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WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most endangered Senate Democrats broke with President Barack Obama on Thursday over his request to train and arm Syrian rebels battling brutal Islamic State militants, while his Republican opponent backed the Democratic pre ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Having spent political capital fighting climate change at home, President Barack Obama will turn his sights overseas next week, urging fellow heads of state to be as ambitious as possible as they negotiate a make-or-break global treat ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share, valuing company at $167.6 billion. ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Responding to federal pressure, the University of California is planning a system-wide effort to address college sexual assaults that would require educating all students, staff and faculty about the problem, supporting victims and pro ...more

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CAMINO, Calif. (AP) — The sister of a man arrested in a fast-growing Northern California wildfire says she strongly doubts he's responsible for starting the blaze, which has driven 2,800 people from their homes.Tami Criswell of Salinas said Thur ...more

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered the state to remove U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Chad Taylor's name from the ballot, in a ruling that could influence the national fight for control of the Senate.The court's decision Th ...more

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ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.Nearly six years later, a ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Questions about whether a man died instantly or suffered when a Continental flight crashed into his home and how traumatized the crash left his widow and daughter are among questions that will determine how much the family receives ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City's most notorious missing children's cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him.The video played Thursday in M ...more

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More endangered sockeye salmon have made the 900-mile journey from the Pacific Ocean to central Idaho's high-elevation Redfish Lake this fall than in any previous year going back nearly six decades.Some 1,400 fish have return ...more