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NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is stressing the importance of keeping violence out of a New York City rally over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.Sharpton made his remarks Saturday morning at the Mt. Si ...more

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TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadians who go abroad to join militant groups such as Islamic State pose a threat on their return home and could use their foreign contacts to set up networks in Canada, the country's intelligence director said on Saturday. ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging Israel and Hamas to return to indirect talks after seven weeks of fighting punctuated by a number of failed truce attempts.The call from the foreign min ...more

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RAYMONDVILLE, Texas (AP) — On land once used to grow watermelons and grain, 8-foot tall marijuana plants swayed under a canopy of mesquite. White pipes and a pump diverted water from a canal, delivered to the 60-foot long rows by carefully excavated tr ...more

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EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.Complaints about noise coming from aircraft ferrying visitors and locals to and from one of America's best-known playgrounds for the rich and f ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gay bathhouses that once remained in the shadows to stay in business are now seeking attention to keep their doors open.Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities l ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."Since that news two weeks ago, she has bee ...more

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EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — It's summertime in the Hamptons and the biggest buzz is coming from the sky.Complaints about noise coming from aircraft ferrying visitors and locals to and from one of America's best-known playgrounds for the rich and f ...more

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NIAMEY (Reuters) - At least 12 people have been killed and more than 36,000 made homeless in Niger due to flooding caused by heavy seasonal rainfall, the government said. Floods are an annually recurring problem in the West African country du ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of the Democratic Party are preparing to approve a plan that sets the 2016 presidential calendar.That calendar would begin with the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, 2016, followed by voting later that month in New Hampshire, Nevad ...more