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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is extending sanctions against Syrian President Bashar Assad and his closest allies for another year, citing continued repression and human rights abuses.The EU said in a statement Thursday that "the situation ...more

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GRAND LEDGE, Mich. (AP) — A wife and husband from Michigan say they both got a hole-in-one in consecutive shots at the same hole.Tony and Janet Blundy tell the Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/1AzT4iA ) that their aces came while golfing ...more

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president.In a video posted Thursday morning on YouTube, Pataki says America needs to recapture the spirit of unity that spread through the ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:2:50 p.m. (1250 GMT, 8:50 EDT)European soccer nations say they will not boycott the FIFA congress, where Sepp Blatter is up for re-election as president.Football Association of Ireland ...more

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7:35 a.m. CDTThe Brazos River is almost cresting in North Texas following days of relentless rains, but officials say no homes have flooded in the closest rural community.Parker County Emergency Management spokesman Joel Kertok says offic ...more

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WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Noise complaints have put the future of a major Connecticut music venue in jeopardy.Wallingford's Zoning Board of Appeals on Wednesday night let stand a cease-and-desist order against the Oakdale Theatre, after complain ...more

Reuters News - 18 mins ago

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has completed an inquiry into a whistleblower's allegations that its nuclear-armed submarines have major security flaws and is satisfied no safety breaches have occurred, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Thursday. </p ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A wrongful death lawsuit filed by Michael Brown's parents is moving to federal court.The suit against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Tom Jackson and Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, was filed last month in s ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA's affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.Putin said in televised comments Thursday that he f ...more

Reuters News - 31 mins ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine. </ ...more