Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the...
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St. Louis County fortifies police headquarters before Ferguson grand jury ruling

View gallery . Workers put up barricades around the St. Louis County Police Department on Saturday. (Yahoo/Jason Sickles) CLAYTON, Mo. — On Saturday, grand jury watch started...
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Calm urged as Ferguson grand jury nears decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. But it...
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Ferguson awaits grand jury decision

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown called for calm Friday as a grand jury drew closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting....
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GOP could struggle to roll back immigration changes

Republicans have unlimited negative opinions on President Obama’s plan to halt the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants who have U.S. citizen children — but they...
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Obama vows ‘more fair and just’ US immigration

Washington (AFP) – Pledging to fix America’s “broken” immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from...
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The CIA wants to destroy thousands of internal emails covering spy operations and other activities

A CIA plan to erase tens of thousands of its internal emails — including those sent by virtually all covert and counterterrorism officers after they leave the agency — is drawing...
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Kasich steals show at governors’ meeting

BOCA RATON, Fla. — It was almost as if John Kasich wanted to reach out and pat Scott Walker on the head. The Republican governor of Ohio and the Republican governor of Wisconsin...
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Don Lemon to Cosby accuser: ‘You know, there are ways not to perform oral sex’

Joan Tarshis, one of several women to recently accuse Bill Cosby of rape, told CNN’s Don Lemon earlier this week[1] that after the alleged rape she tried to talk the comedian out...
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A third of Fortune 500 firms now cover transgender health care

The number of Fortune 500 companies willing pay for sex reassignment surgeries has gone from zero in 2002 to 169 this year, according to a new report from the Human Rights Campaign[1]. The...
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