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U.S. stock market soars to finish tough month U.S. stock market soars to finish tough month
6 days ago -
NEW YORK — Stocks soared on the last trading day of January, with Microsoft, Visa and other tech stocks making the biggest gains in a broad market rally. [Read More]

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85-year-old woman reflects on her life as a thief 85-year-old woman reflects on her life as a thief
5 days ago -
ATLANTA — Doris Payne exudes a seemingly effortless elegance, her white hair neatly smoothed back and gold hoops dangling from her ears. She speaks calmly and deliberately, inspiring the kind of trust that would ease any jewelry store employee eager to make a high-dollar sale. [Read More]
Suicide bombing in Afghan capital leaves at least nine dead Suicide bombing in Afghan capital leaves at least nine dead
5 days ago -
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber killed at least nine people and wounded 12 in an attack on a police base in Kabul on Monday, an Afghan official said. [Read More]
Iran: $100 billion in assets 'fully released' under nuclear deal
5 days ago -
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Monday it now has access to more than $100 billion worth of frozen overseas assets following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal with world powers. [Read More]
Britain approves gene-editing technique Britain approves gene-editing technique
5 days ago -
LONDON — Britain’s fertility regulator has approved a scientist’s request to edit the human genetic code in an effort to fight inherited diseases — but critics fear the new technique crosses too many ethical boundaries. [Read More]
Dozens killed by bombs in Syria, clouding peace talks Dozens killed by bombs in Syria, clouding peace talks
5 days ago -
GENEVA — A triple bombing killed at least 50 people in a predominantly Shiite suburb south of the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday even as a U.N. mediator held his first meeting with members of the main opposition group that seeks progress on humanitarian issues before it will join talks. [Read More]
Brazil officials can access all buildings to fight mosquito
5 days ago -
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president has signed a measure allowing health officials access to any building to eradicate breeding grounds for a mosquito spreading the Zika virus. [Read More]
Boko Haram attack leaves 86 dead in Nigeria Boko Haram attack leaves 86 dead in Nigeria
5 days ago -
DALORI, Nigeria — A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. [Read More]
Charity: $1.9 billion in Ebola aid not delivered
5 days ago -
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — International donors have failed to deliver $1.9 billion in promised funds to help West African countries recover from the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people and decimated already weak health care systems, the U.K.-based charity Oxfam said Sunday. [Read More]
Israeli prime minister warns Gaza against attacks Israeli prime minister warns Gaza against attacks
5 days ago -
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza on Sunday that his country will retaliate with “greater force” than deployed in the 2014 Gaza war if cross-border tunnels are used to attack Israel. [Read More]
Law enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principles Law enforcement leaders examine new use-of-force principles
5 days ago -
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police across the United States are rethinking how they use force amid national outrage over questionable shootings and violent arrests. [Read More]
What's a caucus? What to look for in Iowa What's a caucus? What to look for in Iowa
5 days ago -
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For more than a year, presidential candidates have fanned out across Iowa, shaking hands and posing for photos with voters in coffee shops, American Legion halls and libraries, often in towns so small that most Iowans have never heard of them. [Read More]
Federal coal sales moratorium shakes industry stronghold Federal coal sales moratorium shakes industry stronghold
5 days ago -
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Hard times for the coal have spread from Appalachia to the Rocky Mountain region. [Read More]
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