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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Wall Street analyst says FairPoint shareholders are pressing for a sale of the company now that it has negotiated a new labor pact with workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.Barry Sine from New York-based brokerage ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said.The dress fo ...more

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PARIS (Reuters) - Martin Bouygues, chief executive of French construction-to-media company Bouygues, died on Saturday, France Info radio said. No one was immediately available at the company to confirm this. The cause of the 62-year ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond.Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China on Saturday cut interest rates for the second time in three months, adding to signs that Chinese leaders are worried that the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply.The People's Bank of China announced a rate cut on one- ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top nuclear negotiator said Saturday that "scaremongering" by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won't stop the Islamic Republic and world powers from reaching a final nuclear deal.Foreign Minister Mohammad Java ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is investigated thoroughly. Here is a selection of comments.___"Mr. Nemtsov will ...more

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By Costas Pitas and David Stamp ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused Spain and Portugal on Saturday of leading a conservative conspiracy to topple his anti-austerity government, saying they feared their ow ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies. ...more

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand (Reuters) - Stand-in MAPFRE skipper Xabi Fernandez steered his crew to victory after an epic Pacific Ocean battle in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race on Saturday. The Spanish boat won the 5,264-nautical mile journ ...more