as South Carolina recovers from massive flood

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After four dry days, rain has returned to South Carolina — but not in the record-breaking amounts seen last week that caused devastating floods.

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 October 2015

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Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, the latest in a series of assaults against civilians and soldiers in Israel and the West Bank.

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Records fall as high heat envelopes Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California heat wave that's shattered records has left thousands of people without electricity.

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