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DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A gunman who was persuaded by a bookkeeper to surrender during a 2013 gun battle with police at a school near Atlanta pleaded guilty to multiple charges Tuesday and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.Michael Brandon Hill, 21 ...more

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the Wor ...more

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By Megan Rowling BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - World leaders, businesses and others due to announce fresh efforts to tackle climate change at a U.N. climate summit in New York next week must be held to their promises, panelists tol ...more

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Captain Citrus was born in 2011 as a big, fat talking orange wearing a green cape. Now he's being transformed into a buff Marvel Comics superhero who will fight evil alongside the likes of Captain America.His first mission? Pr ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament rejected defense and interior nominees on Tuesday, leaving the crucial ministerial posts unfilled as a U.S.-led coalition intensifies its air campaign against Islamic extremists who have seized a third of the country.</ ...more

Reuters News - 14 mins ago

By Mitch Phillips LONDON (Reuters) - It is a simple yes or no vote but Thursday's ballot could end two-and-half centuries of division in Scotland. So, will women be allowed to become members of the Royal and Ancient golf club? True, ...more

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DUVALL, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man.The King County Investigative Response Team says the Duvall police sergeant, a ...more

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Authorities say they've made progress in their effort to catch the gunman who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, killing one and injuring the other.Trooper Tom Kelly, a state police spokesman, says investigators have made progress ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

By Joern Poltz MUNICH (Reuters) - Hans-Joachim Eckert, the German judge deciding what action to take following FIFA's investigation into alleged corruption surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, said he doubted "if soccer and ethics c ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators have begun investigating short-term, high-interest loans secured by borrowers' homes or other real estate to determine if they violate state laws against predatory lending.The Department of Financial Servi ...more