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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney is renewing his pledge to fight for the poor and middle class in a speech that questions Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic credentials.The 2012 Republican presidential nominee is set to a ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says consumer demand for new iPhones has been "staggering" and "hard to comprehend." That helped the company report record-smashing earnings for its latest quarter and sent the stock climbing more than 7 percent ...more

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CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government on Wednesday sought to distance the police from last weekend's shooting death of a female protester, saying a forensic examination showed she was killed by a type of projectile that is "absolutely" not used by secur ...more

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new radical left government has shot the first salvo in what is expected to be a tough clash with fellow eurozone countries over budget cuts that Athens says are choking the life out of its economy.The government o ...more

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A National Transportation Safety Board report says a medical helicopter crash that killed three people in west Tennessee was likely caused when the pilot lost control of the aircraft during a climb.The probable cause report ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate committee voted unanimously Wednesday to exclude veterans from the 50-worker threshold that triggers required coverage for employees under President Barack Obama's health care law.The Senate Finance Committee vote was ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Long ago, humans left their evolutionary cradle in Africa and passed through the Middle East on their way to Europe. Now scientists have found the first fossil remains that appear to document that journey, a partial skull from an Israel ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now.State Sen. Ray Lesniak and Monmouth Park Racetrack attorney Dennis Drazin (D ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday.There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy fell into what would be the first of two recessions since. ...more

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By Thomas Grove MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday military action by the Ukrainian government would prompt an "inevitable further escalation of the conflict" with pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and undermine any peacemak ...more