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Vatican denies internal divisions over controversial crackdown on US sisters VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican denies there were any internal …

South Sudan rebels overrun town

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s military spokesman says a rebel force has overrun part of a town in the country’s east near the borde…

Fireworks now legal in Arkansas City

The City Commission voted Tuesday to change municipal code to allow the use of fireworks within city limits and to set a permit fee for fire…