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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide car bomber attacked a foreign motorcade just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy, unleashing a blast that injured at least 13 people and rattled nearby neighborhoods, police officials said.< ...more

Reuters News - 19 mins ago

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean police said on Tuesday they have charged an official with Iran's Asian Games delegation with sexual harassment and banned him from leaving the country following a complaint by a female volunteer at a soccer stadium. ...more

Reuters News - 23 mins ago

(Reuters) - Philadelphia Phillies' closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined an undisclosed amount for making an obscene gesture and bumping an umpire, Major League Baseball said on Monday. The incidents occurred on Su ...more

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The music publishers for American rapper Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial.Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated both claim the National Party br ...more

AP News - 58 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care sys ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Alister Doyle and William Schomberg OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - Investments to help fight climate change can also spur economic growth, rather than slow it as widely feared, but time is running short for a trillion-dollar shift to transform ci ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa. ...more

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Today is Tuesday, September 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On September 16, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserte ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Twelve soldiers fighting an Islamic insurgency in northeast Nigeria have been sentenced to death by firing squad for mutiny and attempted murder of their commanding officer.In a decision read early Tuesday by Brig. Gen. Chu ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed the federal health care law to pass in 2010.The Government Accountability Office said in a report relea ...more