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Church of England appoints first female bishop

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England on Wednesday named the first female bishop in its 500-year history, promoting saxophone-playing, soccer-loving vicar Libby Lane to bishop of Stockport….

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AP sources: US, Cuba seek to normalize relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — American officials say the U.S. and Cuba will start talks to normalize full diplomatic relations as part of the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades….

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AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape

SYDNEY (AP) — The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O’Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead….

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Pakistan school: Devastation where 148 were slain

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway Wednesday….

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Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price rises

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days….

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5 hours ago

Pakistan school: Devastation where 148 were slain

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The Taliban massacre that killed 148 people, mostly children, at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan left a scene of heart-wrenching devastation, pools of blood and young lives snuffed out as the nation mourned and mass funerals for the victims got underway Wednesday….

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Russians rush to stores to pre-empt price rises

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items as they looked to pre-empt price rises following the staggering fall in the value of the ruble over recent days….

KDWN

5 hours ago

Church of England appoints first female bishop

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England on Wednesday named the first female bishop in its 500-year history, promoting saxophone-playing, soccer-loving vicar Libby Lane to bishop of Stockport….

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Aussie leader: Siege gunman dropped off watch list

SYDNEY (AP) — A gunman responsible for a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe was once on the national security agency’s watch list – but was dropped off it years ago for reasons that remain unclear, Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday….

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5 hours ago

AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape

SYDNEY (AP) — The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O’Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead….