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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
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CHICAGO (AP) " Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict. The American Cancer Society study found the highest rate among men in Arkansas, where 40 percent of cancer deaths were linked to cigarette smoking. Kentucky had the highest rate among women " 29 percent. The lowest rates were in Utah, where 22 percent of cancer deaths in men...

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) " South Africa's main opposition party says the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court is illegal and is asking the country's highest court to review the matter. The Democratic Alliance...

Updated at 2:19 PM

CALAIS, France (AP) " Carrying their belongings in bags and suitcases, long lines of migrants waited calmly in chilly temperatures Monday to board buses in the French port city of Calais, as authorities began evacuating the squalid camp they call...

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The World Meteorological Organization says heat-trapping gases in Earth's atmosphere are growing faster than before, surging permanently beyond a troubling milestone. The United Nations agency says global carbon dioxide levels, which first...

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) " Tom Hayden was long past his heyday of political rebellion and the Chicago 7 trial when he died on Sunday at age 76. But in American culture, he remained an enduring symbol of a time when young people took history into...

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonize Mars. Musk answered questions on Reddit on Sunday. The session was a follow up to Musk's comments at a space conference in Mexico last month during which he unveiled his...

Updated at 1:36 PM

LONDON (AP) " Eli Manning says he wasn't using Donald Trump's name in order to signal an audible during the New York Giants' victory over the Los Angeles Rams in London on Sunday. The Giants quarterback was caught by microphones yelling out...

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MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) " State police say five young adults have died in a fiery wrong-way crash on a southeastern Massachusetts highway. Officials say the preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling south on the...

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LONDON (AP) " WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders? "Consider what would happen," Assange wrote in 2006, if one of America's two...

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[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about the Season 7 premiere of The Walking Dead. Read at your own risk!]

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) " Famed '60s anti-war activist Tom Hayden, whose name became forever linked with the celebrated Chicago 7 trial, Vietnam War protests and his ex-wife actress Jane Fonda, has died. He was 76. He died on Sunday after...

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