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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Concerns about the job a private vendor is doing feeding inmates in Ohio prisons are real, the head of a state prisons oversight committee said Wednesday.The quality of food has gone down since Philadelphia-based Aramark Co ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Below is the statement the Fed released Wednesday after its policy meeting:Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in June indicates that growth in economic activity rebounded in the second quarter. Lab ...more

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HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots.Josiah Beringer found the calico lobster in one of his traps on July 23 in the mouth of New Hampshire's Hampton Harbor. He donated the 1.5-pound ...more

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CARACAS (Reuters) - The leader of Venezuela's opposition coalition, Ramon Aveledo, resigned on Tuesday after a five-year stint in which he united fractious politicians but failed to end socialist rule. Though twice-presidential candidate Henr ...more

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By Roberta Rampton KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans for confounding his agenda to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to "stop just hatin' all the time." Re ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the heart of the agency's tea party controversy called some right-wing Republicans "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday.Lois Lerner headed the IRS division that handles applications for tax-e ...more

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(Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is considering relocating its outdated Washington headquarters to one of three potential sites in Maryland and Virginia, a government spokesman said on Wednesday. The General Services Administra ...more

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president on Wednesday rebuffed an International Monetary Fund assessment that Cyprus will need to make additional spending cuts to meet a key target of its financial rescue program.IMF official Delia Velculescu sa ...more

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JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed the state's lawsuit over the closure of national wildlife refuges during the partial federal government shutdown last year.U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason called case moot.The U ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — 3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things.En ...more