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Kerry to meet with Palestinian leader in Jordan

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 13:36
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Jordan on Wednesday in hopes of jump-starting foundering Mideast peace talks. But Arab leaders the same day released a communique saying they will never recognize Israel as a Jewish state, a key requirement for Israel....
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Obama plays up US-Europe bond amid Russia tension

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:56
BRUSSELS (AP) -- President Barack Obama and European Union leaders presented a unified front Wednesday against Russia's annexation of Crimea, promoting trans-Atlantic trade as an antidote to Russia's influence in the region and a way to help Europe become less dependent on Moscow for energy....
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Relatives skeptical of Malaysia plane probe

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:56
BEIJING (AP) -- The PowerPoint presentation wasn't enough. The analysis by British investigators that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was lost at sea wasn't enough. The relatives of Chinese passengers gathered in a hotel banquet hall on Wednesday were still skeptical - and hostile....
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Danish zoo defends lion killing after giraffe cull

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:47
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Danish zoo on Wednesday defended its decision to kill two aging lions and two cubs, citing the risk of inbreeding and the arrival of a new male....
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Secret Service agent found drunk in hotel room

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 09:43
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Secret Service agent found drunk by staff at a Dutch hotel was recalled to the U.S. along with two of his colleagues, the day before President Barack Obama was set to arrive in the Netherlands....
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Pope replaces German 'bling bishop' after inquiry

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 08:48
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis on Wednesday permanently removed a German bishop from his Limburg diocese after his 31 million-euro ($43-million) new residence complex caused an uproar among the faithful....
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Star says 'Walking Dead' changed her temperament

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 07:41
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spending your days killing zombies apparently takes its toll....
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AP PHOTOS: Greek graffiti artists spray thoughts

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 07:33
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Ancient Greeks chiseled their messages, often rude or boastful, into marble. They would probably be amazed how the illicit art form has evolved in the country's capital centuries later....
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Snag delays arrival of crew at space station

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 07:14
MOSCOW (AP) -- An engine snag has delayed the arrival of a Russian spacecraft carrying three astronauts to the International Space Station until Thursday....
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Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 07:09
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and a menu filled with burgers, wings and nachos....
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NASA measures snowpack in California, Colorado

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 05:19
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- The snowpack atop mountain peaks in California and Colorado has a new set of eyes watching from high above to better gauge the amount of water that will rumble down rivers and streams each spring as runoff....
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Officials: Senate considered phone company option

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 03:17
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee three years ago secretly considered - but ultimately rejected - alternate ways for the National Security Agency to collect and store massive amounts of Americans' phone records, The Associated Press has learned....
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