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NEW YORK (AP) — The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office."Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer's best debuts, according to studio estimates Sunday. The 20th Cent ...more

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — JWoww from "Jersey Shore" is a mom.MTV officials say Jenni Farley welcomed her first child, daughter Meilani Alexandra Mathews, early Sunday afternoon in New Jersey. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces.A representative fo ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nuclear talks with Iran, with the target date for a deal only a week away."There has been no breakthro ...more

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RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — A car that collided with a Greyhound bus on an Indiana highway, killing the car's driver and injuring 19 people on the bus, had just been stolen and was headed in the wrong direction, authorities said.Phillip Lloyd, the dri ...more

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CASTLETON, Va. (AP) — Conductor Lorin Maazel, whose prodigious career included seven years at the helm of the New York Philharmonic, died Sunday at his home in northern Virginia. He was 84.Maazel died at Castleton Farms from complications follow ...more

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LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A party led by a political newcomer better known as the son of Slovenia's famous Olympic medalist won the most votes Sunday in the second early election in three years, according to an exit poll. The result meant potentially ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Engineering design company Aecom Technology Corp. said Sunday it is buying URS Corp. for $4 billion in cash and stock, or about $56.31 per URS share.The price is 8 percent above URS's closing stock price of $52.02 on Friday, b ...more

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WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89.Parker-Reedy Funeral H ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new article from the Mormon church says the Book of Abraham is inspired scripture and probably not a literal translation from ancient Egyptian scrolls by Mormon founder Joseph SmithMormon scholars say the essay marks a de ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal go ...more