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SUVA, Fiji (AP) — Fiji's military ruler for the past eight years appeared to be headed to a decisive victory Thursday to become the South Pacific nation's elected leader.With votes from three-fifths of polling stations counted, Voreqe Bainimaram ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister is ruling out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warning that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to eradicate.M ...more

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MONTERREY (Reuters) - A Mexican state legislature has asked the country's federal government to fine singer Miley Cyrus after one of her dancers spanked Cyrus's backside with a Mexican flag as she "twerked" during an independence day performance. ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Officials say more than 1,600 homes are threatened and huge swaths of timberland have been destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire in Northern California.State fire officials say the blaze east of Sacramento was threatening 1 ...more

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URUMQI, China (AP) — A high-profile Muslim Uighur scholar and government critic denied that he had encouraged separatism as he entered the second and likely final day of hearings Thursday in China's far western region of Xinjiang, where authorities say ...more

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways.His clients include a 4-year-old who lost a foot on a subway escalator, Vi ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Independent candidate Greg Orman's business dealings faced new scrutiny Wednesday in Kansas' unexpectedly competitive U.S. Senate race, as he acknowledged his friendship with a former Goldman Sachs board member sentenced to federal ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England's only thoroughbred horse racing track, has told its workers it will close by year's end because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.Chip Tuttle, the track's chief operating officer, sa ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists' work, several blaming the current White House for setting standards for secrecy th ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. US CONGRESS OKS PLAN TO ARM, TRAIN SYRIAN REBELSThe 273-156 vote crosses party lines to an unusual degree in a Congress marked by ...more