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Chechnya suicide bomber kills 5 police, wounds 12

GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Russian police say a suicide bomber blew himself up in the capital of Chechnya, killing four police officers and wounding four others. An Associated Press journalist at the scene saw several ambulances leave the site, which has been blocked off by police. The capital of Chechnya, Grozny, was celebrating City Day and the birthday of its ...

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Chief: Aggressive search continues for UVa student

Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo addresses reporters at a briefing Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Charlottesville at a staging area for the search team looking for missing UVa. student Hannah Graham. Longo said Sunday that law enforcement is aggressively searching the county surrounding Charlottesville for any sign of Graham, who disappeared on Sept. 13. A search team of about 100 ...

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Hong Kong protesters at odds over pullback plan

A pro-democracy supporter walks past a wall covered with messages of support, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 in Hong Kong. Early Saturday, the Hong Kong Federation of Students, one of the groups leading the demonstrations that drew tens of thousands of people earlier this week, said they saw no choice but to cancel the dialogue they had agreed to after Hong ...

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Obama dedicates memorial honoring wounded veterans

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama paid tribute to disabled U.S. veterans on Sunday, pointing to the dedication of a new memorial honoring those severely injured in war as a ...

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Davis out of starting lineup for Tigers

Baltimore Orioles’ Delmon Young smiles during practice in preparation for Game 3 of baseball’s American League Division Series in Detroit Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Baltimore leads the series 2-0. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis is out of the starting lineup Sunday for Game 3 of their AL Division Series against Baltimore. Davis has been dealing ...

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Pro-Russian troops takeover Crimean borders, ferry

Unidentified gunmen stand outside entrance to the General Staff Headquarters of the Ukrainian Navy in Sevastopol, Ukraine, Monday, March 3, 2014. Pro-Russian soldiers seem to further cement their control over the strategic region, that also houses the Russian Black Sea Fleet, by seizing a ferry terminal in the Ukrainian city of Kerch about 20 kilometers (12 miles) by boat to ...

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Sunken Great Lakes oil pipeline raises spill fears

By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Environmental activists and some members of Congress are concerned about two oil pipelines beneath a waterway linking Lakes Michigan and Huron. The pipes owned by Enbridge Energy Partners cross the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan, a popular resort area. They’re part of a line that ...

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Prince Harry, Desmond Tutu, others honor Mandela

Britain’s Prince Harry, left, walks with John Hall, Dean of Westminster Abbey to attend the Nelson Mandela memorial service at the Abbey in London Monday, March 3, 2014. Mandela the former president of South Africa died in December 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry, former Archbishop of Cape Town Desmond Tutu, and Prime Minister David Cameron have ...

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APNewsBreak: Peters attacks Land on auto bailout

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Democratic Rep. Gary Peters planned Monday to put Republican Terri Land on the defensive in their U.S. Senate race by highlighting her 2012 opposition to the federal bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, which is widely credited with saving the U.S. auto industry. Peters and other Democrats were expected to ...

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Energy costs boosted US consumer spending in Jan.

FILE – In this Jan. 14, 2014 file photo, pedestrians pass an H&M storefront window advertising discounts up to 75%, in New York. The Commerce Department reports how much consumers spent and earned in January on Monday, March 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans spent more in January, but the ...

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