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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Deborah Lee James became top boss of the Air Force seven months ago she had no inkling a nuclear crisis was brewing. But once it erupted in the form of exam-cheating by dozens of missile launch officers, she quickly announced con ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military said it downed a drone along its southern coastline on Monday, the first time it encountered such a weapon since its campaign against the Gaza Strip militants began last week.The drone came from Gaza and was sh ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The incoming leader of Europe's most powerful bureaucracy is a master of the backroom deal — and an outspoken and witty career politician who once advocated the right to lie in times of crisis.Jean-Claude Juncker, who was prime m ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Another day, another defiant weapons test from North Korea.A day after launching two ballistic missiles from a base near the border with archrival South Korea, Pyongyang on Monday fired a barrage of artillery shells int ...more

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.When Santiago accomplished his dream last December and joined the Jersey Ci ...more

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Today is Monday, July 14, the 195th day of 2014. There are 170 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On July 14, 1789, in an event symbolizing the start of the French Revolution, citizens of Paris stormed the Bastille ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Seoul official says the rival Koreas have agreed to meet to discuss North Korea's participation in the upcoming Asian Games in the South.Unification Ministry spokesman Kim Eui-do says North Korea agreed Monday to meet ...more

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If the Israel-Hamas fighting feels like a rerun, that's because it is.This is the third round of Hamas rockets and Israel airstrikes since the Islamic militant group seized control of the Gaza Strip in 2007. And issues each time seem much the sa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Public servants who venture downtown this fall may leave blushing: A show that highlights four big political sex scandals is coming back."Tail! Spin!" — the hit of the 2012 New York International Fringe Festival — will begin perf ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When Brazil's football fans finally got their best chance to see Sepp Blatter at the World Cup, they had a message for him.It was not a nice one for the FIFA President at his fifth final as head of football's governing body ...more