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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fighting intensified Monday around the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk as government forces stepped up efforts to disrupt rebel lines and reclaim more territory from the faltering insurgency. One resident said panic was gripping ...more

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A fire has destroyed a New York restaurant owned by a man charged last month with plotting vengeance attacks against members of the U.S. military and the Muslim community.Local media report that firefighters responded late ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai is celebrating her 17th birthday in Nigeria with promises to work for the release of some 219 schoolgirls who have been held by Islamic extremists for three months."My birthday ...more

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WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Six-time Oscar nominated actress Glenn Close has been honored by the Maine International Film Festival.Close called the Mid-Life Achievement Award — a moose statuette— she received Sunday night in Waterville as "the best ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As the nation's midsection has grown more conservative and Republican, Democrats have sometimes had to rest their hopes on well-positioned GOP contenders imploding with their own politically off-key statements.It worked l ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Civil liberties groups took Britain's spy agencies to court Monday in a bid to limit electronic surveillance, as the government tries to pass legislation to extend snooping powers.A special court, the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, ...more

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METAIRIE, La. (AP) — A suburban New Orleans man wanted in death of a woman found bludgeoned to death in her bathtub has been arrested in Texas and the three children he disappeared with have been found.Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say in ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Citigroup will pay $7B to settle a Justice Department investigation into subprime mortgages. ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have indicted British and American investigators hired by GlaxoSmithKline on charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information, state media reported Monday, as the Briton blamed the pharmaceutical company ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. JAILS FORCED INTO DOUBLE DUTY AS MORE PSYCHIATRIC CASES BROUGHT INAmid the tide of bookings and releases, the number of mentally ill ...more