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By Sue-Lin Wong and Adam Jourdan SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The billionaire chairman of Chinese drinks maker Hangzhou Wahaha Group Co has knocked back reports he is planning a bid for struggling Italian soccer giants AC Milan, currently controlled ...more

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With even a vague outline of an Iran nuclear deal eluding their grasp, negotiators went into double overtime Wednesday night and Thursday morning in a marathon attempt to find common ground for a more important task — forgi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A pay bump for workers at some McDonald's restaurants isn't likely to ease the pressures the chain is facing over labor issues.McDonald's said Wednesday it would raise pay for workers at its company-owned U.S. restaurants, which ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A day after Arkansas lawmakers defied criticism to pass a religious objections bill, the governor of Arkansas held off on signing the measure, saying it needed changes before he could make the proposal into law.Gov. Asa Hutch ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, including his own son and some of the state's biggest employ ...more

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SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One of three men who kidnapped 26 children and their school bus driver in Chowchilla, California, nearly 40 years ago was granted parole Wednesday in San Luis Obispo.The state Board of Parole Hearings granted parol ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime frie ...more

Reuters News - 52 mins ago

(Reuters) - Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said on Wednesday he will not seek the death penalty against two suspects involved in the high-profile Las Vegas shooting death of a mother, a case that was first believed to have been sparked by ...more

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Today is Thursday, April 2, the 92nd day of 2015. There are 273 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On April 2, 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and most of his Cabinet fled the Confederate capital of Rich ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joni Mitchell's famous fans are voicing their support and worry for the folk song icon while she is hospitalized in Los Angeles."Harry Potter" star Emma Watson said Wednesday on Twitter: "heard about Joni and haven't been able ...more