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BAGHDAD (AP) — Backed by Iranian-supported Shiite militias, Iraqi forces launched a large-scale offensive Monday to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State group, the first in a series of campaigns to try to reclaim large parts of north ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Armed robbers stole about $4.8 million in gold bars on Sunday from an armored truck traveling north along Interstate 95 from Florida to Massachusetts, authorities said Monday.The two security guards working for Transvalue In ...more

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government has given the U.S. two weeks to slash the size of its mission here to 17 diplomats as tensions between the two nations rise.Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez made the announcement Monday after a ra ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The California Supreme Court ruled on Monday that San Diego County's "blanket" enforcement of the state's sex offender residency laws was unconstitutional, a decision that could open the door to wider challenges of the statute.< ...more

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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Every day during the 12½ years he was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay as a suspected al-Qaida operative, Adel bin Muhammad El Ouerghi dreamed of freedom.But since his release along with five other detainees in December, t ...more

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KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A 30-year-old police officer on Hawaii's Big Island was arrested and placed on administrative leave after he hit with his car and killed a bicyclist visiting from MichiganHawaii Island police officer Jody Buddemeyer wa ...more

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By Toby Sterling AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch government apologized on Monday for ignoring risks posed by earthquakes caused by production of natural gas in the northern province of Groningen. The apology follows a Feb. 18 report ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is not planning to march in the nation's biggest and oldest St. Patrick's Day parade unless its organizers change their limitations on displays of gay pride.De Blasio skipped the march a year ago and currentl ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The conflict that has torn Syria apart can be traced, in part, to a record drought worsened by global warming, a new study says.In what scientists say is one of the most detailed and strongest connections between violence and h ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles police chief says officers fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row after he grabbed an officer's holster during a struggle.Chief Charlie Beck says evidence shows that the slide of the officer's gun was partly e ...more