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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia further tightened its control over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia on Monday with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties, a move that has drawn outrage in Georgia.Under the treaty signed by Russia ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a possible Republican candidate for president in 2016, is calling for a formal declaration of war against Islamic State militants who control parts of Iraq and Syria, the New York Times reported on Monday. ...more

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DENVER (AP) — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend ...more

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NAME — Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel.AGE-BIRTH DATE — 68; Oct. 4, 1946.EDUCATION — Graduate, Brown Institute for Radio and Television, Minneapolis, 1966; bachelor's degree, history, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1971.EXPERIENCE — ...more

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By Fiona Ortiz CHICAGO (Reuters) - An alleged top member of the Sinaloa drug trafficking cartel will appear in court for sentencing on Monday in a case that has highlighted Chicago's role as a hub for distributing tons of cocaine throughout t ...more

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Tensions soared in Jerusalem this week after a grisly attack on a synagogue, an Egyptian doctor was acquitted in the country's first female genital mutilation trial, and Lebanese demanded the release of family members captured by militants.The a ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by police in Cleveland after brandishing what turned out to be a replica gun, triggering an investigation into his death and a legislator's call for such weapons to be brightly colored or bear special ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Against the team of hackers, the poor car stood no chance.Meticulously overwhelming its computer networks, the hackers showed that — given time — they would be able to pop the trunk and start the windshield wipers, cut the bra ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan's surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. This generation, barely aware of their country's economic heyday, ...more