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Clinton’s New Hampshire challenge: Winning trust

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The private email server. The Wall Street ties. The evolving policy positions. The speaking fees. The concerns vary, but Hillary Clinton seems to be having trouble earning the public’s trust. Ahead of Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, … Continue reading

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Rugby Union – France beat Italy in Six Nations

France’s flanker Damien Chouly (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a try during the Six Nations international rugby union match between France and Italy at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on February 6, 2016. AFP PHOTO … Continue reading

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The Latest: Trump makes stronger effort to turn out NH vote

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Two Republican governors who share New Jersey … Continue reading

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Tennis – Germany’s Kerber levels against Swiss

Germany’s tennis player Angelique Kerber reacts after winning against Timea Bacsinszky (unseen) from Switzerland on February 6, 2016 in Leipzig, Germany, at the Fed Cup match between Germany and Switzerland. (AFP Photo/Jan Woitas) – Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber got … Continue reading

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Qaeda tightens its grip on south Yemen coast

Aden (AFP) – Al-Qaeda overran a police headquarters in a south Yemen provincial capital on Saturday, strengthening their grip on the coast road overlooking the Gulf of Aden, security sources said. The jihadists, who hold parts of the lawless south … Continue reading

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Turkey tightens visa rules for Iraqi citizens ‘to fight illegal immigration’

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey has tightened its visa rules for Iraqi citizens as a sign of its “determination to fight illegal immigration,” the foreign ministry said Saturday. Under previous rules, Iraqi citizens were able to enter Turkey by obtaining sticker … Continue reading

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The Latest: Trump rejoining rivals for final NH debate

People hold items for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to sign after a campaign rally Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Florence, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on … Continue reading

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Syrian Kurds begin diplomatic push with Moscow office

Qamishli (Syria) (AFP) – Syrian Kurdish separatists have announced plans to open “representation” offices in several capitals, starting next week with Damascus regime ally Moscow, an official told AFP on Saturday. “The autonomous Syrian Kurdish region will open an office … Continue reading

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Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tat

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves — and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs. Several dozen people have flocked to Aartistic Tattoo in Montpelier, … Continue reading

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Tennis – Giorgi wins for Italy in Fed Cup

Italian Fed Cup player Camila Giorgi celebrates after winning against France’s Kristina Mladenovic during their Tennis Fed Cup World Group first round match France vs Italy in Marseille, southern France, on February 06, 2016. (AFP Photo/ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT) – Camila Giorgi … Continue reading

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