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State radio:Algerian military plane crash kills 99

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian state radio says a military transport plane has crashed in the east of the country killing all 99 aboard.

The plane was flying Tuesday from the southern city of Ouargla to the town of Oum El Bouaghi, 350 kilometers (220 miles) east of Algiers. Witnesses in the area say it clipped a mountain and then crashed.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 February 2014

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Study: Media everywhere, bathroom included

LOS ANGELES (AP) — TV viewers increasingly are watching programs on their own schedule, according to a Nielsen company media study released Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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3,000 birds rescued in cockfighting bust in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 3,000 birds were rescued in a three-county cockfighting takedown in New York this weekend that resulted in nine felony arrests, according to the state attorney general's office.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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EU urges new government, elections in Ukraine

BRUSSELS (AP) — In a sharp rebuke to Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, the European Union on Monday called for the formation of a new, inclusive government and constitutional reforms that would pave the way to "free and fair presidential elections."

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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NYC Mayor de Blasio addresses income equality

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio, delivering one of the most important speeches of his young administration, on Monday outlined his vision for New York and offered a glimpse into his signature goal of fighting the city's widening income inequality gap.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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US suspect possibly targeted for drone attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to do so legally under its new stricter targeting policy issued last year.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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A rush to evacuate as truce extended in Syria city

BEIRUT (AP) — Aid officials rushed to evacuate more women, children and elderly from rebel-held areas that have been blockaded by government troops for more than a year in Syria's third-largest city, Homs, after a U.N.-brokered cease-fire in the city was renewed for three more days Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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Caffeine common in kids, young adults; mainly soda

CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common source, a government analysis finds.

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014

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