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Saudi Woman Fleeing Alleged Abuse Heads For Asylum In Canada

Saudi Woman Fleeing Alleged Abuse Heads For Asylum In Canada

By TASSANEE VEJPONGSA and ROB GILLIES , Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi woman who said she was abused by her family and feared for her life if deported back home left Thailand on Friday night for Canada, which has granted her asylum, officials said. The fast-moving developments capped an eventful week for…

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Wisconsin Girl Missing Since Parents’ October Deaths found

Wisconsin Girl Missing Since Parents’ October Deaths found

By TODD RICHMOND , Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager missing for nearly three months after her parents were killed in the family home was found alive barely an hour’s drive away, by a woman who stumbled across the 13-year-old girl and pounded on a nearby home’s door shouting: “This is Jayme…

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At The Border, Trump Moves Closer To Emergency Declaration

At The Border, Trump Moves Closer To Emergency Declaration

By CATHERINE LUCEY, LISA MASCARO and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. Pressure was mounting to find an escape hatch…

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Robots Walk, Talk, Brew Beer and Take Over CES Tech Show

Robots Walk, Talk, Brew Beer and Take Over CES Tech Show

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robots that walk, talk, brew beer and play ping pong have taken over the CES gadget show in Las Vegas again. Just don’t expect to find one in your home any time soon. Most home robot ventures have failed, in part because they’re so difficult and expensive to design, says venture…

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Comatose Woman Who Had Baby Is Hospitalized, Police Say

Comatose Woman Who Had Baby Is Hospitalized, Police Say

By TERRY TANG , Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona woman in a vegetative state who had a baby after she was sexually assaulted at a long-term care facility is recovering at a hospital along with her child, authorities said Wednesday as they ramped up the search for a suspect in a case that’s…

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