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Life crawling back to normal in Nepal's quake-hit capital

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Fresh croissants emerged from a popular bakery and were quickly snapped up. Farmers delivered fresh produce and lines disappeared at gasoline stations. Slowly, life edged back toward a semblance of normal in Nepal's quake-hit capital Friday as residents packed up tents and moved indoors.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015

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Baltimore's prosecutor faces big test 4 months into job

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's chief prosecutor, just 35 years old and on the job for less than four months, is facing the biggest challenge of her career: deciding whether evidence supports criminal charges against police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015

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AP Poll: Americans approve of drone strikes on terrorists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of Americans say it's acceptable for the U.S. to use an unmanned aerial drone to kill an American citizen abroad if that person has joined a terror organization, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 May 2015

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More women and children freed in Nigeria from extremists

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — More women and children have been rescued from Islamic extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest by Nigerian troops amid reports that some of the women have fought their rescuers.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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House reaches deal on bill to end NSA phone collection

WASHINGTON (AP) — House leaders have reached a bipartisan compromise on a bill that would end the National Security Agency's controversial collection of American phone records, but the measure faces an uncertain future in the Senate.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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Study: Global warming to push 1 in 13 species to extinction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study projects.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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FDA seeks more data on safety of hospital hand cleaners

WASHINGTON (AP) — To fight infections, hospital workers can hit the hand sanitizer a hundred times or more a day. Now, the government wants more study of whether that is safe and how well it actually fights the spread of germs.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander for NATO said Thursday that America needs better intelligence on the ground in Ukraine, but that it appears Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting to reposition for another offensive.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 April 2015

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