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MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Fighters from Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram stormed the northeastern town of Mainok on Friday, killing at least 36 people, and were still attacking it on Saturday, two security sources said. Among t ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year.Now that voters are paying closer atten ...more

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Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on.Locked inside, alone, for months, Jan Green — a 52-year-old computer technician with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder — rocked on ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig Ferguson approached his first TV game show host's job with a subversive attitude. Then came the simple matter of his wardrobe for "Celebrity Name Game.""I thought, 'I'm not going to wear a suit. I'm going to break that r ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.But military experts inside and outside the administration argue that an even greater expansion ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.But as the well-dressed men and women captured by t ...more

Reuters News - 42 mins ago

An Egyptian court upheld death sentences on Saturday against five Islamists convicted of charges including killing a policeman and carrying weapons, judicial sources said. Judge Moataz Khafagi had referred the case to the country's highest Sunni Mus ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When T.V. Golden set out to bring a modern irrigation system to parched northwestern Nebraska in the late 19th century, some of the more established settlers objected, fearing that acknowledging the problem would stanch the flow of i ...more

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The bishop chosen by Pope Francis to be the new head of the Archdiocese of Chicago says that people should not read too much into the decision about the Catholic Church's future direction.Bishop Blase (BLAYZ') Cupich (SOO'-pihch), of Spokane, Wa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that's been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.</ ...more