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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship w ...more

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Site work has begun for construction of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School replacing the building in Connecticut where 20 children and six staff members were fatally shot nearly two years ago.The New-Times of Danbury repo ...more

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TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli venture capital firm Carmel Ventures said on Wednesday it raised $194 million for its Carmel Ventures IV fund with participation from new strategic investors in Asia that include Chinese Internet search engine Baidu. ...more

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KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Kuwaiti defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf nation has convicted and sentenced 13 people to two years in prison each for reading aloud a speech by a leading opposition figure challenging the country's ruler.Attorney Moha ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression is headed toward the Mexican state of Campeche and is likely to strengthen to a tropical storm.The depression's maximum sustained winds early Wednesday are near 35 mph (55 kph). The U.S. National Hurricane Cent ...more

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WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home.A plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle landed Wednesday morning at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton, where he had an ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — Asia-Pacific economies need to recalibrate financial policies in the face of slowing global growth, U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin said Wednesday, following a meeting of regional financial officials to prepare for next ...more

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will start safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people from a strain of the deadly Ebola virus.The health care products maker says it has committed up to $20 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Democratic Party says the mid-term campaign for control of the Senate is "a neck and neck" situation.Florida Congresswoman Deborah Wasserman-Schultz says Nov. 4 isn't a referendum on President Barack Obama. And ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his German counterpart warned Wednesday against a return to the bitter divide between east and west over the current crisis in Ukraine.Under gloomy skies ...more