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Mexico president faces protests, ethics questions

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is facing a rising tide of angry protests over the disappearance of 43 students and increasingly sharp questions about his wife's purchase of a Mexico City mansion from a company that had won juicy government contracts.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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2 Americans held in North Korea whisked back home

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Two Americans released from captivity in North Korea returned to the United States Saturday night, landing at a Washington state military base after their departure was secured through a secret mission to the reclusive Communist country by the top U.S. intelligence official.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Afghanistan war veteran fatally shot in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old Army veteran was shot to death Sunday after a dispute at a party, only months after his return from Afghanistan, police said.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Hundreds of kids harmed by detergent 'pods:' Study

CHICAGO (AP) — Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years, researchers report. Coma and seizures were among the most serious complications.

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Wet, frigid weather hits Upper Midwest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heavy snow and plunging temperatures are expected to hit the Upper Midwest this week, dropping as much as a foot of snow on the region and pushing thermometer readings down by as much as 40 degrees overnight. The powerful storm, which is coursing into the area from Alaska, will likely bring the first major snowfall of the season.

Here's what to expect:

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Suicide bomber kills 48 students in Nigeria

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — A suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform detonated explosives at a high school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian city of Potiskum on Monday, killing at least 48 students, according to survivors and a morgue attendant.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Progress but no deal in trans-Pacific trade talks

 

BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Monday to break stubborn logjams that have held up an agreement on a trans-Pacific trade deal that is eagerly sought by the White House and could lead to rare consensus with congressional Republicans.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 November 2014

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Immigration dispute erupts at White House lunch

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House lunch aiming for cooperation boiled into a fresh dispute with newly empowered Republicans over immigration reform Friday, with GOP leaders warning President Barack Obama to his face not to take unilateral action. The president stood unflinchingly by his plan to act.

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 November 2014

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