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Greece and eurozone take modest steps to bridge differences

BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece and its creditors in the 19-country eurozone took visible, if modest, steps Thursday to bridge their differences over Athens' demands to lighten the load of its bailout, but an imminent deal appears still to be some way off.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 February 2015

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2 Al-Jazeera journalists freed from prison in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Two Al-Jazeera English journalists were released from an Egyptian prison on Friday, after spending more than a year behind bars on terror-related charges in a case denounced as a sham by rights groups and the international community.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 February 2015

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Obama signs veterans suicide prevention bill

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acknowledging the struggles of the nation's veterans, President Barack Obama on Thursday signed legislation intended to reduce a military suicide epidemic that is claiming lives by the day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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FBI director: US at crossroads on race relations, policing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is at a crossroads on matters of race relations and law enforcement, presenting "hard truths" that its citizens and police must confront, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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Are you a hack waiting to happen? Your boss wants to know

NEW YORK (AP) — The next phishing email you get could be from your boss.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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Funeral set for 3 killed near University of North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Thousands of people are expected to attend a prayer service for three young adults gunned down in North Carolina in what police call a long-running dispute over parking spaces.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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Friends: US woman held by militants intent on aiding Syrians

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The American woman taken hostage by Islamic State militants was determined to get to Syria and learned Arabic so she could perform aid work and advocate for causes in the Middle East, friends say.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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Boehner can't rule out Homeland Security Department shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nuhr) is refusing to rule out a potential shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security because of a congressional impasse over funding.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 February 2015

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