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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N humanitarian chief on Tuesday said tens of thousands of people are fleeing Syria as the Islamic State militant group expands its grip on large parts of the country despite a U.S.-led airstrike campaign.Valerie Amos ...more

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two members of an international hacking ring that gained access to a U.S. Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges Tuesday in federal c ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The oil and railroad industries are urging federal regulators to allow them as long as seven years to retrofit existing tank cars that transport highly volatile crude oil, a top oil industry official said Tuesday. The cars have ruptur ...more

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By Brendan Pierson (Reuters) - The Colorado Supreme court on Tuesday heard arguments over whether employees can be fired for using medical marijuana, which is legal in the state but illegal under federal law. The case was brought by ...more

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian Islamist militants who kidnapped and beheaded French hostage Herve Gourdel a week ago released a new video statement on Tuesday showing around 30 fighters reaffirming their allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq. In ...more

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By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A former death row inmate, now serving a life sentence for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, will deliver a graduation speech at a liberal arts college in Vermont at the request of ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed trade issues, climate change, and the fight against Islamic State militants during an Oval Office meeting on Tuesday, the two leaders told reporter ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two different children's hoodies were recalled Tuesday because of a possible choking risk.No injuries have been reported, but the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the hooded sweatshirts have drawstrings around the nec ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The foreign minister of the Bahamas said Tuesday his country is determined to control illegal immigration, saying that allowing it to balloon could be a "recipe for civil strife."Frederick Mitchell struck a tough tone durin ...more

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(Reuters) - An affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management has topped Florida real estate developer Glenn Straub's $90 million bid for the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. The auctio ...more