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DETROIT (AP) — The purchase price for hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks was $4.5 million, a lawyer said Friday, a day after the deal was confirmed by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett.Howard G. Buffett ...more

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 yea ...more

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CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to official ...more

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military operations against Islamic State in Iraq have cost an average of $7.5 million per day since they began in mid-June, the Pentagon said on Friday, a figure that means the department may have spent about $500 million s ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing the president of "dithering and debating" in his response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq.Perry's one of several Republicans considering a White House bid who are speaking Fr ...more

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CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — An American crocodile that bit two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died.Wildlife officials say the croc named Pancho died Friday morning while fighting capture by two trappers.Florida Fish and Wildlife spok ...more

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Mixed reports on the U.S. economy and better-than-expected company earnings nudged U.S. stocks higher on Friday. Indexes were rebounding after a slow start in light trading ahead of the Labor Day holiday.KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 rose four ...more

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An English-language al-Qaida publication that promotes "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks includes the Air Force Academy in Colorado on a list of possible terrorism targets.The Gazette (http://bit.ly/1u5fSia) reported o ...more

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.Instructor Charles Vacca was standi ...more

Reuters News - 36 mins ago

By Daniel Wallis MIAMI (Reuters) - Florida wildlife officials trapped a large crocodile on Friday believed to have attacked a pair of late-night swimmers in a first for the Sunshine State, a spokesman said. The 300-pound reptile, l ...more