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10 p.m. (CDT)Authorities say the Brazos River has fallen below flood stage at an evacuated North Texas subdivision.But Parker County Emergency Management spokesman Joel Kertok says officials continue to watch for any effects of Thursday n ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Foreign Minister said Friday that the upsurge of boat people in Southeast Asia has reached an "alarming level," and called for governments in the region to address the root causes of the crisis — a reference to the swelling nu ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — One declared and one likely Republican presidential contender criticized the administration's nuclear negotiations with Iran and reaffirmed their support for Israel as they courted wealthy Jewish donors Thursday in New York.Texas ...more

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Authorities in Guatemala have raided properties linked to former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, who resigned amid a customs corruption scandal that implicated her former private secretary.Guatemala's Public Ministry says p ...more

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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.So they shared the title on Thursd ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father and son have agreed to plead guilty to crimes stemming from an investigation into suspected money laundering for Mexican drug cartels in the Los Angeles fashion district.Xilin Chen and his son, Tom Chen, signed plea a ...more

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama women's prison will be overhauled after the U.S. Justice Department said officers there coerced inmates into sex, watched them in showers and bathrooms and organized a New Year's Eve strip show.The Department o ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple in the quest to make their technology indi ...more

Reuters News - 32 mins ago

By Lincoln Feast SYDNEY (Reuters) - Al Jazeera reporter Peter Greste, deported after spending 400 days in an Egyptian jail on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, fears he will be found guilty in absentia at a retrial that resumes ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second i ...more