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‘Restrepo’ documentarian returns with ‘Korengal’

AP Photo LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sebastian Junger wants 84 minutes of moviegoers’ time, especially civilian moviegoers. In “Korengal,” the filmmaker employs that amount of footage unused in his 2010 Afghanistan war documentary “Restrepo” to paint a...
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Attorney: son suspected in shooting rampage

Fire trucks are parked outside the IV Deli Mart on Pardell Road in Isla Vista, Calif., Friday, May 23, 2014, after a drive-by shooter went on a rampage near a Santa Barbara university campus that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded,...

Ohio Family’s Dog Returns After Missing 4.5 Years

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family’s dog that has been missing for more than four years is finally back home. On Christmas Day in 2009, Angel the German shepherd wandered away from her Mansfield home in northern Ohio after the wind blew open the front door. Her owners,...

Ohio State Students Build Indy Car For June Race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It would be weeks before the race car was ready to hurtle down the track in a glossy, white-and-black blur. But even as the car sat unmoving, unfinished under the warehouse lights, its racing team circled around to marvel. The team, eight students from Ohio...
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Pope opens Mideast trip lamenting Syrian conflict

Pope Francis prays at the holy water as he visits the Bethany beyond the Jordan, which many believe is the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism, in South Shuna, west of Amman, Jordan, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Pope Francis called on Saturday for an “urgent” end to...
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Militants attack parliament building in Somalia

Somali soldiers gather around the dead body of an Al Shabab fighter who was killed during an attack on Somalia’s parliament, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Militants in Mogadishu on Saturday carried out a multi-pronged, complex attack against the country’s parliament...
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Turkish drama ‘Winter Sleep’ wins Palme d’Or

AP Photo/Thibault Camus CANNES, France (AP) — Turkish drama “Winter Sleep” has won the Palme d’Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival. Director Nuri Bilge Ceylan dedicated the award to “the young people in Turkey and those who lost their lives...

APNewsBreak: VA OKs more private care for veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it will allow more veterans to obtain health care at private hospitals and clinics. VA Secretary Eric Shinseki (shin-SEHK’-ee) announced the change Saturday. He says VA facilities are enhancing their clinic...

Korean War Veteran Reburied In Ohio 64 Years Later

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The remains of a Marine from northwestern Ohio are being reburied in his home state more than six decades after he was killed in North Korea and buried with hundreds of unidentified Korean War veterans. Twenty-three-year-old Cpl. Harold W. Reed died in an...
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Thai coup leaders summon academics, journalists

A protester is detained by Thai soldiers during an anti-coup demonstration at the Victory Monument in Bangkok, Thailand Saturday, May 24, 2014. Thailand’s coup leaders said Saturday that they would keep former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Cabinet members and...