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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — House Democrats say better messaging rather than changes to policy is the key to winning elections.They say the message must focus relentlessly on middle class paychecks.House Democrats are huddling this week in Philad ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of Detroit homeowners in danger of losing their properties flocked Thursday to hearings that offered a last-ditch chance to avoid foreclosure and to keep the houses from adding to the city's already huge glut of vacant dwellings ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current limits, the White House said Thursday, setting up a certain clash with Republicans who insist that federal spending must be held ...more

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(Reuters) - Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth pleaded guilty on Thursday to a reckless driving charge in Fairfax County, Virginia, and will serve five days in jail. The 35-year-old former All-Star Werth admitted to driving his Pors ...more

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ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said talks with France, Germany and Britain on Thursday on its nuclear program were "promising" but more work was needed to settle the 12-year standoff, the official IRNA news agency reported. Political directors from ...more

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MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A survivalist who spent more than a month on the run after authorities say he killed one Pennsylvania State Police trooper and wounded another in a late-night ambush pleaded not guilty Thursday, setting the stage for a trial at whic ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif (Reuters) - A patient suspected of being infected with Ebola was admitted on Thursday to the University of California, Davis, Medical Center in Sacramento, the hospital said in a statement. The statement provided no further ...more

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Penn State football player who recovered from a spinal cord injury has been sworn in as a New Jersey legislator.Adam Taliaferro took the oath of office Thursday to fill a vacancy created when Assemblywoman Celeste R ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — While the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a sedative Oklahoma uses in lethal injections, Attorney General Scott Pruitt says he'll push to resume executions.Pruitt said Thursday that if the state can obt ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials are investigating whether fire alarms and fire escapes were working properly after a massive blaze ripped through a building in San Francisco's bustling Mission District, killing a man and injuring five other people.< ...more