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ATHENS, Greece (AP) " Greece's prime minister, Alexis Tsipras, has resigned and called new elections " just as the country was starting to tap its new bailout package.

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) " Police detained former Vice President Roxana Baldetti on Friday in connection with a corruption scandal that led to her resignation earlier this year after her private secretary was implicated.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " A government survey shows most states have truck parking shortages every day and at all times of the day. They also don't provide enough information to truckers on where they can park safely.

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FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) " Capping their history-making week, the first female soldiers to complete the Army's rigorous Ranger School are graduating Friday, putting a spotlight on the debate over opening all combat roles to women.

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TWISP, Wash. (AP) " Like thousands of other college students in the West, Tom Zbyszewski relished summers on the fire lines " it was outdoor work that paid, that was important, that gave him a little swagger when he returned to school in the fall.

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On several occasions recently, I've complained here about the poor job the media are doing in covering the race for the presidency of the United States. Perhaps the greatest example of this phenomenon is the overdone coverage of Donald Trump. But...

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that the nation will hold an early election Nov. 1, after no group won a majority from voters in June and Erdogan's party was unable to find a coalition partner.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal appeals court on Friday reinstated Obama administration regulations that guarantee overtime and minimum wage protection to nearly 2 million home health care workers.

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WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among congressional Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential...

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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) " The Islamic State group on Friday demolished a monastery founded more than 1,500 years ago in central Syria, near a town where the extremists abducted dozens of Christians earlier this month, activists and a Christian priest...

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