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ULAN BATOR, Mongolia (AP) — China and Mongolia pledged Thursday to almost double their annual bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2020 as President Xi Jinping became the first Chinese head of state in more than a decade to visit this sprawling resource-r ...more

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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga has left its port in Rhode Island for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.The ship departed Naval Station Newport on Thursday morning and was making its way ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Opposition lawmakers have heckled South African President Jacob Zuma during a parliamentary session in which questions were raised about more than $20 million in state spending on the president's private home.Members of an op ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening higher, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index closer toward another record high.Traders were encouraged by the latest encouraging sign in the U.S. job market, a decline last week in the number of peo ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Cardinal Edmund Szoka, former Vatican City governor, head of Detroit archdiocese, dies at 86. ...more

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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A Marine who mysteriously disappeared in Iraq 10 years ago is due in military court after an investigation into whether he deserted his unit.Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun is scheduled to appear at Camp Lejeune Thursday in an ...more

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.She ordered an iced coffee around 7 a.m. Wednesday in St. Petersburg and asked to pay for the caramel macchiato for t ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan prepared to choose his successor as prime minister Thursday, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will stay in charge once he is president.Erdoga ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben is doubtful for the Bundesliga season opener against VfL Wolfsburg due to a lack of match practice, coach Pep Guardiola said on Thursday. The Dutchman joined the team later than some of his team ...more