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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The surf was churning in Southern California, and even bigger waves were brewing.Surfers and gawkers crowded beaches Tuesday while workers hurried to fortify beaches and sandbag low-lying areas against flooding from ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia and Indonesia have reached a new agreement on how they'll use their intelligence operations in the future, even settling their disagreement on its name.The agreement their foreign ministers are scheduled to s ...more

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Two earthquakes measuring more than magnitude 5 hit Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano overnight and overall seismic activity remained high, the country's Meteorological Office said on Wednesday. The rumblings at Iceland's la ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters cast ballots Tuesday in primary elections in Florida, Arizona, Vermont and Oklahoma. Highlights:___TOP OF THE TICKETDemocrats in Florida went with a former Republican as their nominee for governor.We ...more

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.< ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Century-old shop houses, twisting alleyways and temples scented with incense still pulsate with the pursuit of old trades and time-honored rituals of families who have lived in Bangkok's Chinatown for generations. But probably not for mu ...more

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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A young man on camera names the person who's challenged him to dump the contents of a bucket over his head. But in a twist on the ice bucket challenge, this man is soon drenched in frothy, soapy water — part of a campaign to ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Burger King plans to become the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.Bur ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A spokesman for Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says he has pulled his observers from an audit of the country's disputed election over concerns of widespread fraud.Fazel Sancharaki said Wednesday that th ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party convened on Wednesday to confirm Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as its new chairman and prime minister-designate, to replace Recep Tayyip Erdogan as he becomes president — a position he has pledged to trans ...more