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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose sharply in afternoon trading Thursday, driven by encouraging earnings from companies including Caterpillar and 3M. Investors were also encouraged by some positive manufacturing news out of Europe.KEEPING SCORE: T ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson say they are not responsible for recent leaks of information related to investigations into the shooting death of Michael Brown.Wilson shot the unarmed 18-year-old on Aug. 9 in ...more

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NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making his role in outsourcing jobs a hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.With two weeks ...more

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead.Audio recordings of several 911 calls obtained by The ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising sharply in afternoon trading, driven by big profit gains from U.S. companies.Caterpillar and 3M led the gains among industrial stocks, which rose significantly more than the rest of the market. Caterpillar rose ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sarah Palin is supporting an independent candidate for her former office instead of her lieutenant governor.The former Alaska governor hosted a reception for Bill Walker at her home Tuesday. Walker is running against Pal ...more

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BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Kosovo's foreign minister traveled to Serbia on Thursday for the first time since Kosovo declared independence in 2008, describing the visit as a historic event.Also in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, was Albanian Foreign ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show."Corden is replacing Craig Ferguson, who after a decade in the host chair exits on Dec. 18. The show will continue to originate from Los Angeles.</p ...more

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By Barbara Liston (Reuters) - Hurricane Gonzalo caused between $200 million and $400 million in insured losses over the weekend on Bermuda, according to an estimate by AIR Worldwide, a Boston-based catastrophe modeling company. The ...more

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OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada's seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son.In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview ...more