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PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls won a vote of confidence on Tuesday in a tense ballot, allowing him to push through economic reforms that have divided his Socialist Party.The government's once comfortable margin was diluted in th ...more

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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine moved to resolve months of crisis Tuesday by strengthening ties to Europe and loosening some controls over the country's rebellious eastern regions where it has been fighting Russian-backed separatists.The actions by ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — Under pressure to ramp up the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis, President Barack Obama is ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa amid worries that the financial and human cost of the outbreak is growing exponentially in a ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education is considering 104 proposed social studies, history, geography and government textbooks that publishers have submitted for approval and use in public schools statewide. Much of the criticism is from lef ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher in afternoon trading Tuesday with energy stocks leading the way. Investors kept an eye on a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that got underway.KEEPING SCORE: All three major U.S. stock indexes rose, with t ...more

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The supervisor drew his finger in a slashing motion moments after the final hand of blackjack had been dealt at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino.And with that, gambling was done.The 30-year-old casino at the heart ...more

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International basketball's governing body says players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis.FIBA's central board met over the weekend at the men's world cup and voted to allow a two-year t ...more

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By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Daredevil Nik Wallenda, who last year completed a high-wire walk over the Grand Canyon, announced on Tuesday plans for an untethered tightrope walk between Chicago skyscrapers on a night in November. ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The number of Ebola cases could start doubling every three weeks in West Africa, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, warning that the outbreak will cost nearly $1 billion to contain so it does not turn into a "human catastrophe."< ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas mulls new history textbooks for its 5-plus million public school students, some academics are decrying lessons they say exaggerate the influence of Christian values on America's Founding Fathers.Conservative activis ...more