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Family: Father of toddler killed in West Bank arson has died

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The father of a Palestinian toddler killed in a firebomb attack blamed on Jewish extremists has died of wounds sustained in the same incident, his family said Saturday.

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Paris turning schools, hotels into housing for migrants

PARIS (AP) — Before the Taliban forced him to flee Afghanistan, Younis exported flowers to the United Arab Emirates and China.

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Mine plug blows in Colorado, dumping 1M gallons of waste

 

 

DENVER (AP) — A million-gallon mine waste spill that sent a plume of orange-ish muck down a river in southwest Colorado on Thursday was caused by a federal mine cleanup crew.

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Hepatitis increasingly goes hand in hand with heroin abuse

 

MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — Public health agencies and drug treatment centers nationwide are scrambling to battle an explosive increase in cases of hepatitis C, a scourge they believe stems at least in part from a surge in intravenous heroin use.

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Van, taxi latest NY lodging option for bold, cheap visitors

 

NEW YORK (AP) — There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom.

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Italian police: Migrant survivors say 200 died in shipwreck

ROME (AP) — Survivors of a migrant boat that capsized off Libya as rescuers approached told investigators that smugglers armed with knives forced people to stay in the trawler's hold, increasing fears that more than 200 had been trapped inside and drowned, officials in Sicily said Friday.

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After capturing Syrian town, IS abducts dozens of Christians

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group has abducted 230 residents, including dozens of Christians, from a central Syrian town captured by the extremists the day before, activists said Friday.

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US stocks fall after solid jobs report suggest higher rates

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell midday Friday after a positive jobs report kept alive the possibly that the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates as soon as next month. The losses put the Dow Jones industrial average on track for its seventh straight decline, its longest losing streak in four years.

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