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SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Ten Iraqi peshmerga fighters entered a northern Syrian border town, crossing over from Turkey on Thursday, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani, activists said. The development followed heavy overnight...
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — State police plan to monitor the movements and interactions of a nurse who vowed to defy the state's quarantine for health care workers who treat Ebola patients, but troopers cannot take her into custody without a judge's permission. State officials were...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says. Oceana did a DNA-based survey of shrimp sold at outlets in New York City;...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Marine Corps should not be retrying a Marine sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence, his defense attorneys say. Civilian defense attorney...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Stockton residents will likely learn Thursday if they can put more than two years of financial uncertainty behind them. Marking a critical moment in the bankrupt city's financial recovery, Stockton will ask U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein to...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League on Thursday is expected to ask a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former players who say team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their long-term health...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink. But backers of the legal-pot...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one. Giants fans gathered in the streets of San Francisco...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They cheered every strike and pop fly together. They booed every pitch called as a ball in unison. Then, when victory was theirs, an orange and black sea standing shoulder-to shoulder roared as one. Giants fans gathered in the streets of San Francisco...