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US, Turkey still not in sync on Syria

 

ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Friday will become the latest in a parade of U.S. officials trying to push Turkey to step up its role in the international coalition's fight against Islamic State extremists.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 November 2014

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Obama's immigration speech Thursday night

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans are vowing an all-out fight against it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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APNewsBreak: Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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University tuition increases adopted in California

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California voted Thursday to approve a tuition increase of as much as 5 percent in each of the next five years unless the state devotes more money to the 10-campus system.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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AP Exclusive: Some in NSA warned of a backlash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Ebola heightens need for aid for orphans

CHICAGO (AP) — The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted west African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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Pope demands just distribution of world's bounty

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis demanded a more just distribution of the world's bounty for the poor and hungry Thursday, telling a U.N. conference on nutrition that access to food is a basic human right that shouldn't be subject to market speculation and quests for profit.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014

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