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By Sergio Goncalves, Laura Noonan and Andrei Khalip LISBON (Reuters) - On June 9, with his 150-year-old Portuguese corporate dynasty close to collapse, patriarch Ricardo Espirito Santo Salgado made a desperate attempt to save it. Sa ...more

AP News - 10 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raul Garcia has a question for Kevin McCarthy, the House's No. 2 Republican: "While we are waiting for you on immigration reform, who should be harvesting America's food?"It's a provocative query and the foundation of Garcia's ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Decades before the television show, a Marine Corps battalion decorated for extensive combat in World War II and Vietnam earned the nickname the "Walking Dead."Now the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, which also saw action ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is going on a fundraising sweep through New York and Rhode Island as he continues to help Democrats raise money for November's elections.Obama headlines three events on Friday. Two are just north of New Y ...more

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Tencent Holdings Ltd has suspended more than 300 accounts on its WeChat mobile messaging app and banned around 40 others as government restrictions on spreading political news online take effect, state media said on Friday.< ...more

AP News - 23 mins ago

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Broke and down on his luck, Billy Joe Hurley turned to the only way he knew how to make a living: poaching ginseng.But after his latest in a long string of arrests, federal prosecutors had enough.They told a U.S. ma ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

BEIJING (AP) — China showed off the growing sophistication of its defense industries Friday by featuring its newest attack helicopters and main battle tanks at a multinational live-firing military exercise in the country's north.State media said ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

MILAN (AP) — European Union foreign ministers are weighing the 28-nation bloc's stance in the Ukraine crisis amid increasing calls to beef up economic sanctions against Russia.The ministers' meeting Friday in Milan comes a day after NATO said Ru ...more

AP News - 37 mins ago

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Bahrain has denied that it offered an invitation to a top U.S. diplomat who was earlier expelled after he met with a leading Shiite opposition group, extending a rift between Washington and the tiny, strategic Gulf nation. ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict.While that stance is in keeping with Obama's long-sta ...more