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Police: 3 people, including gunman, killed in shooting at UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A UPS employee opened fire Tuesday morning inside one of the company's warehouses in Alabama, killing two people before committing suicide, police said....

posted: September 23,2014

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Syrian president vows to keep fighting jihadis, says he backs all efforts to fight terrorism

DAMASCUS, Syria - President Bashar Assad said Tuesday he supports any international effort against terrorism, apparently trying to position his government on the side of the U.S.-led coalition conducting airstrikes against the Islamic...

Obama urges other nations to join worldwide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

In the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a one-day United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that...

Vatican puts ex-Dominican ambassador under house arrest for alleged sex abuse

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest Tuesday after opening a criminal trial against him, the first time a high-ranking Vatican official has ever faced criminal charges for...

Afghan officers detained at Canadian border now in U.S. immigration custody

BOSTON - Three Afghan army officers who were arrested by Canadian border guards as they tried to enter the country on the Rainbow Bridge, in Niagara Falls, Ont., have been placed in U.S. custody....

Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides; rebels say they're withdrawing heavy artillery

KIEV, Ukraine - A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated...

Convicted al-Qaida spokesman, bin Laden's son-in-law gets life prison term in US

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Defiant to the end, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for acting as the voice of al-Qaida after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, telling a judge that there would be a price to pay for trying...

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