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Colorado teens try to reach Syria, stopped in Germany

Colorado teens try to reach Syria, stopped in Germany

PARIS — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

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For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

Severine Ali Mehenni, left, and Kamel Ali Mehenni look at photos of their daughter, Sahra Ali Mehenni, 17, in Lezignan-Corbieres, France. Sahra left for Syria on March 11. 

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Will: In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

Will: In Kentucky, a constitutional moment

Beneath McConnell's chilly exterior burns indignation about the degradation of the Senate.

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Pakistan set to pass laws banning cannibalism

Pakistan set to pass laws banning cannibalism

For the first time, lawmakers propose prison time for violators.

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James Brady

James Brady

James Brady, selected by president-elect Ronald Reagan to become his press secretary, talking to reporters after the announcement was made in Washington. Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reag…

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else’s naked photo online.

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Internet sales-tax rule gets Senate OK

WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.

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US should make straw purchases of guns a felony

Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Crews filming "The Hangover Part III," a Warner Bros. production, recently used Nogales, Ariz., as a stand-in setting for Tijuana.

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

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Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

It's like a movie on its third sequel: Advocates will try again next legislative season to revive tax credits to lure movie productions to Arizona, and to expand the program to include other forms of multimedia.

November 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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