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NEW YORK (AP) — Hours before the West Indian Day Parade stepped off Monday, police reported multiple shootings — one of them deadly — near the route for the political see-and-be-seen event, which has been scarred by violence in recent years.Poli ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the que ...more

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When Cubans go to the beach to cool off during the summer, they use any kind of transportation they can find: bus; horse-drawn carriage; classic cars from the 1950s.A different kind of transportation has been in the spotlight in southern Mexico, ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Aid began to flow to a small northern Shiite town in Iraq on Monday, a day after security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege by Sunni militants.Ali al-Bayati, who heads local N ...more

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Stefan Andrei, a foreign minister under communism who decreased Romania's dependency on the Soviet Union, has died. He was 83.Andrei died Sunday at home, according to a foreign ministry official who declined to be named ...more

Reuters News - 51 mins ago

By Hamid Shalizi and Sanjeev Miglani KABUL (Reuters) - Talks on a power sharing deal between Afghanistan's rival presidential candidates, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, have collapsed, a top leader said on Monday, rekindling fears of eth ...more

Reuters News - 56 mins ago

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Monday it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swathe of land inside the occupied West Bank, saying the move would seriously damage Israel's international reputation. On Sunday, ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq.Diplomats w ...more

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By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba has raised duties and restricted imports on consumer goods brought in by air travelers or sent by mail, imposing greater hardship for a fledgling private sector and angering people looking to counter c ...more