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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military said it downed a drone along its southern coastline on Monday, the first time it encountered such a weapon since its campaign against the Gaza Strip militants began last week.The drone came from Gaza and was sh ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The incoming leader of Europe's most powerful bureaucracy is a master of the backroom deal — and an outspoken and witty career politician who once advocated the right to lie in times of crisis.Jean-Claude Juncker, who was prime m ...more

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations.Fire managers say a blaze erupted near Sprague River around 2 p.m. Sunday and had mushroomed to nearly three ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Another day, another defiant weapons test from North Korea.A day after launching two ballistic missiles from a base near the border with archrival South Korea, Pyongyang on Monday fired a barrage of artillery shells int ...more

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The price of oil edged lower Monday after its biggest one-day drop since April on expectations Libyan oil will soon return to the market.Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was down 39 cents to $100.44 per barrel at 0535 GMT in electronic t ...more

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.</p ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right."They ...more

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.When Santiago accomplished his dream last December and joined the Jersey Ci ...more

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SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A mysterious odor has prompted the evacuation of about 100 homes in Pennsylvania.A fire chief tells WPVI-TV in Philadelphia that crews haven't pinpointed the cause of the odor, but they've gotten high readings of hy ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.The results, published online Monday in Pediatrics, underscore rec ...more