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  • IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra
    IS captures Iraqi town, purges opponents in Syria's Palmyra

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, a tribal leader said Friday, while in neighboring Syria the group's fighters killed dozens of pro-government forces in the ancient town of Palmyr.

  • Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested
    Suspect in killings of wealthy DC family arrested

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities have arrested an ex-convict who was accused in the killings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper.

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  • Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday
    Obama's Senate allies hope to endorse his trade bill Friday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of President Barack Obama's trade agenda hope to fend off hostile Senate amendments Friday and send a major trade bill to the House, where another fierce debate awaits.

  • Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits
    Archives show Hillary Clinton OK'd tax breaks for nonprofits

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — As first lady in the final year of the Clinton administration, Hillary Rodham Clinton endorsed a White House plan to give tax breaks to private foundations and wealthy charity donors at the same time the William J. Clinton Foundation was soliciting donations for her husbands presidential library, recently released Clinton-era documents show.

  • US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya boat people
    US readies air patrols in search for Rohingya boat people

    BANGKOK (AP) — Attention turned Friday to the seas off Southeast Asia's west coast as naval vessels from Myanmar and Malaysia searched for stranded boat people and the U.S. military prepared air patrols to step up its involvement.

  • Finding California oil spill's cause could take months
    Finding California oil spill's cause could take months

    GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a broken oil pipeline that fouled a California shoreline says it could be weeks or even months before investigators are able to determine what caused the break and subsequent spill.

  • South Korea court frees Korean Air
    South Korea court frees Korean Air "nut rage" executive

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration.

  • AP PHOTOS: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti
    AP PHOTOS: Fleeing Yemen war, thousands stuck in Djibouti

    OBOCK, Djibouti (AP) — Fleeing the war at home, thousands of Yemenis have made it across the Gulf of Aden to find refuge in Djibouti, a sleepy Horn of Africa nation where the United Nations has set up a staging hub for aid for the conflict-torn Arab country.

  • Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council
    Reality star Duggar resigns from Family Research Council

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Family Research Council has accepted the resignation of Josh Duggar in the wake of the reality TV star's apology for unspecified bad behavior as a young teen.

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