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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — New York City's legal counsel said Tuesday that police receive more than 770 reports of domestic violence every day — a figure the head of the U.N. women's agency said reflects what is happening in the world.On the Internat ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Ferguson have responded quickly after a police car was set on fire outside Ferguson city hall.The car appeared to have been set on fire Tuesday night by a group of people who had broken off from what had been ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, one of the world's most wanted cyber fugitives, says his nearly three-year fight against extradition to the United States to face online piracy charges has left him broke. Dotcom, the N ...more

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CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver woman who collected tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions after lying about her 6-year-old son having cancer was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and 90 nights in jail.A j ...more

AP News - 39 mins ago

Asian stock markets mostly posted modest gains Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth was tempered by a less rosy outlook for China.KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.1 percent to 23,857.35 and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.9 percent 5 ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals. ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A pillar of leftist politics in Mexico and son of a revered former president has resigned from the political party he founded, citing disagreements with its leadership.Three-time presidential candidate Cuauhtemoc Cardenas rele ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of additional National Guard troops rolled into Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after protesters looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police offi ...more

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(Reuters) - A U.S. district judge on Tuesday struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage as unconstitutional. But the judge, Carlton Reeves, put enforcement of his ruling on hold for two weeks to give state officials time to file an ap ...more

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By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country’s top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from being president, ...more