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BERLIN (Reuters) - A former cabinet minister and member of Angela Merkel's conservative bloc blamed Germany's chancellor on Sunday for steering a course that has strengthened the eurosceptic AfD party and a new anti-immigrant grass-roots movement. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key decisions on how much access to grant drones are likely to come from Congress next year.Federal Avi ...more

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The first Jews to settle in what is now South Dakota established themselves in Deadwood during the Gold Rush over 150 years ago, finding a niche selling hardware, groceries, dry goods and more.By 1920, the state was home ...more

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NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (AP) — Tommy Vaughn knows his clients may be distrustful when a court appoints him to handle their case. Without enough money to hire their own lawyer, defendants are often suspicious that court-appointed attorneys will provide a p ...more

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Like he did 82 times before, Sheldon Whitehouse stood on the Senate floor and preached the dangers of climate change.In his last speech before Congress adjourned, the senator warned that 2014 is on track to be the hottest ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For thousands of years, people have exchanged seeds to grow terrific tomatoes or produce the perfect potato, but a new effort to loan and borrow seeds has created a conflict between well-meaning gardeners and state agriculture o ...more

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YORK, Maine (AP) — For Tom Bradbury and his neighbors, the town foghorn is more than just a familiar, wistful noise — it represents something greater, like peace itself."There's a sense that someone is on guard, watching over those who are on th ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday upheld the conviction of 23 activists, including a prominent rights defender, for staging an illegal protest, but reduced their sentences from three years to two, a defense lawyer said.The judge d ...more

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The disappearance of an AirAsia jet en route from Indonesia to Singapore on Sunday is the latest of many recent air incidents for Indonesia. The sprawling archipelago nation of 250 million people is one of Asia's most rapidly expanding airline markets, ...more

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An AirAsia jet with 162 people on board disappeared Sunday while flying from western Indonesia to Singapore on a scheduled two-hour flight. Here's a look at the key developments.__ Air Asia Flight 8501 takes off from Surabaya, Indonesia's second ...more