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Charter Communications is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, say two people familiar with the negotiations.The people spoke on condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the deal talks.One of the people ...more

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3 p.m. CDTTexas Gov. Greg Abbott says the damage caused by flash-flooding in Central Texas is "absolutely devastating."The governor flew over parts of the rain-swollen Blanco River on Monday, a day after heavy rains pushed the river out o ...more

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.Student ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners, possibly from the same source, caused a scare on Monday involving four international flights at airports in New York and New Jersey.Authorities said the threats did not ap ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, sending it flying above palm trees, across a parking lot and over four lanes of traffic, police said.All three children ...more

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CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.In Texas ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government on Monday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State group, telephoning Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi force ...more

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By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A power station in a central Libyan city has shut down from lack of fuel, afterwar planes belonging to the country's official government bombed a tanker delivering supplies, officials of the state-owned po ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say 176 people were arrested at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over race weekend, mostly for alcohol-related infractions, marking a 17 percent drop from a year ago.Indiana State Excise Police, the law enforcement ...more

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MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man shot an 11-year-old boy in the chest with a BB gun on a playground because he said the boy had previously shot his own young son with the same kind of weapon, authorities said Monday.Albert Clark, 31, of ...more