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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — An international rights group has criticized the dismissal of two top judges in the Maldives, including the country's chief justice, calling it an assault on judicial independence.The Indian Ocean nation's Parliament vo ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The man who started a hospitality empire with a Los Angeles nightclub and turned the Sahara Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip into a hipper, sleeker destination is facing questions from gambling regulators for the second time thi ...more

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Two Wisconsin girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please the fictional character Slender Man will go before a judge considering their competency to stand trial.Defense attorneys are challenging findings from stat ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. has agreed to government demands to expand a driver's side air bag inflator recall to the entire U.S.The move announced Thursday adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the list of those recalled due to driver's inflators mad ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of the 28 European Union countries are meeting to talk about two major issues —how to jumpstart sluggish economic growth at home, and how to deal long-term with Russia.EU President Donald Tusk, the official host of Thursd ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has not been seen in public since he was arraigned in July 2013, when he still bore signs of the bloody standoff with police that led to his capture and the death of his older brother, Tam ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.Drones can ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery.On Thursday, the SpaceX company announced it was delaying this week's planned shipment until January. Company spokesman John ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — From a Western perspective, Vladimir Putin's days as president of Russia should be numbered: The ruble has lost more than half its value, the economy is in crisis and his aggression in Ukraine has turned the country into an international ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan police officer was killed and three were wounded Thursday when a suspected suicide bomber they were pursuing detonated his explosives-laden vehicle, an official said.The Taliban issued a statement claiming res ...more