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LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain's armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida.Cameron's remarks ca ...more

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PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.The park service said Thursday it's making 300 tickets available to people who mak ...more

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SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday showing gross domestic product contracting for a second consecutive quarter.The government's IBGE statistics bureau said GDP in the second quarter fell b ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.The staff reduction represents about 30 perc ...more

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REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.The eruption took place the ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer sentiment ticked up in August, driven by greater optimism about jobs, rising incomes, and increasing wealth. Yet the increase largely occurred among higher-income groups.The University of Michigan said Friday its ...more

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VENICE, Italy (AP) — Florida's realtors and tourism authorities will probably not be using "99 Homes" in their promotional material.The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to an annual 0.3 percent in August, a sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take drastic steps to save a stalling recovery.< ...more

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers are working to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua.Marta Lagos is an official of the ruling Sandinista Party and she says rescuers hear voices and presume that all th ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent in July, first decline since January; income weak. ...more