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WASHINGTON/NIAMEY (Reuters) - The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across the region, U.S. military and Defense Department o ...more

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PARIS (AP) — The mayor of Calais is considering closing the French city's lucrative port if Britain doesn't make a "strong gesture" to control a growing tide of migrants trying to sneak across the English Channel.Natacha Bouchart's threat Tuesda ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, " ...more

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By Amanda Orr HOUSTON (Reuters) - Six men who identified themselves as Cubans have landed on a Texas coastal island after the engine failed on their boat, causing it to drift for more than two weeks across the Gulf of Mexico before reaching s ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The key hearing in Detroit's historic municipal bankruptcy case began on Tuesday in a federal courtroom, where teams of attorneys were set to argue for and against the city's plan to adjust $18 billion of debt. The conf ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office.Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, said in a statement Tuesday that her mother is ...more

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University employee and marijuana legalization activist said Tuesday he has been told by his employer to choose between medical marijuana and his job.Don DeZarn, 48, of East Windsor, said Princeton officials to ...more

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iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending September 1, 2014:Top Songs1. Shake It Off, Taylor Swift2. All About That Bass , Meghan Trainor3. Bang Bang, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj4. Anaconda, Ni ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a credit card data breach.The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer told The Associated Press Tuesday that it's looking into "unusual activity" and that it's working with both ban ...more

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MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of the parents of a seriously ill British boy from a Madrid jail, a court source said. Britain's Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said earlier it would withdraw the Eu ...more