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In signal to China, Obama to give 2 ships to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — With a towering warship behind him, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the U.S. will hand over two ships to the Philippine Navy to boost its maritime security capabilities, in a bid to show the U.S. and its allies won't be cowed by China in disputed waters far off its coast.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Paris attacks put GOP outsiders on the spot

 

ATLANTA (AP) — The Republican outsiders have been getting a pass on their limited grasp of foreign policy in the presidential campaign. That may be ending.

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Israeli leader approves construction in east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given final approval for the construction of more than 400 new homes in a Jewish neighborhood in east Jerusalem.

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Missouri would likely be alone with 10 percent black faculty

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — If the University of Missouri succeeds in meeting a student demand for a faculty that's 10 percent black in two years, it will likely be alone among its peers.

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Wildlife workers free hungry bear's head from milk can

THURMONT, Md. (AP) — In an episode reminiscent of "Winnie the Pooh," Maryland state wildlife workers used an electric hand saw to remove a milk can that was stuck on the head of a bear.

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Johnson & Johnson multiple myeloma drug wins accelerated OK

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Johnson & Johnson drug won Food and Drug Administration approval Monday for treating the incurable blood cancer multiple myeloma in patients who've failed prior therapies and have few options left.

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Charlie Sheen says he has HIV virus

 NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen says he has the HIV virus.

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Russia: Plane brought down by homemade explosive device

 

MOSCOW (AP) — A homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia's FSB security service said Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin it's now clear the bombing that killed 224 people was a "terrorist" act.

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