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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Paris returns to work with defiance, determination and worry

 

PARIS (AP) — After a weekend of horror, Paris returned to the routines of the work week Monday with determination, defiance — and worry.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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Some governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

DETROIT (AP) — Several U.S. governors are threatening to halt efforts to allow Syrian refugees into their states in the aftermath of the coordinated attacks in Paris, though an immigration expert says they have no legal authority to do so.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 November 2015

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