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  • Officers shot at Minnesota city building OK, gunman dead

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    (AP) NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — Two police officers who were shot by a gunman inside a suburban Minneapolis city building are expected to recover. Hennepin County sheriff's officials say two new officers were sworn in Monday during a city council ...

  • Libyan security official tells TV station that 5 foreigners killed in attack on Tripoli hotel

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    (AP) TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan security official tells TV station that 5 foreigners killed in attack on Tripoli hotel.

  • France, Belgium anti-terror raids net 8 more suspects

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    (AP) BRUSSELS (AP) — Anti-terror raids in France and Belgium netted eight more suspects on Tuesday as Paris urged its European Union partners to step up the fight against terror financing with new measures to make transactions more transparent. Interior minister ...

  • Pfizer beats Street 4Q forecasts

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.23 billion. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had net income of 19 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and costs related to ...

  • American Airlines tops Street 4Q forecasts

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    (AP) FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $597 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the ...

  • Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29

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    (AP) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine says that intensified fighting against Russia-backed separatists has left nine servicemen dead and 29 wounded over the past day. Armed forces spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said Tuesday that some of the fiercest fighting was around the ...

  • Stocks turn lower despite Asian gains, ahead of US data

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    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Stocks fell in Europe and were expected to open lower on Wall Street on Tuesday as investors looked to upcoming corporate earnings and economic data in the U.S. Earlier, Asian markets mostly closed higher. KEEPING SCORE: France's ...

  • Egypt court upholds verdict against 3 prominent activists

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    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt's highest appeal court has upheld the convictions and three-year prison sentences handed down to three prominent activists for violating a draconian law on protests. Tuesday's court decision leaves the three — Ahmed ...

  • AP Top Political News At 7:07 a.m. EST

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    (AP) Obama: US must balance human rights, security with Saudis Obama promotes religious and gender equity in India speech US loans fueled insider deal, failed power plan in Liberia Democrats, Republicans spar over Benghazi investigation Appeals court weighs suit in US ...

  • Obama: US must balance human rights, security with Saudis

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    (AP) NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must balance its advocacy for human rights in Saudi Arabia with the need to cooperate with Saudi Arabia on counterterrorism and security. Obama is set to arrive Tuesday in Saudi ...

  • W.Va. town restoring water service following diesel spill

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    (AP) LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in southeastern West Virginia are turning the water back on for about 12,000 Lewisburg area residents who lost service after a diesel fuel spill. Media outlets report the state Bureau of Public Health notified the ...

  • Kurds press offensive after driving IS group from Syria town

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    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say Kurdish fighters are advancing after driving Islamic State militants from the Syrian border town of Kobani a day earlier. Mustafa Bali, a Kobani-based activist, says Tuesday's fighting is centered on the village of Shiran, southeast ...

  • The phone call that turned around Sharapova's Aussie Open

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    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One phone call was all it took for Maria Sharapova to shake off whatever it was that almost ended her Australian Open. That call came early on in the tournament when the No. 2-ranked player came ...

  • Image of Asia: After a day's work in Cambodian rice fields

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    (AP) In this photo by Heng Sinith, a farmer is silhouetted as he drives his water buffalo cart loaded with rice hay after his day's work at a paddy field in Samroang Kandal village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. ...

  • Denmark spends $9 million on de-radicalization programs

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    (AP) COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark has earmarked 60.9 million kroner ($9.2 million) over the next three years for programs to de-radicalize Islamic extremists, including those who have fought with jihadi groups in Syria and Iraq. Justice Minister Mette Frederiksen said ...

  • Young players turn to ex-pros hoping for Slam breakthrough

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic won one Wimbledon title in his colorful tennis career, but the big-serving Croatian believes he might have won even more if he'd had an ex-player as his coach, like many of the top competitors ...

  • DuPont profit rises, but strong dollar cuts into sales

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    (AP) DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. says portfolio changes and productivity improvements contributed to an increase in fourth-quarter earnings. The company reported net income Tuesday of $683 million, or 74 cents per share, up from $185 million, or 20 cents ...

  • Israel says 'several rockets' strike Golan Heights

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    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says "several" rockets have struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights and that it responded with artillery fire. The military says sirens sounded in the area earlier Tuesday. The origin of the fire was not immediately ...

  • Indonesian military halts recovery efforts for AirAsia plane

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    (AP) PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military has halted its recovery efforts for the crashed AirAsia plane, including attempts to locate bodies and raise the fuselage from the Java Sea. Workers from the National Search and Rescue Agency, however, are ...

  • China says 'harmful info' must be managed after VPNs blocked

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    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official says that "harmful information" must be managed following reports that China is blocking VPN services that let users access censored online content. Wen Ku, director of telecoms development at the Ministry of Industry and ...

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