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Reuters News - 27 mins ago

(Reuters) - Russell Wilson and the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks returned to winning ways with a thrilling 26-20 overtime victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday in a heavily anticipated rematch of last season's title game.

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Reuters News - 32 mins ago

(Reuters) - Police have recaptured the last of five inmates, described as armed and dangerous, who escaped from a jail near Fresno, California, authorities said on Sunday. The five men, three of whom were accused of attempted murder, escaped ...more

Reuters News - 37 mins ago

By Aileen Torres-Bennett KINGSTON (Reuters) - A funeral was held in Montego Bay on Sunday for a 31-year-old Jamaican man who died last month after he was beaten in his jail cell. Mario Deane was arrested last month for possession of ...more

AP News - 59 mins ago

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief execut ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Joe McDonald BLOOMING GROVE Pa. (Reuters) - Searchers found an assault rifle and ammunition hidden in the woods on the ninth day of a massive hunt for a man suspected of attacking two Pennsylvania state troopers, killing one of them, polic ...more

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TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — Sheriff's officials in Goshen County are touting a grenade launcher as a useful tool for keeping the peace, even though they have never used it.The Casper Star-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1sSTJkQ ) reported Sunday that officia ...more

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(Reuters) - The Detroit Lions defense overwhelmed the Green Bay Packers and Eli Manning engineered the first win of the season for the New York Giants in a Sunday of NFL surprises. Defensive back Don Carey scored on a 40-yard fumble return in ...more

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By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the dea ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry emerged from talks Sunday with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif, saying Washington was intent on advancing negotiations focused on reducing Iran's atomic activities in exchange for an ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Yankees and Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka both breathed sighs of relief on Sunday as the right-hander came back from a two-month layoff for an elbow injury to win at Yankee Stadium. Tan ...more