• Libya PM calls for national reconciliation in splintered country

    By Yara Bayoumy NEW YORK (Reuters) - Libya's prime minister called for a national reconciliation initiative to repair the divisions in a fragmented country reeling from the turbulence that has followed the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.     Fayez Seraj also told Reuters in an interview that

  • Charlotte police brace for NFL game after release of shooting video

    After nearly a week of protests, city officials were preparing for extra security at a National Football League game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon, bracing for more demonstrations over the killing of Keith Scott, 43, who police said was armed when officers

  • MIT's flea market specializes in rare, obscure electronics

    Once a month in the summer, a small parking lot on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's campus transforms into a high-tech flea market known for its outlandish offerings. Tables overflow with antique ...

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  • Hofstra pushes front-line learning with presidential debate

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Monday night's verbal smackdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is a hot ticket on the campus of Hofstra University.

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  • Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM Netanyahu

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are meeting separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday in sessions that could set the tone for relations between the allied countries during the next presidential administration.

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  • WWII Navy chief reunited, in spirit, with his ship's bell

    NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Navy chief who died saving his shipmates during the attack on Pearl Harbor has been reunited, in spirit, in Rhode Island with the bell from his ship.

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  • AP-GfK poll shows voter distaste for Putin-style leadership

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin "a leader — unlike what we have in this country."

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  • Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A prominent and outspoken Jordanian writer on Sunday was shot dead in front of the courthouse where he had been on trial for posting a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam on social media.

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  • Lengthy jury selection in Charleston church shootings begins

    The laborious process of jury selection is getting underway in the federal death penalty trial of Dylann Roof, the white man charged in the deaths of nine black parishioners gunned down during a Bible ...

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  • Doctors 'prescribe' fresh produce with help from food banks

    OAK FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The idea is simple: Load fresh fruits and vegetables into a refrigerator truck and drive it to a health clinic, then have a doctor write a "prescription" for food to improve the diets of low-income people with diabetes and high blood pressure.

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  • The Latest: UN Sec-Gen 'appalled' by Syria violence

    The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 9:15 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is "appalled" by the current spike in violence around the contested Syrian city of ...

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  • 'Child porn' row engulfs US photographer's Moscow show

    Pro-Kremlin activists who threw urine at pictures by US photographer Jock Sturges -- best known for nude images of adolescents and their families -- on Sunday forced its closure, a day after a government advisor condemned the images as "child pornography". Moscow gallery curator Natalia Litvinskaya

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  • Former WWE wrestling executive becoming GOP mega donor

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive who shook up Connecticut with two expensive and contentious, yet unsuccessful U.S. Senate races, has jumped into a larger political ring, becoming a sought-after Republican mega donor who's involved in campaigns across the country

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  • Residents evacuate Cedar Rapids homes ahead of flooding

    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Residents are leaving low-lying areas of Cedar Rapids, adhering to a request by the authorities to clear out by 8 p.m. Sunday due to the risk of flooding from the rising Cedar River.

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  • In battle for Iraq's Mosul, many forces with many motives

    BAGHDAD (AP) — An unlikely array of forces is converging on the city of Mosul, lining up for a battle on the historic plains of northern Iraq that is likely to be decisive in the war against the Islamic State group.

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  • Israeli official: Gaza underground wall to be done in months

    BEERSHEBA, Israel (AP) — A senior Israeli military official on Sunday said a massive underground barrier being built along the Gaza border to defend against Hamas tunnels should be finished in a matter of months, dealing what he said would be a serious blow to the Islamic militant group.

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  • The Latest: Authorities search suspect's apartment

    BURLINGTON, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local):

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  • Q&A: A mortgage exec reflects on housing market's challenges

    From the outside, the housing market looks solid: Sales are climbing. So are prices. Mortgage rates are near historic lows. But the picture gets more complicated the deeper you dig into the data. U.S. ...

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  • Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting

    OAK HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — Investigators on Sunday tried to piece together information on the 20-year-old suspect in the deadly Washington state mall shootings who was apprehended after a nearly 24-hour manhunt.

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  • U.S., Russia trade blows over Syria as warplanes pound Aleppo

    By Michelle Nichols and Suleiman Al-Khalidi UNITED NATIONS/AMMAN (Reuters) - The United States accused Russia of "barbarism" in Syria on Sunday as warplanes supporting Syrian government forces pounded Aleppo and Moscow said ending the civil war was almost "impossible". A diplomatic

  • Jordan's king asks PM to form new government - palace

    Jordan's prime minister, Hani Mulki, has been asked by the king to form a new government after a parliamentary election, a palace statement said on Sunday. Parliament is expected to convene next month with Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood gaining a foothold after ending a decade-long boycott and

  • At least 23 killed in Aleppo as UN meets over Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — At least 23 civilians were killed in renewed government airstrikes on the contested city of Aleppo, Syrian activists said Sunday, as the United Nations Security Council convened an emergency meeting on the spiraling violence in Syria.

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  • Spain's Basques, Galicians vote in key regional polls

    Spain's Basque country and Galicia went to the polls Sunday in regional elections that may help unblock the long-lasting national political paralysis. The country is stuck in limbo, run by a government without full powers following two inconclusive elections which the conservative Popular Party

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  • African elephants 'suffer worst decline in 25 years'

    The number of African elephants has dropped by around 111,000 in the past decade, a new report released Saturday at the Johannesburg conference on the wildlife trade said, blaming the plummeting figures on poaching. The revelation, the worst drop in 25 years, came amid disagreement on the second day

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  • The Latest: Ryan differs with Trump about black Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 on the eve of Monday's presidential debate at 9:00 p.m. on MSNBC from Hofstra University (all times local):

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