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Prince Harry to start Australian army stint

As his military career winds down, Britain's Prince Harry is going to be spending some time down under.

The 30-year-old prince is due to arrive Monday in Australia for a four-week stint with the armed forces there.

Prince Harry "will work and live alon...

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Gunmen storm Kenya college; police wounded

Gunmen attacked a university in south central Kenya on Thursday morning, wounding at least seven people, CNN affiliate NTV reported.

The casualties included at least two officers and a student, NTV said.

The gunshots started going off "like fireworks...

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54 dead after trawler sinks off Russian coast

At least 54 people have died and 15 others are missing after a Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to Russia's state-run Tass news agency.

More than 60 people were rescued Thursday from the water in Russia's Far East.

The...

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Progress, but no deal yet on Iran nuke talks

The bad news? The deadline to agree on what will be the parameters for an endgame pact on Iran's nuclear program has come and gone with no deal.

The good news? The sides are still talking.

Whether your glass is half-full or half-empty, it doesn't chang...

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Teen can't return home as forced chemo ends

A Connecticut teen who has been forced to have chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma will remain in temporary custody of the state for the time being, according to her attorney, Josh Michtom.

A Connecticut juvenile court judge issued a written decis...

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CBS to spin '60 Minutes' segments into movies

A news story that was featured on the CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes" is the backbone of a movie that's being made by CBS's feature film division. And CBS hopes it'll be the first of many.

The movie, "Patriots' Day," is about Ed Davis, the former Bosto...

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Religious freedom laws: Controversial cases

The United States has seemingly erupted this week about what it means to live your religion, especially in Indiana, where its new Religious Freedom Restoration Act faces a firestorm from critics who say it uses faith as a pretext to discriminate agai...

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Is the GOP losing Walmart?

As goes Walmart, so goes the nation?

Everyone from Apple CEO Tim Cook to the head of the NCAA slammed religious freedom laws being considered in several states this week, warning that they would open the door to discrimination against gay and lesbian ...

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Typhoon Maysak heads toward Philippines

A large storm system dubbed Typhoon Maysak is churning over the Pacific Ocean, days away from a possible direct hit on the Philippines.

Maysak is moving west-northwest after skirting the Federated States of Micronesia, according to the U.S. Joint Typh...

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Surprise! Green energy surged despite cheap oil

Here is some good news about the environment: Investment into renewable energy surged in 2014, despite record low oil prices.

The price of oil plunged nearly 50% since last summer, sparking fears green energy projects might be push aside.

But a new st...

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