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Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015

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Obama, Modi declare era of 'new trust' in US-India relations

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the U.S. leader opened a three-day visit to New Delhi.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015

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Nor'easter threatens Northeast with up to 2 feet of snow

NEW YORK (AP) — The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015

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Islamic State group nearly pushed out of Syria's Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters backed by intense U.S.-led airstrikes pushed the Islamic State group almost entirely out of the Syrian town of Kobani on Monday, marking a major loss for extremists whose hopes for easy victory dissolved into a bloody, costly siege that seems close to ending in defeat.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015

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Greece's Syriza to form government after election victory

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Syriza party gained the key backing needed to form a government Monday, creating a surprise alliance with a small right-wing party that signals possible confrontation over the country's bailout.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 January 2015

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Japan vows not to give up on 2 hostages till 'the very end'

TOKYO (AP) — Japan promised Saturday not to give up "until the very end" on efforts to free two Japanese hostages threatened with beheading by Islamic militants demanding a $200 million ransom, after a deadline passed with no word from the captors.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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Snow, slush cover Northeast as winter storm climbs coast

BOSTON (AP) — Parts of the Northeast got their first real taste of winter Saturday as a storm crawling up the coast left a slushy, snowy coating on New York City and Philadelphia before moving into New England.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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Alabama seeks to stay order overturning gay marriage ban

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.

Last Updated on Saturday, 24 January 2015

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