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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped in early trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors were weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a report showing a slight increase in inflation last month. Inv ...more

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By Richard Cowan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Friday was poised to approve the "fast-track" authority that President Barack Obama says he needs to complete a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting ...more

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants searched through the Syrian town of Palmyra for government troops and fighters, using lists of names and informers to track them down and shooting some in the head on the spot, activists said Friday, estimat ...more

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By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Andy Murray looks like he has solved the puzzle of claycourt tennis and is a serious title challenger at the French Open, according to twice Roland Garros champion Jim Courier. World number three ...more

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NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.1 earthquake has jolted Napa Valley and became an unwelcome reminder of the wine country's large temblor last summer — the strongest quake to hit Northern California in a quarter-century.This time, no one was in ...more

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By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Alvaro Quiros had the golfing world at his feet in 2011 but the big-hitting Spaniard seems a tortured soul these days and it is clear his self belief has been battered by three seasons of to ...more

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DUBLIN (AP) — Gays in Ireland lived in the shadows for decades, lest they face ridicule, assault or even prison in Victorian times. Friday's referendum asking voters to approve gay marriage is the latest landmark in decades of struggle for Ireland's ho ...more

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BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels suspended a unilateral ceasefire after government troops killed 26 of its fighters, the guerrilla group said on Friday. "We deplore the attack by the air force, army and police executed in the ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI says a joint terrorism task force made up of federal and local authorities has arrested two Southern California men following an investigation.FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says one man was taken into custody at Los A ...more

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DENVER (AP) — Construction crews are returning to work at the veterans hospital outside Denver after a last-minute deal with congressional leaders avoided a shutdown of the half-finished project.But the really heavy lifting will be done 1,500 mi ...more