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WASHIBGTON (AP) — It's a sign of the serious threat posed by antibiotic-resistant germs. The president is ordering the government to create a national plan to fight the germs by early next year.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ...more

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PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande is dismissing widespread suspicion that the French government pays ransoms to extremist groups to free French hostages.Islamic State militants have decapitated American and British hostages in recent week ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A spokesman says four U.N. peacekeepers were killed in in northern Mali when their vehicle hit an explosive.Olivier Salgado of the U.N. peacekeeping mission says a car containing Chadian troops hit the roadside bomb Thursday ...more

AP News - 25 mins ago

ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — A woman says she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even though the teenager was lying wounded on the ground. Twenty others also were shot and killed in r ...more

AP News - 38 mins ago

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group on Thursday released a video showing a British journalist who says he is a prisoner of the extremists.In a slick, three-minute video shot with three cameras, John Cantlie, a photojournalist, said he worked f ...more

AP News - 41 mins ago

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Royal & Ancient Golf Club votes to admit female members . ...more

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EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — For some, it's a day they have dreamed of for decades. For others, the time has finally come to make up their minds about the future — both for themselves and for the United Kingdom.Excitement vied with apprehension Th ...more

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's congress has approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits.Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says the measure will defend consumers against "the innumerable abuses we suff ...more

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.Five high-ranking cardinals have taken one of Francis' favorite theologians to task over an issue dea ...more