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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will call on fellow world leaders next week to back a United Nations resolution calling on nations to stem the flow of foreign fighters joining terrorist organizations like the Islamic State, as the United State ...more

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PARIS (AP) — France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq.More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first country to join U.S. forces pounding ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for Wisconsin governor Mary Burke said Friday she cut ties with a consultant she blames for copying several sections of her jobs plan from platforms of other Democrats.Burke has built her campaign around ...more

Reuters News - 17 mins ago

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A Utah judge sentenced a former doctor to 15 years to life in prison on Friday for murdering his wife by drugging her with a powerful cocktail of painkillers and holding her head underwater in a b ...more

AP News - 20 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will rewrite sweeping new food safety rules after farmers complained that earlier proposals could hurt business, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.The FDA's new proposals would allow farmers to meet wa ...more

Reuters News - 33 mins ago

MILAN (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear an appeal by former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi against his conviction for tax fraud in August 2013, Berlusconi's lawyer said on Friday. Piero Longo told Reu ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army is opening the door for women to go to Ranger school.It's one of the first steps in the broader effort to allow women to begin moving into more grueling combat jobs.Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno (oh- ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

BOSTON (AP) — The family of a CIA contractor killed in Benghazi, Libya, has filed claims seeking $2 million in damages from the CIA and State Department, alleging there was inadequate security at the U.S. diplomatic post and CIA compound when it came u ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden says it has summoned the Russian ambassador over an air space violation by two Russian military aircraft.The Swedish Foreign Ministry said the planes crossed into Swedish air space south of the Baltic Sea island of Oland ...more

AP News - 48 mins ago

OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Police in Washington state have arrested a funeral home worker they say pretended to be a retired officer for two decades and recently intervened in fight.Oak Harbor Police Chief Edgar Green says authorities became aware ...more