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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia's election commission says former soccer star George Weah has won the Senate seat also being sought by the president's son.Jerome Korkoya, the chairman of the electoral body, announced Saturday that Weah had rece ...more

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DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the unnamed foreign ministry official it cited suggested the scope of the negotiations would be limited to "p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of officers outside the church where a funeral was held for a policeman killed along with his partner in an ambush shooting turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during Saturday's service.The reaction from officers ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

They each turned a moment of violence into a call to action. For James Brady, that moment came when he was shot and wounded by a would-be presidential assassin. For Chung Eun-yong, it was the killings of his two children during the Korean War.Br ...more

Reuters News - 24 mins ago

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Zookeepers wearing gorilla suits have helped rear an endangered abandoned baby gorilla in Ohio so she can join an adult group. The 16 human surrogates have spent three months feeding, nurturing and ge ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras urged lawmakers on Saturday to prevent the uncertainty of a snap general election by ensuring that a president is elected in a key vote in parliament next week. Speaking ahead of the th ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the nationwide protests over police killings of unarmed black men.The boys and girls varsity basketball teams from Mend ...more

AP News - 48 mins ago

The killings of two unarmed black men by white police officers in Missouri and New York this summer touched off protests and a national debate over police conduct that intensified after grand juries refused to indict the officers.Tensions escala ...more

AP News - 58 mins ago

FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina marine veterinarian says stormy weather is a likely explanation for the stranding of thousands of starfish on Fripp Island.The Island Packet of Hilton Head Island reports (http://bit.ly/1Bf6Sdq ) that C ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A city once infamous for the smoke-belching foundries that blanketed its buildings and streets with a heavy layer of soot is turning to lightning-fast Internet speeds to try to transform itself into a vibrant tech hub.T ...more