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Updated at 3:28 PM

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) " Rebel shells slammed into the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, killing two people as thousands of government supporters gathered in a main square nearby to celebrate last month's capture of the city's eastern neighborhoods. The shells struck a few kilometers (miles) from Saadallah al-Jabiri Square, where nationalist music was blaring from giant loudspeakers and people danced and chanted pro-government slogans. The gathering dispersed shortly...

Updated at 3:28 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " The first national estimate suggests that nearly half of U.S. men have genital infections caused by a sexually transmitted virus and that 1 in 4 has strains linked with several cancers. Most human papillomavirus infections...

Updated at 3:27 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on Congress (all times EST): 11:15 a.m. Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sihk) is among the Republican governors asking the GOP majority on Congress to enact an alternative to the federal health law at the same...

Updated at 3:13 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Twitter says it has suspended 360,000 user accounts in the past 18 months for threatening or promoting acts of terrorism. Lawyers for the families of terror victims, including a brother and sister killed in last year's bomb...

Updated at 3:10 PM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " OPEC countries could cut oil production again this year, Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Thursday. Speaking at the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos, Khalid Al-Falih said he "would not...

Updated at 3:01 PM

PENNE, Italy (AP) " Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for around 30 people believed trapped inside. Three bodies...

Updated at 2:35 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Thursday remained hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being treated for bronchitis. The 92-year-old former president...

Updated at 2:28 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " A group of NASA-funded researchers is poised to enter an isolated geodesic dome on a remote Hawaii volcano to study human behavior in long-term space exploration, including a planned voyage to Mars. The six scientists enter...

Updated at 2:21 PM

BERLIN (AP) " German lawmakers have approved legislation that would allow some patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. Parliament's lower house passed the bill unanimously on Thursday. The vote clears the way for the law...

Updated at 2:18 PM

The cult of Outlander is strong: the romantic Starz drama won the 2017 People's Choice Award for...

Updated at 2:17 PM

SALEM, Mass. (AP) " A Massachusetts woman who bit off a portion of a rookie police officer's ear during her arrest outside a bar has been sentenced to four years in jail. The Boston Herald (

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