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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A statement by the Gulf Cooperation Council says the bloc has agreed on the mechanisms to implement a security pact, marking a possible first step toward bridging deep rifts among its six energy-rich Arab states.Qatar ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning as a child growing up on Colombia's Caribbean coast.One of the most rev ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl."The Garden Spot Programs, 1950" features 24 songs and jin ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A 16-year-old Detroit boy will stay behind bars on a $400,000 bond while awaiting trial on accusations he triggered a mob's severe beating of a suburban man who accidentally struck a 10-year-old with his pickup truck, a juvenile court ju ...more

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are "an affront" to the nation.Before ...more

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Gulf Arab states took a step towards resolving a severe rift in the U.S.-backed alliance on Thursday by agreeing on ways to implement a security agreement they reached last year. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emi ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energ ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lowe's Home Centers has agreed to pay a $500,000 federal penalty in settling claims that its contractors in at least nine states broke environmental rules for addressing lead paint dust during home renovation projects, two federal agen ...more

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WEST, Texas (AP) — The mayor of a Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people says local officials are considering building a new one.West Mayor Tommy Muska acknowledged Thursday that the idea is highly controversial among loc ...more

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The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.The ...more