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Israel arrests Arab journalist over Lebanon visit

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

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Turkey debates controversial spy agency bill

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament looks set to pass a bill that increases the powers and immunities of the country's spy agency. It is the latest in a string of moves critics say is undermining democracy in the country that is a candidate to join the European Union.

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Court extends NYC officer's weapons case in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — An Indian court says it won't rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge.

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Boy killed when hit by semi on NW Indiana street

WHITING, Ind. (AP) — Police say an 11-year-old boy died after he was hit by a semitrailer on a busy city street in northwestern Indiana.

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Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

This photo provided Tuesday, April 15, 2014, by the Festival de Cannes shows the official poster of the 67th International Film Festival of Cannes. The poster showing actor Marcello Mastroianni is based on Federico Fellini 1963 film "8 1/2". The festival will run from May 14 to 25, 2014. (AP…

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Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

PARIS (AP) — A Tommy Lee Jones western and a David Cronenberg expose on Hollywood are among the 18 films vying for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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UnitedHealth's 1Q profit tumbles 8 percent

UnitedHealth Group says its first-quarter net income slid 8 percent as fees and funding cuts from the health care overhaul helped dent the performance of the nation's largest health insurer.

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Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.

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Heavy winter storms weigh on DuPont during 1Q

DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont says that lost sales and increased operating costs from adverse weather conditions dragged on first-quarter earnings.

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Britain's Co-op posts loss in 'disastrous' year

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Co-operative Group has posted a 2.5 billion-pound ($3.04 billion) loss for last year, which its chief executive called "disastrous" for the mutual society.

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Rutherford returns $30 million in unclaimed money

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois state Treasurer Dan Rutherford (ROOTH'-ur-furd) says his office has returned nearly $30 million in previously unclaimed property to 15,000 owners in the first three months of 2014.

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Woman arrested after bringing gun to son's school

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A woman arrested after taking a gun into a central Indiana school says she forgot she was carrying the weapon before meeting with the principal about a threat made against her son.

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Films by Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Luc Godard among 18 movies in running for top Cannes prize

PARIS (AP) — Films by Tommy Lee Jones, Jean Luc Godard among 18 movies in running for top Cannes prize.

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Kenya sends 91 Somalis to Mogadishu amid crackdown

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's police chief says 91 Somali nationals have been deported to Mogadishu.

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Key things to know as Algeria votes for president

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians went to the polls Thursday to elect the president of their oil-rich country, a key U.S. ally in the fight against terror and a major natural gas provider to Europe. President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is expected to win, despite suffering a stroke that left him u…

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Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say militants have attacked a military base in the country's north, killing at least 10 soldiers.

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Oil price flat as supplies offset Ukraine jitters

Oil flat-lined Thursday as the upheaval in Ukraine continued to cancel out a big increase in U.S. oil supplies.

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

A minivan burns at the gates to a National Guard base in Mariupol, early Thursday, April 17, 2014. Three pro-Russian militants died and 13 were wounded when Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on the National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol, Ukraine's interior minister said Thur…

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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

In this March 25, 2014 photo, a technician inside a trailer monitors and directs the pressure and mix of water, sand and chemicals pumped during a hydraulic fracturing operation at an Encana Corp. well pad near Mead, Colo. It takes a few weeks for the half dozen wells on a typical pad to be …

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10 Things to Know for Today

Oscar Pistorius, center, shares a hug with an unidentified woman as he leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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Cubs to mark Wrigley's 100th year anniversary

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago baseball and football greats who played at Wrigley Field and a ceremonial pitch using a 100-year-old baseball will be part of the park's 100th-year birthday party.

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Algerians trickle to the polls for new president

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerians are trickling into the polls to elect a new president of this oil-rich North African nation in an election expected to be won by the ailing incumbent.

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Iraqi officials: Gunmen attack military base in the country's north, kill at least 10 soldiers

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials: Gunmen attack military base in the country's north, kill at least 10 soldiers.

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Tollway gives $2M for DuPage wetlands restoration

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Tollway has agreed to contribute $2 million toward the restoration of a more than half-mile section of creek running through the St. James Farm Forest Preserve.

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