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NEW YORK (AP) — More than 200 firefighters are battling a 5-alarm fire in a Brooklyn storage facility that has sent smoke billowing across the borough and over the East River into Manhattan.An FDNY spokesman says Saturday it will take more time ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Former German President Richard von Weizsaecker, who declared Germany's World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront the Nazi past, and promoted reconciliation during a tenure spanning the reunif ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options.Instead, it's looking increasingly likely that the decision will be ...more

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI says it is investigating a suspicious letter containing white powder that was sent to the headquarters of the Samaritan's Purse charity in western North Carolina.The agency said the letter was received Friday at the ch ...more

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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may help residents in low-lying regions brace for floods or farmers prepare for drought condi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and ...more

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DEBALTSEVE, Ukraine (AP) — Outgoing heavy-caliber fire boomed incessantly, shaking the ground and rattling windows around the besieged town. Residents of Debaltseve, seemingly inured to the racket, listened impassively as they mustered at the town hall ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched through Madrid on Saturday in a show of strength by a fledgling radical leftist party, which hopes to emulate the success of Greece's Syriza party in the Spanish general election later this year.</p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for faulty air bags that may inflate while the car is running.The recall includes some Acura MDX, Dodge Viper, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Honda Odyssey, Pontiac ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A memorial service is underway for legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks, with fans and friends paying tribute at a packed church.Speaking to the crowd Saturday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel called Banks "a humble hero" who taught youn ...more