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LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — An eastern Kansas man is charged with first-degree murder after an abduction and police chase ended in the death of a 5-year-old girl.Thirty-year-old Marcas McGowan, of Atchison, was also charged Wednesday with aggravate ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Popular 1980s band Duran Duran is suing its own fan club.The group known for hits like "Notorious" and "Hungry Like the Wolf" accuses the suburban Chicago-based club of breaching contract by not paying the band promised revenue.</ ...more

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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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MIAMI (AP) — The U.S. National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression in the Atlantic has weakened to a tropical wave as it approaches the Lesser Antilles.Its maximum sustained winds Wednesday are near 35 mph (55 kph).It is centered ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are little changed in midday trading as traders look over a mixed batch of corporate earnings.Boeing fell 2 percent Wednesday after its revenue fell short of what analysts were expecting.Apple rose 3 percent after i ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton pleaded guilty Wednesday in a New York gun case, taking a plea deal that involved admitting a felony but spares him jail.Felton pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weap ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday endorsed former Procter &amp; Gamble CEO Robert McDonald to be the new secretary of Veterans Affairs.The panel's unanimously vote came one day after a nomination hearing in whi ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Many of the Amazon Fire phone's features are twists on apps and concepts tried in other devices.But in a number of cases, Amazon's technology is more comprehensive and reliable, showing that innovation is often about rethinking o ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, he and Democrat Michelle Nunn launched the real battle for Georgia's open Senate seat with attack ads and retail politicking in a match up that could help settle control of the Senate ...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