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DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions.A U.S. official said the evi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies.Yahoo rose 6 percent after the Internet company reported a windfall from Alibaba's recent IPO. ETrade and Dow Chemical also rose after reporting ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him cou ...more

AP News - 12 mins ago

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister.Omran al-Zoubi told Syrian TV late Tue ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the third week in a row, astronauts are spacewalking up at the International Space Station. This time, it's on the Russian side of the house.Russian spacemen Maxim Suraev (sir-EYE-ev) and Alexander Samokutyaev (sa ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal.The transit agency is challenging a jury verdict that found it owes Carmine Franco's family more than $8 million for land a ...more

Reuters News - 19 mins ago

By Esteban Farat MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay's leading opposition candidate said on Wednesday he would try to repeal much of the country's ground-breaking marijuana law, which permits the commercial production and sale of the drug, if he w ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coh ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.A ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.The company forecast Wednesday that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments. That's a more ...more