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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's request for congressional backing to train and arm Syrian rebels battling Islamic State group militants is halfway home, after approval by the GOP-controlled House sent the issue to the Senate, where leaders i ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Searchers are trying to find a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who has been missing since she reported her patrol vehicle was swamped during storm-related flooding.The Travis County Sheriff's Office says the deputy was patrol ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.Enjoy the easy money while it lasts.By mid-2015, economists expect the Fed to abandon a nearly 6-year-old ...more

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MARATHON, N.Y. (AP) — While most modern farmers work their fields accompanied by the rumble of a trusty tractor, sheep farmer Donn Hewes labors to the faint jingling of harnesses in rhythm with the hoofbeats of horses and mules.He readily admits ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A weakened Pacific storm slammed much of southeastern Arizona but spared the state's major metro areas.Rainfall from remnants of Hurricane Odile was steadily hitting south and east of Tucson, according to the National Weathe ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — When Janet Jones was laid off from her job as a financial assistant two years ago and hit rock bottom, inspiration struck.The former Miami Heat dancer decided to create a women's-only workout with a safe space to let loose with g ...more

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BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does — including his own charity.Three years ago, "60 Minutes" and author Jon Krakauer alleged that Mortenson fabricate ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market headed up in early Thursday trading as investors received more encouraging news on the economy. The slight gains come a day after the Federal Reserve signaled that it's in no rush to raise interest rates.KEE ...more

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(Reuters) - Police have found surveillance videos showing a missing University of Virginia student and a witness saw her talking to a man the morning she disappeared, authorities said on Thursday. Hannah Graham, 18, a sophomore from Alexandri ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — An out-of-control wildfire that was threatening more than 2,000 homes in Northern California showed explosive growth, consuming tens of thousands of additional acres, fire officials said Thursday.The fire east of Sac ...more