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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he hoped next week to secure the release of five captives, including an army general, held by Marxist FARC rebels, a move that will allow stalled peace talks to continue. In a mes ...more

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ISTANBUL (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced on Saturday nearly $135 million in humanitarian aid to help feed civilians affected by Syria's war.Speaking in Istanbul, Biden said the money will raise the amount of aid the U.S. has provi ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount amid speculation that a grand jury could decide soon whether to indict the police officer who killed Michael Brown.S ...more

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PARIS (AP) — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the case said Saturday.The architecture student, ...more

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The clock is ticking on some of the charges the mother of missing Maine toddler Ayla Reynolds wants brought in her case.The statute of limitations on lesser charges like child endangerment expires in a matter of weeks, on ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional le ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state.The Daily News (http://nydn.us/11GwP9C ) reports Saturday that state Attorney General Eric S ...more

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COARSEGOLD, Calif. (AP) — When it comes to controlling California's lucrative casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that collectively generate $7 billion annually and outperformed the Las Vegas Strip last year. ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.They did it again this year.Average voter turnout ...more

AP News - 55 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton says the police killing of an unarmed man in a darkened public housing stairwell spotlights questions about how the New York Police Department patrols public housing and assigns rookie officers.Police have de ...more