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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate struggled to reach agreement Friday on how to change the way the National Security Agency handles American calling records, setting the stage for a halt to the collection program and two less-controversial surveillance prog ...more

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A circus violated an animal welfare law by allowing three elephants to briefly get loose in Missouri and watering them too close to a Pennsylvania show's public area where a child managed to pose for a photo behind one of them, a feder ...more

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Real men — and women — could wear pink in Wisconsin's woods if a group of lawmakers get their way.The Legislature's sportsmen's caucus, a bipartisan group of legislators who focus on outdoor issues, is preparing to unveil a ...more

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The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents.Since 2009, the annual number of ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A magnitude-5.4 earthquake has struck a rural area of southern Nevada and has been felt more than 100 miles away in Las Vegas.The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor hit at 11:47 a.m. PDT about 24 miles southwest of Caliente ...more

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - The University of North Carolina said on Friday it has received a notice from the NCAA indicating possible rules violations connected to the school's academic fraud scandal. The National Collegiate Athletic Ass ...more

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By Tony Jimenez VIRGINIA WATER, England (Reuters) - Francesco Molinari recovered from a shaky start to maintain his lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday while title holder Rory McIlroy missed the cut for only the third time in 45 events ...more

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SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — US prosecutors say 2 Southern California men wanted to be martyrs for Islamic State. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime U.S. ally.Speaking at one of Wa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in late afternoon trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors are weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a report showing a slight increase in inf ...more