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4 weeks ago

Kerry urges Iraq not to let politics impede war against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, visiting Baghdad on Friday, urged Iraq not to let its political crisis interfere with the fight against Islamic State and voiced unequivocal support for Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

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4 weeks ago

Pope calls for compassionate Church open to ‘imperfect’ Catholics

Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as those who divorced and remarried, saying "no one can be condemned forever".

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4 weeks ago

First Syrians leave for U.S. under surge resettlement program

The first Syrian family to move to the U.S. under its speeded-up "surge" resettlement operation has left Jordan for the United States.

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Two Arrested On Drug Charges

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The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested a New York man and Veazie woman at a Bangor motel following a several month investigation into the distribution of significant amounts of Oxycodone from their room.

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Whale Of A Tale In Biddeford

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BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) A 7-ton minke whale that washed up along a Biddeford beach earlier this week was dissected and removed by a nonprofit group with help from local volunteers.

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Boy, 12, Stole School Bus, Was Stopped By Passer-By

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BANGOR, Maine (AP) Police say a 12-year-old boy stole a school bus and went on a brief joy ride before being stopped by a man who followed the vehicle and took control of it.

4 hours ago in Local

Former Madison Officers File Age Discrimination Complaints

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MADISON, Maine (AP) —Two former Madison police officers say they were discriminated against due to their age when the town transferred police operations to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office last year.

4 hours ago in Local

Maine’s Meaty Mollusks Likely Bring Strong Scallop Season

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Maine's rebuilt scallop fishery is enjoying high demand for the prized meaty mollusks and the 2016 season that ended last month is likely to go down as another strong year.

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