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UN document promotes equality for women

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:31
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- After two weeks of heated debate, liberal and conservative countries early Saturday approved a U.N. document to promote equality for women that reaffirms the sexual and reproductive rights of all women and endorses sex education for adolescents....
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Libya's guns free-for-all fuels region's turmoil

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 03:43
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothes and pets. Now it's Tripoli's biggest arms market, with tables displaying pistols and assault rifles. Ask a vendor, and he can pull out bigger machine guns to sell for thousands of dollars....
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Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technology

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 03:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police across the country may be intercepting phone calls or text messages to find suspects using a technology tool known as Stingray. But they're refusing to turn over details about its use or heavily censoring files when they do....
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AC/DC's Johnson surprises Billy Joel audience

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 02:54
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a rare and unusual mix of rock legends, AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson made a surprise appearance at Billy Joel's concert at Madison Square Garden and played the metal band's classic, "You Shook Me All Night Long."...
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Jets sign Vick and release Sanchez

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 23:17
NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Vick is switching green jerseys - and maybe trading his clipboard for a starting job....
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Breakfast foods are getting pricier

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 21:38
NEW YORK (AP) -- Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock....
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Jesus' "Crown of Thorns" shown at Notre Dame

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:46
PARIS (AP) -- An ancient relic that many Christians revere as Jesus Christ's "Crown of Thorns" has made a special public appearance at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris....
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Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:33
NEW YORK (AP) -- The "Every Day Low Price" king is trying to shake up the world of pricing once again....
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Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 17:42
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Dunk City is long gone. Make way for the next bunch of bracket busters from the little-known Atlantic Sun Conference: Mercer....
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Anita Hill in spotlight again as new film opens

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:52
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's been more than 22 years since Anita Hill sat before the Senate Judiciary Committee in that famous bright blue suit - one she could never bring herself to wear again - to make the sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas that transfixed a nation....
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Hawaii law lets police have sex with prostitutes

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:48
HONOLULU (AP) -- Honolulu police are urging lawmakers to preserve an exemption in Hawaii law that lets undercover officers have sex with prostitutes during investigations. But they won't say how often - or even if - they use the provision....
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Officials: FBI agent cleared in Florida shooting

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:31
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Florida prosecutor has cleared an FBI agent of any criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Chechen man as he was being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the investigation said Friday....
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