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WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday that the Fed and other banking regulators have made significant progress in correcting flaws in the financial system that triggered the worst banking crisis in seven decades.Ban ...more

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NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A National Weather Service forecaster says there is a slight chance that storms carrying large hail and tornadoes could hit parts of the Great Plains stretching from Nebraska, through Kansas, Oklahoma and North Texas.Richard ...more

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LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman who told police she dug up her father's grave in search of his "real will" but found only vodka and cigarettes has been sentenced to 1 ½ to three years in prison.Melanie Nash didn't speak during her s ...more

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LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested seven men as part of an investigation into an alleged fraud linked to extremists in Syria.Counterterrorism officers raided six locations in the London area and detained the seven on Wednesday. ...more

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A University of Bridgeport women's soccer player has been charged with assaulting a teammate over what police say was a perceived snub at an awards ceremony.The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/1GOFXXt ) reports that Dani ...more

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals will pay a huge premium to buy fellow rare disease treatment maker Synageva BioPharma in an $8.4-billion deal for a company with no products on the market.Shares of Synageva more than doubled in value before markets opene ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Former South Africa striker Benni McCarthy became a target for more than autograph hunters when he was robbed at gunpoint in a Johannesburg barbershop. McCarthy, 37, back in his homeland as a pundit for a local televi ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's current and former chiefs of staff are appearing before a parliamentary committee over allegations Germany's spy agency acted against national interests in cooperating with U.S. counterparts.The governmen ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. House seat in deeply Democratic New York City will remain under Republican control.Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan — who empaneled the grand jury that declined to indict a white police officer who placed Eri ...more

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DJIBOUTI (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he hopes to secure a pause in Yemen's war as he prepared for talks in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, citing increased shortages of food, fuel and medicine that are adding to a crisis that already has nei ...more