Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...up as offensive.The Maine tribes are descendants of the Algonquian-speaking Wabanaki peoples who knew their homeland as "Dawn Land" long before it was called Maine. Some of the tribes say they are willing to keep negotiating, even if their leaders...
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Hospital raid video gives rare look at murky Israeli unit

...One man was shot to death during the sweep, identified by hospital workers as the Palestinian suspect's cousin.The pre-dawn raid in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron, outraged Palestinians and drew accusations that Israel had improperly used force...
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...provincial governor. The Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid emailed media organizations to say the battle for Darqad began at dawn Wednesday. Two Taliban fighters were killed, he said, as the insurgents captured government buildings, including police headquarters...
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Writers' Weir: Just Before Winter

...fallthrough the evergreen canopy.Osmotically, they gather into themselvesthe soft, cold light from the hours leftbetween dawn and dusk like long abandoned saints so oldthey have become a stonehengemade of faith in circadian rhythms and glow with interior...
Shortchanged Sandy victims seeing some cash 3 years later

...damage, or misapplying the formula used to calculate the cost of debris removal.Among those have received checks so far include Dawn and Stanley Markoski, whose house in Long Beach Township, New Jersey, filled with 27 inches of water.Originally, the insurance...
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Bangladesh rejects Islamic State's claim

...already fractious and impoverished nation."Again, I am saying there is no IS," Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said.Before dawn on Saturday, unidentified attackers hurled a set of home-made bombs into a crowd of Shiite Muslims as they were gathering...
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At Safeway, co-workers and friends remember Brandon Cook

...first-degree murder the following day and is being held at Lemon Creek Correctional Center on $1 million bail.Safeway Store Director Dawn Wheeler organized the ceremony and balloon release Monday to honor Cook. About 50 people showed up, some of whom took turns...
Planned Parenthood changes fetal-tissue reimbursement policy

...half-dozen of the 700 health centers run by the organization nationwide.Planned Parenthood's executive vice president, Dawn Laguens, said the Washington state affiliate already had a policy of accepting no reimbursement for its costs, and the California...
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Thousands in Mexico mourn the 'other disappeared'

...Berenice Navarijo Segura was delayed. The convoy of gunmen fanned out across the southern Mexico municipality of Cocula before dawn. Some carried names and blasted their way into homes. Others simply swept up whoever crossed their paths.Seventeen people...
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Writers Weir: Flying Cats've done your best, that's why you're called the winner.One more kill, and they've had their fill, against dawn's early light.You turn your head, no remorse for the dead, another one's in your sight.Owlets hungry, mouths wide...


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