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WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias.The department said ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — State Dept.: US shutters embassy in Libya, evacuates staff amid growing violence in Tripoli. ...more

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels have shot down a helicopter gunship over a slum in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least four people, activists said Saturday.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter was shot ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia is lashing out at the latest round of Ukraine-related sanctions imposed by the European Union, saying they endanger the fight against international terrorism.The sanctions, announced on Friday, impose travel bans and asset f ...more

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, ...more

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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — About a dozen former CIA officials named in a classified Senate report on decade-old agency interrogation practices were notified in recent days that they would be able to review parts of the document in a secure room in suburban Wa ...more

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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The talk in American Legion and Veterans of Foreign War halls and barrooms across Montana has been about Sen. John Walsh since the Democrat linked a cribbed research project he wrote in 2007 to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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HONG KONG (AP) — As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, cla ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — As skyscrapers around Hong Kong harbor erupted into a reverie of laser beams and giant digital displays during their synchronized nightly light show, one innocuous 28-story building near the water's edge had stayed dark for months, cla ...more

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 850 government workers in China's southern province of Guangdong have been forced out of their jobs as part of an anti-crackdown on officials whose spouses and children have emigrated abroad. An investigation by ...more