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Stock futures edge higher after Yellen remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures rose in pre-market trading Tuesday as new Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled the central bank would continue to dial back its stimulus program if the economy keeps improving.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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State media: Syria allows some men to leave Homs

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government on Tuesday allowed over a hundred men of fighting age to leave rebel-held areas of the besieged city of Homs after they were questioned and cleared of rebel links, state media said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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State radio:Algerian military plane crash kills 99

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian state radio says a military transport plane has crashed in the east of the country killing all 99 aboard.

The plane was flying Tuesday from the southern city of Ouargla to the town of Oum El Bouaghi, 350 kilometers (220 miles) east of Algiers. Witnesses in the area say it clipped a mountain and then crashed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Study: Media everywhere, bathroom included

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers increasingly are watching programs on their own schedule, according to a Nielsen company media study released Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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3,000 birds rescued in cockfighting bust in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 3,000 birds were rescued in a three-county cockfighting takedown in New York this weekend that resulted in nine felony arrests, according to the state attorney general's office.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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EU urges new government, elections in Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a sharp rebuke to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, the European Union on Monday called for the formation of a new, inclusive government and constitutional reforms that would pave the way to "free and fair presidential elections."

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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NYC Mayor de Blasio addresses income equality

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio, delivering one of the most important speeches of his young administration, on Monday outlined his vision for New York and offered a glimpse into his signature goal of fighting the city's widening income inequality gap.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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US suspect possibly targeted for drone attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to do so legally under its new stricter targeting policy issued last year.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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