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Some millennials digging into news, contrary to stereotype

WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't believe everything you see tweeted, shared or posted about the millennial generation being uninformed.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 September 2015

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Embrace immigrants, Pope Francis urges Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Standing before a rapt Congress, Pope Francis issued a ringing call to action on behalf of immigrants Thursday, urging lawmakers to embrace "the stranger in our midst" as he became the first pontiff in history to address a joint meeting at the U.S. Capitol.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Border Patrol agent is indicted in 2012 fatal shooting

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager in a cross-border shooting with second-degree murder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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US stocks fall on global growth worries; Caterpillar slumps

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slumped in early afternoon trading Thursday on further evidence that global growth is slowing. Industrial stocks dropped after Caterpillar cut its revenue forecast, blaming a downturn in the mining industry. Health care stocks also fell sharply.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Diplomats: US won't negotiate on Russia's UN draft on Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats said Thursday the United States has refused to negotiate over a draft statement that Russia had hoped the U.N. Security Council would approve to bolster its position on Syria ahead of a major gathering of world leaders.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Kremlin: Putin to meet Obama on Monday

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama are to meet on Monday in New York, their first face-to-face encounter in nearly a year amid strongly troubled relations between the two nations.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Will Volkswagen scandal tarnish 'Made in Germany' image?

BERLIN (AP) — The "Made in Germany" label has stood for precision and reliability for decades, but since Volkswagen admitted to cheating on U.S. car emissions tests, many are questioning whether the automaker's problems could taint the rest of the country.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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Weather service accidentally sends Connecticut tsunami alert

 

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut shoreline was briefly under a tsunami warning before the National Weather Service disclosed the alert had been sent by mistake during a routine monthly test.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015

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