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NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Metropolitan Opera says labor talks with its unions have been extended for an additional 72 hours, averting a threatened midnight lockout.The company announced late Thursday that the delay was requested by a federal me ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed President Barack Obama's nomination for U.S. ambassador to Russia, but not before a Republican senator blocked the appointment and several others.Republican Sen. Mike Enzi (EN'-zee) of Wyoming has been ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha has formed, becoming the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.The U.S. Hurricane Center in Miami said the tropical storm's maximum sustained winds Thursday night were near 45 mph (75 kph). ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic; storm warnings issued for Barbados, Dominica. ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the de ...more

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DENVER (AP) — The Interior Department and four municipal water providers in the West are contributing $11 million to fund projects aimed at conserving water in the Colorado River basin, which supplies water to about 40 million people in seven states.</ ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A boat collision off the Florida Keys has left one woman dead and injured another.The Coast Guard said in a news release that a 44-foot Catamaran and 55-foot sport-fishing boat collided Thursday afternoon near Mud Key, ejecting both ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A criminal defense attorney said Thursday that he has been retained by the office of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a federal prosecutor threatened to widen an investigation into the governor's handling of an anti-corruption commis ...more

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EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown at least seve ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills.And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, a person close to the process confirmed Thursday night to The Associated Press while speaking on the con ...more