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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher after UPS, Ford and other big companies reported earnings gains and as markets in China and Europe stabilized.The Dow Jones industrial average was up 45 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,485 as of 9:35 ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece pushed ahead with talks on a new rescue loan Tuesday, but its government came under increasing pressure over claims it had a top-secret plan to prepare for a euro exit that involved accessing citizens' personal tax data.</p ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fake palm trees and high winds fueled a poolside fire on a rooftop at The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend, fire officials said Monday.The blaze on Saturday sent guests running and plumes of blac ...more

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and a Kurdish militia have driven Islamic State fighters out of Hasaka city in Syria's far northeast, a month after the hardline group attacked it, a group monitoring the four-year-old war said on Tuesday.</p ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest from NATO meeting on Islamic State group and related developments (all times local):3:35 p.m.A senior Turkish ruling party official says Turkey's peace process with the Kurds is not over but has been placed on h ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say two small planes crashed within hours of one another in western Wisconsin and southwestern Minnesota, killing all seven people who were onboard the aircraft.The Polk County (Wisconsin) sheriff's office says a s ...more

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Two Pakistani officials say the second round of peace talks between representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban is likely to be held in Pakistan on Friday.The two officials said Tuesday that Islamabad was finalizing ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.The potent ...more

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TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A court in Libya on Tuesday sentenced a son of Moammar Gadhafi to death by firing squad after convicting him of murder and inciting genocide during the country's 2011 civil war.It is unlikely, however, that the sentence aga ...more

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Closing a historic visit to Africa, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged the continent's leaders to prioritize creating jobs and opportunity for the next generation of young people or risk sacrificing future economic pot ...more