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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras urged lawmakers on Saturday to prevent the uncertainty of a snap general election by ensuring that a president is elected in a key vote in parliament next week. Speaking ahead of the th ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service.The reaction from officers ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the nationwide protests over police killings of unarmed black men.The boys and girls varsity basketball teams from Mend ...more

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The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.Tensions escala ...more

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FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina marine veterinarian says stormy weather is a likely explanation for the stranding of thousands of starfish on Fripp Island.The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reports (http://bit.ly/1Bf6Sdq ) that C ...more

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.T ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five people were stabbed early on Saturday in a restaurant in Washington, D.C., police said. The incident occurred around 12:30 a.m. at McFadden's, a popular restaurant and nightclub on Pennsylvania Avenue, eight blocks from the ...more

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By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A leader of Somali Islamist group al Shabaab, who has a $3 million U.S. bounty on his head, has surrendered, a Somali government source and local media said on Saturday. Zakariya ...more

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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Two people died and three others were wounded on Saturday in clashes between Islamists and Kurdish youths in Turkey's southeastern town of Cizre, the government said. Security sources said clashes erupted after ...more

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McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing w ...more