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Iranian lawmakers honor Guard commander over IS victories


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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian lawmakers are publicly praising a senior Guard commander for his work fighting the militant Islamic State group. The semi-official Fars news...full story
updated 2015-01-26 06:01 AM
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Iranian lawmakers honor Guard commander over IS victories

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iranian lawmakers are publicly praising a senior Guard commander for his work fighting the militant Islamic State group. The semi-official Fars news....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Jolie in Iraq, says more needed for Iraq and Syria refugees
By BRAM JANSSEN
Associated Press

DOHUK, Iraq (AP) -- Actress Angelina Jolie, the special envoy for the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, appealed Sunday for urgent funding to assist more....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Congo lawmakers approve revised electoral law after protests

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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- Lawmakers in Congo have approved a new version of the country's electoral law after scrapping a provision that opposition leaders said....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:42 AM

Spanish Standings

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2015-01-26 03:22 AM

Italian Standings

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2015-01-26 03:01 AM

Juventus beats Chievo 2-0 to move 8 points clear
By DANIELLA MATAR
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MILAN (AP) -- Paul Pogba showed why the top European teams are interested in him as he orchestrated a 2-0 win for Juventus against Chievo....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:01 AM

Kaling, Dunham, Wiig, Kohan talk women in Hollywood

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PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- Lena Dunham dreams of the day when a man might say, "It's impossible to get into Hollywood. It's an old....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:22 AM

Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates 100th anniversary

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colorado (AP) -- Rocky Mountain National Park is celebrating its 100th anniversary on Monday. During its first year, the park drew 31,000....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres (4.86 million hectares) of the Arctic National....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:01 AM

Tunisia's Islamists will not back new coalition govt

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TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia's powerful Islamist party has said that it won't back the country's new coalition government in an upcoming confidence vote. The nationalist....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

African Cup Glance

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2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Perth, Melbourne Victory draw 3-3 in A-League

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Perth stayed four points clear at the top of Australian football's A-League after a 3-3 draw on Sunday with the third-place Melbourne....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:22 AM

Spanish Summaries

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BC-SOC--Spanish Summaries Summaries Sunday from Spanish football (home teams listed first): La Liga ....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:22 AM

Murray beats Dimitrov, prepares for Australian challenge
By JOHN PYE
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- After the clock ticked past midnight, Andy Murray became aware that it was officially Australia Day and he already knew from....Fullstory

2015-01-26 03:01 AM

English Standings

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2015-01-26 03:01 AM

Sundance First Look: 'When Harry Met Sally' with a twist
By LINDSEY BAHR
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PARK CITY, Utah (AP) -- At the Saturday night premiere of her sexy, very funny and surprisingly sweet comedy, "Sleeping with Other People," director Leslye....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

Venezuela blocks meeting of former leaders, opposition chief

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan authorities have blocked two former Latin American presidents from visiting jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez. Andres Pastrana of Colombia and Sebastian....Fullstory

2015-01-26 06:01 AM

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