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Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
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One American released from North Korea, two remain

WASHINGTON (AP) -- American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

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ISIS militant looking through some items from a seized cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces.  (AP Photo)
ISIS militant looking through some items from a seized cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces. (AP Photo)
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ISIS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.

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Johnson Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Thomas Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile after being cleared through health screening at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Oct. 11.  (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
Johnson Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Thomas Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile after being cleared through health screening at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Oct. 11. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
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Newark, JFK on short list for arrivals from Ebola-stricken nations

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers for the deadly disease.

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Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa after sentencing.
Oscar Pistorius, center, is led out of court in Pretoria, South Africa after sentencing (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home.

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Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago
Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

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(AlexRaths, ThinkStock)
(AlexRaths, ThinkStock)
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AAA suggests extending GDL requirements

Studies by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety suggest that states could reduce crashes by extending graduated driver licensing laws.

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Vice President Joe Biden with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York,  Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Vice President Joe Biden with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, in New York, Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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Biden touts plans to fix ‘Third World’ LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a Third World country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports.

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
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Boston bomb case judge wants 1,000 juror summonses

BOSTON (AP) -- At least 1,000 people will be summoned and asked to fill out questionnaires for the jury in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a federal judge said Monday.

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Swedish Navy minesweeper HMS Kullen, foreground, patrols  in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, on Sunday.  (AP Photo / TT News Agency / Marko Saavala)
Swedish Navy minesweeper HMS Kullen, foreground, patrols in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, on Sunday. (AP Photo / TT News Agency / Marko Saavala)
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Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across Baltic

STOCKHOLM (AP) -- Sweden's biggest submarine hunt since the dying days of the Soviet Union has put countries around the Baltic Sea on edge.

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)
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British royal couple’s second child due in April

LONDON (AP) -- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April - the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth.

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