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BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks tumbled Friday after tensions over Ukraine mounted and Standard & Poor's cut Russia's credit rating, warning of capital flight and risks to investment due to the crisis.Oil declined but stayed above $101 per barr ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry said on Friday that it did not believe that the country's biggest arms maker had violated any international conventions, after a canister bearing its name was shown in footage believed to document a gas atta ...more

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.The swimmer who owns 18 Olympic gold medals in middle and longer distance races is going to try sprinting. Phelps will compete in the 50-meter fr ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In conservative Mississippi, some business owners who support equal treatment for gays and lesbians are pushing back against a new law that bans government from limiting the free practice of religion.Critics fear the vaguel ...more

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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of this month no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by Th ...more

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"Are they slaves to charities and government subsidized homes? And are they slaves when their daughters are having abortions and their sons are in the prisons? This thought goes back a long time." — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who stood up to the gove ...more

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By Sumanta Dey and Rahul Karunakar BANGALORE (Reuters) - Growth in emerging Asian countries will be lackluster this year and contribute less to the global economy, despite signs of recovery in the region's major trading partners in the West, ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson put his agency's former internal watchdog on leave within hours of the publication of a Senate report that concluded the employee was too cozy with senior agency officials and delayed or classif ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants.But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes?The food industry is clos ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seth Meyers will take his late-night act to prime time as the next host of the Emmy Awards.NBC, home to Meyers in his long stint on "Saturday Night Live" and his new late-night talk show, announced late Thursday that he'll hos ...more