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As many as 12,000 foreigners have gone to Syria to fight the government of Bashar Assad. Many have joined extremist groups, including the al-Nusra front, an al-Qaida affiliate, and the Islamic State group, which now controls a territory straddling Syri ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.He's still got a shot at another Sprint Cup championship.Yet plenty of questions remain.Will he face criminal charges for running over a ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the tough ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday. ...more

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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say fights on the field and in the stands forced the stoppage of a season-opening high school football matchup in Ohio.The game between Garfield Heights and Collinwood was in the third quarter Friday night wh ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry ...more

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CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday in the U.S. Nationals with a run of 3.777 seconds at 322.65 mph.Schumacher has nine victories in the NHRA's flagship event.Del Worsham topped the Funny Car ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle.The fan-centric celebration of gaming began Friday at the Washington State Convention Center. The four-day long event is expected to be attended by 85,000 gamers and will ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.The state attorney general's office said in a statement that a jury deliberated ab ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.Harvick, in his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing, turned a fast lap of 190.398 mph Friday night t ...more