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Girlfriend denies knowledge of Vegas plot
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter said Wednesday that she had no idea he was planning an attack on the Strip and is devastated for the victims. A lawyer for Marilou Danley read a statement from her after she was questioned by FBI agents in Los Angeles about her
Einstein proof: Nobel winners find ripples in the universe
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WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades astronomers tried to prove Albert Einstein right by doing what Einstein thought was impossible: detecting the faint ripples in the universe called gravitational waves. They failed repeatedly until two years ago when they finally spotted one. Then another. And
Rebels storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir; 4 killed
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SRINAGAR, India (AP) — A group of rebels fighting Indian rule stormed a paramilitary camp near the airport in disputed Kashmir early Tuesday, in a brazen attack targeting one of the region's most strategic and well-guarded zones that left at least four dead. Police said the militants breached
Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya faces new charges; free on bail
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LONDON (AP) — The Indian government has brought a new money-laundering charge against a prominent Indian tycoon who is fighting extradition from Britain, prosecutors said Tuesday. Britain's Crown Prosecution Service said Vijay Mallya appeared in court and was released on bail. He is due back
Kurdish leader Talabani, onetime hope for Iraqi unity, dies
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IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — As he stepped into office in 2005 to become Iraq's first Kurdish president, Jalal Talabani told his followers, "I am casting off my Kurdish clothes and wearing Iraqi ones instead. You must accept that." It was a symbolic call for unity: A longtime leader of Kurdish fighters,
Zimbabwe police hold reporter for story on Grace Mugabe
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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Police in Zimbabwe detained a journalist for reporting that President Robert Mugabe's wife allegedly donated used underwear and women's nightgowns to ruling party supporters, a defense lawyer said Tuesday. Kenneth Nyangani, a reporter with the NewsDay newspaper, was
Serbia supports Ratko Mladic's release on health grounds
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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia said Tuesday that former Bosnian Serb military commander Ratko Mladic, who is being tried for genocide at a U.N. tribunal, should be released provisionally from detention in The Hague, Netherlands, on health grounds. Serbia's state TV said Tuesday that the
Yahoo: 3 billion accounts breached in 2013. Yes, 3 billion
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BOSTON (AP) — Yahoo has tripled down on what was already the largest data breach in history, saying it affected all 3 billion accounts on its service, not the 1 billion it revealed late last year. The company announced Tuesday that it has sent emails providing notice to additional user
Ties threatened: US orders 15 Cuban diplomats to leave
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States expelled 15 of Cuba's diplomats Tuesday to protest its failure to protect Americans from unexplained attacks in Havana, plunging diplomatic ties between the countries to levels unseen in years. Only days ago, the U.S. and Cuba maintained dozens of diplomats
Puerto Rico raises hurricane's official death count to 34
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has increased to 34 from 16, the U.S. territory's governor said Tuesday. Gov. Ricardo Rossello also said he believes the hurricane that struck on Sept. 20 with winds over 150 mph caused $90 billion in
Denmark: Stab wounds found on dead journalist's torso
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Fifteen stabs wounds were found on the headless and dismembered torso of a Swedish journalist last seen with a Danish inventor in his home-made submarine, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Police also found videos on the man's computer showing women being tortured and
Vegas gunman transferred $100K, set up cameras at hotel room
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and planned the massacre so meticulously that he even set up cameras inside the peephole of his high-rise hotel room and on a service cart outside his door, apparently to spot anyone coming for him,
The Latest: Trump calls Vegas shooter 'demented man'
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Las Vegas shooting (all times local): 8:38 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling the man who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds others at a music festival in Las Vegas a "very, very sick individual." Trump spoke to
At least 50 killed as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass
IS claims fatal stabbings of 2 women at French train station
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MARSEILLE, France (AP) — A man with a knife stabbed two women to death Sunday at the main train station in the southern French city of Marseille as he reportedly shouted "Allahu akbar!" — an attack the Islamic State group claimed was the work of one its "soldiers." French soldiers shot the
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