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NEW YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated ...more

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HAZELWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested and charged a St. Louis man in the slaying of a 19-year-old Illinois college student who went missing while trying to sell his sports car on Craigslist.Florissant Police Capt. Tim Fagan said at a n ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Three issues — the economy, the National Health Service and immigration — have dominated the British election. Here's where the candidates stand on the things that matter to voters:THE ECONOMY ABOVE ALLThe election boils dow ...more

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ROME (Reuters) - Rome's main airport was closed on Thursday after a fire broke out in a baggage storage area but there were no serious injuries, officials said. The airport would remain closed until 2 p.m. (1200 GMT), they said. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yoko Ono is expressing herself through espresso cups.The artist and widow of John Lennon has designed a collection of cups and saucers featuring the dates and places of six tragic events written in Ono's handwriting, such as t ...more

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Authorities in China's southwestern city of Chengdu visited the offices of Uber on Wednesday as part of a new investigation into the online taxi-hailing service, a spokeswoman for Chengdu's transportation commission said. < ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — A meeting of Canada's federal Conservative party was described as being like a "morgue" a day after Alberta, Canada's most conservative province, elected a left-of-center provincial government, ending a 44-year-old conservative party dyn ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's unpredictable election is steeped in the rich — and sometimes confusing — lexicon of parliamentary democracy. Some key terms:FIRST PAST THE POST: Used to describe the electoral system, in which voters across the country e ...more

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By Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans hit the road in record numbers this winter, reigniting a long debate that may determine whether global oil markets hold steady or tumble anew. But many economists and academics are split on wh ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's general election is on Thursday, and polls suggest the race between Labour and the Conservatives is too close to call. Here's a look at the leading figures in the campaign:DAVID CAMERON: Prime Minister David Cameron of th ...more