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Saudi Arabia, Egypt show discord over Syria

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Saudi Arabia are cooperating militarily to thwart a power grab in Yemen by Shiite rebels, but the agreement on how to deal with the region’s complex and intertwined conflicts may stop there. The two countries’ diverging interests were evident at...
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Aaron Hernandez trial resumes after courthouse bomb threat

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after being disrupted by a bomb threat called in to the courthouse. The Fall River Justice Center was evacuated at around noon Thursday and swept by Massachusetts State...
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VIDEO: Fire damages Park Street building

Fire damaged a building at the corner of Hancock and Park streets in Findlay on Monday afternoon.
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No bond for millionaire Durst on New Orleans weapons charges

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A magistrate has ordered that millionaire Robert Durst be held without bond on weapons charges in Louisiana. Magistrate Harry Cantrell said that based on what he heard in Monday’s bond hearing and on court documents, the 71-year-old Durst is both a flight...
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Trump launching presidential exploratory committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to form a presidential exploratory committee. “I am the only one who can make America truly great again,” the Republican businessman and reality television star declared in a statement announcing the move. While...
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Singapore says founding father Lee’s condition deteriorates

SINGAPORE (AP) — The condition of Singapore’s 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has deteriorated further at the hospital where he’s been treated for about six weeks, the government said Wednesday. Lee was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb. 5 for...
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Sudden fall: Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock is resigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock abruptly resigned Tuesday following a monthlong cascade of revelations about his business deals and lavish spending on everything from overseas travel to office decor in the style of “Downton Abbey.” “I do this with a...
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Raiders sign RB Trent Richardson

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have signed free agent running back Trent Richardson. The team announced the deal with the third pick in the 2012 draft on Tuesday. The Raiders will be Richardson’s third team since coming out of Alabama as one of the most heralded...
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Russia: Kim Jong Un to visit Moscow for Victory Day

MOSCOW (AP) — The leader of North Korea is among 26 world leaders who have accepted invitations to Moscow to take part in celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday. North...