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Police probe death of woman in residence at CFB Trenton

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TRENTON, Ont. – Ontario Province Police and military police are investigating the death of a 32-year-old woman at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in eastern Ontario. The OPP says military police contacted them Tuesday after discovering the body of Jasmine Reid of Trenton in her residence at the sprawling air base. …

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Pro-EU or no EU? Diverse London contains extremes of opinion

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LONDON (AP) – When Britain decides on Thursday whether to leave the European Union, London’s voice may prove decisive. But for which side? Britain’s capital, home to almost 9 million people, encompasses some of the most pro-EU places in the country – and the least. In the cosmopolitan City financial …

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Lebanese army slowly crushing extremists near Syria border

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ARSAL, Lebanon (AP) – In a remote corner of Lebanon near the border with Syria, Lebanese troops have been quietly making steady progress, fighting against Islamic extremists holed up in the rugged mountains. It is a fight less visible than the U.S.-led war against the Islamic State group in Syria, …

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Boeing says it signs historic sales agreement with Iran Air

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Boeing Co. said Tuesday it signed an agreement with Iran Air “expressing the airline’s intent” to buy its aircraft, setting up the biggest business deal between the Islamic Republic and America since the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover in Tehran – if it goes through. …

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Top US diplomat to meet with Venezuela officials amid crisis

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – A senior U.S. diplomat was in Venezuela on Tuesday to meet with officials to jumpstart dialogue between the normally hostile governments as the socialist-run nation is torn apart by daily food protests and a campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Thomas Shannon, a career diplomat with …

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Neighborhood watch: Online startups tackle local news

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NEW YORK (AP) – A handful of new startups are tackling a thorny problem that AOL couldn’t solve with zillions of dollars: How to cover local news in different cities without going broke. Some see a news hole left behind by the shrinking newsrooms of traditional city newspapers and alt-weeklies. …

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