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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said Saturday, as the international community, including long-time foes the U.S. and Iran, ralli ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man was detained Friday night in connection with a suitcase that had been found on a downtown San Francisco street stuffed with dismembered human remains, as police looked into the possibility that organized crime or a gang was r ...more

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SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni tribal and security officials say a U.S. drone strike has hit a car in Yemen's Shabwa province, killing four suspected al-Qaida operatives.A similar strike targeted the group last Monday, signaling Washington's determi ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.Instead, it's looking increasingly likely that the decision will be ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Val Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, according to his representative.Liz Rosenberg confirmed Saturday that the 55-year-old actor is at a Los Angeles hospital and that doctors are "encouraged by his progress" an ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers, bring your vehicles back to the shop for more work on faulty air bags.The government says more than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the ca ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots in a helium-filled balloon landed safely off the coast of Mexico early Saturday after an audacious, nearly 7,000-mile-long trip across the Pacific Ocean that shattered two long-standing records for ballooning. ...more

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DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs.The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season. The problems — most of them made wor ...more

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El-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told his nation to prepare for a long fight to defeat Islamic extremists Saturday following a wave of attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.El-Sissi made his televised ad ...more