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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.</ ...more

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KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwaiti authorities on Thursday released a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric they had detained the previous day after the United States put him on a sanctions list over suspicions he funded militants in Iraq and Syria, his lawyer told Re ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger wi ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Gov. Bob McDonnell wrote a long, forlorn email to his wife three years ago trying to save his marriage, calling her his "soulmate," yet he also said he grew so weary of her yelling that he began taking refuge in his office l ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — It's move-in day at the University of Northern Colorado, and this year some students are being allowed to bring their cats or dogs to live with them in dorms.Pets under 40 pounds are being allowed on two of the 17 floors of ...more

Reuters News - 19 mins ago

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City detectives were searching on Thursday for activists suspected of unfurling a massive Palestine flag over the side of an East River bridge during a march in support of Palestinians in Gaza, p ...more

Reuters News - 22 mins ago

By Brian Winter and Anthony Boadle SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the c ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years:UNITED STATESU.S. policy prohibits government negotiation with terrorists, including paying ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.Nixon announced wh ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — One of two police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man at an Ohio Wal-Mart is back on the job.Sgt. David Darkow returned to work following the Aug. 5 shooting in the Dayton suburb, Beavercreek city attorney S ...more