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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has become the first city in the South to raise the minimum wage, joining 20 others across the country.The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday to raise the minimum wage to at least $9 per hour by 2017. The c ...more

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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said on Friday, during what media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia's tropical northern city of Cairns. Earlier this week, three people were killed ...more

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COLFAX, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California are investigating how the bodies of two infants or fetuses ended up in a storage unit.The Placer County sheriff's office says a woman called authorities Nov. 25 to report an odor coming fr ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's constitutional court on Friday ordered the dissolution of a small leftist political party hounded by claims of pro-North Korea views, a move critics say exposes limits of freedom of expression in a country once r ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is drawing less and less attention in the West and manages to win eyeballs only with pointless suggestions that his title will die out with him, a top Chinese official told state media. ...more

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By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A construction fire that gutted an entire city block of downtown Los Angeles and caused up to $30 million in damages was an act of arson, authorities said on Thursday. Los Angeles Fire Departm ...more

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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Constitutional Court ruled on Friday to disband a minority left-wing party accused of pro-North Korea activities that it said violated the basic principles of free democracy and stripped its five members of parliament of ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's chief utility regulator ended the last scheduled public hearing of his increasingly embattled 12-year term Thursday with no explicit reference to the alleged back-channel dealings with the state's largest utility compa ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Los Angeles nightlife magnate who revamped Las Vegas' Sahara hotel and casino won a Nevada gambling license Thursday after explaining his drug use and curious business dealings, but not without limits and a promise that he'll remai ...more

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Hellmann's mayonnaise maker Unilever has withdrawn its lawsuit against the maker of "Just Mayo."Unilever filed suit against Hampton Creek earlier this year claiming the name of the small California company's product amounted to false advertising ...more