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Emotional toll taxes military drone operators too

 

SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has assured Americans he opposes sending U.S. ground troops to crush Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria — well aware the country is not ready to return to the battlefield with its war wounded still recovering from a decade of conflict.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 September 2014

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Police: Fired worker beheaded Oklahoma woman

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A man fired from an Oklahoma food processing plant beheaded a woman with a knife and was attacking another worker when he was shot and wounded by a company official, police say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Economy's Q2 rebound was even faster than thought

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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New mom Chelsea Clinton celebrates baby daughter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Ferguson unrest persists despite chief's gesture

 

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief's attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town

 

 

 

BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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Poll: Confused by issues of the day? Join the club

WASHINGTON (AP) — Confused by the federal health care law? How about the debate over NSA surveillance? The way the Federal Reserve affects interest rates?

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 September 2014

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