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Marine helicopters collide off Oahu, search under way

 

 

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two Marine Corps helicopters carrying six crew members each collided and went down off the Hawaiian island of Oahu while on a nighttime training mission, and rescuers searched choppy waters Friday where debris had been sighted, military officials said.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Trump, Cruz go at each other in year's first GOP debate

 

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz clashed Thursday night over the Texas senator's eligibility to serve as commander in chief and the businessman's "New York values," ending months of civility between fiery contenders seeking to tap into voter anger and frustration.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in mortgage settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs said Thursday it will pay roughly $5 billion to settle federal and state probes of its role in the sale of shoddy mortgages in the years leading to the housing bubble and subsequent financial crisis.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016

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Lawyer: Police shooting of black teen deserves second look

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a 17-year-old black carjacking suspect fatally shot by a white Chicago police officer in 2013 hopes video of the shooting just released by the city will prompt a new look at the case and possibly even lead to the reopening of a criminal investigation.

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FBI: No evidence man who attacked cop part of organized cell

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The head of the FBI said Thursday the agency has found no indication that the man who ambushed a Philadelphia policeman was part of an organized terror cell or that there are plans for another such attack in the city.

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Somali extremists: Dozens of Kenyan peacekeepers killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremist rebels in Somalia attacked a base for African Union troops in southwestern Somalia on Friday, military officials and insurgents said.

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US government developing policies for self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) — The federal government wants to get autonomous vehicles on the road more quickly, and says it will fast-track policies and possibly even waive regulations to do it.

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Opposition favorite to win Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's China-friendly Nationalist Party is likely to lose power to the pro-independence opposition in Saturday's presidential election, amid concerns that the island's economy is under threat from China and broad opposition among voters to Beijing's demands for political unification.

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