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  • Putin vows revenge against jet bombers

    MOSCOW – A somber President Vladimir Putin vowed to hunt down and punish those responsible for a bomb that brought down a Russian passenger jet last m ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • French hunt 2nd fugitive, launch new airstrikes on ISIS

    PARIS – French police are hunting for a second fugitive directly involved in the deadly Paris attacks, officials said Tuesday, as France made an unpre ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Passengers removed from plane are released without being charged

    LINTHICUM, Md. – Four people were removed from a Chicago-bound flight Tuesday morning at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Ex-NFL player makes primary for U.S. Senate a 3-way race

    HARVEY – A former professional football player-turned-Illinois lawmaker has joined the Democratic race for U.S. Senate, setting up a three-way contest ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Police shooting videos won’t be released

    MINNEAPOLIS – State investigators looking into the fatal police shooting of a black Minneapolis man during a scuffle have several partial videos of th ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • More Thanksgiving travelers; don’t get stuck at the airport

    NEW YORK – A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Texas welcomes Google self-driving cars

    AUSTIN, Texas – With Google’s self-driving cars slowed in a gridlock of California regulation, Texas is offering a fast lane.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Actor Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive

    NEW YORK – Charlie Sheen said his bad-boy days are over and, with Tuesday’s declaration that he’s HIV-positive, he aims to become an inspiration to ot ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

    WASHINGTON – Republicans on Tuesday urged an immediate closure of America’s borders to Syrian refugees, drawing angry denunciations from some Democrat ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Republican lawmakers take aim at Syrian refugee plan

    WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday called for a pause in Syrian refugees coming to the U.S. in the wake of the Paris attacks and said the ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Consumer prices rise slightly in October

    WASHINGTON – The costs of food, gasoline, shelter and medical care rose last month, yet inflation continues to run at low levels ahead of a December F ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • As Paris is mourned, many in Mideast see double-standard

    BAGHDAD – Within hours of last week’s Paris attacks, as outrage and sympathy flooded his social media feeds and filled the airwaves, Baghdad resident ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • 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
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