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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says North Korea has fired four short-range projectiles toward the ocean off its east coast.A South Korean Defense Ministry official said Wednesday that the North fired two projectiles in the morning and two ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will likely end a policy meeting Wednesday with a lot of questions unanswered:When will it start tightening its benchmark short-term interest rate to make sure future inflation remains under control? How wil ...more

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — One of the four men accused of keeping a "stash house" for a Mexican drug cartel in St. Paul has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine.The St. Paul Pioneer Press ( ) reports prosec ...more

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McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Nearly every weekend, Chris Nassetta is cooking in his family's oversized kitchen, outfitted with two commercial-grade refrigerators, three sinks and a deep fryer.These aren't small meals. Between his wife, six daughters, frie ...more

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BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in a Cleveland suburb say an intoxicated man tried to suffocate his 86-year-old terminally ill father at a nursing home, and the older man later died.The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — WellPoint's second-quarter profit fell 8.6 percent as expenses tied to changes in the nation's health care laws climbed.It still beat Wall Street expectations and the nation's second-biggest health insurer raised its profit e ...more

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its seasonally adjusted index of mortgage application ...more

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By Polina Devitt MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia announced a ban on most fruit and vegetable imports from Poland on Wednesday and said it may extend the restrictions to the rest of the European Union, its first apparent retaliation to new Western s ...more

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PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A United Nations-assisted tribunal on Wednesday cleared the way to begin the genocide trial of two elderly former top leaders of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime.Survivors of the communist regime's reign of terror, ...more

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PARIS (Reuters) - France temporarily closed its embassy in Libya on Wednesday and is evacuating its nationals there due to the worsening security situation, the French Foreign Ministry said. "We have taken all necessary measures to allow thos ...more