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Apple stakes new claim to living room, shows new iPhones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple staked a new claim to the living room on Wednesday, as the maker of iPhones and other hand-held gadgets unveiled an Internet TV system that's designed as a beachhead for the tech giant's broader ambitions to deliver a wide range of information, games, music and video to the home.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Pope Francis to address refugee crisis in UN speech

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Pope Francis is expected to focus on the need for peace in a conflict-torn world facing the biggest refugee crisis since World War II when he addresses the United Nations later this month, the Holy See said Wednesday.

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Spate of shootings rattle drivers in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — Electronic billboards flash a "shooting tips" hotline to freeway drivers. Other residents just take city streets, fearing a spate of shootings that have unnerved residents across the nation's sixth-largest city.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Homeland Security taking to the sky in drug smuggling fight

ABOVE THE CARIBBEAN SEA (AP) — As soon as the aging P-3 surveillance plane rumbles off the island runway, a crew of three agents for U.S. Customs and Border Protection begins hunting with high-tech radar for anything that looks out of the ordinary in the vast Caribbean Sea.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015

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Queen Elizabeth II surpasses Queen Victoria's long reign

 

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II reached a major milestone Wednesday, becoming the longest-reigning monarch in Britain's history by passing Queen Victoria, who served for 63 years and seven months.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

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Surgeon general calls for steps to promote healthy walking

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Take a walk: That's the U.S. surgeon general's prescription for sedentary Americans — but communities will have to step up, too, and make neighborhoods easier and safer for foot traffic.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

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Hundreds surge past police near Hungary border, march north

 

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of angry and frustrated asylum-seekers broke through police lines Monday near Hungary's southern border with Serbia and began marching north toward Budapest, while Britain and France pledged to take in tens of thousands more refugees to try to ease the crisis.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

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Obama trying to boost free community college plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — With his plan for two years of free community college stalled in Congress, President Barack Obama is trying to put more oomph behind state and local programs that provide what he's been unable to offer nationally.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 September 2015

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