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An Egyptian court upheld death sentences on Saturday against five Islamists convicted of charges including killing a policeman and carrying weapons, judicial sources said. Judge Moataz Khafagi had referred the case to the country's highest Sunni Mus ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that's been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.</ ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 120 world leaders will convene for a U.N. climate summit. Environmentalists will take to the streets in what is being billed as the largest march ever on global warming. Celebrities, CEOs and climatologists will appear at a ...more

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When a group of historians gathered last spring in Omaha to discuss the revival of teaching Middle America's history, among their plans had been to start an online Midwest history journal.Instead, this week they saw the Univer ...more

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Hugo's 135 mph winds mauled Charleston 25 years ago Sunday, a defining moment for the city and the mayor who has served it longer than anyone else.Joseph P. Riley Jr. was in his candlelit office in City Hall tha ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out S ...more

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — While other Republicans considering the 2016 presidential race are openly laying the foundations of potential campaigns, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is busy tending to a growing personal business empire.It's a break in ...more

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — As a boy, marathon runner Idrissa Kargbo sprinted through the villages of Sierra Leone on errands for his grandmother and later as a coffee courier. Now at 23 years old, his times have qualified him for races on three cont ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby is looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a U.S. Senate seat.Wehby burst onto the political scene with a splash last year, but the Oregon Republican is now figh ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's drawn-out presidential election may finally be coming to an end.Nearly six months after Afghans cast ballots in a first-round vote, the country's election commission on Saturday said it would announce fina ...more