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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document.</p ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.The nation's second-biggest tobacco company informed employees Wednesday that beginning next year, the use of traditional ciga ...more

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BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they challenge deportation and pursue asylu ...more

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SIDNEY, Mont. (AP) — A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the murder of a Montana teacher in an oil boom town where residents say their lives were forever altered by the crime.Montana District Judge Richard Simonton accepted Michael Keith ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — While Democrats in Louisiana are largely dodging ties to President Barack Obama this election season, Republicans aren't necessarily embracing Gov. Bobby Jindal.Asked to grade the Republican governor's performance, GOP co ...more

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.The first-of-its-kind report by the Pew Research Center found that nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the I ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium past ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley is trying be more appealing to Connecticut voters as he faces a barrage of negative TV ads.This week, the businessman began running two versions of a commercial called "The Plan ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military increased security Wednesday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after fatal shootings at a Canadian war memorial and Parliament, even though the FBI and the Homeland Security Department said there ...more