Obama aide: US won't let borders hamper fight vs. extremists

Updated 4 days ago   
By: Haley Hinds

WASHINGTON- A senior White House official is raising the possibility of a broader American military campaign that targets an Islamic extremist group's bases in Syria. Presiden..
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Mosque attack kills 64 in Iraq, Sunnis halt talks

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BAGHDAD (AP) - Gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque during Friday prayers and killed at least 64 people, prompting Sunni lawmakers to withdraw from talks on forming a new, more inclusive..
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Former Ala. band director arrested on sex charges

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BREWTON, Ala. (AP) - A band director who just started a new job in Georgia is accused of having sex with several students at his former high school in Alabama, police said Friday.&..
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Police charge woman who claimed daughter was sick

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

ATLANTIC, Iowa- An Atlantic woman has been charged with child endangerment after police say she solicited money and widespread attention from the community by saying her 5-year-old..
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Police: Steelers' Bell, Blount admitted buying pot

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount told police they "pitched in" to buy a bag of marijuana with a female friend shortly before t..
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Alabama teacher suspended after shooting lesson

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SELMA, Ala.- An Alabama teacher was suspended without pay after being accused of having sixth-grade students re-enact the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, and the Tray..
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Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Catholic school

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - A former Butte Central Catholic Schools teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.    The Montana Stand..
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American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet..
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Fitbit to stop selling data without consent

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers afte..
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2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

Updated 5 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

NEW YORK (AP) - About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.    The U.S. Consumer Pro..
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US housing recovery appears to be back on track

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start t..
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Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

PARIS (AP) - The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their r..
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Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial..
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Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's..
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2 American Ebola patients discharged from hospital

Updated 6 days ago   
By: Chel Bell

ATLANTA (AP) - Two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, where the scene Thursday was festive and celebr..
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Bahamas identifies victims of small plane crash

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - The four men who died in a small plane crash in the Bahamas were from Florida, police said Wednesday.    The Royal Bahamas Police Force identi..
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Bank of America reaches $17 Billion settlement with US

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- Officials familiar with the deal say Bank of America has reached a record $17 billion settlement with federal and state authorities over its role in the sale of mortgag..
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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.    The latest figures..
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Obama: US won't stop confronting Islamic State

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the United States will continue to confront Islamic State extremists despite the brutal murder of journalist James Foley. &..
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Peruvian nurse cares for 175 sick cats

Updated 1 week ago   
By: Chel Bell

LIMA, Peru (AP) - At her job, Maria Torero cares for sick human beings. At home, she lavishes love on slowly dying cats - 175 of them at last count.    The 45-year-o..
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