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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he no longer feels welcome at Navy SEALs reunions since publication of a book that accused him of making disparaging remarks about the special operations force.Ventura is suing the ...more

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Citigroup said Monday that its net income dropped in the second quarter after it took a $3.8 billion charge to settle claims over its risky subprime mortgage business.The charge pushed down its net income to $181 million from $4.18 billion a yea ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nadine Gordimer was first a writer of fiction and a defender of creativity and expression. But as a white South African who hated apartheid's dehumanization of blacks, she was also a determined political activist in the struggle to ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution authorizing cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syrians in rebel-held areas in desperate need of food and medicine, without government approval.The re ...more

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SKIPPACK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities were awaiting lab results Monday to identify the cause of a mysterious smell that led to a voluntary evacuation of about 150 homes in suburban Philadelphia.Problems arose Sunday evening after a resident of the to ...more

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in Southern Oregon has destroyed six homes and 14 other buildings and grew overnight.The fire began Sunday afternoon in a rural subdivision named Moccasin Hill.Spokeswoman Erica Hupp says there was no ...more

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.When Santiago accomplished his dream in December and joined the Jersey City force as a rookie offi ...more

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LONDON (AP) — The Church of England has voted to allow women to enter its top ranks as bishops.The Church's national assembly, known as the General Synod, approved the historic measure at its meeting in York in northern England Monday.A t ...more

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Stocks are moving sharply higher in midday trading as the market shakes off its worst weekly performance in three months.Citigroup rose 4 percent after the bank turned in better results than Wall Street expected. The bank also said it had reache ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian appeals court ruled Monday that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections, opening the door for old regime figures to return to the country's stifled poli ...more