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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The family of a Jordanian fighter pilot held by the Islamic State group said Saturday it has received no word on his fate since the militants threatened to kill him earlier this week.The Islamic State group purportedly threa ...more

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two pilots from the U.S. and Russia have traveled farther and longer in a gas balloon than anyone in history, trying to eliminate any remaining debate over a century of records in long-distance ballooning.The Two Eagles ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Levine exchanged handshakes and hugs with nearly two dozen of his blood brothers and sisters, people he had never met but knew had saved his life.The group's members, ranging in age from 20s to 70s, were among nearly 2 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Twice this month, the White House has publicly grappled with the politically fraught language of terrorism.In the days after a deadly terror spree in Paris, President Barack Obama was criticized for purposely avoiding calling t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz:Monday is —a) Groundhog Dayb) Budget Dayc) A day for repeating the same old arguments over spending and taxes, only louder.d) All of the above.If you picked "d," you're in the pro ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It flew through the Republican-run House in 2012, and a year later 79 of the Democratic-led Senate's 100 members embraced it. With Republicans now controlling both chambers of Congress, the chances for repealing the 2.3 percent tax on ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — He insists he could win, but Mitt Romney has stepped out of the 2016 presidential contest in favor of the "next generation of Republican leaders" following a three-week fact-finding effort that revealed significant resistance to a thi ...more

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"I believe that one of our next generation of Republican leaders, one who may not be as well-known as I am today, one who has not yet taken their message across the country, one who is just getting started, may well emerge as being better able to defea ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An attorney for one of the ex-Vanderbilt University football players convicted of raping an unconscious fellow student says he will ask that a mistrial be declared after learning that a jury member was a rape victim.Fletc ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name. The bad information, prosecutors said, came from two decorat ...more