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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Supreme Court late Friday approved an investigation of dozens of top politicians, including a former president and leaders of congress, for alleged connections to what prosecutors call the biggest graft scheme ever uncovered i ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Surgeons at a San Francisco hospital have completed the final operations in an organ donation chain that has given six patients new kidneys.California Pacific Medical Center spokesman Dean Fryer says the last three of six su ...more

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale is hospitalized with the flu.Mondale was supposed to introduce former President Jimmy Carter Friday at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum.Instead, Carter told the crowd that his form ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — George Clooney's wife is joining the faculty of Columbia University as a visiting lecturer.Columbia announced Friday lawyer Amal Clooney will lecture on human rights this spring. She also will serve as a senior fellow with its la ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, defiantly said Friday he has always been honest in office even as a person familiar with the matter said he's expect ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy could legally leak pollutants from some of its coal ash dumps under new wastewater permits proposed Friday by North Carolina regulators.Just days after federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against Duke over ...more

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a Democratic presidential bid, declined Friday to criticize likely primary opponent Hillary Rodham Clinton for her exclusive use of private email while serving as secretary o ...more

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban school district with numerous Native American students on Friday canceled a boys' lacrosse game against a district that is debating whether to do away with its Redskins nickname.Akron School Superintendent Kevin S ...more

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A member of The Lumineers says a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the band's success.On Thursday, Jeremiah Fraites posted a picture of his keyboard on the folk rock band's Facebook, Instagram and ...more

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The NCAA denounced one of the country's most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine conference games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included academic m ...more