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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities need to "wake up" and do more to adequately accommodate a burgeoning number of refugee arrivals that has become a full-blown humanitarian emergency requiring a natural disaster-like response, a senior official wi ...more

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OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday over central Illinois, smashing the previous record.It took the international team 13 attempts to ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.<p ...more

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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A fast-spreading wildfire north of San Francisco nearly doubled overnight, charring 23 square miles and torching a third home.It was only 5 percent contained Friday.At least 650 residents have been evacuated from ...more

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By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities and relief workers in flood-hit Myanmar are rushing to provide aid to thousands of people after weeks of heavy rains that have killed at least 21 people this month, aid agencies ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges recently tossed five of his 18 corruption convictions, his defense attorney said.The imprisoned Ill ...more

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at campaign workers in Sri Lanka's capital on Friday, killing one and wounding 13, police and hospital officials said, in the first major political violence before the parliamentary election.The worke ...more

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has suspended the operating permit at a Knoxville ropes course after an 18-year-old from Georgia was fatally injured there last week.Police say Gregory Horan of Cumming, Georgia, died at the University of Tennes ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has released a report critical of the St. Louis County Family Court, alleging that black youths are treated more harshly than whites, and juveniles are often deprived of constitutional rights.The i ...more

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AUBURN, Mass. (AP) — A toll collector has been struck and killed by a pickup truck on the Massachusetts Turnpike.State police say the truck was exiting an E-ZPass lane just after midnight Friday at the Auburn toll plaza as the worker was walking ...more