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NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow, New York police said Friday.The two cousins — aged 11 and ...more

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking through the manicured grounds of a pink luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party's most fractured field ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

By Wendell Roelf WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibians voted on Friday in Africa's first electronic election that is expected see the SWAPO party to extend its 24-year rule as people in the mineral-rich country seek stability in the face of a global ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents killed six Afghan soldiers in an assault on an army base Friday that lasted more than 14 hours, a day after attacks on foreign targets in Kabul killed two British embassy employees.Nearly 30 insurgents, inclu ...more

Reuters News - 36 mins ago

By Jim Forsyth AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Police in Austin shot and killed a man who opened fire on three major buildings in the Texas capital on Friday and also may have had some type of explosive device in his vehicle. Police recei ...more

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CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande arrived Friday in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a country hit hard by Ebola.Guinea's president greeted his French counterpart at the airport as an off-key brass milit ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel has concluded that the United States falls short of full compliance with an international anti-torture treaty.The report by the U.N. Committee Against Torture cites police brutality, military interrogations, maximum se ...more

Reuters News - 52 mins ago

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's crown prince paid a brief visit to Qatar on Friday, official media said, to cement reconciliation between the two Gulf Arab states before a regional summit they are to hold in Doha next month. The trip by Sheikh ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on Austin police headquarters early Friday morning, and a bomb squad was called in to search his vehicle.The man also targeted a U.S. courthouse and the Mexican Cons ...more

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.The Repository ( ) in Canton reports Sharon Budd of La ...more