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Updated at 4:59 PM

SINJAR, Iraq (AP) " Supported by U.S.-led airstrikes, Kurdish Iraqi troops on Thursday seized part of a highway that is used as a vital supply line for the Islamic State group, a key initial step in a major offensive to retake the strategic town of Sinjar from the militants.

Updated at 4:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Obama administration said Thursday it doesn't consider a new European Union rule outlawing "Made in Israel" tags on goods from the West Bank as a boycott of the Jewish state, only a technical guideline for consumers.

Updated at 4:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Colonel Sanders wants to come to your home: KFC said it will start delivering its buckets of fried chicken to customers in two U.S. cities.

Updated at 4:44 PM

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) " Four young men got more than a meal when they killed and grilled a timber rattlesnake in western Maryland " they were hit with fines of $200 each in court.

Updated at 4:38 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Obesity is still rising among American adults, despite more than a decade of public-awareness campaigns and other efforts to get people to watch their weight, and women have now overtaken men in the obese category, new government...

Updated at 4:33 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) " A man accused of making online threats to shoot blacks on the University of Missouri's Columbia campus said he mimicked postings that preceded a deadly college shooting spree in Oregon last month, according to a probable cause...

Updated at 4:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Mayor Bill de Blasio attended a memorial service on Thursday to mark the 14th anniversary of the crash of an airliner into a New York City neighborhood that killed 265 people and, unlike a year ago, he managed to be on time.

Updated at 3:58 PM

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) " A court in Azerbaijan has freed the husband of a prominent rights defender on health grounds.

Updated at 3:56 PM

PARIS (AP) " France's leadership is bristling at U.S. resistance to making a global climate accord under negotiation in Paris next month legally binding.

Updated at 3:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama said Thursday that a young Army captain who is the newest Medal of Honor recipient had the instincts and the courage to tackle a suicide bomber in Afghanistan during a moment of selfless bravery, saving the...

Updated at 3:52 PM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " The man who reigns as Zimbabwe's Mister Ugly has tough competition in this year's pageant, with organizers saying they received a record number of entries for this beauty contest with a twist.

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