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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Six years ago, little-known North Carolina state legislator Kay Hagan upset Sen. Elizabeth Dole after Hagan and her Democratic allies drilled in voters' minds the idea that Dole was too closely aligned to an unpopular president.</p ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: an early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.The latest windfall will be delivered with Alibaba's record-set ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Skeptical members of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals questioned the soundness of Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction for a rambling response to a grand jury in 2003 and left open the possibility they may throw out ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

President Barack Obama presses ahead with his campaign to diminish and eventually defeat Islamic State group extremists in Iraq and Syria, but the list of radical Islamic elements the United States and many of its coalition allies are fighting does not ...more

AP News - 24 mins ago

BEIJING (AP) — China's best-known artist dissident Ai Weiwei blasted his country's Communist government for losing its principles and using underhanded ploys to try to silence critics.The bearded artist, whose supporters say he was hit with a $2 ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote.The b ...more

Reuters News - 30 mins ago

By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Fiji's strongman ruler looked set on Friday to sail to victory in the South Pacific island nation's first elections after eight years of military rule, a contest praised by regional leaders and observers, but ...more

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"We have chosen unity over division. Today is a momentous day for Scotland and the United Kingdom as a whole." — Alistair Darling, head of the No campaign, after Scottish voters rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the U.K. after a histori ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Amlan Chakraborty NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Touching feet is the traditional Indian way of showing respect to someone but, as his numerous opponents would vouch, if it's on the wrestling mat and the outstretched arms belong to Yogeshwar Dutt, ...more