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  • France IDs top figure in Paris attack

    PARIS – France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing “infidels” and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the maste ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Ben Carson: Congress should stop funding refugee resettlement

    HENDERSON, Nev. – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is calling on Congress to withdraw funding to resettle Syrian refugees in the United St ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • 'McPick 2': McDonald's new deal to replace Dollar Menu

    NEW YORK – It's the Dollar Menu, take two.McDonald's hopes it has a catchy, new deal that will be as ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Republicans on Paris: What happened to U.S. shock and awe?

    WASHINGTON – Republicans on Monday tried to appeal to U.S. voters jittery about terrorism by decrying President Barack Obama's policies as half-hearte ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Anti-migrant mood deepens in Central Europe after Paris attacks

    WARSAW, Poland – Even before the Paris attacks, the mood in Central Europe was decidedly anti-migrant, with fences going up on borders, a Syrian beate ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Capitol Police: No specific threat to Capitol but be careful

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers and their aides should take precautions and be vigilant but there are no specific threats against the Capitol following the Par ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Protests erupt after black man shot by police in Minneapolis

    MINNEAPOLIS – A Minnesota agency is investigating the shooting by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man suspected in an assault, an incident tha ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • France bombs Islamic State HQ, hunts attacker who got away

    PARIS – France launched “massive” air strikes Sunday night on the Islamic State group’s de-facto capital in Syria, destroying a jihadi training camp a ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Future uncertain for rare white deer at former weapons site

    ROMULUS, N.Y. – Hundreds of ghostly white deer roaming among overgrown munitions bunkers at a sprawling former Army weapons depot face an uncertain fu ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Clinton, Sanders debate foreign policy after Paris attacks

    DES MOINES, Iowa – With the country still reeling from deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, Hillary Rodham Clinton cast herself as America’s strongest l ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Diplomats set plan for political change in Syria

    VIENNA – Invoking the need for joint action after the attacks in Paris, foreign ministers of nearly 20 nations agreed Saturday to an ambitious yet inc ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Turkey: Soldiers kill 4 suspected militants day before G-20

    ISTANBUL – Turkish soldiers killed four suspected Islamic State militants Saturday and authorities detained 11 demonstrators a day before leaders of t ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • High-speed test train derails in northern France, killing 7

    ECKWERSCHEIM, France – A high-speed train undergoing a test derailed, burst into flames, split apart and plunged into a canal in northeast France, kil ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Tuition-free online university draws immigrant students

    LOS ANGELES – Colombian-born Nathaly Ordonez had practically given up on the idea of attending college after learning her family’s visas had expired, ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Paris attacks provoke fresh migrant fears in Europe

    BERLIN – The news that one of the assailants in the Paris attacks may have crossed into Europe with refugees fleeing Syria is raising the fierce debat ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm
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