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VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — The lawyer for a California woman whose reported kidnapping is being investigated as a possible hoax said she has met with police and is cooperating with them.Attorney Doug Rappaport said the abduction of his client, Denis ...more

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"The victims realized just at the last moment. We can hear them screaming." — Marseille Prosecutor Brice Robin, describing passengers' cries of terror just before a co-pilot deliberately plowed Germanwings Flight 9525 into a French mountainside. ...more

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a tactic he said had also been used against his own country. "I keep coming back to the fact that ther ...more

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By Madalitso Mwando HARARE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Big cities across the world struggle with crime, and Zimbabwe’s Harare is no exception. Naison Gumpo, a journalism student studying in the capital, knows this only too well.< ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A sea otter that became an ambassador for her species after a remarkable recovery from an oil tar soaking off the coast of Northern California has been killed by a shark."Olive the Oiled Otter" made headlines in 2009 wh ...more

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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders meeting this weekend in this Egyptian Red Sea resort are moving closer than ever to creating a joint Arab military force, a sign of a new determination among Saudi Arabia, Egypt and their allies to intervene a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An hour before an apparent gas explosion sent flames soaring and debris flying at a Manhattan apartment building, injuring 19 people, utility company inspectors decided the work being done there was faulty.The blast on Thursday i ...more

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(Reuters) - Labor leaders said on Thursday they had reached an agreement with developers of a proposed Los Angeles-area stadium project, which is backed by the billionaire owner of the St. Louis Rams, that could become home for an NFL team. T ...more

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A man has been fired from his job as a "hospitality ambassador" in Berkeley after video surfaced that appears to show him beating up a homeless man.Berkeley's ambassador program is coordinated through the Downtown Berkele ...more

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SALADO, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer slammed into construction beams along a major interstate in Central Texas on Thursday, killing one person and halting traffic in both directions for several hours, authorities said.The truck hit a beam bein ...more