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CINCINNATI (AP) — State and local authorities in Ohio are investigating the cause of a blaze that led to the death of a veteran Cincinnati firefighter.Fire chief Richard Braun says department policies and procedures will be reviewed to try to le ...more

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By John O'Brien SEPANG, Malaysia (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton had nothing but praise for his Mercedes mechanics after they worked tirelessly on an engine issue between practice sessions at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday and produced a car t ...more

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By Antonio Denti ROME (Reuters) - Italy's highest court is expected to rule on Friday on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.The brutal killi ...more

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11:30 a.m. (1030 GMT, 6:30 a.m.)Germany's president has attended a memorial service in the western town of Haltern for 16 students and two teachers from the local high school who were killed in the Germanwings plane crash.President Joachi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — It was a tempest in a coffee cup.Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line fo ...more

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By Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Uzbekistan's authoritarian leader Islam Karimov is certain to extend his 26-year rule in a presidential election on Sunday, a result that is likely to prolong the problems facing the Central Asian countr ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious security bill giving police heightened powers to search, arrest and use firearms.The bill, passed early on Friday, was criticized by opposition parties who say the government i ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan urged his nation to vote peacefully and accept the results of Saturday's presidential elections, which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the history of Africa's richest nation ...more

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Militants may be planning attacks against crowded places in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the Australian government said in a travel alert on Friday, without naming any group it suspected might opt for violence. The Kenyan ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. HOW PILOT SCREENING CAN FALL THROUGH CRACKSDespite regulations requiring that commercial aviators be checked for mental health probl ...more