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Afghan leader makes rare reference to Taliban by name at Beijing conference

BEIJING, China - Afghanistan's new president invited the Taliban to join in a peace process backed by the international community on Friday, an unusual direct reference to the insurgents who have stepped up attacks in an attempt to bring...

posted: October 31,2014





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Life goes on: bike ride, chores for nurse in standoff with Maine over Ebola precautions

FORT KENT, Maine - In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the...


2 Malaysian boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of father in missing Flight 370

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Two Malaysian teenage boys on Friday sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed by the family of a passenger of the jetliner that mysteriously...


Survivalist wanted in deadly trooper ambush caught; prosecutors to seek death penalty

LORDS VALLEY, Pa. - A survivalist accused of ambushing two state troopers, killing one and seriously wounding the other, was captured by U.S. marshals near an abandoned airplane hangar, ending a seven-week manhunt that had rattled the...


North Korea says it's asked EU's top human rights official to visit, but warns on other offers

North Korea on Thursday said it has invited European Union's top human rights official to visit the country, but it threatened to drop recent offers of visits by United Nations rights officials unless a U.N. resolution on the country...


2 locations in Michigan dropped from list of Great Lakes contaminated sites as work finishes

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Two waterways in Michigan have been removed from a list of highly contaminated sites around the Great Lakes, progress in the effort to restore toxic hot spots left over from the region's early manufacturing era,...


Small plane crashes into Kansas airport building after power loss, killing 4

WICHITA, Kan. - A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing four people, injuring five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering...






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