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400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

The books were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and will be returned to their country of origin.


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400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California
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400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two stolen Italian books dating to the 17th century that were discovered in the San Francisco Bay Area and many other plundered ancient artifacts ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 1:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 1:47 p.m. | 400-year-old books stolen in Italy are found in California  Comments 0 Comments
Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home
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Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley's home away from home yet again. » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 11:58 a.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 11:58 a.m. | Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home  Comments 0 Comments
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Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - In a long-awaited development, Ukrainian forces and separatist fighters both announced Thursday they are pulling back heavy weapons from the front... » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 9:03 a.m. | Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in the east  Comments 0 Comments
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Regulators move to toughen Internet provider rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile would have to act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connec... » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 8:55 a.m. | Regulators move to toughen Internet provider rules  Comments 0 Comments
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'Jihadi John' resembles man raised in UK, Muslim group says

LONDON (AP) - A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears strong similarities to a man who grew... » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 8:50 a.m. | 'Jihadi John' resembles man raised in UK, Muslim group says  Comments 0 Comments
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Suit filed against scope maker in superbug infection

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A patient has sued the maker of a medical scope linked to the outbreak of a superbug at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 8:37 a.m. | Suit filed against scope maker in superbug infection  Comments 0 Comments
Life-saving train design is rarely used
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Life-saving train design is rarely used

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Perhaps the most remarkable thing about the collision between a Southern California commuter train and a truck abandoned on the tracks was this: No ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:00 a.m. | Life-saving train design is rarely used  Comments 1 Comment
Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges
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Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) - They were studying to be doctors and scientists, but police say four Wesleyan University students arrested this week also are known on campus ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 3:03 p.m. | Updated: feb. 25, 2015 3:03 p.m. | Wesleyan students appear in court on party drug charges  Comments 0 Comments
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What happens, and not, in Homeland Security shutdown

EDITOR'S NOTE _ An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 10:43 a.m. | Updated: feb. 25, 2015 10:43 a.m. | What happens, and not, in Homeland Security shutdown  Comments 0 Comments
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Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending

WASHINGTON (AP) - A watchdog group says congressional investigators should review whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 8:52 a.m. | Watchdog files complaint over lawmaker's travel spending  Comments 1 Comment
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Lawyer: Truck driver did 'all he could' before train crash

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - The driver of a pickup truck that a Southern California commuter train smashed into at a railroad crossing did "all he could" to free the vehicle... » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 8:43 a.m. | Lawyer: Truck driver did 'all he could' before train crash  Comments 0 Comments
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Representatives grill Kerry on aspects of Iran nuclear talks

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is pressing Secretary of State John Kerry about sensitive nuclear talks with Iran, say... » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 8:31 a.m. | Representatives grill Kerry on aspects of Iran nuclear talks  Comments 0 Comments
Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds
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Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds

SEATTLE (AP) - For the first time, a study shows that a drug used to treat HIV infection also can help prevent it when taken before and after risky sex by gay men. » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 6:00 a.m. | Pills before and after sex can help prevent HIV, study finds Comments 0 Comments
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UPDATE:Truck stalls on track before fiery train crash, 28 injured

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - A commuter train slammed into a truck stuck on the tracks early Tuesday, sending three rail cars tumbling onto their sides and injuring 28 people... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 8:41 a.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 2:30 p.m. | UPDATE:Truck stalls on track before fiery train crash, 28 injured  Comments 0 Comments
FIFA closes on dates for taboo-breaking World Cup in Qatar
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FIFA closes on dates for taboo-breaking World Cup in Qatar

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos. » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 2:13 p.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 2:13 p.m. | FIFA closes on dates for taboo-breaking World Cup in Qatar  Comments 0 Comments
Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill
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Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has vetoed a Republican bill forcing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 12:48 p.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 12:48 p.m. | Defying GOP, Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill  Comments 1 Comment
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Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald drew expressions of disappointment but no demand for his resignation Tuesday, one day after he apologized ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 11:37 a.m. | Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary  Comments 0 Comments
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Mayor: At least 8 dead in Czech restaurant shooting

PRAGUE (AP) - A man opened fire Tuesday in a restaurant in the Czech Republic, an attack that left at least eight people dead, the town's mayor said. It was the worst ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 8:35 a.m. |  Mayor: At least 8 dead in Czech restaurant shooting  Comments 0 Comments
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Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) - A key committee chairman and the head of the American Legion expressed disappointment Tuesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald, who er... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 8:34 a.m. | Key lawmaker, vets group leader disappointed in VA secretary  Comments 0 Comments
Dozens hurt in Metrolink crash in Oxnard
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Dozens hurt in Metrolink crash in Oxnard

OXNARD (AP) - A Metrolink train crashed into a truck and derailed early Tuesday, injuring dozens of people. » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 8:00 a.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 8:00 a.m. | Dozens hurt in Metrolink crash in Oxnard Comments 0 Comments
Water thefts on the rise in drought-stricken California
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Water thefts on the rise in drought-stricken California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As California's drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with meters to access ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 6:00 a.m. | Water thefts on the rise in drought-stricken California Comments 0 Comments
US jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks
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US jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks

NEW YORK (AP) - The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wo... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 1:02 p.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2015 1:02 p.m. | US jury finds Palestinian groups liable for terror attacks  Comments 0 Comments
Pace of new US measles cases slows a bit, officials report
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Pace of new US measles cases slows a bit, officials report

NEW YORK (AP) - The number of U.S. measles cases this year has risen to 154, with new cases scattered across five states, although the pace seems to have slowed. » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 12:26 p.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2015 12:26 p.m. | Pace of new US measles cases slows a bit, officials report  Comments 0 Comments
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Agencies look to fine water thieves in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Northern California water districts are looking to hike fines for meter cheaters and other people who steal water as the state enters its fourth y... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 11:45 a.m. | Updated: feb. 23, 2015 11:45 a.m. | Agencies look to fine water thieves in California Comments 0 Comments
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Man critical after being hit by party bus near Los Angeles

NORWALK, Calif. (AP) - Authorities are searching for the driver of a party bus that struck a pedestrian in California and dragged the man for more than 200 feet, leavi... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 11:09 a.m. | Man critical after being hit by party bus near Los Angeles  Comments 0 Comments
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Obama to governors: DHS shutdown would hurt state economies

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on state economies and the nation's security... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 8:55 a.m. | Obama to governors: DHS shutdown would hurt state economies  Comments 0 Comments
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Winter swoops south, bringing freezing rain to North Texas

DALLAS (AP) - Winter hasn't loosened its grip on the U.S. just yet, as evidenced by freezing rain in North Texas and more arctic air in New England and New York on Mon... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 8:54 a.m. | Winter swoops south, bringing freezing rain to North Texas  Comments 0 Comments
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Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine delayed a promised pullback of heavy weapons from the front line Monday, blaming continuing attacks from separatist rebels in eastern Ukra... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 8:45 a.m. | Ukraine delays heavy weapons pullback, blames rebel attacks  Comments 0 Comments
'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics
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'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The long take of "Birdman" has stretched all the way to the Academy Awards, where the jazzy, surreal comedy about an actor fleeing his superhero pas... » Read More
Posted: feb. 23, 2015 6:00 a.m. | 'Birdman' takes flight at an Oscars punctuated by politics  Comments 0 Comments
Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks
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Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Visiting Mickey and Minnie just got more expensive. » Read More
Posted: feb. 22, 2015 4:58 p.m. | Disney hikes ticket prices at US theme parks Comments 0 Comments
 

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