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DUBAI (Reuters) - Two Bahraini policemen were killed and a third was severely wounded in a bomb attack in the mainly Shi'ite village of Sitra south of the capital Manama, the Interior Ministry said on its Twitter account on Tuesday. "A terror ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter.""The opposition for the most part is about 10 people on Tw ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.The potent ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Five former members of a Philadelphia narcotics squad acquitted earlier this year on federal corruption charges have sued the district attorney, the mayor and the police commissioner.The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http:// ...more

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon are investigating suspicious packages sent to government buildings around the state.Oregon State Police said Monday that some of the packages contained an unknown substance. Police did not say how many pa ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators overruled heated conservative opposition Monday and added a measure reviving the federal Export-Import Bank to must-pass highway legislation. But House Republicans declared the Senate transportation bill dead on arrival.< ...more

Reuters News - 2 hours ago

By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A freak July cold front brought snow to the Northern Rockies on Monday in a rare weather event that set record-low daytime temperatures across Idaho and could see overnight readings at or near free ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The North Korean ambassador to China said Tuesday that his country has no interest in an Iran-style nuclear disarmament deal because North Korea is a "nuclear weapons state."Ji Jae Ryong told reporters that the Iranian nuclear dea ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities are upset about being blacklisted by the U.S. for the second year in a row for failing to do enough to combat modern-day slavery.The State Department said Monday that labor abuses in the Southeast Asian country's ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities on Mexico's Caribbean coast said Monday they are redoubling efforts to remove tons of sargassum seaweed that has been washing ashore in recent weeks.The state government of Quintana Roo, where the resort of Cancun ...more