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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Signaling her reign has reached a pivotal juncture, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is trying to convince restless shareholders that the long-struggling Internet company is heading in the right direction.Mayer staunchly defended her ...more

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Today is Thursday, Oct. 23, the 296th day of 2014. There are 69 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 23, 1944, the World War II Battle of Leyte (LAY'-tee) Gulf began, resulting in a major Allied victory agains ...more

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By Larry Fine KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - The Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic in a 7-2 victory on Wednesday that evened the World Series and signaled they are not overmatched by the experienced San Francisco Giant ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of dollars a month out of its profits from making opium past ...more

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board."We ...more

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Here's a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports.Images this week include a soccer game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the English Premier League and the Royals defeat the Balti ...more

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SAN JOSE Costa Rica (Reuters) - Costa Rican police arrested 68 people in the country's main Atlantic port on Wednesday after a strike over plans to expand the hub threatened to paralyze shipping. Workers at Puerto Limon's Moin and Limon termi ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn't distract the ...more

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Many Asian and African women working as domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates say their employers beat them with sticks or cables, punched and slapped them, and there's little they can do because they're excluded from ...more