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National Guard prepares for more Ferguson unrest

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As a grand jury weighs possible criminal charges against the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown, Missouri's governor has again activated the National Guard in an effort to avoid more unrest in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Palestinians kill 4 in Jerusalem synagogue attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Palestinian cousins armed with meat cleavers and a gun stormed a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers Tuesday, killing four people in the city's bloodiest attack in years. Police killed the attackers in a shootout.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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AP Analysis: US-Iran talks haunted by history

An AP News Analysis

LONDON (AP) — Bill Clinton tried. So did George W. Bush. Neither succeeded. As President Barack Obama's own second term winds down, he is getting closer than either of his immediate predecessors to the goal of improving U.S. relations with Iran. But he's not there yet, and plenty stands in the way, including a messy and brutal conflict in Iraq and Syria.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Obama stakes final 2 years on climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he's gone.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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NJ man accused of stealing bulldozer for ride home

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey man who was drunk stole a bulldozer in order to get a ride home.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Navy secretary racks up $4.7 million in travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up more than 930,000 miles on trips that cost the taxpayer more than $4.7 million.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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New report: Child homelessness on the rise in US

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation's high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014

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Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

On a high school football field near Pittsburgh, an assistant coach tackled a topic unrelated to the upcoming game.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014

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