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New rules bringing kidneys to hardest-to-transplant patients

WASHINGTON (AP) — A shake-up of the nation's kidney transplant system means more organs are getting to patients once thought nearly impossible to match, according to early tracking of the new rules.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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80 missing, 3 dead as big waves sink Indonesia boat

 

MAKASSAR, Indonesia (AP) — Rescuers have pulled out 39 survivors and three dead from a passenger boat that sank in central Indonesia after being buffeted by high waves, and resumed efforts Monday to reach scores of others still missing.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Thai government says it's not ignoring shrimp sheds slavery

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government said Monday it is not ignoring the slavery and forced labor in its lucrative shrimp industry that was highlighted in an Associated Press investigation published last week.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Sanders, Clinton move past rancor over data breach

 

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton moved past the rancor over a breach of her campaign's valuable voter data, shifting Saturday night's debate into a pointed but polite discussion of national security, Americans' heightened terrorism fears and the economy.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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85 missing from China landslide; residents blame government

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Rescuers searched Monday for 85 missing people a day after the collapse of a mountain of excavated soil and construction waste that had been piled up over two years in China's manufacturing center of Shenzhen.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Fake bomb prompts emergency landing of Air France flight

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A fake explosive rigged with cardboard, sheets of paper and a household timer forced an Air France flight into an emergency landing in Kenya on Sunday, sending hundreds of passengers down emergency slides in what the airline's CEO said was the fourth bomb hoax against the airline in recent weeks.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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1 dead, 17 injured in Greyhound bus crash in North Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A woman died Sunday morning after the vehicle she was traveling in stalled on a North Texas interstate after crashing into a barrier and was hit by a Greyhound bus. More than a dozen people on the bus and the other occupant of the vehicle were injured, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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Miss Universe mistake crowns Colombia before Philippines

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year's winner, but for one brief moment Sunday evening, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 December 2015

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