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We must respond to IS threat, German defence minister urges lawmakers

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany's defence minister appealed to lawmakers on Wednesday to back plans to join the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria, arguing…

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Call For 'More Clarity' From PM On IS Airstrikes

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson has called on the Prime Minister to provide "more clarity" on his plan for fighting IS in Syria, saying a large number of MPs "remain…

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94 women aged 50 and over had babies last year – and 143 girls of 14 and under

More than 90 women aged 50 & over gave birth last year, although the numbers are falling, data shows. New figures from the Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)…

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Beware too-good-to-be-true personal stories from 2016 trail

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential candidates invariably have an engaging story to tell approximately where they came from & how. Sometimes these stories are even true. Often, though, these tales obtain…

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Nadal blows 2-set Slam lead for 1st time, loses to Fognini

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in his career, Rafael Nadal lost a Grand Slam match after taking a two-set lead. And for the first time since 2004,…

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Australian actress in 'Prisoner' convicted of child abuse

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Veteran actress Maggie Kirkpatrick, who played a violent & sadistic warden nicknamed "The Freak" in a cult Australian soap opera set in a women's prison, has…

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Coastal Carolina basketball team visits Cuba

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Cliff Ellis' resume includes 770 victories & 10 appearances in the NCAA Tournament, & the veteran coach says watching the flag go up at the U.S….

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Royals criticise 'dangerous' attempts to photograph young Prince George

LONDON (Reuters) – The British royal family criticized paparazzi on Friday for what it called their increasingly dangerous attempts to photograph the Queen's two year-old great-grandson Prince George. Photographers have…

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Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

LOS ALGODONES, Mexico (AP) — Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made a pit stop in Las…