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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. But big hurdles remain.The Senate voted 93-7 to begin debating the bill, which would prevent comp ...more

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's losing presidential candidate plans to file a legal challenge in the nation's highest court, his campaign said Wednesday, a move that is likely to prolong the political uncertainty in the country's transition to de ...more

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man is accused of threatening to kill President Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, and others.According to an affidavit filed by prosecutors ...more

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.With more rain in the forecast, crews worry that moisture could lead to f ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Wednesday endorsed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs.The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee unanimously backed McDonald, one day after ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Undercover investigators using fake identities were able to secure taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care law, congressional investigators said Wednesday.The weak link seemed to be call ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Regulators prepared to vote Wednesday to end a longtime staple of the investment industry — the fixed $1 share price for money-market mutual funds — at least for some money funds used by big investors.The idea is to minimize th ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before choking and beating her, prosecutors sa ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. will consolidate management operations from several states and relocate its New Jersey headquarters to the Charlotte area, where it plans to employ nearly 1,300 jobs in three years.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes were mostly higher in late-morning trading Wednesday as investors weighed positive earnings in the technology sector against disappointing news out of aircraft giant Boeing and the appliance maker Whirlpool. Biotechnology ...more