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APNewsBreak: 4 bikers shot in Waco with gun type police use

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Four of the nine people killed in a melee between rival biker gangs outside a Texas restaurant were struck by the same caliber of rifle fired by Waco police, according to evidence obtained by The Associated Press that provides the most insight yet into whether authorities were responsible for any of the deaths and injuries.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 December 2015

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Alibaba buys Hong Kong's South China Morning Post newspaper

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Friday it's buying Hong Kong's leading English-language newspaper, the South China Morning Post, as part of a plan to create a global platform for news about China.

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Q&A: The Boston Yeti is back, just in time for winter

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Yeti is back — just in time for another winter.

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Stocks drop sharply in afternoon as oil price falls again

NEW YORK (AP) — Another slump in oil prices to seven-year lows on Friday is sparking a global sell-off in stocks. Investors dumped stocks Europe, then moved on to U.S. markets where indexes are dropping sharply across industries.

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Armed man arrested at Arkansas State University; no shots

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — An armed man who had posted on Facebook that he was homicidal drove onto the Arkansas State University campus Thursday, sparking a lockdown before police took him into custody without any shots fired, university and police officials said.

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US commandos say no to women in special operations jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The men in the U.S. military's most dangerous jobs care little about political correctness or gender equality. And they have a message for their political leadership.

When they are fighting in the shadows or bleeding on the battlefield, women have no place on their teams.

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Amid disputes, critical Paris climate talks run over

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — High-stakes climate talks outside Paris are dragging into an extra day as diplomats try to overcome disagreements over how — or even whether — to share the costs of fighting climate change and shift to clean energy on a global scale.

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Oklahoma ex-cop guilty of 18 counts in sex assaults trial

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma City police officer was convicted Thursday of raping and sexually victimizing eight women on his police beat in a minority, low-income neighborhood.

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