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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is increasing its aid to those affected by the civil war in Syria by 215 million euros ($280 million).The EU Commission said Tuesday the new funding includes 50 million euros for humanitarian aid and 165 millio ...more

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — In a second search of the home of the man believed to be the last person seen with a missing University of Virginia student, officials said they took pieces of clothing, but they would not elaborate on the importance of the ...more

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As of Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at least 2,206 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.The AP count is two less than the Defense ...more

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rodney and Dorothy Elliott had a milking operation in Northern Ireland when a newspaper ad — "Wanted: Dairy farmers in South Dakota" — caught their attention. Along with more favorable regulations and cheaper land, there was al ...more

AP News - 11 mins ago

Here is a look at the main developments Tuesday in the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against militants from the Islamic State group.— Warplanes from the U.S. and Arab allies strike Islamic State group positions in Syria for the first time, hitti ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says his nation will stick up for its territorial rights in the disputed South China Sea.Aquino voiced concern Tuesday that a June mission by two Chinese survey ships at the disputed Reed B ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — In their Syrian strongholds, extremists from the Islamic State group had been moving into civilian apartment buildings for cover days before the U.S. and its allies began pounding them before dawn Tuesday, activists say. It's just one si ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Weak economic news and airstrikes against militants in Syria sent global stock markets lower.The biggest declines came in Europe, where France's benchmark index fell sharply. The selling was more modest in Asia and the U.S., wher ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

The last play of the last practice of the week is the same at Arizona and Mississippi State and plenty of other schools around the country: the wing-it-and-pray pass commonly known as the Hail Mary.One part planning and two parts luck, that desp ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law.The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers ...more