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German, French leaders take Ukraine peace effort to Moscow

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of France and Germany began talks Friday on a new proposal for ending the fighting in eastern Ukraine.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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Caribbean blues: Mosquito virus is sickening more travelers

Thousands of travelers to the Caribbean and nearby regions are coming home with an unwanted souvenir: a mosquito-borne virus that recently settled there.

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US gains strong 257K jobs, pay jumps; jobless rate 5.7 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years — evidence that the U.S. job market is accelerating closer to full health.

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5 infants at Illinois day care diagnosed with measles

CHICAGO (AP) — Five infants who attend a suburban Chicago day care center have been diagnosed with measles and about 10 more children, including some also too young for vaccinations, could have been exposed to the disease, health officials said Thursday.

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Police: 2 dead in murder-suicide at University of SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two people died Thursday in an apparent murder-suicide inside a building on the University of South Carolina's campus in busy downtown Columbia.

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Sprint to set up shop as RadioShack files for bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — Sprint's latest plan for luring new subscribers is to occupy the remains of RadioShack.

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Boko Haram attacks town inside Niger after Cameroon

 

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Islamic extremists from Nigeria attacked a border town inside the neighboring country of Niger, marking the second foreign country attacked by the group known as Boko Haram in several days.

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Both TransAsia plane engines lost power before Taiwan crash

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — One of the engines on TransAsia Airways Flight 235 went idle 37 seconds after takeoff, and the pilots apparently shut off the other before making a futile attempt to restart it, Taiwan's top aviation safety official said Friday.

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