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Red Cross: Wounded trapped in C. African Republic capital

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Aid officials pleaded for access to the neighborhoods of Central African Republic's treacherous capital on Wednesday, saying that sectarian clashes between rivaling Christian and Muslim militias make it too dangerous to help the wounded and to recover bodies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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Oklahoma delays execution; drug didn't match protocols

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin postponed at the last minute Wednesday the execution of an inmate who claims he's innocent, after prison officials said one of the three drugs they had received to carry out the lethal injection didn't match state guidelines.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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President Abbas raises Palestinian flag for first time at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas raised the Palestinian flag at the United Nations for the first time on Wednesday with a promise that it will be raised soon in Jerusalem, "the capital of our Palestinian state."

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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Chinese manufacturing figures shore up global markets

 

LONDON (AP) — Solid Chinese manufacturing figures helped shore up stock markets around the world Thursday ahead of a run of U.S. economic data that could go a long way to determining whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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Another blast hits Chinese city where explosions killed 7

BEIJING (AP) — An explosion damaged a six-story building Thursday in southern China, less than a day after more than a dozen blasts triggered by explosive devices delivered in mail packages killed at least seven people and injured over 50 in the same county in southern China, officials and state media said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 October 2015

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S. Dakota high school principal shot, wounded; students safe

HARRISBURG, S.D. (AP) — The principal of a South Dakota high school was shot and lightly wounded Wednesday in a shooting at the school. School officials say a student suspected in the shooting is in custody no students were reported hurt.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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States competing for data centers extend $1.5B in tax breaks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The former limestone mine seemed perfect for a large computer data center. The air was cool. The rock walls provided a defense against natural disasters. And the tunnels bored into a Kansas City hillside had access to abundant electricity and fiber-optic cables.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2015

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