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HEIDELBERG, South Africa (AP) -- With the World Cup in full swing in South Africa, many rugby-obsessed Afrikaners are embracing soccer like never before.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- National anger rising, President Barack Obama is defending his efforts against the country's worst environmental disaster


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department is quietly forming a small army to protect diplomatic personnel in Iraq after U.S. military forces leave the country at the end of 2011, taking their firepower with them.


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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Members of Congress chastised the largest oil companies Wednesday, saying they are no better prepared to avoid an environmental catastrophe than BP was when its well exploded, unleashing millions of barrels of crude.

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Gen. David Petraeus slumped over Tuesday morning during a Senate hearing, but revived after a few seconds and left the room under his own power. After about 20 minutes he returned to the hearing room.


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Seven weeks later, people around the country – especially costal states - are forced to remember the oilrig explosion as they brace themselves for its aftermath.


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DURBAN, South Africa (AP) — Armed riot police charged into hundreds of security stewards at a World Cup stadium, using tear gas and firing rubber bullets to break up a protest over low wages hours after Sunday's match between Germany and Australia.


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LOS ANGELES -- The fiancee of an unarmed Black man fatally shot by a Bay Area transit police officer last year testified Monday that her boyfriend told her he was being beaten by officers moments before he was killed.


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WASHINGTON — For decades after gunmen shot down his brothers, Sen. Edward Kennedy lived under constant assassination threats of his own, sometimes chillingly specific, as he became a target for extremist rage, previously private FBI documents disclosed Monday.


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RALEIGH, N.C. — A Democratic congressman apologized Monday after video posted online showed him swatting at a video camera and demanding that two men taping him with it identify themselves.


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