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National Weather Service bakes biscuits in scorching van during heat wave

National Weather Service bakes biscuits in scorching van during heat waveWhile the middle of the biscuit remained doughy, the outside was "actually edible," meteorologists said.



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Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by Serbs

Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by SerbsPRIJEDOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Several thousand people attended a funeral service in Bosnia on Saturday for 86 Muslims who were slain by Serbs in one of the worst atrocities of the country’s 1992-95 war. Relatives of the victims, religious leaders and others gathered at a soccer stadium near the eastern town of Prijedor, standing solemnly behind lines of coffins draped with green cloths. The Serbs later threw bombs onto the bodies, which made identifying the victims difficult.



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US service member killed in action in Afghanistan

US service member killed in action in AfghanistanAn American service member was “killed in action” in Afghanistan, the U.S. military said Saturday without offering details about the service member’s identity or the circumstances surrounding the death. In a telephone interview, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed said the militant group was behind the killing, even as U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding talks with the Taliban in recent weeks to try and negotiate an end to the war in Afghanistan.



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Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify countryDemocratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together. Buttigieg, 37, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and a military veteran, is due to unveil the plan during a speech on Wednesday in Iowa, where the Democratic nominating contest kicks off in February. “National service can help us to form connections between very different kinds of Americans, as was my experience in the military,” Buttigieg, who deployed to Afghanistan in 2014 as part of the Navy Reserve, said in a news release ahead of the speech.



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Secret Service agent who served president dies in tragic accident

Secret Service agent who served president dies in tragic accidentSpecial Agent Stephanie Hancock died Saturday after her body was recovered around 9:30 pm, approximately six hours after she was last seen when her kayak capsized in a Maryland river. The veteran U.S. Secret Service agent, who had last served on a Presidential Protective Detail, was with her boyfriend at the time of the accident and, according to officials, he attempted to rescue her to no avail.



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2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambush

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan; Taliban says they died in an ambushTwo U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the American-led NATO mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.



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Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremonyLITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school's survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed.



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The Latest: Crown of Thorns presented at Paris service

The Latest: Crown of Thorns presented at Paris servicePARIS (AP) — The Latest on the fire that ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local):



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'Radicalized' couple behind viral AOC ad launches pro-socialism, Netflix-like service

'Radicalized' couple behind viral AOC ad launches pro-socialism, Netflix-like serviceTwo filmmakers who gained national attention for making a campaign video for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are launching a pro-socialism media company.



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Head of US Secret Service to quit job: White House

Head of US Secret Service to quit job: White HouseThe head of the US Secret Service, which guards President Donald Trump and visiting heads of state, is stepping down, the White House said Monday in the administration’s latest sign of turbulence. “United States Secret Service director Randolph ‘Tex’ Alles… will be leaving shortly and President Trump has selected James M. Murray, a career member of the USSS, to take over as director beginning in May,” Trump spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement. No reason was given for Alles’ sudden departure.



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