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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

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NEW YORK (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden told thousands of people gathered Saturday for the funeral of an officer killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting that their deaths "touched the soul of an entire nation."Biden addressed hundre ...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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NEW YORK (AP) — When Superstorm Sandy hit the East Coast, flood insurance companies working for the Federal Emergency Management Agency dispatched an army of structural engineers to do some detective work.Their assignment: Find out how much dama ...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 and transform itself into a vibrant tech hub. ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's suspension of transport connections with the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula is expected to be only a temporary measure, a Ukrainian security official said Saturday.Ukraine blocked rail and bus travel Friday betwe ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.But the question seemed to speak to growing weariness with the president and skepticism that anything will ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies carried out 12 air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, the Combined Joint Task Force said. Six strikes near the Syrian town of Kobani on the Turkish b ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States' seven-story mission looms over Havana's seaside Malecon boulevard as the largest diplomatic outpost in the country.Cuban guards stand at close interval ...more