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'We Welcome' Syrian Airstrikes On ISIS, Iraqi Leader Maliki Says

Thu, 2014-06-26 04:17

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says that he didn't ask for the airstrikes along the border — but he doesn't have a problem with them, either.

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Reports Of New Fighting Rattle Ukraine's Truce As Kerry Urges Russia To Help

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:23

Russian state news media report explosions in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia could face sanctions if it doesn't help end the violence.

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Oil Off The Coast Of Ibiza? Protesters Don't Want To Know

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:15

Spain is weighing a plan to allow oil exploration near the party island of Ibiza. Opponents fear the move could threaten the environment and tourism, but finding oil could also be an economic boost.

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In Flanders Fields, Europeans Still Learning How To Get Along

Thu, 2014-06-26 03:03

On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, EU leaders will meet at Flanders Fields Museum. They'll have an opportunity to reflect on what can happen when nations fail to find common ground.

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Giants' Lincecum Pitches 2nd No-Hitter Vs Padres

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:22

Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.

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U.S. Ends Philippines Anti-Terrorism Force

Thu, 2014-06-26 00:16

But special forces from the U.S. Pacific Command will remain after the deactivation of the anti-terrorism contingent to ensure al-Qaida offshoots do not regain lost ground.

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Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:17

Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.

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Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:17

Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.

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Rain Storms Pummel Upper Midwest, Drowning Resources

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:16

Iowa, Minnesota and other parts of the Midwest have been hit with record levels of rainfall recently. As water floods homes and businesses and threatens crops, local officials scramble to help.

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Behind ISIS Battle In Iraq, A Clash Between Two Arch-Terrorists

Wed, 2014-06-25 23:15

Focusing on Iraq's fight may be missing the point. Under the surface is a more fundamental war between al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Report Questions U.S. Policy On Overseas Drone Strikes

Wed, 2014-06-25 20:03

The Stimson Center concludes that targeted killing operations may have protected Americans at home, but come at a heavy price abroad.

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North Korea Threatens War Over New Seth Rogen Comedy

Wed, 2014-06-25 16:49

The plot of The Interview, which also stars James Franco, involves a television journalist and his producer who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Arrivals And Departures: Films Explore The Immigrant Experience

Wed, 2014-06-25 15:38

The Immigrant and Zinda Bhaag are idea-driven films that delve into the global arc of migration from different corners of the world.

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SOS Note, Prison ID Reportedly Found In Chinese-Made Pants

Wed, 2014-06-25 14:43

A woman in Belfast, Northern Ireland, says she found a handwritten plea for help in a pair of pants she bought from a discount retailer in 2011 but had not worn until recently.

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Election Season Defies Conventional Storylines

Wed, 2014-06-25 14:34

That story about the passing of the Old Guard? Or the one about the resurgence of the Tea Party? Not so fast, the voters still seem to be saying.

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Is It Time For Food To Get Its Own Major Museum?

Wed, 2014-06-25 14:13

The U.S. has no major museum dedicated to food and drink, but a group of upstart foodies says it can change that. The first exhibition will feature technology that revolutionized breakfast cereal.

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Angry At Shiite-Led Government, Sunnis Are Loath To Help Calm Iraq

Wed, 2014-06-25 13:53

Minority Sunnis are helping the militants sweeping Iraq's north and west. The support of ordinary Sunnis shows how difficult it will be to reverse the sectarian partition that's already happening.

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AP Calls It For Charles Rangel

Wed, 2014-06-25 13:38

The longtime New York Democratic congressman edged out challenger Adriano Espaillat in a rematch of their 2012 primary nail-biter.

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For A Spanish Princess, An Indictment On Laundering Charges

Wed, 2014-06-25 13:36

Spanish Princess Infanta Cristina has been charged with money laundering. She faces 11 years behind bars for allegedly embezzling public money through fake charities.

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Few Doctors Warn Expectant Mothers About Environmental Toxics

Wed, 2014-06-25 13:32

Chemicals and other toxic substances in the environment can cause premature birth, birth defects and developmental delays, but obstetricians say they're reluctant to discuss the threats with patients.

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