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UN climate talks deadlocked over scope of pledges

LIMA, Peru (AP) — U.N. talks on a new global warming pact spilled into the weekend as negotiators quarreled over what kind of information to include when countries unveil their contributions before a key summit in Paris next year.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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UN still struggling to move aid into Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.N.'s decision in July to begin moving aid into war-torn Syria without the consent of President Bashar Assad was heralded as unprecedented. It was the first time that humanitarian need trumped a nation's sovereignty.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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Indonesia landslide kills 18, leaves 90 missing

BANJARNEGARA, Indonesia (AP) — A mudslide set off by torrential rains rushed down hills into a village in central Indonesia and swept away scores of homes, killing at least 18 people and leaving 90 others missing, officials said Saturday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 December 2014

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Report: CIA medics aided, complained about tactics

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the early stages of the CIA's coercive interrogations of terror detainees, the agency's health professionals were intimately involved.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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NYC police probe moving swiftly in chokehold case

NEW YORK (AP) — In a conference room on Manhattan's West Side, police investigators and the white officer accused of putting an unarmed black man in a fatal chokehold sat down for the first time to go frame by frame through the amateur video of an arrest gone wrong.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Spending bill cleaves Pelosi from Obama and Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi was the odd person out when the Democratic-led Senate and the Democratic president joined most House Republicans in backing a $1.1 trillion spending bill she opposed.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Mudflows spur evacuations in Southern California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A soaking storm swept into Southern California, causing several mudslides, flooding streets and cutting power to tens of thousands Friday after lashing the rest of the state with much-needed rain.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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London air control computer failure resolved

LONDON (AP) — The airspace over London was briefly closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain's two air traffic control centers.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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