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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A tight timeline and potential cash crunch could make it impossible for tea party-backed Chris McDaniel to overturn his Republican primary loss to six-term Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.McDaniel has called the outcome a sha ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell Thursday as worries about the soundness of a European bank spooked U.S. investors, prompting them to sell off stocks and snap up less risky assets like gold and governments bonds. However, the declines were half of what they ...more

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Police: Prostitute charged in overdose death later searched online for legal defense. ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it is more urgent than ever to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war that could engulf the entire region and called on both side ...more

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VIENNA (AP) — Big-power foreign ministers are joining Iran nuclear talks on a diplomatic rescue mission. But even their muscle is seen as unlikely to bridge differences on Tehran's atomic activities in time to meet the July 20 target date for a deal.</ ...more

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MANDAREE, N.D. (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is assessing a spill of oil-drilling saltwater from a North Dakota pipeline to ensure none of the brine reached a nearby bay.In its first statement in the two days since the spill ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee took a step Thursday toward keeping highway and transit aid flowing to states just three weeks before transportation programs are forecast to go broke. The Senate was expected to take action on a similar measure late ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency request to address the immigration crisis on the souther ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's housing chief as the new director of the White House budget office, completing a second-term Cabinet shuffle.In his new job, Shaun Donovan will be responsible for prepar ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Barack Obama ridiculed congressional Republicans on Thursday, accusing them of doing little more than opposing his agenda in a campaign-style rally with less than four months remaining before midterm elections."Do ...more