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By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Protests that blocked a reform which could have extended Congo President Joseph Kabila's rule have exposed deep rifts in his ruling coalition and galvanized opposition, increasing the chance of further unres ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition.The Kurds raised their fla ...more

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ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Police have arrested a 24-year-old woman in the death of a newborn baby boy whose body was found in a suburban Detroit recycling center.Roseville police Chief James P. Berlin announced the arrest Monday. He did not releas ...more

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3 P.M. ESTRhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo to residents: Be off the roads by 8 p.m. before the full force of this "multiday event" arrives. And Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker issues an indefinite ban on all nonessential motor vehicle travel sta ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down Monday as a monster storm that could unload a paralyzing 1 to 3 feet of snow swirled into the Northeast.Snow was blowing sideways with ever-in ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin payments processor Coinbase on Monday opened a regulated exchange in the United States for trading the virtual currency, the company said. Launched just days after Coinbase raised $75 million from blue-chip financ ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Law enforcement is concerned that the popular Waze mobile traffic app by Google Inc., which provides real-time road conditions, can also be used to hunt and harm police.Waze is a combination of GPS navigation and social network ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will remain free while he appeals his corruption convictions, a federal court ruled Monday.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond said McDonnell's appeal raises a substantial que ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld the conviction of a former Nevada lobbyist accused of making illegal campaign contributions to Sen. Harry Reid's 2010 reelection campaign.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejecte ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

By Steve Keating PHOENIX (Reuters) - Wide receiver has long been one of American football's glamor positions but in the buildup to Sunday's Super Bowl it is the cornerbacks on the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks packing the star pow ...more