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Updated at 9:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A top Marine general predicted Friday that the Defense Department's vows to maintain the same standards for women and men in combat jobs won't last, saying the military will eventually be pressured to lower the qualifications so more women can serve in jobs like the Marine infantry.

Updated at 9:20 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) " The world's most-wanted drug lord was captured for a third time in a daring raid Friday by Mexican marines, six months after he tunneled out of a maximum security prison in a made-for-Hollywood escape that deeply embarrassed the...

Updated at 9:13 PM

HONOLULU (AP) " An El Nino-related tropical storm has formed southwest of Hawaii, only the third such system to develop in January in over 40 years.

Updated at 9:08 PM

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) " A New Jersey firefighter will lose his $78,096-a-year job after being convicted of shoplifting $7.98 worth of items.

Updated at 9:04 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " A sergeant has been stripped of her gun and badge and charged internally in the July 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the first official accusation of wrongdoing in the case that helped spark a national movement on the role of...

Updated at 8:57 PM

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) " A "woman with means" who was arrested at a Mexican beach resort city with her fugitive teenage son who invoked "affluenza" as a defense after killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck has complained about the conditions...

Updated at 8:56 PM

CAIRO (AP) " Two suspected militants stabbed and wounded three foreign tourists " two Austrians and a Swede " at a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of Hurghada on Friday, the Interior Ministry said.

Updated at 8:53 PM

BERLIN (AP) " The police chief of the German city of Cologne was dismissed Friday amid mounting criticism of his force's handling of a string of New Year's Eve sexual assaults and robberies blamed largely on foreigners.

Updated at 8:48 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) " The latest on Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who was recaptured six months after he escaped from a maximum security prison: (all times local)

Updated at 8:47 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The U.S. State Department on Friday condemned Israel's decision to expand the boundary of an existing West Bank settlement bloc, saying it hinders attempts to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians.

Updated at 8:45 PM

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) " A man accused of beheading a co-worker with a large butcher knife at an Oklahoma food processing plant must stand trial for first-degree murder, a judge ruled Friday after a hearing at which witnesses graphically described what...

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