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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say a leader and six members of a U.S.-backed rebel group have been abducted in northern Syria, most likely by the al-Qaida-affiliated Nusra Front.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and a Turkey- ...more

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Amid the protests of thousands of workers, the Bosnian-Croat regional parliament on Thursday adopted a new labor law that aims to create a more business-friendly environment with the intention of creating jobs.<p ...more

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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The Coast Guard is hoping lab tests will determine the source of a mysterious miles-long oil slick floating off California's Santa Barbara County shoreline.Coast Guard Petty Officer Andrea Anderson said Thursday that the 3- ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people in the country's worst terrorist attack.The police barred media ...more

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Family and friends of a South Carolina state senator slain at the historic black church he pastored in Charleston announced Thursday they have set up a foundation in his honor.The Honorable Reverend Clementa C. Pinckney Fou ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, goes on the auction block Thursday.It's among the highlights of a Heritage Auctions sports memorabilia sale in Chicago.The torch is the fi ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on Thursday, and police and federal authorities were investigating.Officer Gary Wade said a m ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati police officer who shot a motorist after stopping him over a missing front license plate pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter.Twenty-five-year-old Ray Tensing ...more

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TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged that one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea.Though it seemed unlikely a medley of agencies would con ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Shell Oil icebreaker is heading for a showdown with environmental activists dangling from Portland, Oregon's tallest bridge.Environmental activists on St. Johns Bridge and kayakers on the water below are trying to block t ...more