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Syria opposition deal under fire ahead of US-Russia meet

Syria's Al-Qaeda affiliate rejected Saturday the outcome of an opposition summit that agreed to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad, & Russia denounced the gathering in Saudi Arabia as unrepresentative. The…

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Man says wife who was arrested in China interrogated daily

DALLAS (AP) — The husband of an American businesswoman arrested in China on claims she spied & stole state secrets says she's being held in solitary confinement & is interrogated…

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VW Chief In Emissions Showdown With Board

VW chief Martin Winterkorn is having a crunch meeting with members of the firm's board over the "defeat devices" used to fool emissions tests on diesel cars. Volkswagen admits the…

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Gaga, Berry, Blunt get personal at Golden Globe grants event

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Lady Gaga, Halle Berry & Emily Blunt enlivened the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's annual grants presentation with personal revelations. Gaga, Berry & Blunt were among…

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Close but no cigar: US-Cuba wrangle on embassies 6 months on

HAVANA (AP) — Six months ago Wednesday, Presidents Barack Obama & Raul Castro stunned the world by announcing an end to their nations' half-century of official hostility. U.S. travelers, politicians…