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U.S. Chamber Fires Shot In GOP 2014 Primary War

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is expected to spend some $50 million to defend pro-business incumbent in competitive primaries this year, …

U.S. border agency under pressure to reform use-of-force policies

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers and watchdog groups called Friday for tougher restrictions on the use of deadly force by U.S. border agents and more transparency in the investigation of killings, including the release of an independent audit that recommended reforms in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection …

Immigration

New York murder fugitive traced to Australia using secret DNA samples

A fugitive accused of beating to death a New York store owner and robbing him of $US32,000 has been captured in Australia after New South Wales police secretly took samples of his DNA from glasses and cigarettes.<p>Abakar Gadiyev, 32, was arrested on Thursday after DNA from a mask used in the robbery …

Associated Press News

First They Attacked A Mall, Then They Repelled SEAL Team Six: The Rise of Al Qaeda 2.0

Few Americans had ever heard of al Shabaab before the fall of 2013. That changed on Sept. 21, when gunmen armed with AK-47s entered the Westgate Mall, a suburban-style shopping center in an upscale neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya, and began calmly, methodically hunting down and murdering shoppers, …

Terrorism

Associated Press News

How new FDA labels will change your food

The FDA’s proposed revamp of nutrition labels is intended to help Americans make healthier decisions about what they eat. In fact, experts say what’s …

New York University

Turkey to shut schools in blow to PM rival

Turkey's parliament has passed a new legislation to shut down private preparatory schools, many of which are run by the movement of an influential United-States-based Muslim cleric that has been in a political rivalry with the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).<p>The move, which was passed …

Associated Press News

Iraq Death Toll Tops 700 In February

A bloody February in Iraq led to at least 700 civilian deaths in the course of the month, as the violent Sunni-Shiite clashes that have worsened …

Thai Protesters Retreat, But Vow To Keep Up Pressure On Government

Thailand's anti-government protesters have temporarily abandoned their street barricades and quit mass demonstrations aimed at shutting down the capital and ousting the country's premier.<p>But the protesters vowed to regroup at a central location in Bangkok and continue their efforts to force the …

Opinion

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Twin Nigeria blasts kill at least 50 in Maiduguri

<b>Two explosions targeting a busy market in the town of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria have left at least 50 people dead, the Red Cross says.</b><p>Hospital sources say many of the victims were children.<p>Maiduguri is the headquarters of a military force fighting against the Boko Haram Islamist group, which …

Boko Haram