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AP poll: Minority of US Catholics know pope's climate views

NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey has found fewer than half of U.S. Roman Catholics said they knew of Pope Francis' bombshell encyclical on curbing climate change — and only a fraction of those heard about it from the pulpit — in the month after he released the document with an unprecedented call for the church to take up his message.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Hackers expose millions on cheating site; some in US govt

LONDON (AP) — Hackers say they have exposed unfaithful partners across the world, posting what they said were the personal details of millions of people registered with cheating website Ashley Madison.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Search delayed for 3 men believed killed in Alaska landslide

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The instability of landslide debris is delaying a search Wednesday for three men believed to have been buried at a neighborhood construction site in a rain-saturated southeast Alaska town.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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Israel suspends detention of Palestinian hunger striker

 

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Supreme Court suspended the detention order of a hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Wednesday, releasing him while he receives medical care.

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Feds: Fogle sought sex acts with minors, received child porn

 

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle traveled to pay for sex acts with minors while he stayed in upscale hotels and received child pornography that he knew had been secretly produced by the former director of his charitable foundation, federal prosecutors allege in a document released Wednesday.

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Tech Tips: Stuff you didn't know you could do on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Did you know you can add a pronunciation guide to your name on Facebook? Overlay colorful text on the photos you post? How about mark the end of a relationship without your 500 closest friends getting notified?

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State media: China firm used connections for hazmat permit

TIANJIN, China (AP) — The son of a former police chief is one of two silent owners of the warehouse for hazardous materials in Tianjin where explosions killed at least 114 people, and used his connections to help obtain licenses despite safety violations, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.

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FDA approves first pill aimed at boosting female libido

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.

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