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Kosovo opposition releases tear gas in parliament

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Opposition lawmakers released tear gas Monday in Kosovo's parliament as they once again tried to pressure the government into renouncing deals with Serbia and Montenegro.

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Samsung asks Supreme Court to throw out $399M judgment

WASHINGTON (AP) — In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era.

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Now comes the tough part: The world's carbon diet starts

PARIS (AP) — The world is about to go on a carbon diet. It won't be easy — or cheap.

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Police: Man fatally shot by LA deputies kept holding gun

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A black man who was fatally shot by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies kept holding a gun as he lay dying on the ground, authorities said Sunday in response to questions about why they continued to fire on the man after he fell to the pavement.

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States expanded gun rights after Sandy Hook school massacre

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, in which a mentally troubled young man killed 26 children and educators, served as a rallying cry for gun-control advocates across the nation.

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Saudi voters elect 20 women candidates for the first time

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi voters elected 20 women for local government seats, according to results released to The Associated Press on Sunday, a day after women voted and ran in elections for the first time in the country's history.

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Who's too old for major treatment? Age not always a barrier

CHICAGO (AP) — Irwin Weiner felt so good after heart surgery a few weeks before turning 90 that he stopped for a pastrami sandwich on the way home from the hospital. Dorothy Lipkin danced after getting a new hip at age 91. And at 94, William Gandin drives himself to the hospital for cancer treatments.

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Obama to use visits to explain how US will fight extremists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to ease public jitters ahead of the holidays, President Barack Obama will use visits to the Pentagon and the National Counterterrorism Center this week to try to explain his strategy for stopping the Islamic State group abroad and its sympathizers at home.

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