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3 nabbed in NY, Florida in plot to join Islamic State group

 

NEW YORK (AP) — Three men were arrested Wednesday on charges of plotting to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group and wage war against the U.S., and federal officials said one of them spoke of attacking President Barack Obama or planting a bomb on Coney Island.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Justices appear to favor Muslim denied job over headscarf

WASHINGTON (AP) — Have you heard the one about the Sikh, the Hasidic Jew, the Muslim and the nun who walked into a job interview?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Both parties face risks as health care law court case nears

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-two out of 24. And 206 to 96.

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Ex-Marine convicted in 'Sniper' trial faces life in prison

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury has rejected the insanity defense of a former Marine in the deaths of famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man.

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Too big to manage? HSBC's chiefs to testify on tax scandal

LONDON (AP) — First there was money laundering. Then foreign-exchange rigging. Now tax evasion.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Calling for cooperation, Obama engages in confrontation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid appeals for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama in just three days has provoked Republicans on issues as disparate as immigration, Wall Street and the Keystone XL pipeline — a combative mix of defense and offense that underscores Washington's political realignment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Justice Dept.: No federal charges in Trayvon Martin death

MIAMI (AP) — George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation with the teenager, will not face federal charges, the Justice Department said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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Fate of abducted Christians unclear, Syria clashes continue

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish and Christian militiamen battled Islamic State militants on Wednesday in northeastern Syria, where the extremist group recently abducted at least 70 Christians after overrunning a cluster of villages.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 February 2015

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