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AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought extremist buyers

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — In the backwaters of Eastern Europe, authorities working with the FBI have interrupted four attempts in the past five years by gangs with suspected Russian connections that sought to sell radioactive material to Middle Eastern extremists, The Associated Press has learned. The latest known case came in February this year, when a smuggler offered a huge cache of deadly cesium — enough to contaminate several city blocks — and specifically sought a buyer from the Islamic State group.

Oct. 7, 2015 5:36 AM EDT

Russia fires missiles as Syrian troops launch ground push

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian warships in the Caspian Sea fired cruise missiles as Syrian government troops launched a ground offensive Wednesday in central Syria, in the first major combined air-and-ground assault since Moscow began its military campaign in the country last week.

Oct. 7, 2015 10:20 AM EDT


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Holocaust-era archive places thousands of documents online

BERLIN (AP) — The International Tracing Service says it has begun putting its Holocaust-era archive online for the first time, including photos of items seized from concentration camp victims and other historical documents.

Oct. 7, 2015 11:32 AM EDT

APNewsBreak: Endangered Species Act list won't add US eels

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has decided not to list American eels under the Endangered Species Act.

Oct. 7, 2015 11:32 AM EDT

New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered
Oct. 7, 2015 11:31 AM EDT

Government tests technology to find illegal drone operators

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aviation official says the government is testing technology that could locate the operators of small drones that are flying illegally near airports.

Oct. 7, 2015 11:31 AM EDT

London Film Festival puts focus on women, onscreen and off
Oct. 7, 2015 11:30 AM EDT

New routine: Islanders adjusting to playing in Brooklyn
Oct. 7, 2015 11:29 AM EDT

Eastern Kentucky University cancels classes, cites threat

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky University says it has canceled classes for the rest of the week because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week.

Oct. 7, 2015 11:29 AM EDT

Pop, country singer Billy Joe Royal dies at age 73

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Billy Joe Royal, a pop singer who popularized the song "Down in the Boondocks," and crossed over into country music, has died. He was 73 years old.

Oct. 7, 2015 11:26 AM EDT

Israeli team advances in contest to send spacecraft to moon
Oct. 7, 2015 11:26 AM EDT

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