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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel and Hamas began observing a three-day Gaza cease-fire on Friday as diplomats worked to broker a lasting truce in a 25-day-old war that has killed more than 1,450 Palestinians, mainly civilians, and more than 60 Israe ...more

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WELEETKA, Okla. (AP) — Folks once settled in this sleepy central Oklahoma town to get away from the crime and hubbub of big-city life. Mom-and-pop shops bustled with plenty of customers, and many residents didn't bolt their doors or draw their shades a ...more

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YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A day of big firefighting gains against a wildfire in Yosemite National Park means the last evacuations will soon end and threats to a rare grove of giant sequoias will shrink further.Residents from about 50 ...more

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KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — At least 25 people were killed and 267 injured when underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting long trenches in the streets, authorities said F ...more

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KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court is expected to rule Friday on a petition by activists who say the East African country's new anti-gay measure was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked quorum.If the panel of judges on Uganda's ...more

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OCQUEOC TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Before shipping out for Iraq, Army Sgt. Trevor Blumberg asked his father to do two things if he didn't return: Look after his puppy, Scrappy, and "take care of my guys."Blumberg, a 22-year-old paratrooper known to ...more

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HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Japan will provide Vietnam with six vessels as part of a grant aid package that will boost Hanoi's maritime security patrol capacity at a time the country is locked in a territorial standoff with China in the South China Sea.< ...more

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The mental health of one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional character is up for discussion in a Wisconsin court.Two doctors have filed reports saying they don't believe the girl i ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado will begin issuing driver's licenses and identification cards to immigrants Friday regardless of their legal status, underscoring a sea change in a state that less than a decade ago passed strict immigration enforcement laws. ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana comes with all kinds of warning labels in Colorado. But once those pot brownies and gummy bears are out of the package, they can look identical to straight-laced treats.A panel of marijuana producers and industry c ...more