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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Halfway up the 264 stairs leading to the top of the world's tallest waterslide, it was clear this was the most breathtaking ride I'd ever encountered.And that was before I ever stepped foot in the raft.Two-thirds ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — When Gen. John Campbell, the Army's vice chief of staff, appeared last year at a budget hearing on Capitol Hill, he cited his son's experiences as a soldier in Afghanistan to answer a senator's tough questions about a troubled intelli ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Well-trained attackers executed the deadly dawn assault on a CIA complex in Benghazi, Libya, suggesting different perpetrators from those who penetrated the U.S. diplomatic mission the previous night, according to newly revealed testi ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Faced with awkward immigration optics in Texas, President Barack Obama sought to recast the political debate over young migrants arriving at the border as a question of Republican willingness to tackle the problem, not his decision ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In what figures to be a tough sell, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is going to Capitol Hill to make the case for President Barack Obama's request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of unaccompanied child immigrants th ...more

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SPRING, Texas (AP) — A man is in custody after police say he went on a shooting rampage at a suburban Houston home, killing four of his children and two adults and wounding his 15-year-old daughter critically.Investigators say they plan to charg ...more

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CORYDON, Ind. (AP) — With a long, slimy body and beady eyes, North America's largest salamander wouldn't top any cutest animal lists. The hellbender's alien appearance and mysterious ways have earned the big amphibian a bad reputation and unflattering ...more

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta Governor Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and former army general Prabowo Subianto are both claiming victory in Indonesia's presidential election based on unofficial "quick counts," raising the specter of prolonged political insta ...more

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MUMBAI, India (AP) — India's new government introduced a reform-minded budget on Thursday focusing on promoting manufacturing and infrastructure, expanding the tax base and overhauling populist subsidies.The budget for the fiscal year ending Mar ...more

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday after China's exports showed a slight pickup. Indonesian stocks surged despite a contested presidential election result.Japan went against the current with Tokyo's Nikkei ...more