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AP Interview: Iraq 'sleeper cells' fight Islamic State group

01/26/2015 02:07 AM EST
BAGHDAD (AP) — "Sleeper cells" made up of former Iraqi police officers and soldiers are tipping off authorities to Islamic State group positions in the northern city of Mosul, a prominent lawmaker has told The Associated Press. 
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Obama takes in India's grand Republic Day parade
01/26/2015 02:03 AM EST - NEW DELHI (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday took in a grand display of Indian military hardware, marching bands and elaborately dressed camels, becoming the first American leader to be honored as chief guest at India's annual Republic Day festivities. Full Story

AirAsia scraps fuel surcharges as oil price plummets
01/26/2015 12:28 AM EST - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Southeast Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is scrapping fuel surcharges on tickets following the decline in global oil prices. Full Story

Australia's knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement
01/26/2015 12:23 AM EST - SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister on Monday dismissed criticism of his decision to make the husband of Queen Elizabeth II an Australian knight, saying Prince Philip has a long history of service Down Under. Full Story

Japan logs record trade deficit in 2014 on weakening yen
01/25/2015 11:32 PM EST - TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit ballooned to a record 12.8 trillion yen ($109 billion) last year as a weakening yen pushed the cost of imports higher despite a moderate recovery in exports. Full Story

Asia stocks down as anti-austerity party wins Greek election
01/26/2015 01:57 AM EST - SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks and the euro were weaker Monday after Greece's anti-austerity opposition party won a big victory in national elections, renewing fears the European common currency bloc could unravel. Full Story

Images of shot Egypt protester revive criticism of police
01/25/2015 05:03 PM EST - CAIRO (AP) — Images of a mortally wounded protester, blood running down her face and hair as she was lifted from the pavement by a comrade, have touched off powerful criticism of Egypt's government on the anniversary of a revolution initially sparked by police brutality. Full Story

Iranian lawmakers honor Guard commander over IS victories
01/25/2015 04:08 PM EST - TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian lawmakers are publicly praising a senior Guard commander for his work fighting the militant Islamic State group. Full Story

Tunisia's Islamists will not back new coalition govt
01/25/2015 04:07 PM EST - TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's powerful Islamist party said Sunday that it will not back the country's new coalition government in an upcoming confidence vote. Full Story

Iran foreign minister summoned to explain stroll with Kerry
01/25/2015 04:07 PM EST - TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has been summoned before parliament to explain his recent public stroll with U. Full Story

Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
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Mount Wolf woman's shoofly pie best in Pennsylvania (with recipe)

Few things are as quintessentially American as state fairs, and few things are as quintessentially Pennsylvanian as the Pennsylvania Dutch delicacy shoofly pie. Full Story
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Debbie Reynolds honored for lifetime achievement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Debbie Reynolds accepted the Screen Actors Guild's lifetime achievement award from her daughter Sunday night, and promptly embarrassed Carrie Fisher with a story. Full Story